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Climate change worsening toll of humid heat on outdoor workers —study – GMA News Online

PARIS — A punishing mix of heat and humidity that makes outdoor labor difficult and dangerous is causing around 677 billion lost working hours a year around the world, according to a new study Thursday that warns climate change is…

WA legislators prepare for long list of climate change bills – InvestigateWest

Lawmakers could look at more than a dozen climate proposals addressing carbon reduction and other environmental issues. By John Stang / Crosscut.com / Jan. 11, 2022 More than a dozen climate change proposals are expected to come before the Washington…

Climate change threatens the future of ski resorts – Quartz

As the Earth warms, stable conditions for winter sports that depend on ice and snow aren’t a guarantee. Steady snow might come later than usual and spring warming means snowpacks are melting faster. Workers at Aspen Skiing Company—the operator of…

Study: Human Exposure To 20K PPM CO2 Has No Effect On Cognition, Health

An observational assessment undermines claims that elevated CO2 levels are harmful to humans. Every year there are several papers published attempting to establish CO2 as a pollutant in indoor settings. This has likely served to scare people [so they regard]…

Why is the U.S. so bad at passing climate policy? It’s by design. – Grist

A Democratic president was in the White House. The Democratic Party held a majority of seats in both the House of Representatives and the Senate. But a single senator — a moderate Democrat from West Virginia — blocked the White…

Don’t Look Up Doesn’t Get the Climate Crisis – New York Magazine

Photo: Niko Tavernise/Netflix Don’t Look Up is an obscenely overlong, occasionally funny satire of American media and politics. But it aspires to be something more. As he has emphasized in interviews, director Adam McKay conceived of the film as an…

Using Subnational Diplomacy to Combat Climate Change – The Foreign Service Journal

Des Moines’ mayor connects the dots between work at the local level in America and effective global climate leadership. BY FRANK COWNIE What Is ICLEI? ICLEI–Local Governments for Sustainability, which was founded in 1990 as the International Council for Local…

Sen. Manchin Does Right: Build Back Better Is Dead — For Now

The proponents of the socialistic Build Back Better legislation, which was the centerpiece of President Biden’s legislative agenda, were (and remain) apoplectic over U.S. Senator Joe Manchin’s refusal to support its passage. Sen. Manchin did the right thing for the right reasons – which…

How Barriers To Trade Can Be Barriers To Climate Change Adaptation – Analysis – Eurasia Review

Global warming is expected to dramatically reduce agricultural productivity in hotter parts of the world. This column considers ways to accommodate that change. Hot, poor countries would benefit by shifting away from agriculture into less vulnerable, non-agricultural sectors as temperatures…

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