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Amazon fires are rising threat to Brazil’s great rainforest

9 September, 2021 − Brazil’s great rainforest is a reservoir of global richness. Its government has reduced that wealth and burned a resource. — Read on climatenewsnetwork.net/amazon-fires-are-rising-threat-to-brazils-great-rainforest/

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Climate change deniers are as slippery as those who justified the slave trade | Nick Cohen | The Guardian

Global warming sceptics should be hiding in corners. But still some defend the indefensible — Read on http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2021/sep/04/climate-change-deniers-are-as-slippery-as-those-who-justified-the-slave-trade “Like late 18th-century opponents of abolishing the slave trade, Lord Lawson and the claque of Conservative cranks who filled the comment pages … Continue reading

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Without help for oil-producing countries, net zero by 2050 is a distant dream

To meet climate targets and avoid economic collapse, countries such as Iraq need international support in the transition to clean energy, say Iraq’s deputy PM Ali Allawi and IEA executive director Fatih Birol — Read on http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2021/sep/01/oil-producing-countries-net-zero-2050-iraq if Australia can’t … Continue reading

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Global health journals warn on climate and nature

6 September, 2021 − The world’s major health journals say the climate and nature crisis is an emergency demanding we transform our societies. — Read on climatenewsnetwork.net/global-health-journals-warn-on-climate-and-nature/ …if it’s not too late

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Climate laggards to be banned from booking Glasgow’s public venues for COP26

Glasgow City Council has passed a motion to prevent companies that “contribute towards catastrophic climate change” from its venues during COP26. — Read on http://www.edie.net/news/9/Climate-laggards-to-be-banned-from-booking-Glasgow-s-public-venues-for-COP26/ will supreme laggard Scomo even go?

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Climate denial? Flat Earth? What’s the difference?

30 August, 2021 − People who deny that climate change is happening have something in common with people who believe in a flat Earth. — Read on climatenewsnetwork.net/climate-denial-flat-earth-whats-the-difference/

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More people face greater risk from extreme heat

27 August, 2021 − In a hotter world, periods of extreme heat are on the increase. And that presents a massive threat to life and health. — Read on climatenewsnetwork.net/more-people-face-greater-risk-from-extreme-heat/ Conventional aircon runs out of cooling and causes more emissions … Continue reading

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Central Banks Helping Funnel Trillions of Dollars into Fossil Fuels Despite Climate Pledges,

Central Banks Helping Funnel Trillions of Dollars into Fossil Fuels Despite Climate Pledges, Research Finds – DeSmog — Read on http://www.desmog.com/2021/08/25/central-banks-helping-funnel-trillions-of-dollars-into-fossil-fuels-despite-climate-pledges-research-finds/ Are bankers worse than small children? Sing song time, “Money is the root of all evil”

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Daily Energy Needs

An overview of the basic ideas related to the concept of energy — Read on home.uni-leipzig.de/energy/energy-fundamentals/04.htm  Just a spontaneous web search: US and German citizens consumed, per day, in 2019 about 219 and 120 kWh, while world average is 58kWh. If … Continue reading

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‘Everything is on fire’: Siberia hit by unprecedented burning

‘Everything is on fire’: Siberia hit by unprecedented burning | Russia | The Guardian — Read on http://www.google.com.au/amp/s/amp.theguardian.com/world/2021/jul/20/everything-is-on-fire-siberia-hit-by-unprecedented-burning Starting in April and expected continuing until Oct, bigger than all other fires combined, 1.5Million hectares, smoke 3000km to North Pole, then … Continue reading

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