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Twitter To Remove Ads That Contain ‘Misinformation’ About Climate Change
Twitter announced on Earth Day that decided to remove any ads on the platform that contain so-called “misinformation” about climate change. The Washington Post reported that the platform said the removed ads “contradict the scientific consensus on climate change.” “We recognize that misleading information about climate change can undermine efforts to protect the planet,” Twitter […]
Dire warning on climate change ‘is being ignored’ amid war and economic turmoil | Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) | The Guardian
Scientists fear that their last-ditch climate warnings are going unheeded amid international turmoil caused by the war in Ukraine, and soaring energy prices. The third segment of the landmark scientific report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change – which could be the last comprehensive assessment of climate science to be published while there is […]
Environmental impact statement released for Sun Cable's $30 billion solar energy project - ABC News
Plans to build a massive solar energy project would result in significant reductions in greenhouse gas emissions in northern Australia but could also cause adverse effects, an environmental impact assessment (EIS) has found. Key points: Sun Cable intends to spend more than $30 billion on its Australia-Asia PowerLink, which would harness solar energy in the […]
Forests are reeling from climate change—but the future isn’t lost
The first thing you notice in this fire-scarred forest is the color. Not long ago this square of land south of Yellowstone National Park was a monochrome of ash and burned pines. But last summer, shin-high seedlings and aspen shoots painted the ground an electric green. Purple fireweed and blood-red buffalo berries sprouted around blackened […]
How an experimental Minnesota forest is helping predict what could happen in different climate change scenarios - CBS News
In Northern Minnesota, scientists work at the Marcell Experimental Forest. David Weston, a senior scientist at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, along with more than 100 other researchers, comes to the forest to study how different degrees of global warming might impact the world’s northern forests.  “It’s giving us some idea of how far we can […]
As climate change accelerates, Americans increasingly turn to native plants - The Washington Post
One late summer day, a monarch butterfly crawled from its chrysalis in a suburban Maryland garden, stretched open two orange wings to dry in the sun and took flight. It tarried in the garden for a while, stopping to bask in the sunlight and slurp nectar from a row of inviting milkweed. Soon it was […]
Exclusive: Climate change could cost U.S. budget $2 trillion a year by the end of the century, White House says | Reuters
WASHINGTON, April 3 (Reuters) – Flood, fire, and drought fueled by climate change could take a massive bite out of the U.S. federal budget per year by the end of the century, the White House said in its first ever such assessment on Sunday. The Office of Management and Budget assessment, tasked by President Joe […]
An ocean of noise: how sonic pollution is hurting marine life | Whales | The Guardian
We were whaling with cameras, joining a flotilla of a dozen other tourist boats from harbours all around the Salish Sea. It was one of my first trips to the area, in August 2001. The fuzz and beep of ship radios stitched a net over the water, a blurry facsimile of the sonic connections of […]
Scientists Solve 2,000-Year-Old Mystery of Incredibly Strong Roman Concrete and It Could Help Battle Climate Change
Modern concrete, including its vital ingredient Portland cement, is a major source of greenhouse gas emissions. But it could all change with a new discovery. Drilling for Roman concrete samples in Tuscany in 2003. Photo: J. P. Oleson Our obsession with concrete accounts for around 5 percent of human-induced emissions. A third of the damage […]
Biden launches $6 billion effort to save nuclear power plants, to help combat climate change - CBS News
The Biden administration is launching a $6 billion effort to rescue nuclear power plants at risk of closing, citing the need to continue nuclear energy as a carbon-free source of power that helps to combat climate change. A certification and bidding process opened Tuesday for a civil nuclear credit program that is intended to bail […]