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Exxon Carbon Emissions and Climate: Leaked Plans Reveal Rising CO2 Output

Internal projections from one of world’s largest oil producers show an increase in its enormous contribution to global warming — Read on http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-10-05/exxon-carbon-emissions-and-climate-leaked-plans-reveal-rising-co2-output – guesstimate is 17% how good is that, in context wushu washy cap in ERF?

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Supply chains generate massive carbon emissions

25 September, 2020 – When it comes to cutting carbon emissions, think global. Think multinational. Think Coca-Cola, or Total. But don’t fly. — Read on climatenewsnetwork.net/supply-chains-generate-massive-carbon-emissions/

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Trump Reverses Obama Methane Rule Despite Opposition From Big Oil : NPR

The rule ends Obama-era restrictions on emissions of methane, a potent climate-warming gas. The move could make it harder to argue that natural gas is a cleaner-burning fossil fuel than coal. — Read on http://www.npr.org/2020/08/13/901863874/trumps-methane-rollback-that-big-oil-doesn-t-want

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Australia has become the world’s biggest exporter of fossil fuels

Australia has become the world’s biggest exporter of fossil fuels — Read on thenewdaily.com.au/news/2020/07/09/australia-export-fossil-fuels/amp/ “The poor performance of fossil fuel companies is probably surprising to most Australians, who are routinely told by industry and political leaders that coal is the … Continue reading

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Clean ships needed now to cut polluting emissions

25 June, 2020 − The vessels plying the world’s oceans release huge volumes of polluting emissions. Existing fleets badly need a clean-up. — Read on climatenewsnetwork.net/clean-ships-needed-now-to-cut-polluting-emissions/

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Federal government’s technology roadmap is a path we’ve already taken

How ridiculous sacking 20% CSIRO Energy staff in Feb!!! If the government is really serious about progressing technologies to reduce emissions, then they need to show us ARENA’s money and independence from political interference. — Read on http://www.canberratimes.com.au/story/6766928/federal-governments-technology-roadmap-is-a-path-weve-already-trodden/

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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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100% Renewables is doable, but when will we see it done?

..note acceleration of uptake of new product lines over time; smart phones being steepest… <Problem> is not just government attacks .. big three power retailers capital strike against RE … Power Purchasing Agreements (PPA)…paper that make wind farms bankable locking down a fixed … Continue reading

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Bizzaro World: Science Committee Pushing Exxon Agenda

The operative memes are “first amendment”, and “free speech” – the perverse application of which we saw when Tobacco industry executives defended their right to lie under oath to Congress – an interpretation that the energy industry defended at the time. – perhaps … Continue reading

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Malcolm Turnbull was right: Direct Action is a waste of money

Labor has sought to differentiate itself from Coalition by unveiling a much higher emissions reduction target by 2020 and recognising that some form of carbon price – even if only an adaptation of a “baseline and credit scheme” – is needed … Continue reading

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