Cycling teams draw most of their budgets from sponsorship, making them a particular target for Big Oil dollars simply because it’s so hard to turn the money away.
The year 2022 saw the US enact an unprecedented climate bill and countries take bold steps at two United Nations conferences to aid disaster-stricken developing nations and preserve what’s left of the natural world.
Hurricane Ian was a large and destructive Category 4 Atlantic hurricane that was the deadliest hurricane to strike the state of Florida since the 1935 Labor Day hurricane.
August 29 Shelling continues near Ukraine nuclear plant ahead of inspection More artillery fire hit near the Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant in southern Ukraine over the weekend, Ukrainian officials said Sunday. The fighting came as the International Atomic Energy Agency prepares to send a team of scientists this week to assess damage from recent shelling. UkraineContinue reading “The Week for 2022 August 29 – September 04”
The good news The key fashion pieces right now? Clothes you’ll want to still wear (or sell on) in five years’ time Discovered in the deep: the incredible fish with a transparent head The bad news ‘It’s a deal with the devil’: outrage over Manchin’s ‘vile’ pipeline plan The leaves are turning – but beContinue reading “Composted reads: Good and bad news for the end of August 2022”
It’s time to ban private jets – or at least tax them to the ground Akin Olla Private jets are morally obscene and terrible for the climate. The planet can no longer afford these indulgences The good news ‘Incredibly promising’: the bubble barrier extracting plastic from a Dutch river Technology applied to Oude Rijn riverContinue reading “The Guardian’s Composted reads & Story of the 2nd week of August”
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”
The Supreme Court ruling has made it harder for Biden to put his country on track to meet the climate goal. It comes on top of stalled climate legislations that would have helped.
The headlights for the 1st week of July by the New York Times
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”