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Is climate change slowing down the wind?

As carbon dioxide levels rise and the Earth’s poles warm, researchers are predicting a decline in the planet’s wind speeds. This "stilling" could impact wind energy production and plant growth and might even affect the Gulf Stream, which drives much of the world’s climate.

Ukraine war heightens Germany's resolve on climate action

Germany remains committed to phasing out coal as a source of power by 2030 even as it reactivates coal-fired power plants, the country's climate envoy said on Monday, September 19, 2022. Germany says it took the step to get through the coming winter amid energy shortages as a result of Russia’s war in Ukraine.

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