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Aug 12 2023
As scientists weigh the influence climate change may have had in fueling Hawaii’s wildfires, there isn’t one standout factor they point to. Rising temperatures likely contributed to the severity of the blaze in several ways. But global warming could not have driven the fires by itself. Want to know how your actions can help make a difference for our planet? Sign up for the Climate CoachWashington Post
Aug 21 2023
While on her second visit to Seattle since taking office, Vice President Kamala Harris attempted to blame the deadly wildfires in Hawaii on climate change, even though environmental experts are pointing to poor state land management practices.
Harris returned to the Emerald City to mark the one-year anniversary of the Inflation Reduction Act being signed into law and touted how she andThe Post Millennial
Aug 10 2023
The role climate change has played in Hawaii's devastating wildfires
The role climate change has played in Hawaii's devastating wildfires Audio will be available later today.
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Giuseppe Torri, a climate scientist at the University of Hawaii, about the role of climate change in the Maui wildfire.NPR Fact Check
Jul 28 2023
This piece was originally published on Divided We Fall, which AllSides rates as mixed. It was written by Wayne Winegarden, Senior Fellow, Business and Economics, Pacific Research Institute, and Charles Ray, Former U.S. Ambassador; Chair of the Africa Program, Foreign Policy Research Institute.Positive Innovation Incentives Can Mitigate Climate Change
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Aug 16 2023
A judge in Montana has ruled that teen angst over the possibility that "climate change" may impact their lives is so important it overrides a state policy that energy decisions should not be made on that ideology, and it is being appealed. The ruling came in a case brought by the Oregon-based Our Children's Trust which has brought similar complaints in every state, with most of the complaintsWND
Jul 04 2023
Crowds in Lake View Terrace, a suburb of Los Angeles, watched lighted drones fly in various formations to celebrate Independence Day. As concerns over wildfires and air quality mount, drones and laser shows offer an alternative to fireworks on July 4 and other holidays. The American practice of setting off fireworks on July 4 stretches back to the first Independence Day celebration inNew York Times (News)
Jun 08 2023
Intense wildfires are blazing across Canada with thousands evacuated and smoke blown as far south as the US state of Georgia, creating hazardous air quality for millions.
Canada is projected to see its largest area on record burned by wildfires this year.
The impact is being felt hundreds of miles away, most keenly in Toronto and New York.
"We are now experiencing a newBBC News
Aug 14 2023
Montana must do more to protect the state and its residents from climate change, a judge ruled Monday in a landmark decision that cited a state constitutional right to a clean environment.
State District Judge Kathy Seeley ruled in favor of a group of youth plaintiffs and invalidated a pair of laws prohibiting state agencies from considering the effects of greenhouse-gas emissions.Wall Street Journal (News)
Aug 14 2023
A Montana judge has sided with youth activists who argued that state agencies’ use of fossil fuels and its impact on the environment violated their constitutional rights.
District Court Judge Kathy Seeley found the state’s policy used to evaluate requests for fossil fuel permits is unconstitutional because it does not force agencies to evaluate the effects of greenhouse gas emissionsFox Business
May 28 2023
Year to year, it's hard to predict how bad a hurricane season will be. But scientists say climate change is making hurricanes worse, specifically when it comes to how destructive they are when hitting land.
Dr. Kristen Corbosiero is Assistant Professor of Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences at the University at Albany. She studies the structure and intensity change of tropicalCBS News (Online)