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Vast stores of carbon dioxide in seabeds could be released as oceans warm – The Science Show – ABC Radio National

A scary one __Carbon dioxide collects in the ocean depths near vents. It is held in place at low temperatures under high pressure. As oceans warm, there is potential for its release. — Read on http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/scienceshow/vast-stores-of-carbon-dioxide-in-seabeds-could-be-released-as-o/11988216

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A third of plants and animals risk mass extinction

How can mainstream media pretend climate crisis is not a huge risk? 25 February, 2020 – As planetary temperatures rise, the chances of species survival lessen. Mass extinction is coming. The challenge is to measure the loss. — Read on … Continue reading

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What Minister Angus needs to do – Climate target set by IPCC requires 12 Australian coal-fired power stations to close: Parliamentary Library report

Less than 2 degree warming climate target set by IPCC requires 12 Australian coal-fired power stations to close: Parliamentary Library report – ABC News — Read on http://www.google.com.au/amp/amp.abc.net.au/article/10368194

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Natural gas is a much ‘dirtier’ energy source, carbon-wise, than we thought

Coal, oil, and gas are responsible for much more atmospheric methane, the super-potent warming gas, than previously known. — Read on http://www.nationalgeographic.com/science/2020/02/super-potent-methane-in-atmosphere-oil-gas-drilling-ice-cores/

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Climate Change Is a Threat to the Future of All Children

Time for negative growth of everything. UN FAO reports that by 2050 the world will need 60% more food and 20% more water when crop yields already dropping, soils depleted by chemical farming and droughts all around the world. Every … Continue reading

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Why immediately revoking coal mining permits could be better for global economy

Oxford University research argues for immediate closure of world’s brown coal mines with new analysis suggesting they’re a net drain on the global economy. — Read on reneweconomy.com.au/why-immediately-revoking-coal-mining-permits-could-be-better-for-global-economy-78141/

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Oil and gas firms ‘have had far worse climate impact than thought’

Study indicates human fossil methane emissions have been underestimated by up to 40% — Read on http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/feb/19/oil-gas-industry-far-worse-climate-impact-than-thought-fossil-fuels-methane

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coal imports: India to stop thermal coal imports from FY24: Prahlad Joshi – The Economic Times

Here’s hoping we really can pity Mr Adani – coal imports: India to stop thermal coal imports from FY24: Prahlad Joshi – The Economic Times — Read on http://www.google.com.au/amp/s/m.economictimes.com/industry/energy/power/india-to-stop-thermal-coal-imports-from-fy24-prahlad-joshi/amp_articleshow/74189630.cms

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UK airports must shut to reach 2050 climate target

They want the public to help by lobbying for airport closures, more trains, no new roads and more renewable electricity. — Read on climatenewsnetwork.net/uk-airports-must-shut-to-reach-2050-climate-target/

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Is greening a worry in Arctic?

apple.news/AKAbGo46qSKO5Qguptr402A …peat is drying out and burning in unprecedented wildfires. Lightning—a phenomenon more suited to places like Florida—is now striking within 100 miles of the North Pole

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