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  • Pope Francis calls for ‘global financial charter’ at Vatican climate change conference

    05/16/2024 8:25:53 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 15 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | May 16, 2024 | Michael Haynes
    Pope Francis calls for ‘global financial charter’ at Vatican climate change conference Addressing a Vatican-hosted climate change conference, Pope Francis called for a “new global financial charter” by 2025 that would be centered on climate change and “ecological debt.”“There is a need to develop a new financial architecture capable of responding to the demands of the Global South and of the island states that have been seriously affected by climate catastrophes,” Pope Francis said on Thursday, May 16.The Pontiff’s words came toward the end of his keynote address at the conference “Climate Crisis to Climate Resilience,” organized jointly by the...
  • Climate Professor Thinks We Should 'Cull' the Human Population to Reach Emissions Targets

    05/12/2024 6:13:23 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 78 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 05/12/2024 | Rick Moran
    Professor Bill McGuire is a well-known vulcanologist and climate scientist who doesn't care much for humanity. He tweeted out a scathingly brilliant idea if you're in the mortuary business or work as a grave digger. "If I am brutally honest, the only realistic way I see emissions falling as fast as they need to, to avoid catastrophic #climate breakdown, is the culling of the human population by a pandemic with a very high fatality rate." https://t.co/hzga69EhV3— Bill McGuire (@ProfBillMcGuire) May 11, 2024Ooopsie. McGuire deleted the tweet a few hours later but had no regrets. The trouble is, we just don't...
  • California Will Make Everyone Pay For EVs Whether They Own One or Not

    05/11/2024 9:18:47 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 24 replies
    Hotair ^ | 05/11/2024 | Jazz Shaw
    California Democrats are frustrated by many of their consumers. No matter how much they plead, whine, and cajole, people simply aren't buying electric vehicles in the numbers the state is demanding. And progress in getting charging stations up and running is far behind schedule. Also, all of the electrical power being flushed into these systems is expensive. But don't worry about any of that. Gavin Newsom and the Democrats have a plan to address all of these woes. In order to subsidize the cost of electric vehicles and encourage more people to buy them, they're going to tack on a...
  • The New York Times is encouraging people to eat "the lobsters of the trees," better known as cicadas

    05/07/2024 5:52:12 AM PDT · by Bon of Babble · 71 replies
    Not the Bee ^ | 05/07/2024 | Cardinal Pritchard
    Pretty much anything you can make with shrimp, you can make with cicadas.
  • Biden Is Coming for Your Air Conditioner

    Your next new home air conditioner could set you back $12,000 or more, with federal regulators contributing to the rising cost of staying cool. Before 2020, buying and installing a new residential central air conditioner typically cost well under $10,000. Many jobs, including both purchase and installation, fell in the $6,000 to $7,000 range—about half the current price—says Martin Hoover, a co-owner of Atlanta-based Empire Heating & Air Conditioning. While many factors, including rising material costs, have contributed to the increase in prices, regulations have played an outsize role. The Energy Department in January 2023 issued a new efficiency standard...
  • Refrigerator chemical ban may chill N.Y. economy, stakeholders say

    05/02/2024 4:37:07 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 48 replies
    timesunion.com ^ | May 2, 2024 | Raga Justin
    Business groups are urging Gov. Kathy Hochul’s administration to delay regulations that would significantly restrict widely used coolant chemicals — a priority under the state’s sweeping climate law — that they say could wreak financial havoc on stakeholders ranging from grocery stores to hospitals. The mandates have stoked concerns from trade groups ranging from the Business Council to the New York Farm Bureau. A broad coalition of business interests sent a letter to Hochul and the state Department of Environmental Conservation on Wednesday arguing that the state’s timeline is not feasible. DEC’s proposed phaseout of chemical compounds known as “hydrofluorocarbons,”...
  • NYU law center will address ‘environmental racism’

    04/27/2024 6:27:09 AM PDT · by MtnClimber · 27 replies
    The College Fix ^ | 25 Apr, 2024 | MATT LAMB
    ‘This gift innovatively targets the intersection of two areas of pressing social concern, environmental harm and racial inequity,’ dean says. New York University law students will soon be able to learn how to fight for a “decarbonized future” and against “environmental racism.” The university announced a new Environmental Justice Laboratory will begin this fall. “This gift innovatively targets the intersection of two areas of pressing social concern, environmental harm and racial inequity,” Dean Troy McKenzie stated in a news release. “Environmental justice has been an emerging area of focus here at the Law School and across the country,” McKenzie stated....
  • The Biden EPA’s Plan to Ration Electricity. New rules are designed to eliminate fossil-fuel power plants. Energy scarcity is sure to result.

    04/27/2024 3:53:53 AM PDT · by karpov · 120 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | April 26, 2024 | WSJ Editorial Board
    The Biden Administration’s regulations are coming so fast and furious that it’s hard even to keep track, but we’re trying. On Thursday the Environmental Protection Agency proposed its latest doozy—rules that will effectively force coal plants to shut down while banning new natural-gas plants. “With the announcement today, the power sector can make planning decisions with a full array of information,” EPA’s press release declares. Translation: Get moving with the green-energy transition because we’re determined to eliminate fossil-fuel power. Barack Obama’s regulation spurred a wave of coal plant closures. Now President Biden is trying to finish the job by tightening...
  • New Biden admin rule seeks to eradicate American coal-fired power plants by 2039

    04/26/2024 1:52:02 PM PDT · by Twotone · 13 replies
    The Post Millennial ^ | April 25, 2024 | Jarryd Jaeger
    On Thursday, Biden's Environmental Protection Agency announced a new set of rules aimed at reducing pollution from natural gas and coal-fired power plants by 90 percent by 2039. About 42,000 Americans work in the coal industry. Under the regulations, the nation's 200 or so coal-fired power plants will be forced to abide by strict new emissions standards unless they stop burning coal within ten years, in which case they will be allowed to follow the less stringent existing standards. According to the rules, a "new compliance path" for coal-fired power plants means they "will be able to continue meeting existing...
  • White House: We’re Not Trying to Harm Coal, We’re Trying to ‘Speed Up’ to Economy that Has ‘Less Pollution’

    04/26/2024 6:39:15 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 55 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 04/26/2024 | IAN HANCHETT
    On Thursday’s broadcast of “NewsNation Now,” White House National Climate Adviser Ali Zaidi denied that the Biden administration is attempting to shut down the coal industry or slow any industry down, and stated that the issue is “about how do we speed up to a stronger economy, a more durable economy, and one that, frankly, puts less pollution into the sky?” Host Connell McShane asked, “[C]oal executives, for the most part, are coming out and saying this — we can’t meet this. So, the real goal here is to kind of shut our industry down. Is that what’s happening?” Zaidi...
  • Scientists find the fingerprints of climate change on Dubai’s deadly floods

    04/26/2024 4:44:22 AM PDT · by Pontiac · 42 replies
    CNN ^ | April 25, 2024 | Angela Dewan
    The record-breaking rain that fell over the United Arab Emirates and Oman this month, triggering deadly floods and chaos, was driven partly by the climate crisis, according to a scientific analysis published Thursday, which pointed directly at humans burning fossil fuels.A team of 21 scientists and researchers, under the World Weather Attribution initiative, found that climate change was making extreme rainfall events in the two countries — which typically fall during El Niño years — between 10 and 40% more intense than they would have been without global warming.Over a period of less than 24 hours between April 14 and...
  • NY environmentalists’ next target? Individually wrapped cheese slices face ban under far-reaching bill

    04/21/2024 6:38:41 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 69 replies
    nypost.com ^ | April 21, 2024 | Carl Campanile
    Individually wrapped cheese would be largely banned under a far-reaching bill getting pushed by New York environmentalists and politicians to reduce the use of plastics, The Post has learned. The state bill — called Packaging Reduction and Recycling Infrastructure Act — would require companies with net incomes over $1 million who sell or distribute food or products to reduce plastics and other packaging that ends in landfills or waterways by 50% over the next 12 years. It would also impose a fee on companies that use plastic packages, with money going toward recycling programs and infrastructure. “This legislation shifts the...
  • Melting polar ice is slowing the Earth's rotation, with possible consequences for timekeeping

    04/16/2024 6:20:59 AM PDT · by MNDude · 112 replies
    Global warming has slightly slowed the Earth’s rotation — and it could affect how we measure time. A study published Wednesday found that the melting of polar ice — an accelerating trend driven primarily by human-caused climate change — has caused the Earth to spin less quickly than it would otherwise.
  • Bugs You Can Eat

    04/14/2024 8:14:48 PM PDT · by DallasBiff · 62 replies
    WebMd ^ | 8/26/23 | Medically Reviewed by Jabeen Begum, MD on August 26, 2023 Written by Jon Cooper
    Open Your Mind, and Your Mouth You might think of eating insects as something kids do on a dare. But some of these little animals are popular around the world for their nutritional value -- and they’re starting to catch on in the U.S. Not long ago, sushi and lobster didn’t seem all that appetizing to Americans, so it’s not as far-fetched as it sounds.
  • ‘Climate homicide’ architects pitch theory to prosecutors

    04/09/2024 6:20:32 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 30 replies
    E & E News ^ | April 9, 2024 | By Lesley Clark
    CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts — Lawyers advancing an effort to charge oil companies with homicide over climate-related deaths are ramping up their campaign to hold fossil fuel producers criminally accountable for contributing to climate change. The authors of “Climate Homicide: Prosecuting Big Oil for Climate Death” embarked on a road trip of college campuses this spring, making the case for bringingcriminal charges against oil and gas companies. The push by David Arkush, director of Public Citizen’s climate program, and Donald Braman, an associate professor at George Washington University Law School, aims to bolster support for the theory through presentations at law schools....
  • All UK Airports will close by 2029 & Beef and Lamb will be banned for Human Consumption to meet Climate Scam Targets according to UK Gov. Report

    04/08/2024 10:00:15 AM PDT · by ransomnote · 66 replies
    expose-news.com ^ | April 8, 2024 | The Exposé
    A report produced by Oxford University and Imperial College London for the UK Government reveals that all airports will be ordered to close, eating beef and lamb will be made illegal, and construction of new buildings will not be permitted to meet the legal commitment of zero emissions by 2050.The report states that all airports must close between 2020 and 2029 excluding Heathrow, Glasgow and Belfast airports, which can only stay open on the condition that transfers to and from the airport are done via rail.All remaining airports must then close between 2030 and 2049 because to meet the legal...
  • UN & Bill Gates Behind “Digital Public Infrastructure” for Global Control

    04/08/2024 12:08:42 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 12 replies
    Liberty Sentinel ^ | Alex Newman | April 3, 2024
    Dozens of national governments are joining with the United Nations and billionaire population-control fanatic Bill Gates on a global program to impose “digital public infrastructure” (DPI) on their citizens within five years. This “DPI” includes central bank digital currencies (CBDCs), digital identification, comprehensive data systems, and more, all functional across national borders.The new scheme, unveiled late last year and moving ahead rapidly, is known as “50 in 5” because 50 governments expect to have the Orwellian “digital infrastructure” of tyranny in place within five years. Almost a dozen governments, including numerous corrupt kleptocracies and socialist regimes, have volunteered their populations...
  • [Catholic Caucus] Vatican again turns off lights for ‘Earth Hour’ to promote ‘respect for Our Mother Earth’

    03/25/2024 5:06:57 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 13 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | March 25, 2024 | Michael Haynes
    [Catholic Caucus] Vatican again turns off lights for ‘Earth Hour’ to promote ‘respect for Our Mother Earth’Father Enzo Fortunato, the communicators director of St. Peter’s Basilica, linked the move to Pope Francis’ encyclical on ‘climate change,’ Laudato Si’."The Vatican once again turned off its external lights for an hour this weekend to “raise awareness of respect for Our Mother Earth.”In a statement issued to journalists accredited to the Holy See late Saturday afternoon, Father Enzo Fortunato – the recently appointed director of communications for St. Peter’s Basilica – announced the darkening of the basilica that evening: On the occasion of...
  • Shell To Close 1,000 Gas Stations: Here's Why, Company Says: Aims to reallocate resources towards EV charging stations.

    03/22/2024 12:37:11 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 83 replies
    Daily Voice ^ | 03/22/24 | Joe Lombardi
    One of the nation's major oil companies says it will close 1,000 gas stations. Shell made the announcement in its 2024 Energy Transition Strategy report, saying the measure is “in response to customer needs” and aimed at reallocating those resources towards EV charging stations. Shell said it will close 500 stations in 2024 and the other 500 in 2025. “We believe growth in oil demand is set to slow in the second half of this decade and could start falling in the 2030s because of increasing vehicle efficiency and growth in electric vehicles," the company stated in the report. "Today...
  • Biden finalizes crackdown on gas cars, forcing more than half of new car sales to be electric by 2030.

    03/20/2024 3:13:16 PM PDT · by Carriage Hill · 86 replies
    Fox News ^ | 3.20.2024 | Thomas Catenacci
    The Biden administration has finalized a slate of highly-anticipated environmental regulations curbing gas-powered vehicle tailpipe emissions as part of its broader efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and combat global warming. In a joint announcement Wednesday, the White House and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) unveiled the most aggressive multi-pollutant emission standards ever finalized.