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John T. Preston, Dennis Bushnell and Anthony Michaels: Iron dust could reverse the course of climate change

John T. Preston, Dennis Bushnell and Anthony Michaels: Iron dust could reverse the course of climate change

As crazy as it might sound, geoengineering the oceans by adding iron — in effect, fertilizing them — may offer the best, most effective and most affordable way not just to slow the march of global warming but to reverse its course by directly drawing carbon out of the atmosphere.

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The politics of climate change

With heat records set in southern Arizona and around the world, a new survey shows there is a big split on climate change and where it should be on the list of priorities.

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Michael Mann and Susan Joy Hassol: This heatwave is a climate omen. But it’s not too late to change course

The warming of the planet – including the most up-to-date data for 2023 – is entirely consistent with what climate modelers warned decades ago.

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Gaurab Basu and John Jay: Boston's summer heat is an issue of racial equity. 'Greening' our city is one solution

We will need to do far more than plant trees and increase green space to fully address climate change and gun violence, write Gaurab Basu and John Jay. But nature-based solutions have significant community-level health benefits and should play an important role in our public policy.
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Most Americans underestimate the popularity of policies to protect the climate

In reality, about two-thirds of Americans support transformative climate policies, like a carbon tax or Green New Deal.
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Ryan Costello and Francis Rooney: How to make climate change a bipartisan priority

As a divided Congress gets underway, the environmental movement must confront a fundamental, and perhaps uncomfortable, reality: The U.S. will not be able to successfully address climate change without bipartisanship.

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Andrew Koppelman and John Paul Stevens: Climate change and the Supreme Court’s version of police abolitionism

Most voters have repeatedly rejected the radical libertarian notion that liberty means a government too feeble to solve the nation’s most urgent problems.