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Ray Buursma: Little hope for addressing global warming – HollandSentinel.com

Failing to acknowledge the problem Most of us know the tale of the teacher who placed a frog in a pan of water for his students to observe. The water was cool, just the right temperature for the frog. Then…

Renewables Aren’t Always Green—Here’s Why

The Biden Administration and the European Union have launched unprecedented and far-reaching policies to promote the use of renewable energy and low carbon-emitting energy. While commonly people use the terms renewable and green interchangeably, they are in fact not similar…

It’s time to institute a climate change reparations fund – Mint

Around the world, we have had one of the worst ever summers in terms of extreme weather events. Unprecedented floods in western Germany and Belgium, drought and wildfires in the Pacific Northwest, flash floods in the Chinese city of Zhengzhou,…

What the Infrastructure Bill Does About Climate Change – The New York Times

As the United States staggers through another year of devastating wildfires, drought, storms and other calamities, the infrastructure bill before Congress would pour major resources into a response. The measure agreed to over the weekend includes billions of dollars to…

Boris’s Gas Boiler Ban Will Bankrupt Britain

Boris Johnson is reportedly considering granting the humble gas boiler an extra five-year stay of execution. We will now have to get rid of our trusty combi gas boilers and oil-fired central heating systems by 2040. From then on, we…

IPCC aims to elevate women’s voices in climate science – E&E News

For too long, the world’s foremost scientific body on global warming has overlooked the contributions of female scientists and the unique impact of climate change on the planet’s roughly 3.8 billion women, advocates say. Now the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate…

No ‘eureka moment’: the evolution of climate science – FRANCE 24

Advertising Read more Paris (AFP) What if Earth’s atmosphere was infused with extra carbon dioxide, mused amateur scientist Eunice Foote in an 1856 research paper that concluded the gas was very good at absorbing heat. “An atmosphere of that gas…

Israel tells UN it aims to cut global warming gases by 27% until 2030 – The Times of Israel

The Environmental Protection Ministry has submitted updated targets for cuts to Israel’s global warming gas emissions to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. These commit the state to slashing economy-wide net global warming gas emissions (GHG) by 27…

Our environment at risk: We’ve known for decades about climate change, now we need action – La Crosse Tribune

{{featured_button_text}} On June 23, 1988, Dr. James Hansen, then director of the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies, testified about his greenhouse effect research before the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Early in his testimony he presented…

New Modelling of Ancient Antarctic Ice Sheets Helps Us See the Future of Global Warming – SciTechDaily

Lead author Anna Ruth Halberstadt in Antarctica. Credit: Anna Ruth Halberstadt New research from University of Massachusetts Amherst gives clearer picture of mid-Miocene Antarctic ice sheet. Last month saw the average concentration of atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) climb to almost…

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