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SCOTUS opinion seen as setback in fight against global warming – University of Miami: News@theU

Climate and legal scholars at the University of Miami weigh in on the Supreme Court’s ruling against the Environmental Protection Agency. With scientists continuing to warn that time is running out to avert a climate catastrophe, the U.S. Supreme Court…

Stanford Medicine leaders sign Biden administration pledge to address climate change – Stanford Medical Center Report

A roundtable at the White House on reducing the health care industry’s climate-warming emissions includes leaders from Stanford Medicine. June 30, 2022 Leaders at Stanford Medicine have pledged to reduce climate-warming emissions by 50% by 2030 and achieve net-zero emissions by…

Supreme Court curbs EPA’s ability to fight climate change – CNN

CNN  —  The Supreme Court curbed the Environmental Protection Agency’s ability to broadly regulate carbon emissions from existing power plants, a major defeat for the Biden administration’s attempts to slash emissions at a moment when scientists are sounding alarms about…

How Businesses Can Hold Their Banks Accountable on Climate Change – HBR.org Daily

Companies are under scrutiny for how major banks that they partner with are financing carbon-intensive projects. How can companies wishing to be “green” respond? One solution is to switch to a low-carbon bank if possible. But a better hope is…

He Planted a Giant Sequoia in the UK to Offset His Carbon Footprint for Life – And 700 More to Make a Forest

Rather than sending money off to some questionable and unconfirmable carbon-capture forest, Henry Emson figured he would plant his own trees so he could look into the face of society and say “my carbon footprint is accounted for.” As it turns out, Emson realized that it was better to go big, and so planted a […]

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Opinion: Davos Was a Case Study in How Not to Talk About Climate Change – Undark Magazine

Science has a resistance to ill-founded assertions embedded deep in its bones. Carl Sagan called this “baloney detection.” But in the face of climate change, arguably our largest science-related crisis, these baloney detection capabilities haven’t kept our leaders honest. Consider…

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…

Hints of a derecho-climate change link, ten years after 2012 storm – The Washington Post

Placeholder while article actions load A decade ago, “derecho” — the term used to describe a fast-moving, extensive, enduring and violent complex of thunderstorms — was launched into the national spotlight when destructive storms swept from the Midwest to the…

EPA Sets Timetable for Curbing Leaks of Climate-Warming HFCs – NRDC (Natural Resources Defense Council)

WASHINGTON – Under an agreement announced today, the Environmental Protection Agency has agreed to a timeline for implementing a congressional mandate to issue federal standards curbing leaks of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), super-potent climate-warming chemicals used in industrial and commercial refrigeration equipment.  …

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