Climate Change News Digest for 3/30/23
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.
Biden to veto Republican energy permitting bill, White House says
By Kanishka Singh, Katharine Jackson and Timothy Gardner (Reuters)
U.S. President Joe Biden would veto a Republican energy legislation package if it were to pass Congress, citing cost increases that the legislation could lead to, the White House said on Monday.
Corporate Interests ‘Watered Down’ the Latest IPCC Climate Report, Investigations Find
By Kristoffer Tigue (Inside Climate News)
References to fossil fuels and meat consumption were removed from the report summary, while language bolstering controversial carbon removal technologies were added.
A Fossil Fuel Economy Requires 535x More Mining Than a Clean Energy Economy
By Michael Thomas (Distilled)
Transitioning to clean energy would reduce the volume and harm of mining dramatically
‘Rewilding’ Parts of the Planet Could Have Big Climate Benefits
By Bob Berwyn (Inside Climate News)
Restoring fish, bison, gray wolves and other animals in key regions is possible without risking food supplies, and could remove nearly 500 gigatons of CO2 from the atmosphere by 2100.
World ‘population bomb’ may never go off as feared, finds study
By Jonathan Watts (The Guardian)
Population likely to peak sooner and lower than expected with beneficial results – but environment is priority
About the Digest: Articles included here are selected from several organizations which consolidate climate change related news from many sources around the world. These organizations include Carbon Brief and Inside Climate News. Accessing the full articles from the links provided here may sometimes not be possible due to access restrictions of the originating publications.