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How did climate change cause the Texas snowstorm? – Johns Hopkins News-Letter

2021 has brought some surprises, and one of those surprises is the terrible snowstorm in Texas. Although there have been such conditions in the past, this storm hit hard, leading me to think about climate change’s role in the extremity…

Len Calderone: Can we stop global warming? | Catoosa Walker News | northwestgeorgianews.com – Northwest Georgia News

Second of two articles Can we really be energy independent using alternative energy like President Biden wants us to believe? Can alternative energy save the planet? President Biden thinks so as he signed us back into the Paris Accord. The…

The challenge of climate change – Daily Pioneer – Daily Pioneer

The Biden Administration has an ambitious agenda for stepping up action to cope with global warming but there are hurdles in the way The Trump Administration, an unmitigated disaster for the fight to save the environment, has been defenestrated. Thanking…

Commentary: “Climate activist helps Catholic Church combat global warming” – NBC2 News

Wow! That’s some title, isn’t it? It’s from a major piece in the February 8, 2021 issue of The New Yorker. Promised Land is its title, under the rubric of ‘Annals of Geography’ by New Yorker writer of thirty years’…

Pandemic Has Created a Generation of Schoolchildren More Interested in STEM Careers Than Ever, Poll Says

The pandemic has created a generation of schoolchildren interested in a career in science, technology, engineering, and manufacturing—a new poll has revealed. A survey of 1,000 kids aged 11-17 revealed 83% have been learning about the pandemic by watching the news—with 71% asking their parents about the virus because they’re interested. Two-thirds have also been […]

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These Floating Islands Will Form a ‘Parkipelago’ in Copenhagen’s Harbor

The Scandinavian countries are famous for their bays, and Copenhagen harbor in Denmark’s capital is a perfect example of that beauty in a metropolitan setting. Now a new architecture project drifting in the harbor’s waters celebrates this heritage while allowing residents to relax away from the boom of urban development along the shoreline. A series […]

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IPPC Science In Trouble: A Significant Drop In Global Temperature

According to the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), three of the hottest years in measurement history (note! not the warmest) have been 2016, 2019, and 2020 (see Figure 1 after the jump). The total radiative forcings (RF) according to the IPCC…

Report: China Was Only Major Economic Power To Increase CO2 Emissions In 2020

Bloomberg Opinion columnist David Fickling noted Wednesday that while China makes all sorts of grandiose promises about reaching “net zero” carbon emissions by 2060, it was the only major economic power in the world that increased pollution in 2020. That…

A strike against global warming or a Big Ag giveaway? – Los Angeles Times

Dominic Bruno is not closely tracking the greenhouse gas soaking into the dirt beneath the walnut trees, sunflowers and melon vines at River Garden Farms in Yolo County, where the state of California spent $97,000 this year to create a…

RICKERT: Invest in Climate Change Education – Georgetown University The Hoya

If the United States had taken decisive actions to prevent the spread of coronavirus when it was first discovered here, such as mandatory mask-wearing and social distancing, the country’s total number of COVID-19 deaths would be around 40% lower than…