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Jacinda Ardern's government proposes taxing cow burps to fight climate change | Daily Mail Online
New Zealand’s government has proposed taxing the greenhouse gasses that farm animals make from burping and peeing as part of a plan to tackle climate change. The government said the farm levy would be a world first, and that farmers should be able to recoup the cost by charging more for climate-friendly products. But farmers […]
‘Not fair’: Ghana slams West over low funding for climate change | Climate Crisis News | Al Jazeera
Ghana’s President Nana Akufo-Addo has criticised Western nations for their low financial commitment to addressing issues caused by climate change on the continent. “$55m for 54 countries – this is not fair,” Akufo-Addo was quoted as saying by French state broadcaster RFI on Monday. Akufo-Addo who is on a six-day visit to France where he […]
Biden makes it CLEAR that 'a billion a trillion 750 million dollars billion dollars' could help fight climate change or something
During an interview with CNN’s Jake Tapper on Tuesday, President Joe Biden defended his administration’s economic record, saying he doesn’t think there’s a recession coming, but if there is, it would be “very slight,” before moving on to boast about all his “legislative victories,” such as the memorable “American Rescue Plan,” the “Inflation Act” (we […]
Watch DeSantis' Face When Biden Says Hurricane Ian Has 'Ended' Climate Change Discussion
President Joe Biden may have been the one doing the talking, but it was Gov. Ron DeSantis’ message that got through loud and clear. Biden toured some of the destruction left behind by Hurricane Ian, accompanied by the first lady and Florida’s governor, a potential rival for the presidency, should Biden choose to run again […]
Outraged DC commuters threaten to SHOOT climate change protesters after they blocked busy freeway | Daily Mail Online
Commuters in Washington got into a raging confrontation with climate activists on their way to the nation’s capital Friday, with one even threatening to shoot protesters blocking the highway.  A group called Declare Emergency, which is demanding President Joe Biden declare a ‘climate emergency,’ sat themselves down on I-395, one of the main routes to Washington, […]
Joe Biden in Florida: 'Biggest Thing' Ron DeSantis Did During Hurricane Ian Was Recognize Global Warming
President Joe Biden met with Florida Governor Ron DeSantis on Wednesday and toured neighborhoods in the aftermath of Hurricane Ian, but he immediately pivoted to global warming. “I think the one thing this has finally ended is the discussion about whether or not there’s climate change, and we should do something about it,” Biden said […]
Marcos to speak about climate change, rule of law, food security at UN General Assembly │ GMA News Online
President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. is set to fly to the United States next week to participate in the 77th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) and speak before an economic briefing. Press Secretary Trixie Cruz-Angeles said Marcos will leave for New York on September 18. According to the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), Marcos is […]
More Americans are moving into hurricanes’ path as climate change risks mount - The Washington Post
Officials in Charleston, S.C., are clear that climate change poses an existential threat. They are working on plans to build a $1.1 billion sea wall that would protect historic homes from the increasingly powerful hurricanes that have repeatedly threatened the booming city. And in his state of the city address this year, Mayor John Tecklenburg […]
Why tackling climate change means a stronger economy — according to Janet Yellen : NPR
Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen says the Biden administration has plans to help the economy absorb supply shocks. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen says the Biden administration has plans to help the economy absorb supply shocks. Years of pandemic supply chain disruptions have left the world dealing with high inflation. Then, a war […]
Op-Ed: Want to Understand the Basics of Global Warming? Just Follow Al Gore's Money
“There is a sucker born every minute.” — P.T. Barnum P.T. Barnum might not have said there is a sucker born every minute. But, if he didn’t, he should have, because it is true. In the Southwestern U.S. in the late 1800s, snake oil salesmen traveled from town to town in buckboard wagons, peddling snake […]