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“Not everyone should drive a battery electric vehicle to fight climate change”

According to the chief scientist of Toyota Motor Corp Reuters Fri Oct 22, 2021 11:52 AM In this file photo, Gill Pratt, CEO of the Toyota Research Institute (TRI), speaks next to a research vehicle equipped with Toyota Guardian, an accident avoidance system that helps drivers, during a Toyota press conference at CES 2019 in […]

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Addressing our great anxiety about climate change

I remember widespread public anxiety and depression in the 1960s and 1970s over the prospect of mutually assured destruction and a nuclear winter in the event of a global nuclear war. And today, public anxiety (“eco-anxiety”) about climate change is increasing around the world. The American Psychiatric Association recognizes that climate change is a significant […]

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Children deserve answers to their questions about climate change. Here’s how universities can help

Our children are growing up in an unstable climate. It is already hurting their health, wealth and well-being. Universities can be leaders in helping young people acquire the knowledge they need to navigate this uncertain future. Curious Climate Schools, a project that directly connects young people with experts who can answer their questions on climate, […]

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Modi will “play” a crucial role for carbon credits to fight against climate change

An official confirmation of Modi’s visit has yet to be announced. India, China, Brazil and some other developing countries have strongly advocated maintaining carbon credits, which allow companies to offset their greenhouse gas emissions, as part of the Paris Agreement of 2015, an ambitious global action plan to fight climate change. The carbon market mechanism, […]

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Much work ahead for Sidney to meet its climate change emissions targets, says CAO – Saanich News

Sidney’s chief executive said there is still a lot of work to be done for the community to meet its carbon emissions targets in the municipality’s climate action plan and proposed but not yet formalized numbers for the new plan. official community. “Given that community-wide (greenhouse gas) emissions decreased 9.4 (percent) from 2007 to 2018, […]

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‘Overnight Disaster’: New Climate Change Model Shows Coachella Valley Underwater As Sea Levels Rise

There’s a new warning about the growing climate change crisis: that the Coachella Valley could one day be underwater due to sea level rise as temperatures warm globally. Notable new scientific predictions from the nonprofit Climate Central research group show that major coastal cities are largely submerged in the ocean. The base of the Statue […]

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DEEPICE: Network of young researchers to unveil past climate change in Antarctica

A network of international researchers is launching a European collaboration this week (October 14, 2021). This collaboration will train a new generation of scientists to understand the impact of past climate change on Antarctica The new innovative European research and training network “DEEPICE” aims to equip the next generation of scientists with a solid background […]

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Climate change: Need to review the US $ 100 billion climate finance commitment to developing countries

The unprecedented increase in climate-related disasters has led more than 13,000 scientists from 153 countries to sign a declaration of climate emergency, according to an article published in September 2021 in a leading biological science journal. The call for such severe action as the declaration of a climate emergency is justified by the Sixth Assessment […]

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Tim Flannery “confirmed” unresponsive to criticism of climate change

TF: No, I saw it coming. And besides, who is still there? I am, and the Climate Council continues, it’s just privately funded. And I don’t know where Tony Abbott is. Taiwan, or somewhere, yes? Independent MP Zali Steggall won Tony Abbott’s Warringah.Credit:Alex Ellinghausen Fitz: Where are your energies going now? TF: Also at the […]

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Climate change: can cap and trade be the solution to Delhi’s pollution problem?

It cannot be denied that climate change has emerged as one of the most pressing issues of the day, with experts worrying about the future of the world as we move forward at this rate. In its publication of the Fifth Assessment Report in 2013, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change of 1,300 independent scientists […]

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Google bans ads by opponents of the consensus on climate change • The Register

Google has decided not to run any advertising alongside content that “contradicts the well-established scientific consensus on the existence and causes of climate change”. The decision impacts YouTube, advertisers and publishers. It appears to be primarily a matter of commerce rather than conscience: the adtech strangler has touted the move as a change in its […]

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MakerDAO Founder’s Plans to Fight Climate Change and Return to ETH

MakerDAO founder Rune Christensen published an essay outlining steps that could be taken to make the protocol a vehicle for tackling climate change. In a lengthy article published Oct. 5 on the MakerDAO Governance Forum, Christensen asserts that MakerDAO should strive to ensure that all of its guarantees include “sustainable, climate-aligned assets that take into […]

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Google adds a search page dedicated to “climate change”

In addition to new features for Maps, Nest thermostats and flights, Google will be posting more information on how to make sustainable choices in research, shopping and finance. This includes a Google search results page dedicated to “climate change” and research into ineffective traffic lights. Google will add a dedicated ‘climate change’ results page later […]

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Nobel Prize in Physics rewards work on climate change

Three scientists were awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics on Tuesday for essential work in understanding how the Earth’s climate is changing, identifying the effect of human behavior on these changes and ultimately predicting the impact of global warming. The winners were Syukuro Manabe from Princeton University, Klaus Hasselmann from the Max Planck Institute for […]

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Climate Change Threatens Florida’s Jewel Everglades

Miami (AFP) Umberto Gimenez loves alligators. He gives them nicknames like “Smile” and “Momma Gator” and laughs when he thinks of their antics. Gimenez, an airboat captain, found his paradise in Florida’s Everglades National Park, a natural gem in the southeastern US state threatened by climate change. “It’s an amazing place and there is only […]

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Climate change: what ancient caves reveal about future New Zealand floods

Prehistoric deposits left in ancient New Zealand caves – like the Waipuna Cave in Waitomo – could help scientists better understand how precipitation changes as our climate warms. Photo / Supplied Scientists are looking to prehistoric clues left in New Zealand caves to predict how climate change will cause deluge in our warmer, wilder future. […]

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Winter in Philadelphia can be snowy and cold, even with climate change

A month-long snow blitz was underway in Philadelphia, with up to 4 feet building up in nearby suburbs. Texas, which has long suffered devastating and destructive hurricane damage, experienced an all-out disaster of a different kind, a cold snap that bypassed the state’s electricity grid and darkened millions of homes and companies. At one point, […]

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Lorde’s ‘Golden Microphone’ Boosts Climate Change Efforts

Lorde was recognized at Varietyof the Power of Women event for her efforts on behalf of 350 Aotearoa, an organization “whose commitment to end fossil fuel projects here is truly inspiring,” she commented. Featured by Hunter Schafer, the model, LGBTQ advocate and star of HBO’s ‘Euphoria’, who said, “Over the past year, Lorde has used […]

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Experts: To curb climate change, get the rich to adopt reforms

September 30 (UPI) – The rich have a larger carbon footprint than their affluent neighbors, several studies have confirmed. According to new research, published Thursday in the journal Nature Energy, they also have a greater ability to effect change. For the new study, scientists have identified five ways rich and well-connected people disproportionately impact global […]

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Bjorn Lomborg: Blaming deadly floods and wildfires on climate change comes in handy for politicians

The media pay disproportionate attention to plane crashes, but just reporting many stories of plane crashes does not provide a good insight into transportation safety. You need statistics to realize that planes are much safer than cars. Alarmist climate reports are now causing the same problem with ever-proliferating stories of extreme heat waves, floods and […]

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Low Oxygen Levels Along the Pacific Northwest a ‘Silent’ Climate Change Crisis

Yaquina Bay in Newport, Oregon, one of the state’s major Dungeness crab fishing towns. (Gino Rigucci / Dreamtime / TNS) SEATTLE – Almost two decades ago, fishermen discovered a strange event off the coast of Oregon. They were collecting pots of dead or lethargic crabs. At first they suspected a chemical spill or a red […]

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Treasury model on climate change finds economy ‘resilient to natural disasters’

Peter Meecham / Stuff The Treasury has attempted to account for some of the costs of climate change in its long-term fiscal position report. More severe droughts and storms due to climate change could cause New Zealand’s net public debt to be about 4 percentage points higher than otherwise, over the next 40 years, according […]