Climate experts warn world leaders 1.5C is ‘real science’, not just talking point
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Climate experts warn world leaders 1.5C is ‘real science’, not just talking point

Scientists say keeping temperature rises to 1.5C is vital physical threshold for planet that cannot be negotiated
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Solar power at Pennsylvania schools doubled during the pandemic

“If this growth continues, schools could set Pennsylvania up as a clean energy leader and not just the fossil fuels we’re known for.”

NORTH BRADDOCK, Penn.—On Wednesday evening, 10th grader Abby Wypych stood in front of Woodland Hills School District’s board and urged them to approve a feasibility study on installing solar panels.

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Climate scientists worry as another above-average hurricane season quickly approaches

Researchers are already predicting that the 2022 Atlantic Hurricane Season will be above-average. Climate change data shows that more areas are becoming resilient against these stronger, wetter and slower-moving storms.

Portugal “will feel” climate change effects most

The Minister of the Environment and Climate Action, Duarte Cordeiro, has warned that Portugal is “one of the countries that most feels and will feel” the effects of climate change in Europe.

HSBC chief distances himself from banker’s climate change comments

Senior HSBC executives have distanced themselves from comments on the financial risks of climate change made by the global head of responsible investing at the bank’s asset management division.

California water regulators still haven’t considered the growing body of research on the risks of oil field wastewater

Water managers in the Central Valley’s parched farm belt are increasingly interested in a controversial practice: reusing oil field wastewater to grow crops.

International commission votes to allow use of more climate-friendly refrigerants in AC and heat pumps

A secretive vote in the arcane and Byzantine world of international safety standards late last month may lead to a dramatic reduction in greenhouse gas emissions from home heating and cooling systems in the coming years.

The problem of global energy inequity, explained by American refrigerators

The average fridge in the US consumes more electricity in a year than an average person in dozens of countries.

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