Many Spanish kids’ childhood memories of summer are peppered with sweat, long siestas and street games around our grandmothers, who would take their foldable chairs outside as soon as the sun set, spending the coolest hours of the day chatting with neighbors and friends. The tradition, known in Spanish as charla al fresco or “cool chat,” is so entrenched that last year aContinue reading “Bloomberg’s climate news for the 3rd week of August 2022”
August 15 By Natasha Frost Writer, Briefings Good morning. We’re covering Salman Rushdie’s recovery and the fallout from the F.B.I.’s search of Donald Trump’s home in Florida. A news conference held by Republican members of the House Intelligence Committee to discuss the F.B.I. raid.Anna Rose Layden for The New York Times Division in the RepublicanContinue reading “The New York Times briefings for the 3rd week of August 2022”
An argument over what a genuinely ambitious climate policy looks like is suddenly front-and-centre in the Australian olitical debate
Climate action is being taken, but it is not enough. A new poll in 192 countries shows most people are worried about climate change and say it should be a priority for their government.
A life-threatening heat wave was continuing its march in the 4th week of July, across Western Europe, whilst in Italy there was again a political crisis.
UK’s Biggest-Ever Renewables Auction Is Also the Cheapest The biggest-ever UK renewables auction has awarded contracts to offshore wind at a record-low price. Putin’s War Threatens Europe’s Ambitious Climate Goals Russia’s invasion has forced several countries to burn more coal and build new gas facilities. Major US Petrochemical Hub Seeks Ban on New Solar Farms OneContinue reading “2022 First half of July – Here’s what else you need to know in Green”
Composted reads Story of the week Why are we feeding crops to our cars when people are starving? George Monbiot Modern biofuels are touted as a boon for the climate. But they are no more sustainable than whale oil The good news Amazon: e-cargo bikes to replace thousands of van deliveries in London Newly identifiedContinue reading “The Guardian composted reads for the beginning of July 2022”
Australia, is no longer a majority Christian nation for the first time in its history.
Turkish president urged to seize the moment and stop blocking Sweden and Finland from joining the military alliance.
Not so insignificant events that affect our well-being June 22 Climate Change a Factor in ‘Unprecedented’ South Asia Floods Scientists say climate change is a factor behind the erratic and early rains that triggered floods. Europe Wildfire Risk Heightened By Early Heat Waves, Drought High fuel costs for aircraft needed to fight wildfires have alsoContinue reading “Bloomberg looking at our planet 2nd half of June”