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Philanthropists and billionaires must walk the talk on climate change

Philanthropists and billionaires must walk the talk on climate change The climate is warming at an alarming pace and we have little time left to slow it down. Politicians, policy-makers, scientists, advocacy groups and other experts have proposed a myriad of s...

EXCLUSIVE Fed privately presses big banks on risks from climate change

EXCLUSIVE Fed privately presses big banks on risks from climate change The U.S. Federal Reserve has asked lenders to start providing information on the measures they are taking to mitigate climate change-related risks to their balance sheets, according to four...

How Climate Change Could Make Our Space Junk Problem Worse

How Climate Change Could Make Our Space Junk Problem Worse In the pantheon of climate change concerns, more space junk isn’t high on my list. But apparently it should be. Two striking recent findings show that excess carbon dioxide is messing with the compos...

Cities Are Woefully Unprepared for the Havoc of Climate Change

Cities Are Woefully Unprepared for the Havoc of Climate Change More than 40 percent have no adaptation plan One in four cities around the world lack the money to protect themselves against the ravages of climate breakdown, even though more than 90 percent are ...

Superfund:

Superfund:EPA Should Take Additional Actions to Manage Risks from Climate Change Effects Fast Facts – Climate change may increase the frequency and intensity of certain natural disasters, which could damage Superfund sites—the nation’s most conta...

Adapting to the Security Threat of Climate Change

Adapting to the Security Threat of Climate Change Business continuity plans that address natural and manmade disasters can help turn a cataclysmic business event into a minor slowdown. Climate change is a generational risk with profound implications to alter n...

ExxonMobil Wants You to Take Responsibility for Climate Change, Study Says

ExxonMobil Wants You to Take Responsibility for Climate Change, Study Says ExxonMobil is one of the world’s largest publicly traded oil and gas companies—and it wants you to take responsibility for climate change. A new analysis from researchers at Harvard...

This is how climate change is impacting the ocean – and what we can do about it

This is how climate change is impacting the ocean – and what we can do about it -The ocean is a massive carbon sink, protecting us from the worst of climate change. -But rising air temperatures are melting glaciers, while warming seas are bleaching coral...

‘Relentless’ climate crisis intensified in 2020, says UN report

‘Relentless’ climate crisis intensified in 2020, says UN report Pandemic had no effect on atmospheric CO2 levels but made impacts of global heating worse for millions, report says There was a “relentless” intensification of the climate crisis in 2020, ...

NI climate bill progress to be decided by MLAs

NI climate bill progress to be decided by MLAs The legislation is backed by the main parties in the assembly, except the Democratic Unionist Party. The bill would commit Northern Ireland to reaching net zero emissions by 2045. However, Agriculture Minister Edw...

The not-so-drastic truth behind climate change

The not-so-drastic truth behind climate change Ex-US Department of Energy chief scientist Steven Koonin tells Asia Times it’s not clear yet climate change is leading to global catastrophe Dr Steven Koonin, who served as chief scientist in the US Departme...

Fear of climate change rust belt has governments considering carbon border levy

Fear of climate change rust belt has governments considering carbon border levy Federal budget shows Canada looks to back European push for global carbon tax If you thought Canada’s domestic carbon tax was controversial, just wait for its new global equi...

New evidence of major impacts of climate change on coral reef growth

New evidence of major impacts of climate change on coral reef growth Chagos coral reefs post bleaching, March 2018 (credit Chris Perry) The window of opportunity to save the world’s coral reefs is still open but time is running out, new research shows. An in...

China’s annual emissions surpass those of all developed nations combined, report finds

China’s annual emissions surpass those of all developed nations combined, report finds (CNN)China’s annual emissions exceeded those of all developed nations combined in 2019, the first time this has happened since national greenhouse gas emissions ...

Climate Change Pushes Vietnam’s Rice Growers to Farm Shrimp

Climate Change Pushes Vietnam’s Rice Growers to Farm Shrimp Farmer Ta Thi Thanh Thuy worked hard for years to grow rice on her small piece of land near the mouth of the Mekong River in Vietnam. But now Thuy has started farming shrimp. Many of her neighbors o...

Thousands protest in French cities in fight against climate change

Thousands protest in French cities in fight against climate change Thousands of demonstrators took to the streets of Paris and other French cities on Sunday to call for stronger action against man-made climate change. Reports of the demonstrations on social me...

Restaurant-Led Ag Effort Aims to Fight Climate Change

Restaurant-Led Ag Effort Aims to Fight Climate Change A nonprofit is working with Boulder County to support regenerative agriculture projects that can help fight climate change. DENVER (AP) — On an early weekday morning in Longmont, the co-owners of the bout...

Tea-growing areas to be badly hit if global heating intensifies

Tea-growing areas to be badly hit if global heating intensifies In Kenya, the area of optimal tea-growing conditions will be reduced by more than a quarter by 2050 Your morning cup of tea may never taste the same again if global heating increases and the clima...

Climate Change Resilience: Northern Red Sea Corals Pass Heat Stress Test With Flying Colors

Climate Change Resilience: Northern Red Sea Corals Pass Heat Stress Test With Flying Colors EPFL scientists are beginning to understand why corals in the Gulf of Aqaba, along with their symbiotic algae and bacteria, resist higher temperatures particularly well...

Small Landowners Are Untapped Heroes in the Fight Against Climate Change

Small Landowners Are Untapped Heroes in the Fight Against Climate Change Forests are fundamentally linked to climate change, both as a cause and a solution. Clearing and mismanagement of forests contribute about 12 percent of global carbon emissions. But fores...

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