Quantifying the human cost of global warming – Nature Sustainability
Abstract The costs of climate change are often estimated in monetary terms, but this raises ethical issues. Here we express them in terms of numbers of people left outside the ‘human climate niche’—defined as the historically highly conserved distribution of…
Climate Change: Washington State’s cap-and-invest program – My Edmonds News
Nick Maxwell Introducing Climate Protection, a new monthly column from Nick Maxwell Washington State has begun something pretty huge for climate change — a “cap-and-invest” program. From 2023 on, most businesses that release more than 25,000 tons of global-warming air…
Gov. Inslee Leaves Office With Emissions, Energy Costs Higher Than When He Started
Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee [pictured] of Washington is leaving office with emissions and energy costs significantly higher than when he first became governor, according to the most recently available government data. Inslee first took office in 2012 and has championed…
Australia talking renewables at Petersberg Climate Dialogue 2023 while new gas projects launch
Senator Jenny McAllister at Petersberg Climate Dialogue The Petersberg Climate dialogue is ocurring in Berlin, Germany over 2-3 May 2023. About 40 countries are represented. Australia is represented by Senator the Hon Jenny McAllister, Assistant Minister for Climate Change and…
Republican Senator Says Climate Change Only Sucks If You’re in Africa – The New Republic
Ron Johnson believes the globe heating up is actually good, well, unless you’re in Africa. “You’re concerned if you’re in the really hot region of Africa, but in terms of the United States, and most of Europe, we’re in pretty…
Hybrid solar eclipse photos: April 20, 2023
Enjoy these April 20, 2023, hybrid solar eclipse photos from the EarthSky community. Do you have a photo? Share it with us!
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Young moon on April 20: Will you see it under a day old?
Occasionally you get the chance to look for a very young moon, less than 24 hours old. Those in North America, may see one just after sunset on April 20.
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Globe at Night asks you to help study light pollution
Participate in the March campaign for Globe at Night by looking at Orion and reporting how many of its stars you can see.
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The 50 States of Climate Change – Outside Online – Outside
Since the 1700s, the amount of carbon dioxide in the Earth’s atmosphere has increased by 40 percent, largely from greenhouse gasses released by people burning fossil fuels like oil, gas, and coal. As a result, the climate is becoming more…
Housing solutions are climate solutions – The Seattle Times
I have news for my fellow card-carrying climate advocates in Washington: If you are standing in the way of policies that allow more homes in our cities, it’s time to turn in your environmentalist bona fides. Seriously. If you’re blocking…