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Activists slam appointment of UAE oil boss to lead climate talks

The Manila Times | 2023-01-27, 23:10

Paris, France: Hundreds of campaign groups on Thursday (Friday in Manila) condemned the appointment of an oil boss to lead UN climate talks in the United Arab Emirate, saying it threatened the meeting's "legitimacy". The UAE named Sultan Al Jaber, chief

New Democrats call for urgent action to fight the climate crisis while protecting workers before time runs out (NDP - New Democratic Party of Canada)

Public Technologies | 2023-01-27, 23:08

) New Democrats call for urgent action to fight the climate crisis while protecting workers before time runs out NDP Environment and Climate Change Critic Laurel Collins made the following statement after Canada's Net Zero Advisory Body's latest report:

Climate Ready Boston Partnering with Army Corps (City of Boston, MA)

Public Technologies | 2023-01-27, 23:07

) Climate Ready Boston Partnering with Army Corps A federal partnership between the City of Boston and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will assess coastal storm management. The City of Boston's partnership with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) will

House GOP seeks new restrictions on use of US oil stockpile

no EC Mesabi Daily News | 2023-01-27, 23:04

WASHINGTON (AP)—For the second time this month, House Republicans have advanced a measure to restrict presidential use of the nation’s emergency oil stockpile—a proposal that has already drawn a White House veto threat. A GOP bill approved Friday would require

Gas stove bans weighed amid health, climate concerns

no EC Eagle-Tribune | 2023-01-27, 22:55

BOSTON — Massachusetts could become the latest front in the culture war clash over gas stoves, with legislative proposals being considered that would restrict or ban the fossil-fuel powered appliances in new homes. On Beacon Hill, a group of progressive

Connecting the Dots: Group action is a time-honored tradition

The Recorder | 2023-01-27, 22:46

Our embattled planet’s capacity to sustain humankind’s “lifestyle” is about to run out. Global warming has increased the number of extreme weather events around the world by 400% since the 1980s. Countries really do know how to stop these events: just stop

Thunberg, UN urge quick action on climate migration

The Hill | 2023-01-27, 22:35

Climate activist Greta Thunberg and United Nations officials called on Friday for immediate action to address environmental impacts on individuals forced to flee their homes. About 20 million people are displaced every year due to climate change,

Red states slap Biden administration with lawsuit over climate friendly retirement fund rules

Sott | 2023-01-27, 22:22

Republican-led states filed a federal lawsuit Thursday against the Department of Labor over a rule set to take effect Monday that would allow

House GOP Passes Bill to Restrict Biden's Use of Emergency Oil Stockpile

NBC Bay Area | 2023-01-27, 21:49

For the second time this month, House Republicans have advanced a measure to restrict presidential use of the nation’s emergency oil stockpile — a proposal that has already drawn a White House veto threat. A GOP bill approved Friday would require the

There is a need for proper accountability of climate change funds – Dr Segtub

Joy Online | 2023-01-27, 21:40

A lecturer of climate change at the University of Professional Studies, Dr Martin Segtub has advocated for truthful, accountable and transparent use of the funds received for climate change from the country’s development partners. The World Bank awarded Ghana

The Fed is out of touch on climate

The Hill | 2023-01-27, 21:23

On Jan. 10, Federal Reserve (Fed) Chair Jerome Powell explained that if the U.S. central bank is to maintain its independence, it cannot “and will not be, a climate policymaker.” While California suffers in

Musk meets with Biden officials on electric vehicles

The Hill | 2023-01-27, 21:23

Tesla and Twitter magnate Elon Musk met Friday with White House officials to discuss electrification and electric vehicles. Musk sat down with Mitch Landrieu and John Podesta, who are in charge of the implementation of the bipartisan infrastructure law and the

Architects Address Vancouver's Climate Change Future

no EC Seattle PI | 2023-01-27, 21:13

Among the many effects of climate change is

1,500+ Scientists Slam Punishment of Colleagues for Peaceful Climate Action

Common Dreams | 2023-01-27, 21:07

More than 1,500 scientists on Thursday released a letter declaring that they are "appalled by the recent retaliation against colleagues who dared to exercise their civil and human rights" with a peaceful protest at a December conference in Chicago. Published

US company gets $120 million boost to make 'green steel'

no EC The Bryan Eagle | 2023-01-27, 21:04

The manufacture of "green steel" moved one step closer to reality Friday as Massachusetts-based Boston Metal announced a $120 million investment from the world's second-largest steelmaker, ArcelorMittal. Boston Metal will use the injection of funds to expand

Climate change funds should be used more for adaptation and mitigation efforts – Penplusbytes

Joy Online | 2023-01-27, 20:47

Executive Director for Penplusbytes, Jerry Sam has said that funds like the climate change funds should properly be targeted at climate change adaptation and mitigation efforts in building more resilience to the impact and effects of climate change. He noted

Winter’s grip is tightening. Are any snowstorms on the horizon?

no EC The Berkshire Eagle | 2023-01-27, 20:31

After days of cloudy skies and precipitation, the sun made an appearance and blue skies were visible in North Adams on Thursday afternoon in this view from the Mohawk Trail's Western Summit, looking West. GILLIAN JONES — THE BERKSHIRE EAGLE Will snowplow

Letter: More climate coverage needed

Bangor Daily News | 2023-01-27, 20:28

Letters submitted by BDN readers are verified by BDN Opinion Page staff. Send your letters to [email protected] Thanks, Bangor Daily News editors for spelling it out. Climate change is becoming a nightmare for many traditional industries: logging,

Jared Golden backs GOP bill to limit Joe Biden’s use of oil stockpile

Bangor Daily News | 2023-01-27, 20:28

WASHINGTON –- For the second time this month, House Republicans have advanced a measure to restrict presidential use of the nation’s emergency oil stockpile – a proposal that has already drawn a White House veto threat. A GOP bill approved Friday

Column: Clowns on climate, reparations supply plenty of laughs

no EC Daily Advance | 2023-01-27, 20:22

From California to Switzerland, this was a great week for circus clowns. Unfortunately for the clowns, most of their entertaining antics were met not with laughter but with derision. The first circus played in California where legislators proposed to give

Four possible consequences of El Niño returning in 2023

Phys Dot Org | 2023-01-27, 20:22

Every two to seven years, the equatorial Pacific Ocean gets up to 3°C warmer (what we know as an El Niño event) or colder (La Niña) than usual, triggering a cascade of effects felt around the world. This cycle is called the El Niño Southern Oscillation (ENSO)

The Napa Valley Climate Connection: Champions focus on the future

no EC Napa Valley Register | 2023-01-27, 20:19

CHRIS BENZ Napa Climate NOW! salutes Congressman Mike Thompson, recipient of our 2022 Napa Climate Champion award in the Elected Representative category,

Final Regulations signed on burning of agricultural green waste (Department of Environment, Climate Change and Communications of Ireland)

Public Technologies | 2023-01-27, 20:16

) Regulations were signed today to provide for an extension to the exemption which allows for the onsite burning of agricultural green waste in certain limited circumstances. These Regulations* were drafted by the Department of the Environment, Climate and

Exxon Scientists Accurately Forecast Climate Change Back In The 1970S What If We Had Listened ...

MENA FN | 2023-01-27, 20:13

(MENAFN - The Conversation) Writers of speculative- and science-fiction often identify a key point in time and explore how a seemingly insignificant event might change the path of humanity. One of ... ...

Climate crisis and migration: Greta Thunberg supports International Organization for Migration (IOM) over ‘life and ...

APO | 2023-01-27, 20:07

António Vitorino, and Ms. Thunberg said they had “found much common ground” during a recent discussion about the impact of global climate change on human mobility. The Greta Thunberg Foundation has donated 275,000 Euros (around $269,000) to

Lots of sound and fury on US debt, but not a crisis — yet

no EC Winona Daily News | 2023-01-27, 19:58

By JOSH BOAK - ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON (AP) — For all the sound and fury about raising the nation's debt limit, most economists say federal borrowing is not at a crisis point at least not yet. The national debt is at the core of a dispute about how to

Climate change may usher in a new era of trade wars 

Finance & Commerce | 2023-01-27, 19:56

Efforts to mitigate climate change are prompting countries across the world to embrace dramatically different policies toward industry and trade, bringing governments into conflict. Subscribe Login Print, Digital & Mobile Monthly auto-renew $32 ---------- 1

Climate activists guilty of smashing Barclays HQ windows spared jail

The Guardian | 2023-01-27, 19:43

Women were found guilty of causing �100,000 damage to building in Canary Wharf, London Seven climate change activists who were found guilty of causing more than �100,000 of damage by smashing windows at the headquarters of Barclays Bankwere spared jail by a

Climate crisis and migration: Greta Thunberg supports IOM over ‘life and death’ issue (UNOG - United Nations Office at Geneva)

Public Technologies | 2023-01-27, 19:10

) The head of the UN migration agency IOM, and leading climate justice activist, Greta Thunberg, called on Friday for immediate action to help tackle the impacts of climate change on those forced to flee their homes, or leaving in search of a better life.

Readout: OSTP Stakeholder Listening Sessions on Climate Services (Office of Science and Technology Policy)

Public Technologies | 2023-01-27, 19:10

) President Biden's Executive Order (EO) on "Tackling the Climate Crisis at Home and Abroad" emphasizes the need to expand and improve climate information for all members of the public so communities can better address the drivers of climate change

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