Lawmakers Warned of Brain Drain in Climate Science

An iceberg the size of Delaware broke off from the continent of Antarctica in June. Greenland, around the same time, experienced the country’s largest ice melt event on record with temperatures 40 degrees above normal. And, in the past 40 years, the Himalayan glaciers have lost 25% of their ice – the equivalent to 8 billion tons of water each year.

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Green New Deal Races to Clean Up NYC — and Its Data

As New York City’s Green New Deal goes into effect on Friday, a Courthouse News investigation shows that city data about the famous skyline’s carbon footprint is self-reported and filled with errors. A newly enacted plan to clean that data will be crucial to a key program of the ambitious environmental initiative.

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