How Russia Is Cashing In on Climate Change

NYTimes - Environment - Mon, 10/25/2021 - 18:17
Global warming may pose grave dangers around the world, but as one tiny Russian town on the Arctic Ocean shows, it can also be a ticket to prosperity.
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Biden and Democrats Push for Budget Deal This Week as Rifts Remain

NYTimes - Environment - Mon, 10/25/2021 - 17:57
Negotiators were closing in on a deal that could spend around $1.75 trillion, but lawmakers were still haggling over critical disagreements on the sprawling social policy bill.
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Manchin Pushes for More Climate Cuts from the Budget Bill

NYTimes - Environment - Mon, 10/25/2021 - 16:57
He has already effectively succeeded in stripping the bill of its most powerful climate change provision.
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The Rich World’s Promise of $100 Billion in Climate Aid Inches Forward

NYTimes - Environment - Mon, 10/25/2021 - 11:33
Diplomats announced a plan to make good on an unkept promise of climate aid, a key point of tension in upcoming global climate talks.
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U.S. Warns Climate Poses ‘Emerging Threat’ to Financial System

NYTimes - Environment - Mon, 10/25/2021 - 10:48
A Financial Stability Oversight Council report could lead to more regulatory action and disclosure requirements for banks.
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Behold, the Worm Blob and Its Computerized Twin

NYTimes - Environment - Mon, 10/25/2021 - 08:05
It wriggles. It pulls. It falls apart and comes back together. It is everything you wish for and everything you fear.
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Democrats Weigh a Tax on Billionaires' Unrealized Capital Gains

NYTimes - Environment - Mon, 10/25/2021 - 07:33
Leaders are weighing a new charge on unrealized capital gains for the ultrawealthy.
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Please Don’t Feed the Whale Sharks? Fishing Town Says It Must, to Prosper.

NYTimes - Environment - Sun, 10/24/2021 - 18:18
The chance to swim with the world’s biggest fish drew tourists to a Philippines town, but conservation groups denounce the hand-feeding that keeps the gentle creatures around.
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Jane Goodall’s Hopeful Survival Guide for Humans

NYTimes - Environment - Sun, 10/24/2021 - 08:22
The 87-year-old conservationist, best known for her work with chimpanzees, has written a hopeful survival guide for Homo sapiens.
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Climate Change Poses a Widening Threat to National Security

NYTimes - Environment - Sun, 10/24/2021 - 06:15
Intelligence and defense agencies issued reports warning that the warming planet will increase strife between countries and spur migration.
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In Sonoma County, ‘Regenerative Agriculture’ Is the Next Big Thing

NYTimes - Environment - Sat, 10/23/2021 - 10:56
Carbon sequestration, pollinator habitat restoration and simple composting: An increasing number of the region’s winegrowers are going beyond sustainability. Here’s how to see, and taste, the fruits of their labors.
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Diane Weyermann, Executive Who Championed ‘An Inconvenient Truth,’ Dies at 66

NYTimes - Environment - Sat, 10/23/2021 - 10:25
A former public interest lawyer, she oversaw this and many other documentaries that addressed urgent social issues.
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Beef and Climate Change: This Seattle Steakhouse Wants to Be Part of the Solution

NYTimes - Environment - Sat, 10/23/2021 - 09:23
Bateau aims to reinvent the steak restaurant by showing how to sidestep the waste and environmental damage caused by the meat industry.
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Biden Crafts a Climate Plan B: Tax Credits, Regulation and State Action

NYTimes - Environment - Fri, 10/22/2021 - 21:15
The new strategy could deeply cut greenhouse gases that are heating the planet but it will still face considerable political, logistical and legal hurdles.
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El Niño and La Niña, Explained

NYTimes - Environment - Fri, 10/22/2021 - 15:20
If you’re wondering why scientists and weather forecasters are talking about these phenomena, we have some answers, including how they got their names.
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La Niña Weather Pattern Likely to Prolong Western Drought, NOAA Says

NYTimes - Environment - Fri, 10/22/2021 - 15:18
The climate pattern may also bring some relief to Northern California and the Pacific Northwest this winter.
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How a Single Senator Derailed Biden’s Climate Plan

NYTimes - Environment - Fri, 10/22/2021 - 13:24
The centerpiece of the president’s environmental agenda has fallen apart because of the objections of a single senator.
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Geert Jan van Oldenborgh, 59, Dies; Linked Weather Disasters to Climate Change

NYTimes - Environment - Fri, 10/22/2021 - 12:25
With a colleague, he founded a group that quickly analyzes heat waves and other extreme events for signs of global warming’s influence.
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Coal Stocks Rise, Even as the Planet Warms

NYTimes - Environment - Fri, 10/22/2021 - 12:10
As the prospects for strong government action to curb climate change grow less certain, energy shares, and especially coal mining stocks, are generating astonishing returns.
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Tuskless Elephants Escape Poachers, but May Evolve New Problems

NYTimes - Environment - Fri, 10/22/2021 - 06:08
Scientists identified the genes that played a role in many female elephants of Mozambique’s Gorongosa National Park being born without tusks.
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