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NPR - 9 hours 43 min ago
A warming planet is making storms and wildfires more intense, and more destructive. That's making homeowners insurance more expensive and harder to find. Insurance companies are raising their rates because, they say, they need to cover increasing losses from extreme-weather-related property damage. This week the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development is holding a summit to address this spike in premiums. HUD Acting Secretary Adrianne Todman explains what the federal government is looking...
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NPR - 11 hours 8 min ago
So much ice is melting at the Earth's poles that it's affecting the rotation of the planet, scientists say. Its spin is slowing down slightly, causing days to get longer.
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NPR - 11 hours 39 min ago
NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with HUD secretary Adrienne Todman about how climate change is making home insurance pricier or even impossible to get -- a problem being addressed with a summit this week.
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The Guardian - 11 hours 47 min ago
For about $80 you can have a pail-full of food pouches with a 25-year shelf life to help cope with disasters of all sorts The growing threat of climate change and the increase in unpredictable natural disasters that comes with it is leading survival-minded shoppers to a bucket of possible salvation from Costco. The big box warehouse club retailer is selling the "Readywise Emergency Food Bucket" for around $80 to its US customers. Continue reading...
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Forbes - 14 hours 35 min ago
Project 2025 would severely restrict abortion pills, abolish federal agencies, block climate change research, end student loan forgiveness and more.
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Extra - 17 hours 32 min ago
The Footprint of Life Gala, benefiting an array of organizations focused on climate change and conservation, is returning to the Hamptons for a second year, and it promises to be one of the most star-studded charity events of the season. The second annual Footprint of Life Gala, set to be held in Bridgehampton, New York, on August 15, is hosted by the Green Vision founders Amy and Gary Green, and will benefit the Green Vision Foundation , which has a mission to combat the illegal wildlife trade...
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The Hill - 18 hours 6 min ago
Amid all the horrors of last week's assassination attempt against former President Trump is a dangerous ongoing heat wave that is engulfing the nation, making temperatures and tempers soar.
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Popular Mechanics - 18 hours 6 min ago
You can't feel it yet but technology can.
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Vinepair - 19 hours 6 min ago
Picture this: a region boasting a population of over 92 million, an expanding middle class, and soaring wine purchases. Where can we find this ros -hued economic region amidst the global effects of climate change, uprooting of vineyards, and declining wine sales? Is this paradise? Almost. It’s the Caribbean Basin, defined here as Central America plus the Caribbean island nations. Some areas, like the Dominican Republic (a.k.a. the D.R.), have for years enjoyed steadily increasing sales, in...
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The Hill - 19 hours 6 min ago
A total of 123 members of the House and Senate deny the scientific consensus that climate change is occurring as a result of human activity, according to an analysis from the liberal Center for American Progress. In a new report, first shared with The Hill, that analyzed public statements made by lawmakers, the think tank...
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Forbes - 19 hours 51 min ago
Climate change is altering timekeeping itself.
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The Guardian - 20 hours 6 min ago
Marathon Petroleum predecessor warned of potential for social and economic calamities' in decades-old publication The corporate predecessor to America's largest refiner of oil, Marathon Petroleum, explained in a company periodical nearly 50 years ago that global temperature rise potentially linked to "industrial expansion" could one day cause "widespread starvation and other social and economic calamities". This decades-old description of climate breakdown is from a 1977...
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Fortune - 22 hours 35 min ago
The state will eventually receive up to $1.2 billion for the project that is a key part of the Biden administration's agenda to slow climate change.
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