Inside Climate News - Today's Climate

  • 08.17.22

    State Tensions Rise As Water Cuts Deepen On The Colorado River

    As a 23-year-old drought intensified by climate change and overallocation continue to endanger the Colorado River water supply, Arizona, Nevada and Mexico will face more reductions in their allotments, the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation announced Tuesday.  According to new projections by the Department of Interior, the river’s main reservoir, Lake Mead in Nevada, will reach […]
  • 08.16.22

    The Navy Abandons a Plan to Develop a Golf Course on a Protected Conservation Site Near the Naval Academy in Annapolis

    The Navy has dropped its plan for development of an 18-hole golf course on Greenbury Point, a wetlands forest adjacent to the Naval Academy in Annapolis, after an outcry from environmentalists and a competing proposal from Anne Arundel County to lease the habitat for public use as a nature preserve.  Before Anne Arundel County Executive […]
  • 08.16.22

    Too Hot to Work, Too Hot to Play

    Someday, we were told, we would feel the effects of all the gas and coal we burned on this Earth. Someday we would face heat waves hotter and longer than we have ever known.  Someday has arrived.  This summer, at work and at play, indoors and outdoors, in neighborhoods rich and poor, Americans are facing […]

NY Times - Global Warming and Climate Change

  • 08.17.22

    New Water Cuts Announced as Colorado River Hits Dangerous Low

    For now, the water-use reductions affect only Arizona and Nevada, together with Mexico. But talks to avoid wider cuts have so far achieved “exactly nothing.”
  • 08.17.22

    Subsidies in the Climate Bill Keep Oil and Gas Alive

    Subsidies in the climate bill will lock in carbon capture and storage, which will sustain fossil fuels.
  • 08.16.22

    Biden Signs Climate, Health Bill Into Law as Other Economic Goals Remain

    The bill is the latest victory for the president on overhauling the physical economy, but he has found less support for plans to help workers.

The Guardian - Keep it in the Ground

  • 08.17.22

    Church of England pension boss’s shares in Shell ‘shocking’, say campaigners

    Exclusive: Christian climate groups urge Clive Mather to resign and C of E to divest from fossil fuel

    The chair of the Church of England Pensions Board, which has not divested its £3.5bn fund from fossil fuels, is a shareholder in Shell, the Guardian can reveal.

    Clive Mather had a 38-year career at the oil company during which he oversaw a multibillion-dollar tar sands project in Canada.

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  • 08.17.22

    Holy Island vicar leads fight against fishing ban that would ‘rip the heart out of Lindisfarne’

    Defra’s proposal for highly protected marine area off the coast of Northumberland could displace fishers, islanders warn

    A Church of England vicar on the Holy Island of Lindisfarne has called the proposal to ban local fishing a “real error” with “massive socio-economic impact”.

    One of the most important centres of early Christianity in England, the tidal island in Northumberland saw the first significant Viking attack in Europe and is the birthplace of the Lindisfarne gospels, now housed in the British Library. Every year, half a million visitors flock to its 12th-century priory, castle, pubs and cafes.

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  • 08.17.22

    Beachgoers warned to stay away after sewage alerts across England and Wales

    Discharges following heavy rainfall affecting water quality, especially in south

    Swimmers have been warned to stay away after sewage was discharged on beaches across England and Wales, predominantly in the south.

    Pollution alerts have been issued to beachgoers by the Environment Agency, and on some beaches signs have been put up to warn people.

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