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A Glimpse of America’s Future: Climate Change Means Trouble for Power Grids - The New York Times

A Glimpse of America’s Future: Climate Change Means Trouble for Power Grids - The New York Times | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Systems are designed to handle spikes in demand, but the wild and unpredictable weather linked to global warming will very likely push grids beyond their limits.
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Cities pledge to link pandemic recovery with climate action

Cities pledge to link pandemic recovery with climate action | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
1000 Cities Adapt Now initiative will focus on tackling water issues - from stormwater to drought – and using natural systems to protect urban areas from climate change impacts
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Climate Change Survey: Majority of Voters Support Initiatives - The New York Times

Climate Change Survey: Majority of Voters Support Initiatives - The New York Times | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
A survey carried out after the November election found that 66 percent of respondents said that developing sources of clean energy should be a high or very high priority.
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Biden-Harris Cabinet Picks Show Shift to Low-Carbon Economy

Biden-Harris Cabinet Picks Show Shift to Low-Carbon Economy | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
The latest Biden-Harris team's latest cabinet picks, for both the energy and transportation departments, show an eye on climate change and climate justice.
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Climate change is already a disaster to health, doctors say

Climate change is already a disaster to health, doctors say | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
A sweeping health and climate change report was published in medical journal The Lancet. The report outlines the ways in which global warming has already led to a rise in heat-related deaths and risks from climate-related disasters.
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Scientists Are Building Cows to Resist Climate Change | by Emily Mullin | Nov, 2020 | Future Human

Scientists Are Building Cows to Resist Climate Change | by Emily Mullin | Nov, 2020 | Future Human | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Reengineering Life is a series from Future Human about the astonishing ways genetic technology is changing humanity and the world around us. If we want to survive as the planet gets hotter, the…
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What Biden will and won't be able to achieve on climate change

What Biden will and won't be able to achieve on climate change | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Passing aggressive climate laws will be highly difficult without Democratic control of the Senate. But there are other ways the next administration could make progress.
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A new power play: The Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty | Greenbiz

A new power play: The Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty | Greenbiz | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
To the extent that climate change is another weapon of mass destruction, we might consider borrowing some tools of the past.
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Asbestos could be a powerful weapon against climate change (you read that right)

Asbestos could be a powerful weapon against climate change (you read that right) | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Mineral waste from nickel, copper, diamond, platinum and asbestos mines could remove huge amounts of carbon dioxide from the air.
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'Solastalgia' may describe your climate change-induced despair

'Solastalgia' may describe your climate change-induced despair | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
An environmental philosopher coined the term solastalgia to describe the pain “experienced when there is recognition that the place where one resides and that one loves is under immediate assault.”
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The Great Climate Migration Has Begun - The New York Times

The Great Climate Migration Has Begun - The New York Times | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
New research suggests climate change will cause humans to move in unprecedented numbers. The Times Magazine partnered with ProPublica and data scientists to understand how.
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World hunger continues to rise due to conflict, climate change, says UN report | Environment| All topics from climate change to conservation | DW | 15.07.2019

World hunger continues to rise due to conflict, climate change, says UN report | Environment| All topics from climate change to conservation | DW | 15.07.2019 | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Conflict, climate change and weak economic growth are leaving more people without enough to eat, a UN report warning of starvation and famine says. Most of the world's chronic hungry live in Asia and Africa.
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Carbon Labels Are Finally Coming To The Food And Beverage Industry

Carbon Labels Are Finally Coming To The Food And Beverage Industry | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
There’s rising demand for emissions labels as people become increasingly concerned about climate change.
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Biden directs billions in federal spending power to climate change

Biden directs billions in federal spending power to climate change | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
The US president's latest climate orders direct agencies to buy clean vehicles and electricity, and prioritize climate in national security plans.
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Trey Hill and other farmers are hoping Joe Biden will pay them to lock carbon in their soil

Among his plans for fighting climate change, President Biden wants to pay farmers to use agricultural methods that lock carbon in the soil. But can climate-friendly farming practices make a dent in global warming?
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This Year Was A Disaster For The Planet

This Year Was A Disaster For The Planet | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
From record-breaking wildfires to devastating hurricanes, human-driven climate change keeps killing us.
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How Russia Wins the Climate Crisis - The New York Times

How Russia Wins the Climate Crisis - The New York Times | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Climate change is propelling enormous human migrations, transforming global agriculture and remaking the world order — and no country stands to gain more than Russia.
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Measure, Manage, Mitigate: A Three-Step Solution for Corporate Climate Action

Measure, Manage, Mitigate: A Three-Step Solution for Corporate Climate Action | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
To make a real impact on mitigating climate change, companies must look beyond their operations and purchased electricity and begin to analyze their supply chain emissions, experts say.
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Biden calls for major investments into carbon removal

Biden calls for major investments into carbon removal | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
The climate change portion of the president-elect’s transition plan also recommends research and development funding for batteries, renewable hydrogen and advanced nuclear.
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Cows Make Climate Change Worse. Could Seaweed Help?

Cows Make Climate Change Worse. Could Seaweed Help? | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Demand for environmentally friendly beef, milk and wool has buoyed businesses racing to lower the levels of methane released by livestock.
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Alphabet’s latest X project is a crop-sniffing plant buggy

Alphabet’s latest X project is a crop-sniffing plant buggy | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Alphabet’s X lab has officially announced its latest "moonshot": a computational agriculture project the company is calling Mineral. The project is focused on sustainable food production and farming at large scales, with goal of using hardware and software to solve problems around feeding Earth’s growing population and managing crops amidst climate change.
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Climate scientists are terrified of a second Trump term

Climate scientists are terrified of a second Trump term | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
And climate change is only one of the reasons.
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A Secret Recording Reveals Oil Executives’ Private Views on Climate Change - The New York Times

A Secret Recording Reveals Oil Executives’ Private Views on Climate Change - The New York Times | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
At a meeting last year, industry leaders contradicted public claims that emissions of climate-warming methane are under control
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Climate change is almost certainly fueling California’s massive fires

Climate change is almost certainly fueling California’s massive fires | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Thousands of lightning strikes have sparked hundreds of fires across California, forcing thousands to evacuate.
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Climate change-fueled heatwaves could kill millions by 2100

Climate change-fueled heatwaves could kill millions by 2100 | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Extreme temperatures could kill an additional 73 people per 100,000 by 2100, a new Climate Impact Lab study finds.
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