How Is War Affecting Your Grocery Bill?

NYTimes - Environment - Fri, 04/08/2022 - 14:40
Ukraine and the global supply chain.
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A ‘New Era of Air Pollution’ in the Tropics Could Have a Huge Toll

NYTimes - Environment - Fri, 04/08/2022 - 12:01
Increasingly bad air in big cities is expected to kill hundreds of thousands in coming years if stronger controls are not put in place.
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As Gas Prices Went Up, So Did the Hunt for Electric Vehicles

NYTimes - Environment - Fri, 04/08/2022 - 10:54
Prices at the pump have apparently given some Americans second thoughts. But two practical problems remain: not enough cars and relatively few charging stations.
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A Low-Cost, Low-Tech Climate Solution that Saves Lives

NYTimes - Environment - Fri, 04/08/2022 - 10:04
Early warnings systems for extreme weather can sharply reduce death tolls when storms hit, and they don’t need to be complicated.
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Methane Emissions Soared to a Record in 2021, NOAA Says

NYTimes - Environment - Thu, 04/07/2022 - 13:13
For the second year in a row, concentrations of the potent planet-warming gas jumped by the largest amount since measurements began four decades ago.
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Another Variable in the Winemaking Process: Climate Change

NYTimes - Environment - Thu, 04/07/2022 - 11:31
After two years of fires, the California winery Donkey & Goat has learned to pivot, combining appellations and even vintages to turn despair into deliciousness.
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One-Third of Americans Faced Extreme Weather in Recent Years, Survey Finds

NYTimes - Environment - Thu, 04/07/2022 - 10:51
Hurricanes and winter weather, such as snow, ice storms and blizzards, were the most common events cited, according to a Gallup poll.
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Informe del IPCC: hay poco tiempo para detener el cambio climático

NYTimes - Environment - Wed, 04/06/2022 - 19:22
Aunque los países cumplan con las metas actuales de reducción de las emisiones, eso no impedirá que las temperaturas suban a nuevos niveles peligrosos.
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Oil Executives Speak About High Gas Prices at House Hearing

NYTimes - Environment - Wed, 04/06/2022 - 14:46
Leaders of Exxon Mobil, Chevron and four other companies testified about gas prices before a House committee on Wednesday.
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Supreme Court Revives Trump-Era Environmental Regulation

NYTimes - Environment - Wed, 04/06/2022 - 12:14
The regulation, which was welcomed by industry groups, limited the role of states in enforcing the Clean Water Act.
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Pinterest Bans Climate Misinformation From Posts and Ads

NYTimes - Environment - Wed, 04/06/2022 - 07:30
The virtual pinboard service will remove content that denies climate change after also blocking ads about politics, weight loss and anti-vaccine sentiment.
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Germany’s Dependence on Russian Gas Is Difficult to Break

NYTimes - Environment - Wed, 04/06/2022 - 03:32
Dangerously dependent on Russian gas, Germany is still refusing to cut off President Putin, whose war it is effectively subsidizing to the tune of some $220 million a day.
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Lack of Hydrogen and Helium Led to Fewer Weather Surveying Balloon Trips

NYTimes - Environment - Tue, 04/05/2022 - 22:07
Disruptions to supplies of hydrogen and helium have led the National Weather Service to cancel routine launches at some sites.
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E.P.A. to Propose Restrictions on Asbestos

NYTimes - Environment - Tue, 04/05/2022 - 22:01
The agency aims to ban the manufacturing and import of a type of asbestos that is used in brake pads, gaskets and other automotive products and is linked to cancer.
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On Its Way to the U.S., Russian Oil Tanker Makes Giant U-Turn

NYTimes - Environment - Tue, 04/05/2022 - 17:58
The ship, originally sailing to Philadelphia, apparently lost its buyer in the middle of the Atlantic. A number of tankers carrying Russian oil face similar problems.
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NYC’s Electric Vehicle Age Begins, Slowly

NYTimes - Environment - Tue, 04/05/2022 - 17:31
New York has ambitious electrification goals, but it lags behind other major cities in the United States significantly.
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We have the tools to slow warming

NYTimes - Environment - Tue, 04/05/2022 - 10:55
We actually have a better shot than we did a few years ago, according to a new United Nations report. But powerful interests stand in the way.
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A Battle Over Banning Gas and Oil Hookups in New Buildings

NYTimes - Environment - Tue, 04/05/2022 - 07:40
As the state struggles to enact a budget, the question of how to cut emissions from homes, offices, factories and shops rears its head.
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Why Europe Is Investing Heavily in Trains

NYTimes - Environment - Tue, 04/05/2022 - 03:00
Amid concerns about climate change, Europe is investing heavily in trains. The idea is to make rail more appealing, especially as an alternative to short-haul flights.
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Stopping Climate Change Is Doable, but Time Is Short, U.N. Panel Warns

NYTimes - Environment - Mon, 04/04/2022 - 22:29
A major new scientific report offers a road map for how countries can limit global warming, but warns that the margin for error is vanishingly small.
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