The Daily Populous

Wednesday April 6th, 2022 night edition

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FILE - Wind turbines stand in front of the rising sun in Frankfurt, Germany, Friday, March 11, 2022.

“It is a file of shame, cataloguing the empty pledges that put us firmly on track toward an unlivable world,” he said.

“Projected global emissions from (national pledges) place limiting global warming to 1.5C beyond reach and make it harder after 2030 to limit warming to 2C,” the panel said.

Emissions in 2019 were about 12% higher than they were in 2010 and 54% higher than in 1990, said Skea.

“Limiting warming to 1.5C requires global greenhouse gas emissions to peak before 2025 at the latest and be reduced by 43% by 2030,” he said.

Such cuts would be hard to achieve without without drastic, economy-wide measures, the panel acknowledged.

“We don’t actually have a remaining carbon budget to burn,” said King, who now chairs the Climate Crisis Advisory Group. »

Trump aide seeking NH House seat voted in 2 states in 2016

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The former Trump administration official who is now running for Congress in New Hampshire voted twice during the 2016 primary election season.

He joined the Trump campaign in July 2016, and ultimately relocated to Washington after landing a spot in the administration. »

Exxon signals record quarterly profit from oil and gas prices

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HOUSTON, April 4 (Reuters) - Exxon Mobil Corp (XOM.N) on Monday said its first-quarter results could top a seven-year quarterly record, with operating profits from pumping oil and gas alone of up to $9.3 billion.

Exxon does not hedge, or lock in oil sales, and results generally match changes in energy prices.

High oil and gas prices accelerated after Russia's invasion and sanctions were imposed on its oil, coal and LNG. »

Conservatives Are Smearing ‘Don’t Say Gay’ Opponents as Pedophile ‘Groomers’

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Ammiano was teaching in San Francisco when he came out as gay the mid-1970s during a fight for workplace protections.

“These people are insinuating that you're going to come into the classroom and expose your genitals and talk about sex acts.”.

“The bill that liberals inaccurately call 'Don't Say Gay' would be more accurately described as an Anti-Grooming Bill,” DeSantis Press Secretary Christina Pushaw tweeted in March. »