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  • John Kerry to visit Jerusalem to discuss climate

    05/31/2023 8:36:15 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 35 replies
    United States Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry will travel to Amman, Jerusalem, Dubai, and Oslo between May 31 and June 7. Secretary Kerry will visit Amman for the wedding of Jordanian Crown Prince Al-Hussein bin Abdullah II of Jordan and Ms. Rajwa Al Seif. In Jerusalem and Dubai, Secretary Kerry will hold meetings with officials regarding global cooperation to combat the climate crisis. .....
  • 5 Things I Truly Don't Understand About The "Inevitable Energy Transition"

    05/30/2023 9:13:04 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 10 replies
    Real Clear Wire ^ | 05/30/2023 | Jude Clemente
    Please note: this article was pulled down offline from Forbes. I will let you draw your own conclusions as to why. Factually, there was no justification for it. This list could be closer to 50 but let’s just stick to a handful of them. I literally live in this business every day, and I’m just so confused. 1. In a world that is apparently getting both warmer and colder because of global warming, how is it that we can increasingly rely on non-dispatchable (i.e., intermittent, usually unavailable), weather-dependent electricity from wind and solar plants to displace, not just supplement, dispatchable...
  • Angry commuters unleash on climate protesters blocking traffic as cops watch

    05/26/2023 6:44:59 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 30 replies
    NY Post ^ | 05/26/2023 | Peter Aitken, Fox News
    Climate protesters in the U.K. blocked traffic in London on Tuesday, grinding the city to a halt and prompting so much anger that commuters attacked them. Just Stop Oil protesters organized several marches across the city, aiming to disrupt traffic. The protests occurred at a number of bridges, including the Tower and London bridges, according to TMX News. The protest reiterated the group’s demands for Britain to immediately stop all new oil and gas production, usually employing a number of provocative protests that involve the destruction of famous art or private property to gain attention and outrage the public.
  • The 12 Arguments Every Climate Denier Uses – and How to Debunk Them

    05/22/2023 6:26:37 PM PDT · by DallasBiff · 43 replies
    Vice ^ | 9/25/20 | Imogen West Knights
    It’s time to wake up. On Global Climate Day of Action, VICE Media Group is solely telling stories about our current climate crisis. Click here to meet young climate leaders from around the globe and learn how you can take action. In Europe, you don’t often rub shoulders with someone who doesn’t believe in climate change. Although climate change denial is alive and well in America – not least in the White House – people here mostly accept that climate change is, to some degree, happening
  • Sisters Leading the Climate Crisis Revolution

    04/28/2023 8:17:17 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 13 replies
    Catholic sisters of the International Union of Superiors General (UISG) are busy gathering Sisters, momentum, ideas and commitments to protect and safeguard the planet in line with Pope Francis’ Encyclical Laudato Si’ and the UN Sustainable Development Goals. The first of a series of Sister-led dialogues took place in Rome on Monday, 17 April, to challenge international organisations, governments, civil society, Vatican institutions and academia on three themes: integrating responses to climate change and biodiversity loss; integrating care for people and our planet; integrating vulnerability in leadership. The encounters, organised by the UISG initiative Sisters Advocating Globally, are in partnership...
  • Commentary: Mosquitoes Are Poised to Overwhelm our Health Systems as Planet Heats Up

    04/26/2023 8:48:49 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 57 replies
    Channel News Asia ^ | 26 Apr 2023 | Lara Williams
    Warmer, wetter conditions mean tropical diseases like dengue and chikungunya are spreading, says Lara Williams for Bloomberg Opinion.When you think of dangerous animals, the ones that typically spring to mind have teeth or claws. But what about wings and a proboscis? In many countries, mosquitoes are nothing more than a nuisance. But in others, they spread tropical diseases that kill at least 700,000 people a year - more than any other animal, according to estimates from the World Health Organization (WHO). Unfortunately, they’re likely to get deadlier. As greenhouse gas emissions make our planet hotter and wetter, disease-spreading mosquitoes are...
  • Extreme weather is nearly universal experience, poll shows

    04/23/2023 6:21:46 AM PDT · by Diana in Wisconsin · 63 replies
    Channel 3000 News/AP ^ | April 23, 2023 | Hannah Fingerhut
    WASHINGTON — An overwhelming majority of people in the United States say they recently experienced an extreme weather event, a new poll shows, and most of them attribute that to climate change. Yet even as many across the country marked Earth Day on Saturday, the poll shows relatively few say they feel motivated when they talk about the issue. The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research poll findings echo growing evidence that many individuals question their own role in combating climate change. Still, it suggests people are paying attention. About half of U.S. adults say they grew more concerned...
  • The Feds Have No Data On How Regulations Reduce Emissions: Audit Finds

    04/22/2023 9:08:38 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 12 replies
    Epoch Times ^ | 04/22/2023 | Marnie Cashcart
    The federal government does not know the extent that regulations are reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, despite committing $200 billion towards the issue.Jerry DeMarco, commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development, holds a press conference in Ottawa on April 20, 2023. (The Canadian Press/Sean Kilpatrick)An April 20 report released by the Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development, Jerry DeMarco, indicates that Environment and Climate Change Canada does not attribute emission results to specific regulations.The federal department does not measure, or report on, the contributions of each regulation toward meeting the set target for 2030. An audit by the commissioner...
  • Kerry: Green Energy Will Be More Competitive if We Raise Prices of Oil, Gas

    04/22/2023 9:41:00 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 55 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 04/22/2023 | Ian hatchett
    On Friday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “Andrea Mitchell Reports,” Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry stated that wind and solar power will become “far more price competitive than oil and gas” if oil and gas companies see their costs rise because they “have to spend huge amounts of money for carbon capture and storage and utilization.” Kerry said, “I would say to you, Andrea, that, frankly, I’m surprised, pleasantly, on the positive side, by the amount of things that are just taking hold. We see remarkable progress on batteries and battery storage. We’re seeing the price of wind and solar...
  • Mayor Adams Commits to Reducing City’s Food-Based Emissions by 33 Percent by 2030 After Releasing new Greenhouse Gas Emissions Inventory Incorporating Emissions From Food

    04/18/2023 11:01:13 PM PDT · by grundle · 40 replies ^ | April 17, 2023
    Mayor Adams Commits to Reducing City’s Food-Based Emissions by 33 Percent by 2030 After Releasing new Greenhouse Gas Emissions Inventory Incorporating Emissions From Food April 17, 2023 Video available at: New Inventory Shows That Buildings, Transportation, and Food Represent New York City’s Top Three Sources of Greenhouse Gas Emissions City Also Launches Corporate Challenge to Reduce Private Sector Food Emissions by 25 Percent NEW YORK – New York City Mayor Eric Adams and Chief Climate Officer and New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Commissioner Rohit T. Aggarwala today released the city's first integrated greenhouse gas inventory, which...
  • Climate Pledges of World's Top Carbon Emitters

    04/18/2023 7:59:19 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 5 replies
    Channel News Asia ^ | 19 Apr 2023
    Despite their 2015 pledge to limit global warming by slashing carbon emissions, big countries' commitments so far still fall short of meeting the targets of the Paris Agreement, monitors say. After EU lawmakers adopted sweeping climate measures on Tuesday (Apr 18), here is a roundup of where it and other major carbon emitters stand. Many countries have committed to achieving carbon neutrality - where any remaining emissions will be sequestered or offset - by the second half of this century. But monitoring site Carbon Action Tracker (CAT) rates many of these plans as lacking in detail.
  • 'Just Stop Oil' plans for severe disruption across London

    04/17/2023 9:20:10 PM PDT · by RandFan · 18 replies
    twitter ^ | April 17 | Just Stop Oil
    @JustStop_Oil This time last year, #JustStopOil supporters blocked key oil terminals at 10 sites in the UK, stopping oil supply to London and the South East. In 7 days, we return to block roads in the capital until this government halts all new oil and gas projects.
  • Now, Rice causes global warming: You already know about the war on beef and farming, meet the new enemy...

    04/17/2023 8:58:26 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 46 replies
    Hotair ^ | 04/17/2023 | David Strom
    There is a war on food.No, that is not an overstatement. It is a fact. A fact for which the evidence is so overwhelming that only a liberal could deny it.You already know about the war on beef…all meat, in fact. That’s the reasoning behind the push to normalize eating insects.There is a war on farming as well. What do you think those Dutch farmers are protesting about? The forced closures of farms, which is justified by the effects of farming on global warming.Now we are being told by the Left that it’s time to go to war against rice....
  • 'Passionate' teen took his own life after feeling 'helpless' over climate crisis

    04/16/2023 7:06:04 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 128 replies
    The UK Mirror ^ | 4/15/23 | Lucy Williamson, Dominic Picksley
    Theo Khelfoune Ferreras cared passionately about environmental issues and had recently been helping out Greenpeace as a fundraiser before his life tragically ended A teenager’s worries over climate change and environmental issues ultimately caused him to take his own life, according to his heartbroken sister. ‘Passionate activist’ Theo Khelfoune Ferreras, from Walthamstow, died on March 29, 2023, less than two months before his 20th birthday. Now his sister Lisa, 18, has spoken out about the troubles that were affecting her older brother, who recently became a Greenpeace fundraiser, and what led to him ending his life so abruptly. Lisa told...
  • “Ambitious” climate bill affecting utilities, PERA and lawn equipment clears Senate. ( Colorado )

    04/16/2023 5:44:38 PM PDT · by george76 · 27 replies
    Colorado Chamber of Commerce ^ | APRIL 14, 2023 | ED SEALOVER
    An “ambitious” climate bill that would speed up Colorado’s decarbonization efforts, incentivize the purchase of electric lawn equipment and streamline the regulation of carbon-sequestration wells passed the state Senate on a Democratic-led party-line vote Friday. Senate Bill 16, sponsored by Democratic Sen. Chris Hansen of Denver, is one of several bills trying to reduce greenhouse gas emissions that is moving through the Legislature this year, but it stands out for the breadth of sectors and activities that it could affect. An amendment made Thursday to the bill, for example, would fine utilities as much as $20,000 per day for failing...
  • Separating climate change and inequality won't work, says Biden's World Bank nominee

    04/14/2023 9:01:31 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 21 replies
    President Biden's nominee to lead the World Bank says the twin global challenges of climate change and inequality need to be addressed simultaneously and cannot be separated. Ajay Banga, the former CEO of Mastercard, tells Morning Edition's Michel Martin that it will take the combined action of all stakeholders, from countries to the multilateral development banking system to the private sector to make a difference, particularly when it comes to climate change. "We don't have the time to play in silos," he says. Banga, who is 63, says the World Bank, which oversees billions of dollars in funding for developing...
  • The surface of the ocean is now so hot it's broken every record since satellite measurements began

    04/14/2023 7:22:08 PM PDT · by zeestephen · 64 replies
    Live Science (via ^ | 14 April 2023 | Stephanie Pappas
    Temperatures reached a global average of 69.98 Fahrenheit (21.1 degrees Celsius) in the first days of April. The previous record of 69.9 F (21 degrees C) was set in March 2016. Both are more than a degree higher than the global average between 1982 and 2011, which runs at around 68.72 F (20.4 C) in early spring...
  • Scientists find "unprecedented" rates of sea level rise along some U.S. coasts that's 3 times higher than global average

    04/11/2023 6:53:41 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 125 replies
    CBS ^ | 04 11 2023 | Li Cohen
    Sea level rise has long been expected to be an ongoing and worsening problem for U.S. coasts, but scientists have found that some areas are experiencing "unprecedented" levels of rising seas, raising concerns about the fate of already vulnerable communities. A new study published in Nature Communications on Monday found that since 2010, sea level rise along the nation's Southeast and Gulf coasts has ramped up dramatically, hitting rates that are "unprecedented in at least 120 years." Since 2010, scientists from Tulane University have found that sea levels in those regions have increased by about half an inch every year....
  • Climate deniers ejected from teachers conference for deceptive comic book

    04/11/2023 3:35:00 AM PDT · by where's_the_Outrage? · 64 replies
    Washington Post via MSN ^ | Apr 11, 2023 | Maxine Joselow
    To science teachers attending a recent convention, the comic book about “Simon the solar-powered cat” seemed unremarkable at first. The story began with Simon, an orange-and-white cat, begging for more food in typical feline fashion. But on page five, the story took an unusual turn: A “friendly scientist” explained that Simon subsisted not on kibble, but on carbon dioxide. The scientist concluded that CO2 was a “miracle molecule” that fueled all life on Earth by helping plants turn sunlight into food..... While it is true that CO2 helps plants grow, its accumulation in the atmosphere will have net negative effects...
  • Seas have drastically risen along southern U.S. coast in past decade

    04/10/2023 5:00:55 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 126 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 04/10/2023 | Chris Mooney and Brady Dennis
    Scientists have documented an abnormal and dramatic surge in sea levels along the U.S. gulf and southeastern coastlines since about 2010, raising new questions about whether New Orleans, Miami, Houston and other coastal communities might be even more at risk from rising seas than once predicted. The acceleration, while relatively short-lived so far, could have far-reaching consequences in an area of the United States that has seen massive development as the wetlands, mangroves and shorelines that once protected it are shrinking. An already vulnerable landscape that is home to millions of people is growing more vulnerable, more quickly, potentially putting...