How Climate Change Fits into Australian Elections

What is the current government’s stance on climate? It did little to suggest that it recognizes climate change as a clear and immediate danger that needs a major change in policy. Last year, just before the international climate talks in Glasgow, it reluctantly agreed to a net zero target by 2050, which meant it would […]

That’s it, Folks: A Serious Joke Book About Climate Change

SAVE PEOPLE!Stopping Human Extinctionby Stacy McAnultyIllustrated by Nicole Miles Some say the world will end in fire. Some say on ice. Others bet on nuclear war or a supervolcano. There are even those who entertain the idea of ​​an alien invasion. Or Stacy McAnulty’s “Save the People!” I took a carefree look at the global […]

Officials Say Climate Change Is Straining California’s Energy System

Extreme heat, severe wildfires and prolonged drought put California residents at increased risk of power outages, as climate-change-induced extreme weather puts additional stress on the state’s already taxed energy grid, officials said on Friday. Officials said in an online briefing that they are preparing for a scenario that will see California’s energy demand fall behind […]

Why Is Climate Change Making It Difficult To Fight Fire With Fire?

It’s more than a month and a half until summer, but massive forest fires They’ve already consumed the landscapes and dark skies in Arizona, New Mexico, and Nebraska. Whipping winds threw flames across the land around Boulder, Colo. December and March. In Boulder, wildfire concerns intensified in August and late summer when lightning strikes could […]

Study Findings Change Their Minds 5 Years Later, Several Transgender Children

Young children who transition to a new gender along with social changes — taking on new names, pronouns, haircuts and clothes — will likely continue to define that gender five years later, according to one study. report The first study of its kind was published Wednesday. The data comes from the Transgender Youth Project, a […]

Climate Change Will Accelerate Viral Spreads, Study Finds

For the next 50 years, climate change will cause thousands of viruses to jump from one mammalian species to another. to work It was published Thursday in Nature. Mixing viruses between animals could increase the risk of spreading to humans and causing a new pandemic, the researchers said. Scientists have long warned that a warming […]

Climate change is making India’s brutal heatwaves worse

Please consider to support MIT Technology Review journalism subscribe to. Some local governments are trying to adapt to the extreme heat. Ahmedabad, a city in western India, suffered a particularly devastating heatwave in May 2010: the official death toll reached 800, with up to 1,300 deaths. attributed indirectly to it. In 2013 the city was […]

Warren Buffett Faces Renewed Climate Change Challenge by Investors

Investors concerned about climate change have developed an effective playbook for companies to set more ambitious targets for reducing greenhouse gas emissions by suppressing, embarrassing and persuading executives. But these tactics aren’t working on Warren Buffett and the Berkshire Hathaway conglomerate, which owns energy companies, a railroad, insurance companies, and other businesses that pump massive […]

Twitter bans ads that contradict science on climate change

BERLIN — Twitter is reflecting a policy already in place at Google by saying it will no longer allow advertisers who reject scientific consensus on climate change on its site. “Ads should not distract from important conversations about the climate crisis,” the company said in a statement outlining its new policy on Friday. There was […]

Climate Change: Your Questions About Causes and Effects, Answered

Reporters from the Climate Desk gathered reader questions and are here to help explain some frequent puzzlers. Published April 22, 2022Updated April 22, 2022 ImageCredit… Image What’s one thing you want to know about climate change? We asked, and hundreds of you responded. The topic, like the planet, is vast. Overwhelming. Complex. But there’s no more important […]