Here’s what’s happening on our planet.

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  • The Arctic is warming four times faster than the rest of the planet, new research shows
    CNN reports that the pace of the temperature increase around the North Pole in recent decades was four times higher than the rest of the planet, researchers at the Finnish Meteorological Institute found in a study published Thursday.

  • 5 ways the Inflation Reduction Act would fight climate change
    NBC News reports that Senate Democrats on Sunday passed a sweeping bill, known as the Inflation Reduction Act, that includes hundreds of billions of dollars to fight climate change.

  • Senate OKs sweeping bill lowering drug prices and promoting clean energy, setting up major Biden win
    USA Today reports that the Senate passed the Inflation Reduction Act, which includes record spending on clean energy initiatives, measures to reduce prescription drug prices and a tax overhaul to ensure large corporations pay income taxes.

  • ‘They are not slowing down’: The rise of billion-dollar disasters
    The Washington Post reports that in recent years, hardly a day has gone by during the summer season without warnings of record-breaking heat, wildfire smoke, flash floods and disasters, or fast-escalating hurricanes.

  • Climate endgame: risk of human extinction ‘dangerously underexplored’
    The Guardian reports that scientists say there are ample reasons to suspect global heating could lead to catastrophe

  • U.S. Will Plant One Billion Trees to Combat Climate Change
    Smithsonian Magazine reports that to help revitalize millions of acres of burned and damaged forests across the American West, the U.S. Department of Agriculture aims to plant more than one billion trees over the next decade.

  • Clean energy package would be biggest legislative climate investment in US history
    According to CNN, the climate and clean energy deal puts billions of dollars toward clean energy manufacturing and tax credits for wind, solar and battery storage.

  • Streaming Service Hulu Is Rejecting Ads About Climate Change
    According to Inside Climate News, Hulu has been refusing to run ads involving certain topics that the company deems too “controversial,” including abortion rights, gun control and climate change, according to a series of news reports.

  • The audacious PR plot that seeded doubt about climate change
    According to the BBC News, thirty years ago, a bold plan was cooked up to spread doubt and persuade the public that climate change was not a problem.

  • Biden calls climate change a 'clear and present danger' as he tries to find ways to take action
    According to CNN, President Joe Biden escalated his warnings about climate change Wednesday, calling it a "clear and present danger" as he previewed a slate of executive actions meant to combat a crisis whose effects are bearing down on a wide swath of the country.