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Biden’s Earth Day Summit Aims for Reset on Climate Change – Voice of America

A “coming-out party for the United States on climate change.” That’s how University of Maryland Center for Global Sustainability Director Nathan Hultman describes the virtual summit President Joe Biden is hosting with dozens of world leaders April 22-23. After four…

Learning From California’s Ambitious Climate Policy – Center For American Progress

Introduction and summary Subscribe to InProgress California has long been synonymous with effective climate policy. Beginning in 2001, the Golden State established its first voluntary emissions reporting program under Gov. Gray Davis (D). Subsequently, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) built on…

Climate change: Why some detractors say Earth is not in crisis – Deseret News

Utah author Bill Pekny wrote a book with 13 chapters describing climate change, full of charts, colorful graphics and “key takeaways” after each segment in which he impresses upon his readers why his research matters, and should offer comfort to…

Google’s new Timelapse feature shows impact of climate change over decades – CNET

Google announces a new feature called Timelapse for Google Earth. Google Google on Thursday unveiled a new feature for its Google Earth service, which shows people 3D models of the planet using satellite images. Now, users will be able to…

Major News Outlets Pledge To Call ‘Climate Change’ A ‘Climate Emergency’

A number of major news organizations worldwide, ranging from Scientific American and The Columbia Journalism Review to The Guardian and Al Jazeera, have signed a pledge to begin referring to “climate change” as a “climate emergency” in their reporting. “Scientific American has agreed with major news outlets worldwide to…

Climate Change Will Linger After Carbon Emissions Fall – NPR

Earth’s atmosphere photographed from the International Space Station. Greenhouse gases have accumulated rapidly and are trapping extra heat in the atmosphere. It will take decades for the gases to break down naturally or be reabsorbed on Earth’s surface. Expedition 28…

Russia Vulnerable to Climate Change, Causing Expensive Natural Disasters – Insurance Journal

Article 0 Comments The residents of Irkutsk, one of Russia’s coldest regions, are used to harsh winters. But when the temperature dropped to negative 60 degrees Celsius (-76 Fahrenheit) last January, even they had to submit to the elements. “Please…

Poll: The partisan gap on climate change is widening – Grist

It’s hard to imagine now, but there was a time when climate change was a bipartisan issue. In 1988, Congress listened with interest as climate scientist James Hansen testified about the links between human activity and climate change. Bills to…