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HSBC pushes to fire banker who discredited climate crisis warnings | HSBC

HSBC is under pressure to sack a senior responsible investment banker after a speech in which he called climate crisis warnings ‘unfounded’ and ‘strident’, shed light on flood risks majors and complained about having to spend time “looking at something that’s going to happen in 20 or 30 years”. The bank has since been forced […]

Climate change worsens heat wave in India by 100 times; Monsoon in Kerala next week; 6L affected by Assam floods

Read more Live weather updates: The chances of a record-breaking heat wave in northwest India and Pakistan in April and May have been made more than 100 times more likely due to climate change, a study by the UK Met Office has found. . The year 2010 saw the region’s highest combined average temperature in […]

DOE appeals to small businesses for clean energy and climate innovation projects

The Department of Energy has awarded $53 million to several small companies to develop clean energy materials and systems in support of the Biden administration’s net zero emissions goals. The DOE said Wednesday it would issue the funds through the department Small business innovation research and small business technology transfer programs. The proposals include a […]

Critical climate indicators broke records in 2021, says UN | Climate crisis

Critical global indicators of the climate crisis broke records in 2021, from rising oceans to levels of emissions trapping heat in the atmosphere, according to a UN report. The United Nations’ World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said these were clear signs of humanity’s impact on the planet, which was having lasting effects. Extreme weather, which the […]

Iraq Sandstorm Photos Remind Netizens of What the Climate Crisis Looks Like

Iraqi skies have turned orange-red as the country faces its eighth sandstorm since mid-April. Intense weather conditions caused by global warming and the climate crisis have affected the daily lives of Iraqis. According to an Al Jazeera report, the country’s airspace has been closed, while the Ministry of Education and other offices declared an emergency […]

Big Tech climate plans must tackle business travel and flights

But given the wealth amassed by a number of ransomware gangs in recent years, it may not be long before attackers bring in their own AI experts, said prominent cybersecurity authority Mikko Hyppönen. Some of these groups have so much money — or rather, bitcoin — that they could now potentially compete with legitimate security […]

Appalachia Activists Renew Calls for Federal Climate Action as Time Passes in Current Congress | News

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Earth Talk: Is China helping or hurting the fight against climate change? | Lifestyles

Dear EarthTalk: I’m confused: is the Chinese government committed to tackling climate change or just making the problem worse? Paul J., Austin, TX In the wake of the Global Climate Summit in Glasgow, Scotland, nations around the world are not only reflecting, but also expecting others to bear their brunt as we desperately try to […]

The “green conundrum”: long-term strategies to tackle the climate crisis

Your company’s HR may have emailed you asking if you’d like to volunteer. Your state or municipal government could do this on a large scale. Even your favorite sustainable clothing brand promises to plant a tree or three when you step out in that chic outfit you covet. The message is everywhere – plant more […]

Two loan motions totaling $31.2 for COVID-19 Relief and Climate Resilient and Sustainable Project to pass all stages in Friday’s Special House Sitting

Views : 21 Posted: Wednesday, May 11, 2022. 10:40 p.m. CST. By Ruben Morales Iglesias: The Government of Belize will seek to pass two loan motions totaling $31.2 for COVID-19 relief and for the Climate Change Resilience and Sustainability Project along with other motions and bills during the special sitting of the House […]

Oil companies are not spending windfall climate profits

AAs consumers grapple with high fuel prices and politicians scramble to overturn them, oil companies are not making any sudden moves. Indeed, after years of low fuel prices, they are now experiencing a financial recovery, as evidenced by lucrative first-quarter earnings reports released in late April and early May. Oil prices started to climb in […]

BC Liberals call on province to suspend gas tax and increase climate action tax credit

BC Liberals call on the NDP government to temporarily suspend provincial gasoline taxes and import taxes on Alberta gasoline, while creating a one-time tax credit increase for climate action. The official opposition’s call comes in response to soaring gas prices in the province. In Metro Vancouver, some drivers are now paying $2.229 a liter — […]

Climate Neutral helps brands calculate, offset emissions and tell the sustainability story

According to NielsenIQ’s Global Health & Wellness study conducted last fall and presented last week at the 2022 Food Edge Summit, one-third of US consumers are more likely to buy products with sustainable credentials – triggering an increase in 16.5% of environmental sustainability claims and certifications on packaging in the last two years. These include […]

Election 2022: Wentworth Climate 200 independent Allegra Spender lays out suspended parliament plan

The top independent candidate for Wentworth’s seat in Sydney has outlined what she will do if elected to a hung parliament. High-profile ‘teal’ independent Allegra Spender is ready to negotiate with Labor or the coalition in the event of a hung parliament. Independent candidates were asked who they would support if elected. None of the […]

Essay: “On a fast track to climate catastrophe” – Huntington Now

“The jury has reached its verdict. And that is damning,” UN Secretary-General António Guterres said after the recent release at the UN of the third report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Developments in the World. The report “is a litany of broken climate promises. It’s a record of shame, cataloging the empty pledges that put […]

Joe Manchin still seeks climate and energy deal, but colleagues say it’s a pipe dream

A bipartisan coalition led by Senator Joe Manchin III emerged from a closed-door meeting on Wednesday night saying they were moving towards agreement on an energy and climate package. The optimism, however, was confined to those in the room. Democratic and Republican lawmakers told The Washington Times they still have great doubts that a viable […]

MPCA says many MN communities are unprepared for climate change

ST. PAUL — A Minnesota Pollution Control Agency survey shows that 25% of Minnesota communities don’t have plans to deal with extreme weather caused by climate change. And, only 12% of respondents have a stand-alone climate adaptation or resilience plan. AMLA Commissioner Katrina Kesler says that more and more communities are experiencing extreme rainfall, storms, […]

Context and common sense offered by a Danish author on climate change | Remark

As the climate change debate progresses, we continue to seek out people who offer a valid perspective on the issue. For those who appreciate a calm, reasoned approach to controversial issues, consider the opinions of Bjorn Lomborg, a Danish author who is chair of the Copenhagen Consensus and visiting scholar at Stanford University’s Hoover Institution. […]

Enough nickel and lithium for 14 million electric vehicles in 2023 – European Climate Group

Battery trays with battery modules installed are seen during a visit to the opening of a Mercedes-Benz electric vehicle battery factory, marking one of seven sites producing batteries for their Mercedes-EQ models all-electric, in Woodstock, Alabama, U.S., March 15, 2022. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage Join now for FREE unlimited access to Register May 3 (Reuters) – […]

Climate change will transform our way of life, but there is reason to be optimistic

We will have to change the way we produce and use energy, transport people and goods, design buildings and grow food. Photo: Pixabay/stuarthampton It’s easy to feel pessimistic when scientists around the world warn that climate change has progressed so far that it is now inevitable that societies will transform or be transformed. But as […]

Pierre Poilievre and Doug Ford ignore climate change

MONTREAL — Against the backdrop of the invasion of Ukraine and a domestic cost-of-living crisis, is climate change in danger of disappearing from Canada’s political radar? If you were to ask the current federal government, the short answer would be a resounding no. On paper, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has pledged to make measurable progress […]

Do Boulder winds change with climate?

Image by Zhang Fengsheng via Unsplash Saturday, April 30, 2022 Mike Calderazzo was never afraid of grass fires. Tremendous fires were occurring in wooded areas, with thick trees and thick undergrowth to feed them with hot, strong, unstoppable forces. Grass fires were burning rapidly, feasting on thin strips of dried vegetation. Then came the Marshall […]

It is premature to attribute extreme heat in India and Pakistan solely to climate change, but heat waves are more intense: WMO

While large parts of India and Pakistan are experiencing scorching temperatures, the UN’s specialized meteorological agency said it is premature to attribute the extreme heat in the two countries solely to climate change. consistent with a changing climate, with heat waves starting earlier than expected. in the old days. Extreme heat is gripping large parts […]

How can better climate data empower people?

The fight against climate change is essentially a collective action problem. My individual actions will make no difference if everyone maintains their current lifestyle and behaviors; but if each of us waits for others to change, no one will ever do it, and we will make no progress. Climate change is such an overwhelming problem—arguably […]

Climate change worsens brutal heat waves in India

To support the journalism of MIT Technology Review, please consider subscribing. Some local governments are trying to adapt to the extreme heat. Ahmedabad, a city in western India, experienced a particularly devastating heat wave in May 2010: the official death toll reached 800 people, and up to 1,300 deaths were indirectly attributed to it. In […]

Kim Rubenstein scores 100% for climate action

Independent Kim Rubenstein received a perfect score as the ACT’s top Senate candidate for action on the climate crisis – which she said was the top priority for Canberra voters. Vote Earth Now, a climate change nonprofit, analyzed the climate policies of election candidates across Australia. This gave Professor Rubenstein a mark of 100%. That […]

‘Last chance’: Greens push climate compromise with Manchin

Now many environmentalists say it’s time to throw in the towel on some of the progressives social policies in order to secure closer agreement on Manchin terms. “We believe this is the last chance for reconciliation,” said Christy Goldfuss, senior vice president of energy and environmental policy at the Center for American Progress. “We are […]

Climate doom scares our children. Can bedtime stories help?

This story was originally published by Mother Jones and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. When author Katherine Applegate was touring schools for her book wishing tree — a novel about prejudice for tweens told through the perspective of an oak tree — students kept wanting to talk about the climate crisis. […]

Pictured: A climate activist, 50, who died after setting himself on fire outside the Supreme Court

A climate activist who died after setting himself on fire outside the Supreme Court on Earth Day is a Buddhist who hinted at his future self-immolation with a fire emoji under a Facebook post from 2020. Wynn Bruce, 50, of Boulder, Colorado, set himself on fire in the court square around 6:30 p.m. Friday. He […]

Twitter bans ads that contradict climate change science

BERLIN >> Twitter says it will no longer allow advertisers on its site who deny the scientific consensus on climate change, echoing a policy already in place at Google. “Ads should not distract from important conversations about the climate crisis,” the company said in a statement Friday outlining its new policy. There was no indication […]

What awaits the Midland region with climate change?

If older Midlanders, or Michiganders in general, have wondered if it’s been raining harder lately, Midland’s Peter Sinclair said it wasn’t your memory that was faulty. Cycles of dry heat and mega rain dumps await Midland in the future if current climate trends continue, Sinclair explained. As the climate changes, he thinks Midland should continue […]

The Loop: Trivago fined $45m, breaking climate change policy promises, new suspect in Madeleine McCann case

Hello. It is friday april 22 and you’re reading The Loop, a quick summary of today’s news. let’s start here Global hotel reservations giant Trivago has been fined nearly $45 million for misleading customers with the advertisement claiming so, it was easy to find “the best price” for the rooms. Judge Mark Moshinsky noted that […]

Clean energy transition would break Russia’s geopolitical grip

For years, our planet has shown us the need to move away from fossil fuels. Extreme weather events, driven by excessive greenhouse gas emissions, are becoming more frequent and costly. But today, even our geopolitical and economic realities demand the same. Russia’s invasion of Ukraine was quickly condemned by world leaders and President Biden announced […]

Climate software startups have raised $1.3 billion to date

Climate software startups have raised around $1.3 billion in total private funding to date, but are just getting started. Why is it important: Funding for climate tech startups still remains relatively low, accounting for less than a quarter of all venture capital dollars deployed over the past year. By the numbers: Crunchbase looked at 27 […]

Climate change fueled extreme rainfall during 2020 hurricane reason: NPR

Philadelphia firefighters walk through a flooded neighborhood on August 4, 2020, after Tropical Storm Isaias hit. Matt Slocum/AP hide caption toggle caption Matt Slocum/AP Philadelphia firefighters walk through a flooded neighborhood on August 4, 2020, after Tropical Storm Isaias hit. Matt Slocum/AP Human-induced climate change has fueled one of the most active North Atlantic hurricane […]

White House forced to defend Biden’s climate program after setbacks

Senior US officials will be forced this week to defend Joe Biden’s record on fighting climate change after a series of setbacks thwarted the president’s sweeping agenda. On Monday, a US official told reporters, “The press and pundits might like to declare President Biden’s climate agenda dead, but this week we’ll show how alive and […]

Newsom’s Gas Rebate Would Hamper State’s Climate Goals | Guest Comment | Guest

Governor Gavin Newsom announced a gasoline rebate proposal last month to combat high gasoline prices in California. Under the proposal, all vehicle owners with state-registered cars would receive a $400 debit card sent directly to their homes, with those with multiple cars receiving $800. If passed, this proposal would disproportionately benefit wealthy Californians. To help […]

Macron woos Marseille voters as climate activists stage protest in Paris

French President Emmanuel Macron held a large campaign rally in Marseille, touting his environmental and climate actions and plans in a bid to attract young voters who backed more politically extreme candidates in the first round of France’s presidential election. Citizens and especially millennials in Marseille, a multicultural city in southern France on the Mediterranean, […]

Mathieu Flamini: From Arsenal utility man to millionaire entrepreneur and climate change activist

When footballers retire from the game, they can take a multitude of paths. Some go into training or expertise, while others decide to leave the game behind. Few are playing a leading role in the fight against climate change and the production of renewable energy resources. Mathieu Flamini may have had a steady career as […]

B.C. flood survivor warns others to check their insurance amid rising weather disasters

A survivor of catastrophic British Columbia floods last year is warning others to check their insurance policies after she said she received a payout of just $30,000 when her home, valued at $414,000, was destroyed. Pam Velt, whose house collapsed into the Nicola River last November, said she and her husband, Paulus, believed they were […]

How Madison, Wisconsin is building resilience in the face of climate change

The City of Madison, Wisconsin’s Climate Forward program features projects to address climate change. Jessica Price’s team, Head of Sustainability and Resilience, is leading the way forward. Some initiatives include the MadiSUN program and heat island mapping with the state university. This article is part of a series on American cities building a better future […]

We are failing to prepare our children for the fight for the climate

At 25, childless, I look back on my own climate education and feel like II straddle two climatic generations: the older ones than me, for whom a disastrous change has (wrongly) been felt as inevitable, and the children younger than me, for whom any change is (rightly) treated as significant progress. On September 20, 2019, […]

Icelandic lawmakers study responses to climate change

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KTXL) — For a dozen California lawmakers, spring break 2022 means trading their sunny coastal districts for a research trip to Iceland. The group of state legislators is exploring new ways to address climate change in the economy. They look at how Iceland is finding ways to decarbonize the atmosphere and reduce emissions […]

Textured haircare brand Ouidad expands its advanced climate control line with three new products

Popular curl care brand Ouidad is expanding its Advanced Climate Control line of hair care products with three new solutions to protect curly hair types from frizz. Powered by Ouidad’s high-performance Nano Anti-Frizz Technology, Anti-Frizz Hydrating Mask, Lightweight Touch-Up Gel-Cream and Anti-Frizz Touch-Up Balm work to seal the hair cuticle to lock in moisture […]

Navajo Nation has a plan to fight climate change

The balance sheet of climate change Indigenous peoples around the world are disproportionately affected by the effects of climate change, despite contributing very little to the emissions that cause some of its most extreme effects, Jacobs said. The effects of climate change are being felt in different ways across the 27,673-square-mile Navajo Nation, which comprises […]

US state insurance commissioners approve international climate risk disclosure standard

The NAIC’s adoption of TCFD-aligned investigative standards was announced at the association’s recent spring meeting in Kansas City, MO. The task force was created in 2020 to coordinate the association’s national and international efforts on climate-related risks and resilience issues. According to the NAIC, the task force developed a TCFD-aligned survey for insurers during a […]

Turbulent Times: How Climate Change Could Dampen Future Summer Air Travel

As Canadians anticipate and book their summer trips this year, scorching temperatures amid potential heat waves could dampen travel plans. The country experienced record temperatures in 2021. cancellations. Heat-related travel disruptions aren’t new, but with climate change blamed for more intense heat waves, the travel industry is on a turbulent path, experts say. “Airports, airlines […]

Escondido council member says climate change isn’t the city’s top priority

The range of opinions on climate change among Escondido residents was revealed with stark relief last week during a progress report on Escondido’s climate action plan that was provided to council. municipal. On one side of the issue were those who see climate change as a serious threat to human health and well-being, while on […]

Dangerous radicals are everywhere – Climate Weekly

Sign up to receive our weekly newsletter straight to your inbox, along with the latest news, surveys and additional bulletins on key events Countries that increase fossil fuel production are “dangerous radicals”. It was António Guterres’ take on the latest UN climate science report that landed with a thump on Monday. Who could he be […]

Democratic senators at CNN Citizen event say they’re optimistic climate bill can pass this year

Heinrich said the climate provisions had not been a sticking point with leading moderate Democratic Senator Joe Manchin of West Virginia, even before Manchin spoke out against President Joe Biden’s climate and economic legislation, known as the name of Build Back Better, at the end of last year. Talks between Manchin and the White House […]

three ways companies can adapt their models to work in times of crisis

The past few years have been difficult for people who own or manage a business. The shutdowns shuttered entire industrial sectors around the world, turning profitable businesses into loss-making businesses, while many smaller businesses went bankrupt. Many businesses are now hoping for a return to some sort of normalcy after COVID. However, there are strong […]

The climate crisis could cost US$2 trillion a year by the end of the century

The OMB analysis found that the climate crisis could cost the United States $2 trillion a year by the end of the century. President Biden’s 2023 budget is expected to invest a total of $44.9 billion to “address the climate crisis.” A recent UN climate report warned of the dangers of rising global temperatures. The […]

Meteorologist Paul Douglas writes children’s book about climate change

Paul Douglas, who after decades of forecasting, now seeks to educate the next generation about what will be their greatest challenge: climate change. MINNEAPOLIS — As day broke Tuesday, you might have felt like the day was, well, broken. We did, so Breaking the News presenter Jana Shortal called longtime KARE 11 weatherman Paul Douglas. […]

CSDevNet Highlights the Need to Domesticate Legal Frameworks and Strategies – Blueprint Newspapers Limited

The Climate and Sustainable Development Network of Nigeria (CSDevNet) has sought the support of relevant stakeholders to break the bias through the domestication of legal frameworks, strategies and provisions aimed at mainstreaming gender concerns and the rights of people. women. HELEN OJI Reports. This year’s International Women’s Day theme, “Gender Equality Today for a Sustainable […]

War crimes in Ukraine, Sacramento shootings, Cassie Carli, climate change. It’s Monday news.

After new reports of atrocities in Ukraine, President Joe Biden has called for a war crimes trial against Russian President Vladimir Putin. And now is the time to act on climate change, according to a new report. 👋 Hi! Laura here, and I have all the news you need to know on Monday. But first, […]

Debate over crucial UN climate report hits record

Order of the day The UN climate report is about to drop and will chart pathways to a low-carbon, more resilient and less perilous future. The plot: It was supposed to surface a few hours ago, but negotiations between scientists from the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and government officials from the […]

5 inspiring stories about climate action in Africa

5 inspiring stories about climate action in Africa Photo by United Nations Environment Programme/Aidan Dockery Development success stories are a source of inspiration to innovate and anticipate. Although climate change is often seen as a complex issue to communicate, media experts have noted that storytelling is one of the most powerful ways to take […]

Column: Working together will not be enough to fight the climate or reconciliation if inequalities persist

These are perilous times – the trifecta of a pandemic, climate change and war involving superpowers certainly qualifies – and getting there will take courage, resilience and love. These are perilous times – the trifecta of a pandemic, climate change and war involving superpowers certainly qualifies – and getting there will take courage, resilience and […]

Without Russia, science goes solo on world woes, climate

PARIS—Without Russian help, climatologists worry about how they will continue their important work of documenting Arctic warming. The European space agency wonders how its future Mars rover could survive freezing nights on the Red Planet without its Russian heating unit. And what of the global quest for carbon-free energy if 35 countries […]

Jackson sewage treatment plant could be badly affected by climate change

JACKSON, Michigan — A report from a federal monitoring agency shows that 29 chemical sites in Michigan could be severely impacted by climate change. One such site is in Jackson. The Jackson Wastewater Treatment Plant is in a flood zone as it sits next to the Grand River. Climate change is making natural hazards more […]

Power companies must plan for climate risks

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) published a report entitled “Climate Change 2022: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability” at the end of February. Among the warnings found in the 3,675-page report is that human-induced climate change is causing dangerous and widespread disruptions to nature and affecting the lives of billions of people around the world, […]

Penn State Behrend hosts public “Teach In” event on climate and justice

On Wednesday, 30 Penn State Behrend faculty members and alumni will participate in a “Teach In” on climate and social justice beginning at 5:30 p.m. Participants will meet at McGarvey Commons inside the Reed Union Building on campus. They will look for ways to balance the fight against climate change and how to balance social […]

how the budget addresses climate change and energy following disasters

This year’s federal budget features an avalanche of immediate subsidies in response to cost-of-living pressures, some smart initiatives, and the postponement of more fundamental decisions. This is reflected precisely in the way the budget deals with energy and climate change. The billion Australian dollars to expand Australia’s low-emission technology capabilities, such as green hydrogen, is […]

The climate emergency: MSF pledges to reduce carbon emissions to help protect the most vulnerable

Our engagement Recognizing our own contribution to the global problem of carbon emissions and human-caused environmental disruption, we are committed to reducing our emissions by at least 50% below 2019 levels by 2030. With this goal, we aim to set a firm trajectory towards decarbonisation, aligning Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) with the Paris Climate Agreement […]

Mid-Ohio Valley Climate Corner: Choosing to decline | News, Sports, Jobs

Before the creation of plastics, the world was totally dependent on nature for the materials needed to produce everyday objects. Because these other materials; as metals, stones, bones, horns, fangs and tusks were not easily obtained or processed, scientists and chemists sought alternatives. The search for a material that was not entirely dependent […]

Manchin revives talks with other Democrats on climate, social spending bill: report

Sen. Joe ManchinJoe ManchinEnergy and Environment – Biden is walking a tightrope over oil industry messaging Balance/Sustainability – Rainforests help cool the entire planet Sunrise Movement seeks to support progressives in Pennsylvania, NC MORE (DW.Va.), who in December essentially killed off a massive climate and social spending package by saying he wouldn’t vote for it, […]

Amundi moves its range of climate ETFs to follow the criteria of the Paris Agreement

Amundi has moved nine climate-conscious passive products to track the MSCI SRI Filtered Paris-Aligned Benchmark indices, as it seeks to improve the green credentials of its ETF lineup. The Paris Agreement aims for a net zero world by 2050, while limiting the global average temperature increase to 1.5°C. The indices tracked now follow a trajectory […]

Changing the tides does not preach its climate fiction

The best climate fiction does not preach a message; it just shows what it might be like to live in a radically different environment. Discomfort induced by heat and humidity in JG Ballard The drowned worldto the corporate rush for alternative sources of calories at Paolo Bacigalupi The mechanical girl, the perception of these stories […]

UN chief warns world is sleepwalking towards climate catastrophe

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres speaks to the media at the United Nations headquarters in New York, United States, March 14, 2022. [Photo/Agencies] United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said the world was “sleepwalking to climate catastrophe” due to slow action on emissions and a continued reliance on fossil fuels. António Guterres said the Paris Agreement […]

Climate Talk focuses on tips to help the environment

A community presentation focused on climate change, titled “What can I do? was hosted by the Eco-Justice Council at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church late last month. Speaker Thomas Bonitz, a sophomore at UConn majoring in geographic information science and economics, spoke to a panel of 45 in person as well as an online audience. As […]

Climate change calls for an iconic mountain cabin

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Lismore flood victims call for climate action outside Scott Morrison’s Kirribilli home

Angry Lismore residents threw debris from their flooded homes outside Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s Sydney home to call for climate action. Key points: New South Wales residents who lost their homes in the floods protested outside Kirribilli House. They brought back debris from their houses destroyed by the floods An investigation into the floods and […]

Is climate change in Australia leaving our SES, RFS and CFA off guard?

Loading “To deploy nationally positioned forces across the country and mobilize them with the equipment … and the supply and the supply – that you can’t just turn that on and off. “You will never have an ADF base sitting around the corner in every town.” Ricketts agrees, but believes successive governments have betrayed Australians […]

Tariff reductions and climate change are helping to increase the popularity of Irish cuisine in Japan

In 2017, a small group of Japanese executives strolled through the lush farmland of Castledermot, Co Kildare. Among them were silver-haired Eiji Negishi, general manager of a successful restaurant chain in Tokyo, and its general manager, Tsuyoshi Nakayama. “We were struck by the greenness of everything,” Mr. Nakayama said. “We were used to Australia, where […]

Australia’s Japanese encephalitis outbreak blamed on climate change

By Alice Klein A Culex mosquito, the kind of insect that can spread Japanese encephalitis Konstantin Nechaev / Alamy Australia is grappling with its first major outbreak of Japanese encephalitis, a viral disease that has already killed two people. The mosquito-borne infection is typically found in rural parts of Asia, but climate change is thought […]

Climate change is driving up pollen emissions and allergy risks at a ‘breathtaking’ rate

The sudden increase in daytime temperatures in February and March, well before the actual start of summer, has worried environmentalists for years. Seasons have become shorter and spring tends to arrive earlier than usual, impacting cyclical plant growth – a phenomenon often linked to climate change. Now, a new study by scientists at the US-based […]

We cannot secure our way out of climate catastrophe

Since 2016, more than 50,000 structures in California have been destroyed by wildfires. During fire season in the West, when the sky is darkened with smoke and the sun is an eerie red, you might find yourself breathing in tiny charred particles from what was once someone’s porch swing. ‘a. These fires will only get […]

Hwange National Park is falling prey to climate change

By Learnmore NyoniHwange National Park is Zimbabwe’s largest wildlife sanctuary. It is located in the southwestern part of Zimbabwe, 330 km from Bulawayo. It has a faunal biodiversity with more than 100 types of mammals, including the “Big Five”, and more than 400 species of birds. It was declared a game reserve in 1928 by […]

Blending Modern Science and Indigenous Wisdom to Mitigate the Climate Crisis | Latest India News

Climate change is altering our planet irreversibly. Yet we rarely have the opportunity to talk to people whose daily lives are viscerally linked to nature. Last week, I met Keith Wolfe Smarch, a 60-year-old Aboriginal carver and hunter in Canada’s Yukon Territory. The sage spoke of mice. Over the past few years, temperatures have started […]

Atlantic mocks for warning nuclear war would harm climate

If a nuclear war breaks out and tens of millions of people die, the Atlantic figured out who would be the real victim: the climate. The far-left magazine owned by the billionaire widow of Apple founder Steve Jobs, Laurene Powell Jobs, relentlessly mocks a 1,200-word essay by Robinson Meyer warning that if the Russian invasion […]

UBC Professor Creates Social Media Hub to Address Climate and Ecological Crises

Links to the breadcrumb News Local News Dr. Kai Chan started a website called CoSphere to help people connect with others and learn how to take action for a sustainable future. Kai Chan, a professor at UBC’s Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability in Vancouver. Content of the article Hearing that “transformative change” is needed […]

Benefiting from the improved investment climate: Mutsvangwa

The Chronicle Africa Moyo and Prosper Ndlovu in DubaiFOREIGN investors should take advantage of the improved investment climate to seize the various investment opportunities available in Zimbabwe in the mining, agricultural, tourism, manufacturing and media sectors, the Minister of Information, Advertising and Broadcasting Services, Monica Mutsvangwa. Speaking at the Zimbabwe-Dubai Media Day and networking event […]

Keep Politics Out of Climate Change – Chico Enterprise-Record

The latest UN report on climate change would have more impact if it weren’t so overtly political and one-sided, for example focusing on “societal equity and justice”. Redistribution is a political process, not based on science, common sense or intellect for that matter. In it, Director Michael Mann cited research that if emissions were reduced […]

As war rages, a struggle to balance the energy crisis and the climate crisis

“We are on a war footing, an emergency, and we need to responsibly increase short-term supply where we can at this time to stabilize the market and minimize harm to American families,” he said Wednesday. Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm to oil and gas executives. at an industry conference in Houston. “That means you’re producing more […]

‘Climate of intolerance’: U of I Chancellor Jones warns anti-Semitism ‘is growing exponentially’

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (NEXSTAR) — Illinois leaders are tackling a recent surge in hate after a new spike in anti-Semitism. At a press conference held by Sen. Laura Fine (D-Glenview) on Wednesday, lawmakers condemned recent flyers distributed in the northwest suburbs of Chicago. The flyers compare Jewish politicians in Illinois to leaders of the Soviet Union. […]

‘How We Survive’: Journalist Turned VC Molly Wood Talks Climate Tech

The perfect cannot be the enemy of the good. It’s the motto by which journalist-turned-climate-tech investor Molly Wood makes her investment decisions. Last month, during a keynote at GreenBiz 22, in Scottsdale, Arizona, Wood explained how her experience as a multimedia business journalist covering technology, economics and the climate crisis had led her to work […]

Council will create a climate emergency plan | The mail

news, local news, A regional council is working on a climate change adaptation plan, with more frequent storms, bushfires and heat waves expected to impact the community. Golden Plains Shire is asking for community input to shape the new Climate Emergency Plan for the next 10 years to mitigate, adapt and respond to climate change. […]

Favorable Climate and Growing Incentives to Drive Rapid Adoption of Solar Rooftops in the Southern United States

CLEVELAND, March 7, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — New Freedonia Group analysis of the U.S. solar rooftop market forecasts triple-digit demand growth in the South through 2025, when the region will overtake the Northeast as the second-largest regional market for solar roofs after the West, which represents 7% of sales. Progress will be supported by the sunnier […]