Category Archives: Climate

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 […]

Six promises you can make to help reduce carbon emissions | Climate crisis

RResearch shows that people in wealthier, high-consumption countries can help avoid climate breakdown by making six relatively simple lifestyle changes, creating a “less stuff, more joy” society. Experts say if passed, these ‘changes’ would amount to a quarter of the emissions cuts needed to keep global warming to 1.5C and increase pressure on government and […]

New South Wales and Queensland were flooded the same week a major climate report was released. We need to talk about it

As rain fell 10 days ago, residents of a neighboring house in our neighborhood on the outskirts of Brisbane were awakened by a loud creak. Their newly built house had started rolling down the hill. The phenomenal amount of rain that had already fallen had caused a landslide that had destabilized the foundations, forcing them […]

Shadowlands review: Matthew Green explores climate change on our shores

Shadowland Matthew Green 20 € Rating: As climate change reshapes our coastlines, you wonder how recognizable future maps will be – after all, in the Mesolithic era we were connected to mainland Europe by Doggerland, “a vast plain of lakes, marshes, forests and wood”. Civilization seems entrenched, but Britain’s shadowy topography – lost cities, abandoned […]

Analysis | Russian attacks spur debate over nuclear power as a climate solution

Russia’s takeover of Europe’s largest nuclear power plant in Ukraine should spur companies and policymakers to be more cautious about plans to build reactors to tackle climate change, security experts said on Friday. nuclear. Russian forces seized Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant on Friday after heavy fighting ignited a massive fire in a training building […]

Climate change bills split to focus in House

As Maryland senators wrestle with a massive overarching bill to zero the state’s carbon footprint, members of the House of Delegates are tackling these climate change issues in four separate bills. One such bill, requiring the state to gradually convert to an all-electric fleet, has already passed the House. Two others, calling for new construction […]

The Missing Conversation on Disability Leadership in Climate Justice

Áine Kelly-Costello is a blind and chronically ill storyteller, and an activist for disability and climate justice. OPINION: I caught Covid-19 in March 2020. It was not unexpected. I was studying in Sweden at the time, no one was wearing masks and the virus was everywhere. I can still remember the shocking, sickening feeling in […]

‘Irresponsible’ to deduct additional defense investment from climate action, says finance ministry

Finance Minister Sigrid Kaag thinks it is inevitable that sanctions against Russia will hurt Dutch prosperity. The Cabinet must take this into account, as well as the additional expenditure for Defense, among others. However, she believes that these expenditures should not be made to the detriment of the fight against climate change. This seems “irresponsible” […]

Honolulu’s climate change lawsuit against oil companies will continue, under judge’s rules

A lawsuit filed by Honolulu and the Board of Water Supply against fossil fuel companies has been granted permission to proceed to trial after a ruling Monday by Hawaii Circuit Court Judge Jeffrey Crabtree. The county government is seeking to hold oil companies accountable for climate change impacts threatening Oahu, including flooding, extreme weather and […]

Everything you need to know about floods and climate change | Explanatory

How does climate change affect flood risk? How does climate change affect flooding? Well, climate change – driven by the burning of coal, oil and gas – means that all of today’s weather is happening in an atmosphere that has been rendered warmer, more humid and more energetic. Consider heating water in a saucepan: as […]

Heat wave an overview of the impact of climate change in North America

PORTLAND, Oregon. – The US Pacific Northwest was in the throes of a record-breaking heat wave last summer when a woman in her 60s was rushed to the emergency room with symptoms of life-threatening heatstroke. Desperate to cool her down, Dr. Alexander St. John grabbed a body bag, filled it with ice from the hospital […]

Climate change causes high tree mortality in the southern Amazon

Credit: Ben Hur Marimon Junior A team of Brazilian and British scientists have found that extreme wind and lack of water are the main causes of tree death in the southern Amazon. The study found that more than 70% of all trees that die at the edge of the Amazon rainforest already had severely broken […]

Commission on climate change on trial

Monday, February 28, 2022, 8:42 a.m.Press Release: Greenpeace New Zealand February 28, 2022: Today Wellington High Court begins to hear a groundbreaking case brought against the Climate Change Commission by Lawyers for Climate Action NZ Inc, who argue that the Commission’s advice to government is not consistent with the science of limiting global warming to […]

Illawarra residents want federal government action on climate – ACM Survey | Mercury of Illawarra

news, latest news, Climate change is the top priority for the people of Illawarra as the country heads towards federal elections. Issues like immigration and industrial relations did not really worry the people of Wollongong, with these topics ending at the bottom of the list. Read more: Shark stories from Wollongong’s past In a poll […]

Climate and health fuel opponents of NC poultry powerhouse

Meridith Allen fears her family will suffer if a facility that burns poultry litter and parts for fuel is allowed to resume operations near her home. Allen lives in Lumberton, about two miles from a facility where NC Renewable Power feeds poultry waste and “poultry cake” into a pair of boilers to generate electricity. The […]

Hampton Roads leaders seek climate funding to protect infrastructure

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — Hampton Roads leaders and community advocates gathered in Norfolk on Friday to call for passage of funding to protect important infrastructure from the effects of climate change. Click here to subscribe to our email alerts on the latest news Union leaders, military veterans, Portsmouth Mayor Shannon Glover and Norfolk Councilwoman Andria […]

CU Boulder officials push for teamwork to tackle climate change at annual Chancellor’s Summit

When it comes to tackling climate change, there is no time to lose. But the job can’t be done by one country, officials at Chancellor Phil DiStefano’s annual summit at the University of Colorado at Boulder noted. This requires a global effort to reduce carbon emissions and slow the planet’s temperature rise. “The only way […]

University of Birmingham becomes first university to integrate climate change into accounting courses

Led by Professor Ian Thomson, the module will be integrated into the BSC Accounting and Finance Diploma program The University of Birmingham has become the first higher education institution to introduce climate change into its accounting and finance degree course. Led by Professor Ian Thomson, Director of the Lloyds Banking […]

OakNorth works with companies seeking to mitigate the impacts of climate change

With more than 80% of business leaders around the world worried about climate change, they need help adapting their business to this new era and opportunities. Their banks can help with that, said OakNorth chief customer success officer Peter Grant, but they also need to have a good understanding of this new world and the […]

158-point action plan to protect heritage from climate change to provide additional security measures for the built and natural landscape

Plans to protect national monuments and historic buildings from extreme weather conditions caused by climate change are to be developed as part of a new strategy to safeguard the country’s heritage. Other measures include finding ways to modernize protected buildings and negotiating affordable insurance for private owners. A dedicated fund will be set up to […]

States also need the climate change index

India’s groundbreaking announcements on climate change at COP-26 were welcomed by most nations. Among Prime Minister Modi’s verbal pledges as part of a five-fold “Panchamrit” strategy to save the planet is the most prominent commitment that India will reach Net Zero by 2070. In Glasgow, recognizing the urgency of the challenge, ministers from around the […]

Economy and climate change trump housing affordability for industry votes

The economy, small business interests and climate change are more important than housing affordability to mortgage workers preparing for the federal election. A new poll from Momentum Intelligence (a division of Momentum Media, the parent company that owns Mortgage Business) has revealed voter preferences for professionals in a number of industries, including the mortgage industry. […]

The facts about the opposites to climate change

Jeremy Conlin (Daily Bee, January 23, 2022) references the books of two of his favorite climate change opponents, Joe Bastardi and Roy Spencer. To understand why these are not reliable sources of climate information, search for “Climate Misinformation by Source: Joe Bastardi” and “Climate Misinformation by Source: Roy Spencer”). Mr Conlin cites an article by […]

Antarctic climatologist talks to Metro Vancouver officials about ‘apocalyptic’ glacier

Breadcrumb Links News Local News David Holland says they have found that the water under an ice shelf is 3°C above freezing, which has frightening implications for the rate at which the glacier is melting. Canadian climatologist David Holland, who is also a professor of mathematics and atmospheric and ocean science at New York University, […]

Invite world leaders to show the effects of climate change on the Himalayas

Erik Solheim is a well-known global leader in the field of environment and development. He served as Norway’s Minister for the Environment and International Development from 2005 to 2012. During his tenure, he launched the global rainforest conservation program and introduced groundbreaking national legislation, including the Biodiversity Act and legislation to protect the forests of […]

Storm Eunice: Was climate change responsible?

The Met Office has issued a red weather warning due to Storm Eunice, which is hitting southern England and Wales and bringing extremely strong winds, rainfall and flooding. Exposed coastal areas will experience the worst gusts of the extreme weather event, with a 196 km/h (122 mph) wind speed recorded on the Isle of Wight […]

New bill aims to prioritize federal funds for coastal projects as climate risk increases

As climate change continues to produce more intense storms and rising seas, part of Louisiana’s congressional delegation wants to make protecting the country’s coastline a top priority for the US Army Corps of Engineers. Senator Bill Cassidy and Representative Garret Graves presented legislation late last week to prioritize funding for federal projects that would help […]

Nation’s oldest environmental charter school breaks new ground in climate education

Common Ground High School students learn to change the climate for the better Charlotte Hughes 12:02 a.m., February 17, 2022 Staff reporter Courtesy of Joel Tolman The 10th grade curriculum at Common Ground Charter High School in New Haven, Connecticut is anything but ordinary. Students in Rebecca Van Tassell’s 10th grade environmental science class build […]

Climate Change on the Slopes – The Bates Student

Steve Fuller The increase in artificial snow, partly due to climate change, is changing the way athletes around the world (and at Bates) ski. Here: Marat Washburn ’25 in an alpine ski race. Climate change poses challenges to the ski industry, both locally and at larger events, even at the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing. […]

Let’s fight climate change without eating bugs

Photo: Jair Cabrera/picture alliance via Getty Images Traveling through New York Time’ homepage this morning, I spotted the headline “Cooking in the Time of Climate Change”, which was accompanied by a GIF showing prep bowls and oil being poured into a hot pan. I clicked, thinking it was a recipe video – a seemingly safe […]

How many climate change actions do you get for $1 billion?

OPINION: How many climate change actions do you get for $1 billion? It’s a matter that matters because public consultation is about to begin on the groundbreaking target rate proposed by Auckland Council, intended to accelerate the reduction of climate-damaging emissions. The Climate Action Targeted Rate (CATR) would raise $574 million from ratepayers over a […]

Why climate change talks need to focus on water, not just stay obsessed with carbon

Nothing beats clarity to get things done. And the world needs to reduce its carbon emissions to remain habitable for most of us in the not too distant future. Naturally, most climate conversations revolve around carbon, with political and business leaders jumping on the Net Zero bandwagon. So why cover our tracks, talking about, uh, […]

Fossil fuel companies and their spokespersons offer net zero logic on climate change

Oil and gas CEOs were too cowardly to show up at a recent congressional hearing, perhaps fearing their climate pledges would be exposed as nothing more than shrewd public relations. By Sonali Kolhatkar All around us there is evidence of climate change, from the increase in winter storms such as the late January blizzard in […]

Fact sheets help local CT leaders answer questions about climate change

Questions poured in by the dozens after the morning session of the 2015 Adapt CT Legal Workshop – six pages in fact. “After the lunch break, we asked people to ask questions in a box, and we covered some of them in large roundtables in the afternoon,” recalls Juliana Barrett, coastal habitat specialist from the […]

How ski resorts are fighting climate change

Paradoxically, ski resorts have been a major contributor to the environmental problems that threaten them today, with snow cannons sucking up water resources, chair lifts consuming energy, and vast ski slopes cutting down trees and displacing snow. wildlife. Then there’s the issue of skiers themselves: most of skiing’s carbon footprint comes from accommodation and the […]

Policy makers must recognize the causes of climate change rather than limit the damage

College students have grown up in a time when climate change is at the forefront of public debate. Symptoms of climate change have been normalized, especially for those of us who live in the capricious conditions of South Florida. We adjust our plans when extreme weather systems cancel classes and force us inland for days. […]

Climate versus technology in Mexico and its impact on agriculture

The content of this article “Climate versus technology in Mexico and its impact on agriculture” was prepared by and has been reviewed and republished by Climate vs technology: using technology means learning to take advantage of it and improve it. Dr. Jorge Flores Velázquez, agronomist in protected agriculture, assigned to the sub-coordination of […]

Cut meat and dairy production by a third to save the climate, UK farmers say | Agriculture

UK farmers must cut meat and dairy production by a third over the next 10 years if scientific advice on limiting greenhouse gas emissions is to be adhered to, the charity WWF has said. Even bigger cuts could be needed for UK pig and poultry herds, due to the imported food they eat, and people […]

Ohio farmers must be part of the solution to climate change

Craig Butler | Guest columnist As Director of the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency for Governor John R. Kasich, and now as Executive Director of the Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District, the largest in Ohio, I have dedicated my career to protecting, conserving and improve the environment. I am also a sportsman and conservationist and while I […]

Boulder sued Big Oil for weather damage, then the Marshall fire happened

Marshall Fire from Broomfield, Colorado, 6:00 p.m. MST on 12/30/2021. Credit: NOAA/NWS Boulder By Elliott Negin Four years ago, Boulder, Colorado sued ExxonMobil and Suncor Energy — owner of the state’s only oil refinery — for climate change damages and adaptation expenses. Boulder and its co-plaintiffs, Boulder County and San Miguel County, where Telluride is […]

The climate threat demands more ambitious global action

In 1785, Robert Burns reflected on how mankind came to dominate our planet: “I am truly sorry that the domination of man has broken the social union of nature” he wrote. The words of the Scottish poet still ring true two centuries later. Human-caused climate change threatens our planet’s ecosystem and the lives and livelihoods […]

“Rewilding” asks: what will you do after the climate apocalypse?

The roads have become so hot in the Pacific Northwest last summer that the sidewalk cracked and buckled. The hurricane season is getting longer every year. As the polar ice recedes and wildfires level suburban backyards, it’s not terribly hard to imagine life as it exists in the game. Re-wild– scorched, smoggy and devoid of […]

SoCalGas faces $10 million fine for fighting climate action

Shareholders of the nation’s largest natural gas utility could be forced to pay nearly $10 million after using customer money to fight public policies that could slow the climate crisis. California authorities are set to impose the fine on Southern California Gas Co., which sells natural gas to millions of homes and businesses for heating […]

Carl Bernstein on the political climate in Washington – “The Takeout”

Author Carl Bernstein, best known for uncovering the Watergate scandal with Bob Woodward, looks back on his long career in journalism in his new memoir, “Chasing History: A Kid in the Newsroom.” Bernstein, who won the Pulitzer Prize for his reporting on Watergate, recalls his lifelong interest in journalism, covering the presidency of John F. […]

For the 280th time, a senator urges the United States to “wake up” on the climate

Published on: 02/02/2022 – 22:32 Washington (AFP) – U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse dusted off his dog-eared ‘It’s time to wake up’ poster on Wednesday to deliver his 280th climate speech in the upper house – ending a year-long hiatus in weekly speeches urging lawmakers to stand up. mobilize against global warming. Until last year, Whitehouse […]

Don’t look up and read this or other climate change mythologies

What are cookies As is common practice with almost all professional websites, (our “Site”) uses cookies, which are tiny files downloaded to your device, to improve your experience. This document describes what information they collect, how we use it and why we sometimes need to store these cookies. We will also share how you […]

Winter Olympians face climate change as snow takes center stage

A few months before the start of the 2022 Winter Games, more than 100 Olympic and Paralympic hopefuls converged in the Swiss village of Saas-Fee, nestled in the Alps. For professional snowboarders and skiers, the glaciers here often serve as a winter retreat here in late summer or early fall – a key training opportunity, […]

Could Tonga’s major volcanic eruption produce global climate change?

An underwater volcanic eruption near Tonga is visible in this image taken by the Himawari weather satellite and posted on the Japan Meteorological Agency website. TOKYO – Major volcanic eruptions have often resulted in temporary climate changes on a global scale. The eruption of Mount Pinatubo in the Philippines in 1991 would have caused a […]

Danny De Gracia: Enough about climate change. It’s time to act

One of the tragedies of our modern governance system is that we spend more time talking about problems than solving them. We’re great at predicting future threats, but terrible at being ready when the threat actually manifests. This problem is not unique to Hawaii, but has become, in recent decades, symptomatic of a greater malaise […]

Motorsport must help slow climate change

Nico Rosberg is in a race against time. The former Formula 1 champion has moved away from growing industry pressures, including those involving being teammates with Lewis Hamilton, to focus on other pursuits. Like climate change. Rosberg’s schedule remains reserved. Nico Rosberg: “It’s a big deal and motorsport can play a part, as always, in […]

How a record heatwave fueled climate anxiety

As a record-breaking heatwave scorched the Pacific Northwest last summer, anxiety grew with the temperatures. Polls of residents in British Columbia – where the heat in some places exceeded 120 degrees Fahrenheit – suggest the disaster has caused an increase in negative mental health linked to climate change. The results of the surveys, recently published […]

Oil demand has yet to peak

Sign up to receive our weekly newsletter straight to your inbox, along with the latest news, surveys and additional bulletins on key events Climate action is imperative regardless of oil prices, and market volatility is a strong case for investing in clean, stable energy. But prices affect the calculation of decisions made at all scales, […]

The climate of the Grampians is changing, how will we adapt? | Bendigo Advertiser

news, local news, Community-led action will be essential for the Grampians region to adapt to climate change, a new five-year strategy reveals. The Grampians Region Climate Adaptation Strategy 2021-2025 was released in December, one of six strategies developed for the state. “Community cohesion and behavior change are necessary for successful adaptation in the region,” the […]

2020 a COVID year of major energy job losses » Yale Climate Connections

The impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic caused significant job losses in the energy industry in 2020. But the rate of job loss was very uneven across the wide range of jobs in the sector Energy. Fossil fuel jobs have suffered significant losses, but four energy sectors have managed to increase their workforce: wind, electric vehicles, […]

Winter Olympics will test China’s commitments to climate change

In the summer of 2008, Beijing did what seemed impossible: it brought blue skies to the notoriously polluted city for a month as part of a commitment to tackling pollution for the Olympics. Now, as China prepares for the winter games, the stakes are arguably even higher, as global attention to climate change puts the […]

Climate change: Biden’s next big political bet?

France Media Agency January 25, 2022 | 11:51 a.m. MANILA, Philippines — After a series of setbacks to push his priorities through the deeply divided U.S. Congress, U.S. President Joe Biden may turn his attention to climate change in a bid to save the planet — and his legacy in jeopardy. Last week, the president […]

Thinking and acting globally to solve the climate crisis

Humans have demonstrated a seemingly limitless capacity for innovation. We have domesticated fire, mastered flight, mapped our own genome and invented the wheel, the telescope and the Internet. So why are we so listless, so incompetent to deal with the climate crisis, the greatest existential threat we have ever faced? It is not because we […]

In the red and on something vital: the climate cause

We should think win-win, no compromise Regarding “Into the Red: Climate and the Fight of Our Lives”: Thank you for committing to expanding and rethinking your climate coverage in the face of widespread denial and inaction (“A Sharper Focus on the Issue of Our Time “, Page A1, January 20). Climate activists around the world […]

Coming out of the cave: climate change in an election year

On climate change politics, Australia is slowly crawling out of the cave. To mix up the cave metaphor, we moved on to the troglodyte peak. The light pierced the darkness. The troglodytes are always growling and watching, but those who ignore or deny science have waning power. Skeptical language still shapes climate politics. Yet the […]

Hard times ahead, warns UN secretary

As he begins his second term as UN secretary-general, Antonio Guterres said on Thursday that the world is worse off in many ways than it was five years ago due to the Covid-19 pandemic. 19, the climate crisis and geopolitical tensions that have sparked conflict everywhere – but unlike US President Joe Biden, he believes […]