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Russia Burning Off Massive Amounts of Natural Gas Believed to Originally Be Destined for Germany
As Germany grapples with an energy crisis — due in large part to the country’s desire to curb its dependence on natural gas from Russia — Russia appears to be burning off millions of cubic...
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Global Warming May Not Be Our Fault
Since pre-industrial times, the environment has undergone rapid changes that are often attributed to human activities. Among these changes, global warming — the gradual warming of the Earth's surface appears to be a major cause...
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Thousands of Dutch Farmers Protest Government’s Plan to Reign In Emissions
In a scene reminiscent of the Freedom Convoy protests that rocked Canada’s capital of Ottawa earlier this year, Dutch Farmers, driving tractors, have clogged roadways in the Netherlands on their way to protest the government’s...
Torrential Downpours Kill Dozens of People in Southern China
As China attempts to recover from severe losses incurred by the nation’s “zero-COVID policies,” the country is also grappling against increasingly devastating flood seasons. Prolonged rains in the first week of June caused floods in...
Glen Canyon Dam in Jeopardy as ‘Megadrought’ Threatens Hydroelectric Power Across America’s Southwest
Arizona’s Lake Powell, which now sits less than 35 feet above the water level required to power Glen Canyon Dam’s generators, has been drying out at an alarming pace.  The news has sent shock waves...
Falling Shoreline at Nevada’s Lake Mead Reveals Human Remains Amidst Environmental Crisis
The receding shoreline of Nevada’s Lake Mead has led to the discoveries of two sets of human remains from at least 30 years ago.  For over a decade, water levels have been plummeting in Lake...
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In 2022, Canadians Can Expect Empty Shelves, Increased Food Costs and Scarcity
According to a report published this week Canadians can expect to pay a considerable amount more for food in 2022 while dealing with potential empty shelves and a scarcity of food items. The annual report...
Washington State Department of Agriculture entomologist Chris Looney looks at two of the dozens of Asian giant hornets he vacuumed from a nest in a nearby tree on October 24, 2020, in Blaine, Washington. Scientists in Washington state discovered the first nest earlier in the week of so-called murder hornets in the United States and worked to wipe it out Saturday morning to protect native honeybees. Workers with the state Agriculture Department spent weeks searching, trapping and using dental floss to tie tracking devices to Asian giant hornets, which can deliver painful stings to people and spit venom but are the biggest threat to honeybees that farmers depend on to pollinate crops.
Notorious ‘Murder Hornets’ Make Reappearance in Washington State
In the state of Washington, the first Asian giant hornet nest in 2021 was found close to where a hornet was spotted last week. The craze about "murder hornets" swarming the United States in recent...
A car gets towed while men walk in the flooded waters of Telephone Rd. in Houston, Texas on August 30, 2017 after Hurricane Harvey. FEMA and the NFIP are bumping flood insurance rates for the first time in 50 years as a result of potential climate catastrophe, which may lead to enormous increases for homeowners in the highest risk areas.
FEMA Bumps Flood Insurance Rates for First Time in 50 Years After Consulting Climate Experts
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has revised flood insurance rates for the first time since the 1970s in what it calls “Risk Rating 2.0 – Equity in Action.” New policies will see an increase...
A group of 12 states, led by Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt, has filed a lawsuit against President Biden over a climate-related executive order which they believe would have a devastating impact on their states’ economies.
12 States File Lawsuit Against Biden Over Executive Order on Climate
A group of 12 states, led by Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt, has filed a lawsuit against President Biden over a climate-related executive order which they believe would have a devastating impact on their states’...
Climate change is a controversial topic.
Bill Gates Wants Rich Nations to Eat Synthetic Beef
Climate change is a controversial topic. With the new Biden administration, Washington’s focus on the issue has intensified. Several solutions are proposed to combat climate change, such as shifting to renewable energy and cutting down...
Janet Yellen, the U.S. Treasury Secretary, is planning to appoint a climate czar at the department who will be responsible for determining the effects of climate change on financial markets and promoting the necessary tax incentives to boost the use of renewable energy.
US Treasury to Appoint ‘Climate Czar’ to Advance Environmental Program
Janet Yellen, the U.S. Treasury Secretary, is planning to appoint a climate czar at the department who will be responsible for determining the effects of climate change on financial markets and promoting the necessary tax...