Solving climate crisis will be at center of Biden's job agenda -Deese

(Reuters) – Solving the climate crisis by boosting investments in new technologies will be at the center of the Biden administration’s job creation agenda, the incoming top economic White House adviser said on Wednesday.FILE PHOTO: U.S. President-elect Joe Biden speaks as he announces members of economics and jobs team at his transition headquarters in Wilmington, Delaware, U.S., January 8, 2021.

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Climate change could make beer taste differently

For years, an increasing number of scientists have warned about the side effects of climate change like rising oceans and unpredictable changes in weather patterns. But this may be the most serious repercussion of climate change identified to date: Beer may taste different. That’s according to the research of Colleen Doherty, an associate professor of molecular and structural biochemistry at

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Margaret Atwood claims climate and women's rights are 'connected'

Author Margaret Atwood brands people who ignore the climate crisis ‘sexist’ – and claims women’s rights and environmental issues are ‘very connected’ Margaret Atwood, 80, says women’s rights and climate change ‘very connected’  Claims those who want to suppress women also often deny the climate crisis Credits climate activists such as Greta Thunberg with spearheading movement  Author Margaret Atwood has claimed that women’s

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Time Names Climate Activist Greta Thunberg Person of the Year, Lizzo Also Honored

And, yes, Baby Yoda also makes an appearance in the magazine. Time magazine has chosen Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg as 2019 Person of the Year. The 16-year-old is the youngest recipient of the honor. In September, she gained international attention for taking world leaders to task for not acting on the climate crisis at the UN Climate Action Summit,

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U.N. chief opens climate summit with call for hope over 'surrender'

MADRID (Reuters) – The world must choose hope over surrender in the fight against climate change, U.N. secretary-general Antonio Guterres said on Monday, warning a summit in Madrid that governments risked sleepwalking past a point of no return. Two weeks of talks aimed at bolstering the 2015 Paris Agreement to curb global warming began against a backdrop of unusually severe

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Climate risks, opportunities, to be major markets factor in 2020

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Climate change will impact assets stretching from U.S. municipal bonds to renewable energy stocks in India, adding another layer of volatility to global financial markets in 2020, according to speakers at the Reuters Global Investment Outlook 2020 Summit in New York this week. The increasing emphasis on incorporating climate change when analyzing the relative attractiveness of

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Climate-change protesters disrupt London rush hour

LONDON (Reuters) – Climate-change activists disrupted rail services in London on Thursday, sparking a clash between angry commuters and a protester who had climbed onto the roof of a London Underground train during rush hour. Extinction Rebellion is in the second week of a civil disobedience campaign that has targeted government buildings, an airport and financial institutions such as BlackRock

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British police order a halt to climate change protests in London

LONDON (Reuters) – British police have ordered a halt to Extinction Rebellion protests in London after a week of civil disobedience by climate change activists who have targeted government building and major financial institutions. “Any assembly linked to the Extinction Rebellion ‘Autumn Uprising’… must now cease their protest(s) within London,” the police said in a statement late on Monday. Police

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