Thursday, January 20th, 2022

Tag: Climate

The world’s insatiable appetite for electricity is setting up a climate disaster

A report published Friday by the International Energy Agency found that global demand for electricity surged 6% in 2021, fueled by a colder winter and the dramatic economic rebound from the pandemic. That drove...

Opinion: The next front in fighting climate change: your home

About 20% of greenhouse gases in the US come from homes. And the homes of the wealthiest Americans, who can most easily afford climate-saving modernizations, emit about 25% more greenhouse gases per capita than...

Analysis: 2021 saw divisions on democracy, vaccines and climate. Next year is unlikely to be an oasis of calm

The two events were suitable bookends for a year filled with turmoil and polarization — and not just in the United States. In between them came the humiliating and chaotic end of America’s democratic...

Climate change: How rich people could help save the planet

CNN —   Rich people don’t just have bigger bank balances and more lavish lifestyles than the rest of us – they also have bigger carbon footprints. The more stuff you own, and the...

Climate change and geopolitical instability: 11 high-risk countries

Residents use a boat to move in a flooded neighbourhood in Kareli Gaus Nagar area of Allahabad on August 12, 2021 following heavy monsoon rainfalls that caused the overflowing of the Ganges and Yamuna...

How to cope with climate disasters, anxiety

Sarah Lowe is a clinical psychologist and assistant professor in the department of social and behavioral sciences at Yale School of Public Health. Photo courtesy Jeffrey R. Moran Climate change is changing how human...

House passes biggest climate investment in U.S. history

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) speaks during a news conference with House Democrats about the Build Back Better legislation, outside of the U.S. Capitol on November 17, 2021 in Washington, DC. Drew Angerer...

House passes social safety net and climate plan

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) presides over the vote for the Build Back Better Act at the U.S. Capitol on November 19, 2021 in Washington, DC. Anna Moneymaker | Getty Images WASHINGTON...

On COP26, ‘I wouldn’t be too critical of China’: EU’s climate chief

The EU’s climate chief told CNBC that he “wouldn’t be too critical of China” when it comes to assessing negotiations at the COP26 climate change summit in Glasgow, Scotland. The deal agreed at COP26...

Christmas tree shortage because of supply chain issues, climate change

Richmond Township, Pemployee at Beck Tree Farms, carries a wrapped tree. MediaNews Group | Reading Eagle | Getty Images Want to buy a Christmas tree this year? You might have better luck asking Santa...