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Concern about climate change shrinks globally as threat grows, survey shows | Climate crisis | The Guardian
Concerns about climate change shrank across the world last year, with fewer than half of those questioned in a new survey believing it posed a “very serious threat” to their countries over the next 20 years. Only 20% of people in China, the world’s biggest polluter, said they believed that climate change was a very […]
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 […]
Opinion | Climate Change Has Made Deadly Heat Waves Normal - The New York Times
A U.N. report published in April suggested that by just 2030 the world would be experiencing more than 500 major disasters each year. And the quickening frequency of what were once called “generational disasters” or “500-year storms” or even “acts of God” disorients us, too, so that it becomes hard to distinguish once-a-decade events from […]
"Eight years left to turn the ship": Scientists share how climate change could change daily life - CBS News
Earlier this month, more than 300 people in South Africa were killed as record rainfall washed away buildings and infrastructure in the Kwa-Zulu Natal province. A day earlier, dozens were killed in the Philippines after tropical storm Megi spurred landslides and floods.  The world is rapidly shifting — and the impact of human-caused climate change […]
DC college students say climate change and COVID-19 are top voting priorities | Fox News
NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! WASHINGTON, D.C. – Georgetown University college students told Fox News COVID-19 and climate change are their top priorities headed into the midterm elections. “Certain populations are disproportionately impacted by the climate crisis, specifically black and Latino populations,” one student said. “Because of that it’s created a lot […]
Watch: Trump dodges on whether humans cause climate change: 'In my opinion, you have a thing called weather'
Former President Donald Trump at a rally in Florence, South Carolina on March 12, 2022. Sean Rayford/Getty Images Former President Trump was asked whether he believes human activity contributes to climate change. He dodged, pointing to other countries’ climate emissions while declaring that the US must remain “competitive.” Trump has long denied the science behind […]
Scientists urge end to fossil fuel use as landmark IPCC report readied | Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) | The Guardian
The world must abandon fossil fuels as a matter of urgency, rather than entrusting the future climate to untried “techno-fixes” such as sucking carbon out of the air, scientists and campaigners have urged, as governments wrangled over last-minute changes to a landmark scientific report. Talks on the final draft of the latest comprehensive assessment of […]
The Link Between Climate Change and the Russian Invasion | Time
Svitlana Krakovska, a Ukrainian meteorologist, was wary of speaking her mind. On Sunday, sitting next to her sons’ bunk beds in her Kyiv home, she joined a Zoom meeting of the International Governmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), which was giving final approval for Monday’s landmark report on climate adaptation. IPCC rules discourage delegates from […]
Everton risk a Premier League points DEDUCTION due to breaking profit and sustainability rules | Daily Mail Online
Everton are preparing to negotiate with the Premier League over their financial accounts amid fears they could become the first club to breach the top flight’s profit and sustainability rules. The club were due to publish their accounts for the 2020-21 season last December, but publication has been delayed as they seek clarification from the […]
Climate change already pushing up food prices, causing shortages and will get worse, report says - ABC News
Climate change is already increasing the price Australians pay for food and the problem will only get worse, a new report has warned. Key points: The environment group Farmers for Climate Action, which commissioned the report, has warned global warming will lead to higher food prices and shortages for consumers.  “Australia’s food supply chain is […]