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  By Ellen Knickmeyer and Matthew Daly The Associated Press WASHINGTON » President Joe Biden tried on Friday to hammer out the world’s next steps against rapidly worsening climate change with a small group of other global leaders and announced a new U.S.-European pledge to cut climate-wrecki...
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  Fair Bluff is a small North Carolina town in an idyllic setting, amid cornfields and tobacco fields and alongside the verdant Lumber River. But Fair Bluff’s setting may also be dooming the town. Like much of eastern North Carolina, it sits on a coastal plain, one that is increasingly vulner...
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Posted by on in Fossil Fuels
  By Clifford Krauss © The New York Times Co. HOUSTON » Royal Dutch Shell on Monday sold its oil and gas production in the Permian Basin, the biggest American oil field, to ConocoPhillips for $9.5 billion in cash. The deal marks a turning point for Shell, which had put considerable effort i...
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  By Paul Sullivan © The New York Times Co. Wildfires in California and Oregon. Hurricanes that wreak havoc from the Gulf Coast up to the Northeast. Hail in the Midwest that is so big and falls with such intensity that it punctures roofs. Extreme weather is causing billions of dollars in pr...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
Fair Bluff is a small North Carolina town in an idyllic setting, amid cornfields and tobacco fields and alongside the verdant Lumber River. But Fair Bluff’s setting may also be dooming the town. Like much of eastern North Carolina, it sits on a coastal plain, one that is increasingl...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
By Nicholas Bogel-Burroughs and Katy Reckdahl © The New York Times Co. NEW ORLEANS » In many ways, Iley Joseph’s one-bedroom apartment was an ideal place to ride out a hurricane. It was on the third floor — much too high to flood — of a building that was sturdy and new, part of a sle...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
Climate Reality, AUGUST 10, 2021 | 12:42 PM The world’s climate scientists are sending Congress and world leaders a clear message: We are on the brink of catastrophe. What happens next is up to us. The alarm bells really couldn’t be any louder or clearer. We are living through the last years stil...
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Posted by on in Agriculture
    By Tammy Webber The Associated Press MULESHOE, TEXAS » Tim Black‘s cellphone dings, signaling the time to reverse sprinklers spitting water across a pie-shaped section of grass that will provide pasture for his cattle. It’s important not to waste a drop. His family’s future depend...
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Posted by on in Forestry
By Matthew Brown The Associated Press CUSTER CITY, S.D. » Looking down a hillside dotted with large stumps and nearly devoid of trees, a pair of retired U.S. Forest Service employees lamented logging policies they helped craft to deal with two harbingers of climate change — pine beetles and wildfi...
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Posted by on in Fossil Fuels
OPEC says oil demand will exceed pre-pandemic levels   By Stanley Reed © The New York Times Co. The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries said Monday that demand for oil was expected to rebound above prepandemic levels next year. In its Monthly Oil Report, the group said that i...
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Posted by on in Air Quality
By Simon Romero © The New York Times Co. SALT LAKE CITY » Kevin Perry had just begun his morning routine, stepping outside to get the newspaper, when he noticed something was wrong with the sky. “Within 30 seconds, I was coughing, and my throat hurt,” Perry, an atmospheric scientist at the Univer...
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By Jen Johnson Livsey Guest Commentary Over the past several months, drought and wildfires have dominated the news cycle in the west. The Colorado River was recently declared to be at its lowest since the 1930s and another record breaking fire season has blanketed dozens of states in devastation a...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
LATE-NIGHT SHOWS ARE TEAMING UP TO TACKLE CLIMATE CHANGE   Climate change may not be the easiest subject to laugh about, but late-night hosts are teaming up in hopes of raising awareness about the issue and even finding some humor in it. On Sept. 22, seven network and cable late-night shows ...
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Posted by on in Wildlife Conservation
  By Matthew Brown The Associated Press BILLINGS, MONT. » The Biden administration said Wednesday that federal protections may need to be restored for gray wolves in the western U.S. after Republican-backed state laws made it much easier to kill the predators. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Ser...
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  By Renata Brito The Associated Press BARCELONA, SPAIN » Climate change could push more than 200 million people to leave their homes in the next three decades and create migration hot spots unless urgent action is taken to reduce global emissions and bridge the development gap, a World Bank...
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  Colorado looks to be ahead of Biden’s called-for pace on move away from fossil fuels By Conrad Swanson The Denver Post Colorado is ahead of several states and the U.S. when it comes to renewable energy sources, with about two-thirds predicted to come from wind and solar by 2030. Energy ex...
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Posted by on in Green Design
Task force proposes measures for cutting emissions   By Eric Heinz BusinessDen A Denver task force has created a series of recommendations for existing commercial and multifamily residential buildings to significantly reduce their greenhouse gas emissions over the next two decades. Members...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
Biden’s visit a chance to commit to climate action on public lands   By Jennifer Rokala Guest Commentary As President Joe Biden visits Colorado and the West, he’ll come face-to-face with the reality of climate change. Massive wildfires, accelerated by a century of unchecked oil, gas, and co...
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    The Earth (and your neighbors) will thank you By Stephen Treffinger © The New York Times Co. It’s not easy being green. When you envisioned a meticulously nonchalant drought-resistant front yard, you were thinking “High Line,” the Manhattan green space. Your neighbors, however, pe...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
By Justin Wingerter The Denver Post America cannot wait any longer to make large investments in clean energy and combat climate change, President Joe Biden said Tuesday in Jefferson County. “Climate change is here today, not next year or 10 years from now. We have to make changes to slow climate ...
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