The biggest climate impact will be on the lands’ capacity to reduce carbon emissions and provide carbon sinks.
ClimateCommunicationUS public lands absorb & store enough C to offset 15% of US CO2 emissions. Trump policy will reduce this C sink by allowing native vegetation to be destroyed & fragile soils to be trampled by grazing cattle. @judyfutah@insideclimate@sejorg #ClimateChange
‘Eat local’ is a common recommendation to reduce the carbon footprint of your diet. But transport tends to account for a small share of greenhouse gas emissions. How does the impact of what you eat compare to where it’s come from?
CNBC's Jim Cramer said Friday he's done with fossil fuel stocks because young investor's concerns about climate change are holding them down.
ClimateCommunicationMade me happy to hear @jimcramer@CNBC say, “I’m done with #fossilfuels. They’re done. ... We’re in the death knell phase. … The world is turning on them. ... We're seeing divestment. ... They are tobacco.”
The Trump administration has finished a new rule that roles back environmental controls on many wetlands and intermittent streams, delivering a win to rural landowners.
ClimateCommunicationTrump strips water quality protections for streams & wetlands, capitulating to #fossilfuel industry & real estate developers at the expense of our health & environment. It's now legal to dump pollutants directly into waterways. @CoralMDavenport@nytclimate
The E.C.B., which meets Thursday, is among central banks trying to prepare for what a report warns could be a coming economic upheaval.
ClimateCommunication#ClimateChange could cause the next global financial crisis, and central bankers lack the tools to deal with what could be one of the biggest economic dislocations of all time, says a new report. @JackEwingNYT has the story @nytimes
When Utah lawmakers start their legislative session next week, they’ll have a roadmap waiting for them that could become one of the nation’s most aggressive climate action plans in a Republican-led state — and potentially a path forward for other...