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<strong>‘China’s North Pole’ City of Mohe Just Saw Its Lowest Recorded Temperature at 63.4 Degrees Below Zero</strong>

‘China’s North Pole’ City of Mohe Just Saw Its Lowest Recorded Temperature at 63.4 Degrees Below Zero

When the temperature fell to minus 63.4 degrees Fahrenheit in Mohe — China’s northernmost city — on Sunday, it was the coldest the city had seen in modern times, according to the local weather bureau, reported The Washington Post. Known as “China’s North Pole,” Mohe is located just below Russian Siberia in northeastern Heilongjiang province […]

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    EPA Proposes Stronger Regulation of Soot Pollution

    EPA Proposes Stronger Regulation of Soot Pollution

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced Friday a proposed reduction of the allowable annual exposure to industrial soot pollution, and will solicit public comment before making a final decision this year. EPA’s proposal would lower the annual PM2.5 limit from an average of 12 µg/m3 (set in 2012) to somewhere between 9 and 10 […]

    How Major Southeast Utilities Paid Local Media for Favorable Coverage

    How Major Southeast Utilities Paid Local Media for Favorable Coverage

    In Florida and Alabama, powerful utilities have lobbied against the renewable energy transition.  At the same time, they funneled money through consulting firm Matrix LLC to six media sites in the two states that published coverage favorable to the utilities, as NPR and Floodlight revealed in a major investigation Monday. In one instance, the editor-and-chief […]

    Despite Climate Warnings, Coal Use Reaching Record Highs in 2022: IEA

    Despite Climate Warnings, Coal Use Reaching Record Highs in 2022: IEA

    The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has warned that coal use must be largely phased out by 2050 in order to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels and avoid the worst impacts of the climate crisis.  Despite this, the carbon-intensive fuel is set to reach record levels of use in […]