Study Finds Disparities In Escaping Extreme Heat

Study Finds Disparities In Escaping Extreme Heat

By Natasha Lasky, ODP Staff Writer As the earth’s temperature skyrockets, so will the demand to beat the heat with air conditioning. While access to cooler air is yet another example of climate inequity, a new study published in Nature found that people in lower-income countries may also have to pay much more than those […]

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“Petrostates” Risk Collapse if they Don’t Diversify, New Report Says

“Petrostates” Risk Collapse if they Don’t Diversify, New Report Says

A new report says that economic diversification will be crucial as governments across the world set ambitious climate action goals. Forty countries have economies dominated by the oil industry, and as demand for and use of oil is phased out in importing nations, these “petrostates” risk major economic challenges. 

Why This Matters: A “just transition” away from fossil fuel-dependent economies will be needed globally. 

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