Schwarzenegger at climate conference: Stop talking about climate.

The key is to talk about health and pollution instead, he says.
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Delaware River to rise 16 inches, Philly to see higher temps by 2050, new climate report says

The Delaware River could rise well more than a foot by midcentury, and temperatures could heat up nearly 6 degrees, accompanied by a rise in extreme heat days, according to a new report that localized data to create a snapshot of local climate change in Philadelphia.

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Senator Whitehouse puts climate change on budget committee’s agenda

For more than a decade, Senator Sheldon Whitehouse gave daily warnings about the mounting threat of climate change. Now he has a powerful new perch.

Do humans cause climate change? Even now, only half of Americans say yes

Even now, only half of Americans believe humans cause climate change. That finding, from a new Ipsos poll, illuminates a yawning gap between public opinion and science on perhaps the most important scientific question of our time.

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Justin S. Mankin and Christopher W. Callahan: El Niño is back. What does that mean for an already overheated California?

The phenomenon has fueled heat waves, floods and massive economic losses across the world. This year, on top of global warming, they stand to be even worse.
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Major polluter escapes EPA power plant rule

Two steam turbines at the Ninemile Point power plant emit more carbon dioxide than any gas-fired units in America, according to an E&E News review of federal emissions data. But neither would need to reduce emissions under EPA’s draft rule to limit pollution from power plants.

Can Texas’ grid ever deliver 100% renewable energy?

Texas leads the nation in renewable energy. Solar, wind and other renewables exclusively power businesses, colleges and even one town in the state. So, why can’t the state simply continue that trend and run on 100% renewable energy?

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A US non-profit aims to reduce emissions of a super climate pollutant from chemical plants in China

Carbon credits for nitrous oxide reductions could fill a key gap in international agreements and government regulations. A former industry insider says it’s a “reward for bad behavior.”

How climate change and 'heat islands' are killing Black people
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How climate change and 'heat islands' are killing Black people

The nation’s history of redlining and other forms of housing discrimination means that climate change and the Black community are on a deadly collision course.
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How the “Halliburton Loophole” lets fracking companies pollute water with no oversight

Fracking companies used 282 million pounds of hazardous chemicals that should have been regulated by the Safe Drinking Water Act from 2014 to 2021.

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Op-ed: Biden’s Arctic drilling go-ahead illustrates the limits of democratic problem solving

President Biden continues to deploy conventional tactics against the highly unconventional threat of climate change.

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What happens if the largest owner of oil and gas wells in the US goes bankrupt?

Diversified Energy’s liabilities exceed its assets, according to a new report, sparking concerns about whether taxpayers will wind up paying to plug its 70,000 wells.

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Paul Ehrlich: A journey through science and politics

In his new book, the famous scientist reflects on an unparalleled career on our fascinating, ever-changing planet.

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Will California’s new oil and gas laws protect people from toxic pollution?

California will soon have the largest oil drilling setbacks in the U.S. Experts say other states can learn from this move.

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