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Climate Change News Digest for 3/20/24

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.

Storing Renewable Energy, One Balloon at a TimeBy Amos Zeeberg (New York Times)To decarbonize the electrical grid, companies are finding creative ways to store energy during periods of low demand.

Petrochemicals Are Killing Us, a New Report WarnsBy Liza Gross (Inside Climate News)Mounting evidence links petrochemicals to the rapidly rising prevalence of a slew of chronic and deadly conditions, a review published in the New England Journal of Medicine warned earlier this month.

In Paris, the Olympics Clean Up Their ActBy Somini Sengupta and Catherine Porter (New York Times)Organizers of the Games promise to slash greenhouse gas emissions by reusing historic buildings, adding bike lanes, even putting solar panels on the Seine. Will it work?

Florida Legislators Ban Local Heat Protections for Millions of Outdoor WorkersBy Amy Green and Victoria St. Martin (Inside Climate News)Advocates characterize the bill as “cruel and inhumane” as the global climate warms.

NATO chief says climate change undermines global securityBy Le Monde with AFPNATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg on March 17 stressed the need to fight global warming and called climate change a "crisis multiplier" with implications for global security.

Concerned about the Climate Crisis? - Learn what you can do: 10 ways you can help fight the climate crisis. For more news regarding the climate crisis, seeCarbon Brief and Inside Climate News.

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