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Climate Change

Climate Change

Yellen to attend G20 meeting in Rome, U.N. climate talks

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen testifies during the House Financial Services Committee hearing in Washington, U.S., September 30, 2021. Al Drago/Pool via REUTERS/Files WASHINGTON, Oct 21 (Reuters) - U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen will participate in high-level Group of 20 meetings in Rome next week and attend in a United Nations…
bubmag
October 21, 2021
Climate Change

Airborne microplastics directly impact climate change, study

Airborne microplastic particles can spread potential pathogens, and persistent organic pollutants are adsorbed onto their surface. Furthermore, the components adsorbed to the AMP are exposed to U.V. radiation, and oxidation can increase their toxicity to marine biota. A new study recently discovered that airborne microplastic pollution is likely to affect…
bubmag
October 21, 2021
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…
bubmag
October 16, 2021