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Four Pieces of 2021 Progress on Agriculture and Climate Change Worth Celebrating

Union of Concerned Scientists

The year 2021 showed (again) how vulnerable farming and food production are to climate change, but also how much potential there is for farmers to be part of the solution.

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2021 Year in Review: Five Stories of Clean Energy Progress

Union of Concerned Scientists

Lots of stories of clean energy progress caught my eye for 2021. The end of the year can be a fine time for taking stock, and that’s true in the energy space just as in our personal lives. Here are five of them–about renewable energy technologies and markets that seem particularly worthy of note and […].

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2021 Was One of the Deadliest and Costliest Years for Climate Disasters

Union of Concerned Scientists

UCS Climate and Energy program policy director Rachel Cleetus breaks down the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's latest report on costly, dangerous climate-related disasters in 2021.

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What’s Up With Water – December 20, 2021

Circle of Blue

Lake Mead reached a record low in 2021. The post What’s Up With Water – December 20, 2021 appeared first on Circle of Blue. The basin’s Native American tribes will be compensated for not taking all the water to which they are entitled. Water districts also plan to reduce withdrawals.

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Unforced Variations: Aug 2021

Real Climate

The post Unforced Variations: Aug 2021 first appeared on RealClimate. We’ll have some detailed comments once it’s out, but in the meantime, feel free to speculate widely (always considering that IPCC is restricted to assessing existing literature…). Open thread – please stick to climate science topics.

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Unforced Variations: July 2021

Real Climate

Photo from a Chilliwack Fire Department member) pic.twitter.com/OaoRvg1ch3 — Justin McElroy (@j_mcelroy) July 1, 2021. The post Unforced Variations: July 2021 first appeared on RealClimate. Lytton's Main Street, before and after yesterday's devastating fire.

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Nenana Ice Classic 2021

Real Climate

Feel free to link to your favorite such record in the comments… The post Nenana Ice Classic 2021 first appeared on RealClimate.

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