Debora Patta traveled to remote Baidoa in Somalia where children are dying of hunger from starvation from a severe climate change drought. Nearly half of the population of 16 million is in dire need of food, and 1.8 million children have acute malnutrition.
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Meghan Markle, who is a vocal climate activist along with her husband Prince Harry, was pictured boarding a private jet after speaking at an Indianapolis women empowerment conference.
- The Conversation
Redwood forests like this one in California can store large amounts of carbon, but not if they're being cut down. Shane CoffieldMany of the companies promising “net-zero” emissions to protect the climate are relying on vast swaths of forests and what are known as carbon offsets to meet that goal. On paper, carbon offsets appear to balance out a company’s carbon emissions: The company pays to protect trees, which absorb carbon dioxide from the air. The company can then claim the absorbed carbon d
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India plans to shake up global climate goals in its new position as head of the Group of 20 (G20) on Thursday. In particular, the world’s second-most populous nation (soon to be the first) intends to use its new position to secure green investment and shift global governance to the benefit of the “Global South,”…
- The Hill
Story at a glance The money will be used to help three tribes in Alaska and Washington whose homes are threatened by climate change. The three communities have experienced severe erosion that is projected to destroy critical infrastructure. Funds are being provided by the Inflation Reduction Act, the sweeping tax and climate change bill…
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Climate change activists and experts are calling on the Biden administration to swiftly deploy a series of executive actions to speed up the transition away from fossil fuels now that Republicans are set to retake control of the House of Representatives, effectively blocking new climate legislation from being passed.
- The Guardian
Many researchers are fleeing the platform, unnerved by the surge in climate misinformation since Musk’s chaotic takeover
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What to know about climate change and global warming. As climate disasters mount, scientists say causes are clear and solutions are possible.
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Many Native villages in the U.S. are at risk from climate change, particularly those on the shores of lakes, rivers and oceans.
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Presidents Joe Biden and Emmanuel Macron sat down in the Oval Office Thursday for the centerpiece talks of a pomp-filled state visit, with the two leaders vowing to work together on everything from the war in Ukraine to climate change. (Dec. 1)
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La Niña conditions coupled with lack of rain from tropical storms means much of North Carolina is re-entering drought for the second straight winter.
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Presidents Joe Biden and Emmanuel Macron vowed to maintain a united front against Russia on Thursday amid growing worries about waning support for Ukraine's war effort in the U.S. and Europe. Biden also signaled he might be willing to tweak aspects of his signature climate legislation that have raised concerns with France and other European allies. Biden honored Macron with a grand state dinner Thursday evening — the first of the U.S. president's COVID-19 shadowed presidency for a foreign leader.
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Following a summer marked by devastating heat waves, the UK, Germany, and France are on track for their hottest year on record, weather officials say.
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Congress is moving quickly to avoid a possible rail strike, which could have severe effects on the energy industry if it were to happen. Meanwhile, the Biden administration pledges to protect a sacred Nevada site, and more than a dozen Puerto Rican towns sue oil companies over climate change. This is Overnight Energy & Environment,…
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Blockchain technology has been hailed as the future of global finance, but now a new subsection of the cryptocurrency ecosystem, called Regenerative Finance, promises to solve the imminent threat of global warming.
Australia is on track to meet recently beefed up climate action targets once a raft of new measures, including a A$15 billion ($10.20 billion) national reconstruction fund, is implemented, the government said on Thursday. Australia was for years an international laggard on efforts to prevent climate change but the recently elected Labor government has increased the target to reduce emissions to 43% by 2030, from up to 28% by 2030, after the party won power in May for the first time in almost nine years. Energy Minister Chris Bowen said on Thursday the target of a 43% reduction in emissions would be hit once various proposals are implemented, including an electric vehicle strategy and the A$15 billion national reconstruction fund currently before parliament.
- The Hill
Equilibrium is a newsletter that tracks the growing global battle over the future of sustainability. Subscribe here or in the box below. Fitting cows with a smart-watch-style device could help improve both food safety and supply chain efficiency — without requiring additional energy, a new study has found. The agriculture sector can benefit from using…