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Rich Nations To Poor: Fossil Fuels For Me But Not For Thee

The rich world’s fossil fuel hypocrisy is on full display in its response to the global energy crisis triggered by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. While the wealthy G7 countries admonish the world’s poor to use only renewables because of climate concerns, Europe…

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Barbados Resists Climate Colonialism in an Effort to Survive the Costs of Global Warming – ProPublica

ProPublica is a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. Sign up to receive our biggest stories as soon as they’re published. This article is a partnership between ProPublica and The New York Times Magazine. Late on May 31, 2018,…

Russian Gas Flow Too Low To Fill Europe’s Much-Needed Winter Storage

Russia’s cut in supplies through its main gas pipeline to Germany will leave countries unable to meet goals to refill storage and Europe’s biggest economy is faced with rationing industry to keep its citizens warm during the winter months. [bold,…

The EU Is Hoovering Up African Gas While Denying Them The Same Power

Near the tip of Nigeria’s Bonny Island, an arrowhead speck of land where the Atlantic Ocean meets the Niger Delta, a giant plant last year produced enough liquefied natural gas to heat half the UK for the winter. Most of…

In Svalbard where global warming is in full view on your doorstep – The Irish Times

Svalbard sits about halfway between Norway’s most northern point and the North Pole. Surrounded by the Arctic Ocean and covering an area similar to the Republic of Ireland, the archipelago ranges from 74 to 81 degrees north latitude. Longyearbyen, Svalbard’s…

Global Warming Causes Fewer Tropical Cyclones – Scientific American

Global warming is making the atmosphere more hostile to the formation of tropical cyclones. By the early 2010s there were about 13 percent fewer storms across all oceans than there were in the late 19th century, according to a new…

New Type of Plastic Made Directly From Organic Plant Waste Could Be the Game-Changer We Need

A new type of plastic made directly from organic plant waste has been created by scientists. The new material is easy to make and could be used in everything from packaging and textiles to medicine and electronics. The researchers in Switzerland have already used the technique to make packaging films, fibres that can be spun […]

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Climate change is taking a big toll on US citizens — virtually all of them – ZME Science

The vast majority of US adults have been personally affected by extreme weather events in the past five years, triggering serious health and financial problems as well as property damage, according to a new nationwide survey. And this could be…

Study finds climate change reporting can change minds — for a moment – The Hill

Story at a glance Researchers conducted an online study across four waves with 2,898 participants in the Fall of 2020. During the first wave, participants read reports that reflected scientific consensus on issues involving climate change before moving on to…

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