This digest provides a selection of recent news articles relating to climate change and other environmental issues. Click on the title to read the full article from its original source.
By Marianne Lavelle, Katie Surma, Kiley Price, Nicholas Kusnetz (Inside Climate News)
The National Climate Assessment sees sea level rise of 11 inches by 2050 and says the transition to wind and solar energy must go two to 10 times faster to meet U.S. goals for reducing greenhouse gases.
By Dan Gearino (Inside Climate News)
A comparison with laws in Illinois and Minnesota shows the scope of the state’s ambition.
By Harper Horvath (Second Wave)
On Sept. 7, a bill was introduced in the Michigan State House of Representatives regarding how climate change is taught in public schools. State Rep. Julie Rogers, of Kalamazoo, introduced the bill. She said she has been passionate about climate issues since she was a child and that education at an early age is vital.
By Nina Lakhani (The Guardian)
Hottest US city, buffeted by extreme temperatures, sees 579 heat-related deaths in 2023, with a large proportion among unhoused people.
By Ana Swanson and Jim Tankersley (New York Times)
A combination of government policies is finally succeeding in reversing a long decline in solar manufacturing in the United States.