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Climate Change

Don’t Let the Austerity Hacks Get Their Hooks in the Climate Debate

Will the Democrat-controlled Congress advance any meaningful climate change mitigation? There is hope that it might: The budget reconciliation bill currently being debated takes substantive aim at the problem with a slew of solutions, ranging from petrochemical industry reform, investments in alternative energy, the creation of new jobs and job…
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October 16, 2021
Climate Change

Climate Change Talks Amid Energy Shocks

In a matter of weeks, the nations of the world will get together for COP26 in Glasgow, Scotland, to try and forge a cooperative agreement on reducing greenhouse gas emissions. The timing couldn’t possibly be worse for an energy crisis. Read Full Article » Read More
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October 15, 2021
Climate Change

Climate Change Is Killing Autumn

Every October, I buy a bunch of tiny pumpkins for the table. When I saw them in the store last week, I was startled. How could it be that time already? I was wearing sandals. But there was nothing freakish about the pumpkins’ arrival. They were right on schedule. The…
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October 15, 2021
Climate Change

UAE, South Korea agree talks on trade deal

This advertisement has not loaded yet, but your article continues below. Author of the article: Article content DUBAI — The United Arab Emirates and South Korea on Thursday agreed to start talks on a bilateral trade deal they hope will expand economic opportunities, including cooperation on technology and climate change.…
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October 14, 2021
Climate Change

A Canary in an Ice-Rich, Slumping Rock Glacier in Alaska

Emily Schwing: This is Scientific American’s 60-Second Science. I’m Emily Schwing. How do you fight an uphill battle when the problem is moving downhill? That’s exactly what Denali National Park’s resident geologist Denny Capps is trying to figure out. Capps: In recent years, the Pretty Rocks landslide transformed from a minor maintenance concern…
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October 13, 2021