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Earth is now trapping an ‘unprecedented’ amount of heat, NASA says – The Washington Post

The study points to decreases in cloud cover and sea ice, which reflect solar energy back into space, and an increase in greenhouse gases emitted by humans, such as methane and carbon dioxide, as well as water vapor, which trap…

Nobel winner’s evolution from ‘dark realist’ to just plain realist on climate change – The Washington Post

Enter William Nordhaus, a professor of economics at Yale University and winner of the Nobel Prize in economics for his work on climate change, with new urgency. In his latest book, “The Spirit of Green: The Economics of Collisions and…

Gore Lobbies Biden To Kill Another Pipeline, Spend Billions On Green Schemes

Former Vice President Al Gore privately urged President Joe Biden to keep hundreds of billions of spending to subsidize green industries and even kill another proposed oil pipeline. Gore called Biden personally and demanded that he include billions of climate…

Green Obsession: NYTimes Tells Homebuyers To Add ‘Climate Hazards’ To Checklist

The New York Times told home-buyers to infuse eco-extremism into their decision-making when buying their homes. The latest climate drivel for The Times was headlined, “Add ‘Climate Hazards’ to Your Home-Buyer’s Checklist.” The lede paragraph reeked of agitprop: “As global…

An enormous missing contribution to global warming may have been right under our feet – The Washington Post

Either way, the new work underscores that major gaps remain in how much we know about the human contribution to climate change, even as we are trying to halt it. With poor understanding about peat locations, and poor reporting about…

An Australian inventor wants to stop global warming by electrifying everything – The Washington Post

AUSTINMER, Australia — During a TED talk, Australian inventor Saul Griffith wanted to show his audience how much a person’s individual choices can affect the planet. The person, in this case, was himself. About this series Climate Visionaries highlights brilliant…

It’s wrong to blame ‘overpopulation’ for climate change – Washington Post

To achieve a sustainable society, Attari said, we should also “decouple” consumption from our ideas about progress and growth. Instead of focusing solely on GDP, nations could seek to improve a metric known as the Human Development Index, which also…

An Obama scientist debunks the climate doom-mongers – The Washington Post

In fact, adaptation is the only choice we have, Koonin says. Climate change “will be gradual, and human ingenuity will certainly get us through this, if not allow us to prosper.” Indeed, Koonin notes there are advantages to a changing…

EPA’s Updated Climate Change Data Shows Global Warming’s Impacts Are Already Here | The Weather Channel – Articles from The Weather Channel | weather.com – The Weather Channel

The website hadn’t been updated for 4 years. It presents “clear and compelling evidence” of climate change. “Americans are seeing and feeling the impacts up close,” the EPA administrator says. The Environmental Protection Agency has revived its dashboard of key…