Monday, July 26

climate crisis

Air Quality, Climate change, climate crisis, full moon, moon, Science, Smoke, Wildfires

Wildfire smoke could turn this weekend’s full Buck Moon an ominous blood red

LoadingSomething is loading. A full Buck Moon is rising this weekend, and it may appear orange or blood red in skies across North America.Normally, the moon turns orange or red during an eclipse, when Earth blocks sunlight and our atmosphere reflects red light onto the lunar surface instead. But this time is unusual. Instead of being eclipsed by Earth's shadow, the moon may be eclipsed in many places by layers of smoke.Wildfires have explo...
Bear cubs, Bears, climate crisis, heatwave, Lake Tahoe, Science

A family of bears marched past a crowd to cool off in Lake Tahoe — a cute, but terrifying, example of our climate-crisis dystopia

A beachgoer earlier this month spotted a family of bears swimming in Lake Tahoe near tourists. But video of the encounter reveals how the growing dangers of the climate crisis are taking effect. As the planet's warming creates more and more extreme weather, humans aren't the only ones fleeing. LoadingSomething is loading. ...
Biden, Climate change, climate crisis, Merkel, Politics, Speed desk

Biden says US and Germany are launching climate and energy partnership

President Joe Biden announced that the US and Germany were planning to enter into a new climate and energy partnership. German Chancellor Angela Merkel's visited the White House on Thursday. He also addressed protests in Cuba. See more stories on Insider's business page. President Joe Biden revealed that the US and Germany are planning to enter into a new climate and energy partnership, an announcement made during German Chancellor Angela Merkel's visit to the White House on Thursday.—ABC News Live (@ABCNewsLive) July 15, 2021"Today, we're launching a climate and energy partnership to support energy security and the development of ...
Climate change, climate change investment, climate crisis, Economy, Infrastructure, infrastructure spending, Markets

Climate change has already started reshaping the economy and it’s only going to get worse

Summer 2021 is a climate crisis, from the Florida condo collapse to the Northwest heat dome to NYC's tropical storm. Experts say people are becoming more aware of the climate crisis as a force, but not its wide-ranging effects. Meanwhile, a potential infrastructure package with pared-down climate measures looms on the horizon. See more stories on Insider's business page. The toll of the increasingly climate crisis on daily life has become clear. Just ask President Joe Biden."Interesting to me — I didn't raise it — but how many of the survivors and how many of the families talked about the impact of global warming," Biden told repor...