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The White House plans to study spraying aerosols such as sulfur dioxide into the stratosphere to counter climate change — a strategy some scientists view as a risky intervention in the atmosphere but that others think may be a useful last resort to prevent global warming.This practice, called geoengineering, aims to reflect the sun’s radiation from the stratosphere back into space to minimize rising temperatures. The White House five-year plan was authorized by Congress this year and is being executed by the Office of Science and Technology Policy and the Department of Energy.Researchers are split on whether the risks of…

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FIRST ON FOX: The United Nations pushed back against concerns that its upcoming global climate summit in Egypt would result in unnecessary carbon emissions due to the travel required for leaders to attend the event.International diplomats, observers, activists and journalists are set to descend upon Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, to attend COP27, the UN’s annual climate conference, which is slated to kick off on Nov. 6 and conclude on Nov. 18. International leaders are expected to continue their push for a global green transition from fossil fuels to clean alternatives like solar and wind power during the summit.”The conference allows for…

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Washington Post weather reporter Amudalat Ajasa wrote that researchers are worried that hotter temperatures caused by climate change are spurring a rise in “hate speech.”In her Thursday report, titled, “Hotter days bring out hotter tempers, research finds,” Ajasa cited two studies that show that because of climate change, hotter temperatures are inducing people to engage in “hate speech and hostile behavior.”Ajasa wrote, “As temperatures around the world increase, scientists have documented large-scale environmental effects — rising sea levels, drought and famine, intense flooding and the disappearance of species. But increasingly, some researchers worry that higher temperatures might also contribute to…

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Washington Post weather reporter Amudalat Ajasa wrote that researchers are worried that hotter temperatures caused by climate change are spurring a rise in “hate speech.”In her Thursday report, titled “Hotter days bring out hotter tempers, research finds,” Ajasa cited two studies that show that because of climate change, hotter temperatures are inducing people to engage in “hate speech and hostile behavior.”Ajasa wrote, “As temperatures around the world increase, scientists have documented large-scale environmental effects — rising sea levels, drought and famine, intense flooding and the disappearance of species. But increasingly, some researchers worry that higher temperatures might also contribute to…

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Multiple experts contacted by Fox News Digital argued that there isn’t sufficient evidence to suggest climate change caused Hurricane Ian or any individual natural disaster.The experts’ comments come as a series of media outlets, Democrats and progressive commentators continue to blame the hurricane on human-caused global warming. Hurricane Ian slammed into southwest Florida as a Category 4 storm on Wednesday, causing more than a million residents to lose power and prompting stark safety warnings from Florida officials.”What they’re trying to do is politicize the pain and suffering of these people to promote their green agenda,” Gregory Wrightstone, the executive director…

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NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! One of the largest departments in the federal government says it has role to play in safeguarding Americans’ health from the effects of climate change, and argues this role is “firmly rooted in public health history.”The Department of Health and Human Services is a $2 trillion entity that houses agencies like the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the National Institutes of Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the Food and Drug Administration.Last week, the department’s new Office of Climate Change and Health Equity said it was ready to tackle…

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NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Colombia’s former President Ivan Duque warned that his successor’s efforts to legalize cocaine would turn Colombia into a “narco state” that could threaten the security of the United States and other countries “in the hemisphere.” “Now, what worries me is that there is now the possibility of getting into the permission, or the legalization of cocaine and consumption,” Duque, who had been in New York to attend the Concordia Summit, told Fox News Digital. “I think that it will be very bad for Colombia and that will be very bad for the countries in…

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NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Jackson, MS – People in Jackson, Mississippi, are going on week two without one basic human necessity: clean drinking water. Now, business owners say they’re suffering too.Lutaya Stewart owns Children’s Edcuare in Jackson. She says her issues with the city’s water system began many years ago.  A Jackson, Mississippi, preschool teacher continues school with no clean drinking water for students. (Joy Addison/Fox News)”We’ve been on a boiled water notice for six weeks” Stewart said. JACKSON, MISSISSIPPI RESTAURANT MANAGER SHARES STRUGGLES OF WATER CRISIS: ‘HUGE RIPPLE EFFECTS’After three days closed, her daycare is now back…

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NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! An immediate evacuation notice from the Emergency Alert System that interrupted regular TV programming in the Los Angeles area Wednesday, telling the entirety of L.A. County and the “Eastern North Pacific Ocean” area to evacuate due to a fire was sent in “error” by Los Angeles County, the Ventura County Sheriff said. However, the L.A. County’s Office of Emergency Management told Fox News Digital the message was “properly formatted” and should not have “triggered an EAS evacuation” but it didn’t have an immediate answer for the “root causes” of the incident. The erroneous alert,…

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NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Harrison Ford, a famous Hollywood actor, has frequently traveled via private jet in recent months despite his well-known climate change activism.Ford’s private jet, a multimillion-dollar Cessna Citation Sovereign, has made at least eight trips stretching roughly 5,284 miles and emitting about 35 metric tons of carbon dioxide in less than two months, according to data from ADS-B Exchange and Celebrity Jets. Ford, however, has made regular appearances at global climate conferences, calling upon individuals and government leaders to support efforts to reduce emissions and prevent disastrous global warming.”It’s hard to read the headlines…

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