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Discussion of climate, how it is changing, activism around that, the politics, and the energy systems change we need in order to stabilize things.

As a starting point, the burning of fossil fuels, and to a lesser extent deforestation and release of methane are responsible for the warming in recent decades: Graph of temperature as observed with significant warming, and simulated without added greenhouse gases and other anthropogentic changes, which shows no significant warming

How much each change to the atmosphere has warmed the world: IPCC AR6 Figure 2 - Thee bar charts: first chart: how much each gas has warmed the world.  About 1C of total warming.  Second chart:  about 1.5C of total warming from well-mixed greenhouse gases, offset by 0.4C of cooling from aerosols and negligible influence from changes to solar output, volcanoes, and internal variability.  Third chart: about 1.25C of warming from CO2, 0.5C from methane, and a bunch more in small quantities from other gases.  About 0.5C of cooling with large error bars from SO2.

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If you’re a US citizen, no matter where in the world, start by making sure you’re registered to vote. Many districts are gerrymandered, so you’ll want to register as the party that’s likely to win congressional and/or state legislative districts where you live, and vote in that party’s primary.

In addition to voting, you’ll want to influence politics beyond that. Your local races are a good place to start; cities and states control local land use and things like building codes.

To affect congress, you’ll want to pick swing house districts or swing senate seats. Volunteer and donate accordingly.

For President, the reality is that Biden has done far more than Trump would even consider, starting with the Inflation Reduction Act, and continuing through numerous executive actions. Getting involved in this race means volunteering, and if you can, donating to the Biden Victory Fund. If you’re giving really large amounts of money, and the logistics of it work, go to an in-person event and talk to the candidate or other official about climate:

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Regulators approve Meatly pet product, cultivated chicken made from growing cells

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Archived copies of the article: ghostarchive.org archive.today web.archive.org

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Members of the public were given 28 days to ask whatever questions they needed answers to regarding the project and its environmental impact.

A perusal of the project summary reveals that the development will have between 14 and 30 production and water injection wells. Further, production is expected to begin in 2029. When it does, it is anticipated that between 120,000 to 180,000 barrels of oil per day will be added to Guyana’s production capacity, while a Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessel capable of storing between 1.4 to 2 million barrels of oil will be attached to the project.

Exxon is undertaking four production projects – Liza 1, Liza 2, and Payara (which are currently producing oil) and Yellowtail (where installation activities are ongoing) in the oil-rich Stabroek block.

It is estimated that when the Yellowtail development project comes on stream, production will climb to 810,000 barrels per day (bpd) by 2027. Additionally, Exxon has already received approvals for and is advancing preparatory works on its fifth and sixth projects, Uaru and Whiptail.

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This Incredible Tool (preventing insolation) That Our Ancestors Used To Keep Cool In The Summer.

Yeah, they cost money. So does installing air-conditioning. But they use no energy ( that'd would be bad for fossil energy-producers).

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Highlights:

  • Temperatures were above average over much of the globe with Africa, Asia and South America having their warmest June on record.
  • Sea surface temperatures were record warm for the 15th consecutive month.
  • Northern Hemisphere snow cover extent and global sea ice extent were both below average.
  • Global tropical cyclone activity was below average, with only two named storms.
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NOAA also collects and analyzes key climate data

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A new climate change map shows predictions for just how devastated the future climate will be in various places around the world. The map, which is called The Future Urban Climates, allows interested users to explore how their home area’s climate might change going forward.

The data used to create the map comes from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), and it was created by University of Maryland spatial ecologist Matthew Fitzpatrick to showcase the future of climate change up to 2080.

Of course, all of the changes showcased on the climate change map are just predictions based on current trends of extreme storms, fires, floods, droughts, heat waves, and cold snaps—all of which continue to hit us harder each year.

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