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“Too late for gradual transition”: Quiggin calls for coal exit by 2030

A new research paper spells out benefits of a rapid coal phase-out and calls on governments to develop a plan for the transition. — Read on reneweconomy.com.au/too-late-for-gradual-transition-quiggin-calls-for-coal-exit-by-2030/ Pity Doc Doolittle Morrison & Co reaction sphincter tighter than fish’s…so do nothing … Continue reading

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Swedish consortium unveils mammoth wind-powered car carrier

Swedish consortium unveils a modern-day sailing ship which will be capable of carrying 6-7,000 vehicles an feature sails 80 metres high. — Read on thedriven.io/2020/09/10/swedish-consortium-unveils-mammoth-wind-powered-car-carrier/ For a country as dependent on international trade by ocean freight, with so much experience … Continue reading

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Slightest heat increase magnifies hurricane risk | Climate News Network

11 September, 2020 – The poorer and more vulnerable you are, the greater your hurricane risk. Even a tiny heat rise can spell disaster. — Read on climatenewsnetwork.net/slightest-heat-increase-magnifies-hurricane-risk/

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Exponential Climate Action Summit – Sep 24, 2020

Race to Zero through digitalization — Read on http://www.wedonthavetime.org/events/exponential-climate-action-summit-202009

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Lethal price of climate inertia far exceeds action

10 September, 2020 – Climate change will impose a lethal price if we do not all pay the far smaller cost of confronting it. — Read on climatenewsnetwork.net/lethal-price-of-climate-inertia-far-exceeds-action/

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Pandemic’s impacts are damaging climate research

9 September, 2020 − Climate research is suffering permanent damage from some of the Covid-19 pandemic’s impacts, a UN report says. — Read on climatenewsnetwork.net/pandemics-impacts-are-damaging-climate-research/

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LNG investments vanish in 2020 as coronavirus slashes oil and gas prices

No new liquefied natural gas (LNG) export projects could be approved this year for the first time in at least two decades, banking and industry sources said, after the COVID-19 pandemic drove down energy demand and knocked prices to all-time … Continue reading

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Rivers flood, seas rise – and land faces erosion

7 September, 2020 – Polar melting cannot be separated from farmland soil erosion and estuarine flooding. All are part of climate change. — Read on climatenewsnetwork.net/rivers-flood-seas-rise-and-land-faces-erosion/

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Fossil fuels face rapid defeat by UK’s wind and sun

..no future for either gas or nukes.. 31 August, 2020 – The cost of UK energy from renewables like wind and sun continues to plunge, beating British official expectations. — Read on climatenewsnetwork.net/fossil-fuels-face-rapid-defeat-by-uks-wind-and-sun/

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Evidence for man-made global warming hits ‘gold standard’: scientists

Evidence for man-made global warming has reached a “gold standard” level of certainty, adding pressure for cuts in greenhouse gases to limit rising temperatures, scientists said on Monday. — Read on mobile.reuters.com/article/amp/idUSKCN1QE1ZU

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