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Climate Change News Digest for 9/7/22

Updated: Oct 5, 2022

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.

Scientists Again Call for Civil Disobedience To Spur Climate Action, Saying ‘Time is Short’

By Kristoffer Tigue (Inside Climate News)

For the second time this year, climate researchers are urging their colleagues to risk arrest and commit acts of civil disobedience in an effort to pressure governments to take quicker, more substantial action on the climate crisis and to better convey how seriously the science community views the threats it poses to humanity and the environment.

Floods, other water-related disasters could cost global economy $5.6 trillion by 2050

By Gloria Dickie (Reuters)

Worsening droughts, storms and torrential rain in some of the world's largest economies could cause $5.6 trillion in losses to the global economy by 2050, according to a report released on Monday.

‘Magic in Her Hands.’ The Woman Bringing India’s Forests Back to Life

By Sameer Yasir (New York Times)

Tulsi Gowind Gowda has spent most of her more than 80 years planting and nurturing trees in southern India. “I like them more than anything else in my life,” she said.

The age of ‘the car is king’ is over. The sooner we accept that, the better

By John Vidal (The Guardian)

Accidents and pollution are making road vehicles untenable. With public transport and ride-sharing, their demise can’t come soon enough

US to see renewable energy boom in wake of historic climate bill

By Oliver Milman (The Guardian)

Solar and wind projects to expand in size and provide bulk of total American electricity supply by decade’s end, study shows. Renewable energy is set for an unprecedented boom in the US in the wake of its first ever climate bill, with the capacity of solar and wind projects expected to double by the end of the decade and providing the bulk of total American electricity supply, new analysis has shown.

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.

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