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President Biden plans to re-establish the U.S. as a climate leader. Protesters gather in Columbus after an officer shot a Black teenage girl. Schools aim to help kids after a year of uncertainty.... Read more
Published on: 2021-04-22
With political pressure and these smart policy goals, a new sense of the common good could be within reachToday is Earth Day, which should provide us with an opportunity to pause and confront the awful predicament humanity faces. We eat microplastics, breathe pollution and watch other life-forms decline to extinction.... Read more
Published on: 2021-04-22
  https://www.wusa9.com/article/weather/forecast/weather-forecast-dmv/65-f729a838-1067-401b-a864-3c1cbb341b72 WUSA DC Ch. 9 Forecast: “Freeze Warnings are posted north and west of D.C. overnight. Cold with lows in the 20s and 30s and a possible freeze. Blustery Thursday with wind chills starting out in the 20s and low 30s.” Quick Forecast: “Overnight: Clear, breezy and quite cold.... Read more
Published on: 2021-04-21
Source: Climate Depot
The Biden administration is hoping Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro will commit to climate standards for the Amazon. Activists warn of the folly of a deal with Bolsonaro, who's long dismissed climate concerns.... Read more
Published on: 2021-04-21
Bilateral ties are at a low and while Washington and Beijing agreed on climate cooperation, details are unclear. Competition with China is key to the Biden administration's response to climate change.... Read more
Published on: 2021-04-21
President will unveil new emissions reduction target while much will hinge upon cooperation between China and USJoe Biden’s desire to re-establish US leadership on the climate crisis will face a severe test this week at a summit the president hopes will rebuild American credibility and kickstart a spluttering international effort... Read more
Published on: 2021-04-21
Ella Kissi-Debrah - pollution targets still needed Channel News brendan 21st April 2021 Teaser Media... Read more
Published on: 2021-04-21
Source: The Ecologist
In a letter to the president, 12 governors asked that the White House order a ban on greenhouse gas-emitting cars and light trucks within 14 years.... Read more
Published on: 2021-04-21
As America continues to lead the world in per capita waste production, it's becoming more and more clear that everybody — from manufacturers to consumers — "over-believes" in recycling.... Read more
Published on: 2021-04-21
As homelessness rises, climate-related disasters make matters worse. But Covid relief measures and Biden’s infrastructure proposal are providing cause for cautious optimismTerri Domer knows well what a brewing storm looks like.Domer, 62, an Iowa native, has spent her life watching thunderstorms gather and tornadoes dash across rolling hills. Last August,... Read more
Published on: 2021-04-21
Experts’ assessment comes on eve of US-hosted climate summit pressing countries for bigger commitments and deeper cuts to emissionsThe Morrison government has been warned it needs to massively increase investment in clean technology if it is serious about its “technology, not taxes” climate policy after promising $540m for “clean” hydrogen... Read more
Published on: 2021-04-21
Green homes and red faces Channel News brendan 21st April 2021 Teaser Media... Read more
Published on: 2021-04-21
Source: The Ecologist
It will be dealt with by salt of the earth scientists and farmers - the sort of Australians people like you only ever have to think about when you fire themSign up here to get an email whenever First Dog cartoons are publishedGet all your needs met at the First... Read more
Published on: 2021-04-21
Climate campaign launched by Youth Parliament Channel News brendan 20th April 2021 Teaser Media... Read more
Published on: 2021-04-20
Source: The Ecologist
https://www.commondreams.org/views/2021/04/18/rescuing-planet-still-possible-case-global-green-new-deal by C.J. Polychroniou The theme of the 51st Anniversary of Earth Day is “Restore Our Earth.” To be sure, while there has been a growing level of environmental consciousness since the first Earth Day, and some progress has been made with respect to environmental protection, we are really in... Read more
Published on: 2021-04-19
Source: Climate Depot
  https://dailycaller.com/2021/04/19/democrats-alexandria-ocasico-cortez-reintroduce-green-new-deal/ Democratic New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio Cortez, Democratic Massachusetts Sen. Ed Markey and other progressive lawmakers are planning on reintroducing the Green New Deal on Tuesday. The proposed legislation, introduced by Ocasio-Cortez in 2019, aims to tackle climate change and other environmental concerns at a cost as high as $93... Read more
Published on: 2021-04-19
Source: Climate Depot
https://www.nationalreview.com/2021/04/climate-emergency-not-so-fast/   Climate ‘Emergency’? Not So Fast   Americans should not be stampeded into a disastrous climate crusade. By RICHARD LINDZEN & WILLIAM HAPPER By obligating the United States once more to the Paris agreement, and by signaling very clearly that “climate” will be central to its policies, the Biden administration... Read more
Published on: 2021-04-19
Source: Climate Depot
  https://news.bloomberglaw.com/environment-and-energy/blinken-says-u-s-falls-behind-china-in-shaping-climate-future Secretary of State Antony Blinken will say the U.S. is falling behind China in the race to seize opportunities created by climate change, in a speech that will cast the challenge of a warming planet as a chance to create more jobs and export American values. In an address in... Read more
Published on: 2021-04-19
Source: Climate Depot
Grassroots to global assemblies Channel Comment brendan 16th April 2021 Teaser Media... Read more
Published on: 2021-04-16
Source: The Ecologist

 

 

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Peoples Climate March 2017 - Washington DC - 350_org

Peoples Climate March 2017: More than 200,000 people marched through the streets of Washington DC and were joined by over 370 actions across the United States for jobs, justice and climate action. | Image: 350.org

 

 

Great Barrier Reef Bleaching Aerial Survey 2017 - Environmental - Coral Reef Sudies

Environmental: Australian scientists took aerial surveys of the Great Barrier Reef and documented a mass bleaching event for an unprecedented second year in a row. | Image: ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies

 

 

Heatwave in India and Pakistan Sets New Records - Climate Change

Climate Change: Heatwave in India and Pakistan sets new records. April brought a heatwave to India and Pakistan that set new records as high as 122 degrees Fahrenheit. | Image: DeSmog Blog

 

 

Environmental Issues: China’s Air Pollution Linked to Arctic Sea Ice Loss

Environmental Issues: In 2013, there was a prolonged air pollution event in eastern China that lasted for almost a month.  A study in the journal Science Advances says the pollution lasted so long because of the impacts of melting sea ice in the Arctic on wind patterns. The scientists say that if Arctic sea ice continues to melt events like the 2013 “airpocalypse” could happen again.  | Learn more…bbc.com

 

 

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Environmental News: Find news and information on climate change, environmental issues, greenhouse gases, pollution, going green, global warming and more. Learn how organizations and volunteers are working to slow the environmental effects on grasslands, rivers, lakes, coral reefs, forests and other ecosystems.

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International effort to raise awareness of the need to decrease carbon dioxide concentration in the atmosphere to 350 parts per million. Includes updates on …

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A sub-website of the Committee for a Constructive Tomorrow which provides comprehensive information on climate news and the related issues of environment …

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