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Big Banks Have Funded Climate Crisis With Nearly $7 Trillion Since Paris Agreement - DeSmog.com

Big Banks Have Funded Climate Crisis With Nearly $7 Trillion Since Paris Agreement - DeSmog.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

"We have the receipts that show how much money they put into fossil fuels," said one report author.

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June 6, 10:43 PM
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Secretive court system has awarded over $100bn public money to corporations, finds new analysis | Climate crisis | The Guardian

Secretive court system has awarded over $100bn public money to corporations, finds new analysis | Climate crisis | The Guardian | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Fossil fuel firms are biggest beneficiaries of investor-state dispute settlement courts which have awarded $114bn of public money...

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‘Godfathers of climate chaos’: UN chief urges global fossil-fuel advertising ban | Climate crisis | The Guardian

‘Godfathers of climate chaos’: UN chief urges global fossil-fuel advertising ban | Climate crisis | The Guardian | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

António Guterres says world faces ‘climate crunch time’ and announces dire new scientific warnings of global heating...

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September 29, 2023 2:12 PM
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Politicians failing to grasp 'scientific reality' of climate: expert - PHYS.org

Politicians failing to grasp 'scientific reality' of climate: expert - PHYS.org | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Wavering ambition by governments and a growing belief that science is politically subjective are great causes for concern in a rapidly escalating climate crisis...

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September 27, 2023 7:42 PM
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America’s summer of extreme weather sparks major jump in climate crisis believers - The Independent

America’s summer of extreme weather sparks major jump in climate crisis believers - The Independent | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Nearly two-thirds of US adults who experienced extreme weather now believe it was caused at least partially by the climate crisis

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June 6, 2023 3:06 PM
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Climate crisis is on track to push one-third of humanity out of its most livable environment - RawStory.com

Climate crisis is on track to push one-third of humanity out of its most livable environment - RawStory.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Climate change is remapping where humans can exist on the planet. As optimum conditions shift away from the equator and toward the poles, more than 600 million people have already been stranded outside of a crucial environmental niche that scientists say best supports life. 

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May 11, 2023 9:34 PM
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EPA: New pollution limits proposed for US coal, gas power plants reflect 'urgency' of climate crisis - ABC News

EPA: New pollution limits proposed for US coal, gas power plants reflect 'urgency' of climate crisis - ABC News | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

The Biden administration is proposing new limits on greenhouse gas emissions from coal- and gas-fired power plants, its most ambitious effort yet to reduce planet-warming pollution from the nation’s second-largest contributor to climate change...

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July 25, 2022 4:28 PM
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Hungry Polar Bears Are Eating Garbage Instead of Seals as Their Habitats Melt Away - EcoWatch.com

Hungry Polar Bears Are Eating Garbage Instead of Seals as Their Habitats Melt Away - EcoWatch.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

As climate change erodes the icy habitats of polar bears, they are left stranded from their usual food sources for longer periods of time. So instead of filling up on seals, a new study has found that polar bears are supplementing their diets with garbage...

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July 4, 2022 1:15 PM
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Sydney floods: Climate crisis becomes new normal for New South Wales, Australia's most populous state - CNN.com

Sydney floods: Climate crisis becomes new normal for New South Wales, Australia's most populous state - CNN.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it
What was previously a once-in-a-generation event has become commonplace, raising questions as to the long term sustainability of flood-prone communities in Australia's New South Wales.
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June 30, 2022 11:47 PM
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Supreme Court Restricts EPA’s Ability to Fight Climate Crisis - EcoWatch.com

Supreme Court Restricts EPA’s Ability to Fight Climate Crisis - EcoWatch.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it
The Supreme Court has restricted the ability of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to fight the climate crisis.
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March 31, 2022 8:56 PM
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Spain’s Oldest Train Line Crumbling Into Sea Due to Climate-Fueled Erosion - EcoWatch.com

Spain’s Oldest Train Line Crumbling Into Sea Due to Climate-Fueled Erosion - EcoWatch.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

In Spain, the historic train line that runs along the Maresme Coast ⁠has been plucking passengers from Barcelona and sweeping them down the shimmering coastline since 1848, according to The Guardian. The oldest train line in Spain, it runs so close to the water that, in places, it is being...

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December 9, 2021 11:26 PM
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Frosts, heatwaves and wildfires: the climate crisis is hitting the wine industry hard | The Guardian

Frosts, heatwaves and wildfires: the climate crisis is hitting the wine industry hard | The Guardian | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

As the climate crisis intensifies, the wine industry is increasingly vulnerable and growers across the world are scrambling to find solutions...

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October 5, 2021 11:31 AM
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Wildfires, insects, floods: 10 recent climate change-linked disasters - DailySabah.com

Wildfires, insects, floods: 10 recent climate change-linked disasters - DailySabah.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Over the past few years, hundreds of people have died in climate change-related natural disasters all over the world and experts say it will only keep...

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Study: The climate crisis, policy distraction and support for fuel taxation

Study: The climate crisis, policy distraction and support for fuel taxation | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

To limit the consequences of the global climate crisis, the global community needs to dramatically reduce its carbon emissions. However, public support for measures to achieve this goal can be attenuated by current crises, which distract people's attention and...

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Climate crisis stings Nepal’s honey gatherers, threatens tradition | Climate Crisis | AlJazeera.com

Climate crisis stings Nepal’s honey gatherers, threatens tradition | Climate Crisis | AlJazeera.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Generations-old craft under threat as rising temperatures disrupt growth of bees and availability of their food.

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October 4, 2023 5:08 PM
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Why countries are choosing to build new cities in places at high risk of worsening floods - Accuweather.com

Why countries are choosing to build new cities in places at high risk of worsening floods - Accuweather.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

As the world rapidly urbanizes, the amount of building in flood-prone areas is soaring, according to new research, sparking concerns about people’s vulnerability to disasters as the climate crisis escalates.

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September 29, 2023 2:10 PM
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New York flooding chaos is result of climate crisis, city official warns - The Independent

New York flooding chaos is result of climate crisis, city official warns - The Independent | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

'Our climate is changing faster than our infrastructure can respond,’ said Rohit Aggarwala, from New York’s Department of Environmental Protection

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June 30, 2023 6:37 PM
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Emergency room visits surge, Texans die amid dangerous heat wave - The Texas Tribune

Emergency room visits surge, Texans die amid dangerous heat wave - The Texas Tribune | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

After weeks of extreme heat, health officials have reported numerous deaths, while emergency departments across the state are seeing record numbers of people seeking treatment for heat exhaustion and heat stroke.

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May 29, 2023 4:12 PM
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Current climate path will lead to collapse of life on Earth, say climate scientists - Cambridge Independent

Current climate path will lead to collapse of life on Earth, say climate scientists - Cambridge Independent | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

The state of peril facing the Earth is so serious that on current trends life the Earth will soon be incapable of supporting human life, according to two climate scientists speaking at the inaugural Innovation Zero Congress in London. 

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April 4, 2023 8:39 PM
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Cows in UK Could Be Given ‘Methane Blockers’ to Cut Climate Emissions - EcoWatch.com

Cows in UK Could Be Given ‘Methane Blockers’ to Cut Climate Emissions - EcoWatch.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Cows in the UK could be given “methane blockers” as part of a plan to reduce emissions and meet climate targets.

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July 25, 2022 4:04 PM
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From Burst Pipes in Texas to Melted Roads in France, the Climate Crisis Is Too Much for Existing Infrastructure - EcoWatch.com

From Burst Pipes in Texas to Melted Roads in France, the Climate Crisis Is Too Much for Existing Infrastructure - EcoWatch.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

When the weather gets hotter, building materials including asphalt and concrete expand and crack, CNN explained. And this has led to incidents from London to China as aging infrastructure meets record high temperatures.

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June 30, 2022 11:49 PM
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Space Tourism Has Potential to Cause Astronomical Climate Damage, Scientists Find - EcoWatch.com

Space Tourism Has Potential to Cause Astronomical Climate Damage, Scientists Find - EcoWatch.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it
Rockets used for space tourism could potentially have a much bigger effect on the global climate than the operation of traditional aircraft, researchers have found.
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May 12, 2022 9:18 PM
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More Than 75% of the World Could Face Drought by 2050, UN Report Warns - EcoWatch.com

More Than 75% of the World Could Face Drought by 2050, UN Report Warns - EcoWatch.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

The climate crisis is making droughts more frequent and longer-lasting, a new UN report has announced. Africa has suffered the most from this extreme weather event.

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March 31, 2022 8:54 PM
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New Zealand Glaciers Becoming ‘More Skeletal’ as Climate Crisis Strips Snow Away

New Zealand Glaciers Becoming ‘More Skeletal’ as Climate Crisis Strips Snow Away | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

New Zealand's glaciers could be lost to the climate crisis, scientists are warning. After an annual survey, a team in New Zealand reported that more than 50 South Island glaciers were continuing to lose snow and ice. 

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November 3, 2021 8:02 PM
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‘Breathtaking’ Lack of Commitment as Rich Countries Delay Climate Finance Pledge to 2023 - GreenQueen.com.hk

‘Breathtaking’ Lack of Commitment as Rich Countries Delay Climate Finance Pledge to 2023 - GreenQueen.com.hk | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

The UK will have to open COP26 with a last-ditch bid to mobilize US$100 billion per year in climate finance from the world’s richest nations,...

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