Does Norway’s thriving EV market still need incentives?

CURATED NEWS

Curated News

The curated news page contains a roundup of the most compelling current and/or timeless news stories about climate change, pulled from the most significant sources— newspapers, scientific studies, magazines, books, films, available video and audio streams, universities and organizations. 

  • If you are curious about last year’s top stories: here’s a link to the most pertinent climate change stories from the New York Times in 2021
  • If you are interested in how the media understood and covered the incredible heat oppressing the Pacific Northwest in June and July, 2021, take a look at this very well analyzed and synthesized piece by Carbon Brief. 
  • If you are wondering about how climate change change was discussed as part of the television media coverage on the devastating Hurricane Ian, you might be interested in what Media Matters discovered as they explored that issue. 
  • To start with, the scientific facts: "Scientists have repeatedly warned that global warming is making storms like Ian stronger and wetter and even proved the extent to which human-caused warming has increased the damage caused by specific storms. Already, a study has suggested that Ian dumped 10% more rain than it would have otherwise due to climate change. Compounding the intensity of the storm are rising sea levels which multiply what can be the most dangerous aspect of storms on the coast: storm surge. 
  • With few exceptions, the relationship between our warming planet and the characteristics of Hurricane Ian were not part of national TV news coverage. MSNBC aired the most connections to climate among the cable networks, with 17, followed by CNN with 15. MSNBC and CNN combined aired 32 segments that mentioned climate change in relation to Hurricane Ian, or 4%. More on Fox News climate mentions below. “Media Matters explored the 57 hours of media coverage (including 1,020 segments) focused on Hurricane Ian between September 24-28 and found that only 4% of coverage connected the storm to climate change. Of the 46 times climate change was discussed, 7 of those mentions, all appearing on Fox News, were in the context of climate denial.

Does Norway’s thriving EV market still need incentives?

Thanks to generous incentives, half of all new cars sold in Norway are EVs. But the push to give up gas and diesel is yielding to another goal: making the personal car itself an endangered…
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Q&A with Vermont climatologist Lesley-Ann Dupigny-Giroux

UVM professor Lesley-Ann Dupigny-Giroux is the state's climatologist. She wrote about climate change effects in the Northeast.
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States sue Trump Administration over ocean sound blasts

A group of East Coast states is attempting to prevent oil and natural gas drilling off their coasts by suing to knock out the first step in the exploration process.
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Trump Administration takes next step toward oil lease sales in Arctic Refuge

One year after Congress voted to allow oil development in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, the Trump administration has taken another step towards making it happen.
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Senate version of Energy Innovation Act introduced

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sen. Chris Coons (D-DE) and Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ) introduced the Senate version of the Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act. Coons, Flake introduce Senate version of Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend…
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D.C. passes strong clean energy bill with price on carbon

By Jamie DeMarco
D.C. passes strong clean energy bill with price on carbon By Jamie DeMarco After a multi-year, grassroots-led campaign, today the Washington, D.C., City Council passed the strongest climate legislation anywhere in the country. The Clean…
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Citizens’ Climate Radio Ep. 31: Dr. Katharine Hayhoe and Dr. Jeffrey Bennett

Dr. Katharine Hayhoe, pictured here in an episode of her show Global Weirding, was a guest on the latest episode of Citizens’ Climate Radio. Citizens’ Climate Radio Ep. 31: Dr. Katharine Hayhoe and Dr. Jeffrey…
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Dreaming of a sustainable Christmas: How to reduce your ecological footprint this festive season

We produce more waste during the festive season than any other time of year. Here are some ways to leave a small ecological footprint this Christmas.
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Use psychology for better climate communications

Per Espen Stoknes giving his TED Talk titled “How to transform apocalypse fatigue into action on global warming.” Use psychology for better climate communications By Sara Wanous Each month, Citizens’ Climate Lobby hosts an online…
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How does the new carbon pricing bill stack up?

By Jerry Hinkle
How does the new carbon pricing bill stack up? By Jerry Hinkle, CCL Economics Policy Network Upon the introduction of the Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act, legislation authored by Representative Deutch and others (herein referred…
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