Climate Change Weekly #448: Proposed Virginia Wind Facility Threatens Endangered Whales

North Atlantic Right Whales (NARW) are majestic giants of the seas. There are only approximately 300 NARWs alive today.

Electric Vehicles Are the Veggie Burger of Cars

By David Debertin Overcoming the impracticality of electric vehicles (EVs) appears to be as big a marketing challenge as convincing diners that plant-based burgers are...

Genetically Modified Purple Tomato Approved

A new, genetically enhanced tomato was recently approved for sale in the United States by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). The tomato is a deep purple color from a genetically introduced pigment that boosts the fruit’s nutritional qualities.

Fire At E-Scooter Showroom in India Kills Eight in Deadliest Such Incident

A fire that started at an electric scooter showroom in India killed at least eight people and injured 11. India's government is concerned because it is promoting electric scooter use to fight pollution.
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LIVE: Radar, Storm Track for Hurricane Ian

This live and real-time radar stream is coming directly from the National Weather Service WSR-88D NEXRAD network. It features a 3D view of south Florida and it will constantly update with new radar data and storm track.

Dominion Energy Hides the Threat Offshore Wind Poses to Whales

Dominion Energy is being secretive concerning the threat it’s massive offshore wind project poses to endangered North Atlantic Right Whales.

SATIRE: 10 More Environmentally Friendly Alternatives To Using Electricity

We all know electricity makes the earth cry, which is why California recently banned it altogether. If you are one of the heartless few still using electricity to cool your home or charge your phone, here are 10 electricity alternatives.

Pennsylvania’s Utility Disconnections Spike Amid Energy Affordability Crisis

The Center for Biological Diversity reports high energy costs have resulted in Pennsylvania joining four other states, to account for 69 percent utility disconnections across the United States between January 2020 and December 2021.

Virginia Court Dismisses Youth Climate Change Lawsuit Challenging Fossil Fuel Projects

A Virginia judge dismissed a lawsuit filed on behalf of 13 young people who claim that the state's permitting of fossil fuel projects exacerbates climate change and violates their constitutional rights.

Europe’s long winter is almost here

By Robert Romano As global oil prices somewhat ease as Europe’s economy overheats into recession, falling prices will eventually bring along another unfortunate aspect of the...

U.S. Banks Threaten to Leave Green Alliance with U.N. Ties Over Legal Risks

Wall Street banks including are threatening to leave the Glasgow Financial Alliance for Net Zero because they fear being sued.

Future of gas-powered cars in Virginia uncertain

By Tyler Arnold (The Center Square) – The future of gas-powered vehicles in Virginia remains uncertain amid a rule that could ban new sales of...

Minnesota Car Dealers are Suing to Block California Car Rules

Minnesota's push to adopt California's electric vehicle mandate is illegal, and will hurt the automobile industry in the state.

Oil Company Shows Wall Street How to Do ESG

Oil company shows Wall Street social costs as well as benefits of eliminating fossil fuels should be considered in Environmental, Social, and Governance criteria. In...

Rooftop Solar Makes It Tougher to Get Insurance in Sunshine State

Florida residents who install rooftop solar arrays could find their house insurance policies cancelled by their insurer.

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H. Sterling Burnett, Ph.D. is the director of The Heartland Institute's Robinson Center on Climate and Environmental Policy and the managing editor of Environment & Climate News.