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3 tribes dealing with the toll of climate change get $75 million to relocate : NPR
This photo from 2019 provided by the U.S. Air Force/Alaska National Guard photo shows how closely the village of Napakiak, Alaska is at risk of severe erosion by the nearby Kuskokwim River. Emily Farnsworth/AP hide caption This photo from 2019 provided by the U.S. Air Force/Alaska National Guard photo shows how closely the village of […]
Bamboo and other climate change solutions in spotlight at COP 27 - The Washington Post
Andy Marsh, chief executive of New York-based Plug Power, said the focus on green hydrogen has bolstered his business, which makes green hydrogen fuel cells and power stations for customers such as Amazon, Walmart and Home Depot. His fuel cells and power stations help these companies power their distribution centers and delivery trucks. But green […]
World has nine years to avert catastrophic global warming, study shows - The Washington Post
The Global Carbon Budget, an annual assessment of how much the world can afford to emit to stay within its warming targets, found that greenhouse gas pollution will hit a record high this year, with much of the growth coming from a 1 percent increase in carbon dioxide from burning fossil fuels. Emissions in both […]
Biden agrees to pay climate reparations: US will compensate developing countries for global warming | Daily Mail Online
Joe Biden says the US will sign-up to a UN-backed fund to pay reparations to developing countries worst-affected by climate change.   The creation of the fund was announced Saturday. It was negotiated at the United Nations’ COP27 Summit in Egypt, was originally known as a ‘loss and damage’ fund and had been blocked by previous […]
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 […]