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UK court urged to respect 1.5°C climate limit

1 April, 2021 − The UK faces growing pressure not to expand Heathrow airport but to respect the 1.5°C limit agreed on global heating. — Read on climatenewsnetwork.net/uk-court-urged-to-respect-1-5c-climate-limit/ about emission reduction promises, because they’re enshrined in law, head of Committee … Continue reading

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UK vows to outdo other economies with 68% emissions cuts by 2030

UK vows to outdo other economies with 68% emissions cuts by 2030 | Greenhouse gas emissions | The Guardian — Read on http://www.google.com.au/amp/s/amp.theguardian.com/environment/2020/dec/03/uk-vows-outdo-other-major-economies-emissions-cuts-by-2030 EU leaders will meet next week to decide on a potential 55% emissions cut by 2030

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Government climate advisers running scared of change, says leading scientist.

Aa with COVID, government advisers too compromised, only telling vanilla version of truth. Anderson tells it like it is. …UK’s planned reductions in emissions, even if it hits net zero by 2050, would be two or three times greater than … Continue reading

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Zero emissions target by 2050 will require $30 carbon price, more for 2040

Reputex says $30 carbon price needed for zero emissions target by 2050, but a price of $100 a tonne needed to bring that target forward by 10 years in line with 1.5°C goal. — Read on reneweconomy.com.au/zero-emissions-target-by-2050-will-require-30-carbon-price-more-for-2040/amp/

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South Asia’s twin threat: extreme heat and foul air | Climate News Network

Scientific publications usually avoid emotional language, but the researchers call their own finding “alarming.” — Read on climatenewsnetwork.net/south-asias-twin-threat-extreme-heat-and-foul-air/

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Direct CO2 capture machines could use ‘a quarter of global energy’ in 2100

paper says as much as a fifth of the CO2 removed using DAC or other negative emissions technologies could be offset by the oceans releasing CO2 back into the atmosphere, reducing their supposed efficacy.!!! — Read on http://www.carbonbrief.org/direct-co2-capture-machines-could-use-quarter-global-energy-in-2100/amp

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Being sustainable in hereafter

Or you might want to opt for a cremation alternative. There are a couple of kinds.  The body is dissolved in a stainless-steel vat using a solution of water and potassium hydroxide (similar to oven cleaner) for four hours at 93°C … Continue reading

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Million new jobs by 2040 even as emissions dive

Cutting carbon emissions in line with the Paris climate goals could generate more than 1 million extra jobs by 2040 as Australia transforms its energy and other sectors provided policy settings are right, a new study has found…The Jobs in a … Continue reading

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Paris pledges fall short on emissions

…concludes that “substantial enhancement or over-delivery” of promises made so far is necessary to maintain reasonable chance of keeping warming to well below the 2°C target…“To go the rest of the way, we need to assume much more stringent action … Continue reading

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50% clean energy by 2025 – US, Mexico, Canada to commit

The U.S., Mexico and Canada are expected to pledge on Wednesday to collectively generate 50 per cent of their electricity from zero-carbon sources by 2025, according to White House officials…The agreement is expected to be struck at the North American … Continue reading

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