Fossil fuel companies pay climate damages

Here’s what may be seen as a shocker. As the SuperPACs contribute so much to political campaigns, our laws have generally benefitted them. Vermont just went against the tide. Comments afterwards.

 

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Vermont becomes first state to mandate that

fossil fuel companies pay for climate damages

 

The state’s new law, enacted on Thursday, has been referred to as

the Climate Superfund Act because it is modeled after the

Environmental Protection Agency’s superfund program.Keep reading

Home Insurance & Climate Change

Political and corporate leaders – and even mainstream media – all have biases that lead us to question the accuracy of their pronouncements. Insurance companies, however, deal in facts. Their rates – and even whom they will insure – are based on those facts, or they could go out of business.

When they cite climate change problems, it’s more believable. However, people buy homes that were fine in times past but are not equipped to deal with power outages or nearby fires.… Keep reading

Climate change aggravates brains

Here’s an interesting and unusual and little-discussed effect of climate change. We know there are more small wars and increased rates of shootings and, in many areas, gang violence. While more violence tends to brea out during hot summer conditions, I hadn’t thought that there might be some unifying causal condition. Comments afterwards.

 

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Climate change is likely to aggravate

brain conditions, study finds

 

Sanjay M Sisodiya et al.

The Lancet Neurology

University College London

May, 2024

 

Climate change, and its effects on weather patterns and adverse weather events, is likely to negatively affect the health of people with brain conditions, argues a UCL-led team of researchers.… Keep reading

Euro Cities fighting climate change

For some reason, cities all over Europe are taking concrete action to adapt to our changing climate. Solutions also seem to provide quality-of-life enhancements to those cities. It’s not just nature who wins. Comments afterwards.

 

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91% of Europe’s cities are looking

to nature-based solutions to

fight climate change

 

By Rosie Frost

Euro.Green

29 April, 2024

 

Cities are home to a majority of Europe’s population and are

particularly vulnerable to the consequences of climate change.Keep reading

New EV Battery

New EV batteries not only provide for longer mileage between recharges – which is already happening in many available EVs – but also can be recharged in about 15 minutes – about how long it takes for us to refill a gas tank. The trend is clear: the transition to EVs is happening and will be better for us and for Earth. Comments afterwards.

 

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New Battery Crushes Tesla’s Tech:

 

Unveils A Solid-State Marvel With 300% Higher

Energy Density, 15-Minute Ultra-Fast Charge

 

Jeannine Mancini

Yahoo!financeKeep reading