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122 degrees for days: the looming Phoenix heat wave that could harm thousands

Posted by   /  September 9, 2019  /  Energy and Environment  /  No Comments

How climate change could bring the Katrina of extreme heat to Arizona By Umair Irfan | Vox To live in the 21st century is to live with the threat of weather growing more and more wicked. Droughts, heat waves, and wildfires are growing more intense and dangerous from global warming and rising greenhouse gas emissions. […]

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[COLUMN] Democrats still don’t know how to talk about climate change

Posted by   /  June 27, 2019  /  Government and Politics  /  No Comments

They did try, though. By Robinson Meyer | The Atlantic I’ll be honest: It was just nice to hear them talk about climate change. Not that they did it very well or entirely coherently. But still—more than eight minutes of discussion about climate policy! Among national politicians! On broadcast TV! What a concept! And they’ll […]

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Can the government be sued for not acting to stop climate change? Appeals court hears arguments

Posted by   /  June 6, 2019  /  Energy and Environment  /  No Comments

By Tim Roya |Cronkite News Service The lawsuit calls for several changes, including declaring unconstitutional a section in the Energy Policy Act that allows for “fewer restrictions on certain natural gas imports and exports.” The defendants also want a plan in place to “phase out fossil fuel emissions and draw down excess atmospheric CO2 so […]

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Dry and getting drier: Water scarcity in Southwest is the new norm, study says

Posted by   /  November 30, 2018  /  Energy and Environment, Water  /  No Comments

  By Luke Runyon | KUNC he effects of climate change are not far off challenges for future generations. They are existential problems for everyone alive today. That’s one big takeaway from the U.S. federal government’s latest roundup of climate science, the National Climate Assessment, now in its fourth iteration. Released the day after Thanksgiving, the […]

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Climate change of concern to housing

Posted by   /  April 28, 2016  /  Energy and Environment, Real Estate  /  No Comments

REALTORMag The impact of climate change on the housing market needs to be more carefully considered, according to Freddie Mac in its monthly Insight for April, which focused on flood challenges the industry could face. Some impacts of climate change, such as rising sea levels, changing rainfall, flooding patterns, and rising temperatures, may not be […]

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