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    ABC Localish Studios, in partnership with National Geographic, present "Our America: Climate of Hope," premiering on television and streaming platforms the weekend of April 16-18.The hour-long special brings together ABC Owned Television Stations' trusted meteorologists and National Geographic Explorers to look at the impact of climate change and the innovations and ingenuity being applied to...
    WASHINGTON — More than 300 businesses and investors, including such giants as Apple, Google, Microsoft and Coca-Cola, are calling on the Biden administration to set an ambitious climate change goal that would cut US greenhouse gas emissions by at least 50 percent below 2005 levels by 2030. The target would nearly double the nation’s previous...
    The richest one per cent of the world's population produces double the carbon emission of the poorest 50 per cent combined, according to the UN. And the so-called 'polluter elite' of the wealthiest 5 per cent have contributed to 37 per cent of the growth in emissions from 1990–2015, experts have calculated. This disparity in...
    U.S. President Joe Biden joins a CEO Summit on Semiconductor and Supply Chain Resilience via video conference from the Roosevelt Room at the White House on April 12, 2021 in Washington, DC.Amr Alfiky | Getty Images More than 300 businesses and investors have called on President Joe Biden to nearly double U.S. targets to reduce...
    London (CNN Business)New Zealand is set to consider legislation that would require banks, insurers and asset managers to disclose the impacts of climate change on their businesses as the country tries to slash its carbon emissions.The government said in a statement Tuesday that the bill is the first of its kind to be proposed anywhere...
    The Verge recently reported on the climate controversy surrounding NFTs, or non-fungible tokens. Another layer of cryptocurrency and its marketplace, NFTs also rely on and create significant greenhouse gas emissions. Source: Cheddar Now/YouTube NFTS and other cryptocurrencies, like Bitcoin, are bad for the environment. “Bitcoin uses more electricity per transaction than any other...
    Global warming is causing difficulty for American farmers who grow the potatoes which make the best chips, an expert has warned.  The Russet Burbank is a potato variety grown in North America which is widely used to make French fries, and is believed to be the spud of choice for McDonald's.  But farmers in the...
    We begin today’s roundup with The New York Times and its editorial on President Biden’s take on climate change: Anyone with the energy to slog through acres of verbiage will find the elements of a plausible strategy embedded in his $2 trillion recovery plan. The plan is not exactly what his energy secretary, Jennifer Granholm, enthusiastically described as a...
    If a week is a long time in politics, the past year has been an eternity for Jerome Foster. In the opening stanza of 2020, the 18-year-old was holding forlorn weekly protests outside the White House calling for action on the climate crisis. Now, he has been ushered into the seat of American power to...
    President Joe Biden released top-level numbers for his proposed 2022 budget Friday. The $1.5 trillion plan includes major spending increases for domestic projects while keeping defense spending essentially steady with inflation. Biden’s budget proposes a 15.9% increase in non-defense discretionary spending, despite growing concerns over rising debt levels. The budget plan would provide a...
    MSNBC anchor Ayman Mohyeldin said Saturday that climate change has played a noticable factor in the overwhelming surge of migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border. Reporting from Guatemala, Mohyeldin told viewers the deep structural and economic problems in the country are "compounded" by both the coronavirus pandemic and climate change. Climate change, he said, is "making the...
    President Biden released his budget request to Congress on April 9. The budget outlines domestic priorities the administration has already established including racial equity, solving climate change, creating jobs, and improving public education. Source: CNBC Television/YouTube His budget includes $27.8 billion for the Department of Agriculture, which would protect the environment with money...
    Hotel Marcel in New Haven Connecticut is hoping to take the title of “greenest” hotel in America, according to TimeOut. The hotel will take over space in the Marcel Breuer building on the Long Wharf. So what are the hotel’s environmental benefits? A local developer has purchased the building and plans to make a net-zero...
    When they’re not making movies, TV shows, or albums, left-wing Hollywood elites can be found lecturing average Americans on how to live their lives. Gun control is imperative, lockdowns are necessary, and burning fossil fuels is wrong. Except when they do it, of course. Hollywood hypocrisy comes in many flavors, and the varieties keep growing...
    This content was republished with permission from WTOP’s news partners at Maryland Matters. Sign up for Maryland Matters’ free email subscription today. The House of Delegates approved a priority climate bill on Saturday, sending the measure back to the Senate for final action on the last day of the General Assembly session on Monday. The amended Climate...
    CHRONIC. Even under Donald Trump, the United States reduced its greenhouse gas emissions. Joe Biden will amplify the movement. Collection of Solar Panels in Los Angeles, California. © Mario Tama / Getty Images North America / Getty Images via AFP By Gerrard Arad Posted...
    Samantha Chang, The Western Journal April 10, 2021 0 Comments Democratic climate czar John Kerry ominously predicted in 2009 that climate change and global warming were such imminent threats to humanity that the Arctic would have an ice-free summer by 2014. That never happened. Despite being dunked on by Mother Nature, Kerry and his...
    Members of the radical left have released a wish list of items they hope are incorporated in the next infrastructure bill, prioritizing climate change initiatives and mass amnesty. The Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC) surveyed its 95 members, which include far-left members of the “Squad” — Reps. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI), Ilhan Omar (D-MN), Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY),...
    President Joe Biden’s special enjoy for climate change John Kerry said in an interview Thursday during his recent trip to India that immediate action is required to stem the effects of climate change and avoid a “mutual suicide pact across the planet.” Kerry — whose flight carbon footprint has not been made public — is...
    WASHINGTON — President Biden’s first annual budget proposal calls for a surge in federal spending on climate change, civil rights, IRS tax collections and the worsening border crisis on top of his massive just-passed stimulus package and pending $2.3 trillion infrastructure bill. The budget proposal calls for a a 16 percent increase in domestic spending and...
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    Snow leopards in the Himalayas, lemurs in Madagascar and elephants in central Africa: Some of Earth's most beloved creatures are on a path to extinction, a new study shows, thanks to current greenhouse gas emissions. Unless humans stop pumping carbon dioxide and methane into the atmosphere, researchers say the planet's biodiversity will suffer devastating consequences. ...
    Climate change could jeopardize international stability and lead to a world that will increasingly burden global institutions, according to a major U.S. intelligence report released Thursday. The National Intelligence Council’s “Global Trends Report” says climate change will have a major role in shaping the international order over the next two decades, along with disease and...
    In an additional win for environmentalists, President Biden spoke about a new $2 trillion infrastructure plan that includes significant climate benefits, CNN reported. Speaking in Pittsburgh, Biden’s job proposal included investments in infrastructure and combating climate change to help propel the middle class. called the American Jobs Plan, the legislation would make significant investments in...
    The Japanese cherry blossoms are a harbinger of spring. But Japan has just recorded its earliest cherry blossom season in 1200 years. Scientists say it’s another warning about the changing climate, CNN reported. Source: South China Morning Post/YouTube In Kyoto in 2021, the cherry blossoms peaked on March 26, the earliest since 812...
      A new BBC documentary follows the 18-year-old as she embarks upon a year-long mission to change the world. 3Greta treks across the world in her new climate change docu-seriesCredit: PA When is Greta Thunberg: A Year to Change the World on BBC? Greta Thunberg: ‘a year to change the world’ is a three-part docu-series...
    Fox News host Greg Gutfeld said Thursday that the media “would freak out” if former President Donald Trump suggested blocking the sun as a means to decrease global warming. Gutfeld made the comment on Fox News’ “The Five” while discussing a New York Times article that discussed the possibility of blocking the sun in order...
    House Republicans plan to unveil legislation in the coming weeks designed to set parameters for President Joe Biden's reengagement in the Paris climate agreement he just rejoined. The bill will be part of a package of climate legislation House Republicans aim to roll out to counter a virtual climate summit event the Biden administration is...
    More On: climate change Climate change shrinks marine life richness near equator: study With stories and puppets, environmentalist battles to save Indonesia’s mangroves John Kerry ‘hopeful’ China will collaborate with US to combat climate change China’s actions show its climate pledges are meaningless SAYA DE MALHA BANK, Indian Ocean – Hundreds of miles from...
    16 Thoughtful Touches that Make the PlayStation 5 Feel Like a Luxury Product Shooting suspect Phillip Adams played college football at South Carolina State © Provided by People Kensington Palace Prince William Prince William is encouraging action now to protect the world for future generations. The royal dad, 38, made a speech via video...
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The International Monetary Fund on Thursday authorized a $650 billion expansion of the 190-nation lending institution’s resources with the aim of providing more support for vulnerable countries as they battle the coronavirus pandemic. IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva said the $650 billion increase in reserves is the largest in IMF history. The...
    Sophia Kianni is a 19-year-old climate activist, founder of Climate Cardinals and the youngest member of the United Nations Youth Advisory Group on Climate Change.  Kianni is fighting to correct the huge accessibility gap in climate change resources. When the U.N. publishes some of the most up-to-date and promising data on the climate crisis it...
    The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced in March that it had launched the climate change website that was previously taken down by the Trump Administration, CNN reported. The website launch is another indicator of the Biden Administration’s commitment to climate change. “As part of the Biden-Harris Administration’s commitment to action on climate change and restoring...
    Experts have been warning people about climate change for decades. While some people still see it as a distant issue to worry about late or even flat-out deny its existence, the devastating effects of climate change are already being felt around the world. Natural disasters like floods, hurricanes, and wildfires are getting worse and occurring...
    Senator Bernie Sanders, chairman of the Senate Budget Committee, has called on three oil and gas executives to testify next Thursday at a hearing on climate change.  BP America Chairman and President David C. Lawler, Chevron CEO and Chairman Michael Wirth and ExxonMobil Chair and CEO Darren W. Woods were invited to participate in...
    NEW DELHI (AP) — Prime Minister Narendra Modi told U.S. climate envoy John Kerry that India was committed to meeting its climate change pledges, and Kerry said the U.S. would support those goals with affordable access to green technologies and financing. India’s External Affairs Ministry disclosed their comments after the two met Wednesday in New...
    Under coronavirus lockdowns, countries around the world have restricted travel and closed businesses. Flights were grounded and highways deserted. The major slowdown of movement has led to an "extreme" decline in carbon dioxide emissions — with daily levels 17% lower compared to averages from last year. According to a study published Tuesday in the journal...
    President Joe Biden’s roughly $2 trillion infrastructure plan allocates hundreds of billions of dollars toward improving the nation’s transportation networks, buildings and utilities, but also devotes enormous sums of money to causes that are only tangentially related to public works projects. The sweeping package grants massive subsidies to electric vehicle and renewable energy companies...
    This year is on track to be the first on record that surpasses pre-industrial levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide, a new study reveals.  The analysis shows carbon dioxide (CO2) has continued to build up since and is now 50 percent higher as of March 2021. Observations at the Mauna Loa Observatory in Hawaii calculate the...
    Republicans have slammed Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) for tweeting Wednesday that paid leave, child care, and caregiving are “infrastructure” related items to include in future infrastructure legislation. Gillibrand’s tweet gone viral is in defense of President Joe Biden’s $2.25 trillion infrastructure proposal, which includes line items beyond traditional infrastructure subsidies like paid leave, child care,...
    WASHINGTON - John Kerry, in Asia on his first trip as the special presidential envoy for climate, is urging cooperation between the U.S. and China, and everyone else, on climate change because "no one nation can solve this problem by itself — impossible. Each of us needs everybody else at the table to make...
    While there are significant agreement and evidence showing humans’ role in climate change, scientific evidence wasn’t available. Now, NASA has calculated individual impacts on climate change and can definitively share humans’ role in it. While it’s common knowledge that the rapid temperature increases and other changes we’ve seen are not natural, there is now additional...
    WASHINGTON - John Kerry, in Asia on his first trip as the special presidential envoy for climate, is urging cooperation between the U.S. and China, and everyone else, on climate change because "no one nation can solve this problem by itself — impossible. Each of us needs everybody else at the table to make...
    WILLIAMSBURG, Brooklyn (WABC) -- The Williamsburg waterfront will soon have a vibrant new look that's also educational.The River Ring site opens this summer near North Street in North Williamsburg, right outside Domino Park.The developer, Two Trees Management, plans to create a 20,000 square foot sustainable farm at the waterfront for research and education.RELATED | Construction...