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More reasons for optimism on climate change than we’ve seen for decades: 2 climate experts explain

For the first time, political will and global public opinion seem focused on profound climate action. This decade will be a decisive one. — Read on theconversation.com/more-reasons-for-optimism-on-climate-change-than-weve-seen-for-decades-2-climate-experts-explain-159233 “And such change from below is significant: some research shows household emissions account for … Continue reading

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Abandon hype about bio-energy with CCS

…require massive deployment of Biomass Energy with Carbon Capture and Storage (BECCS)…growing biomass which is used to generate power and geologically sequestering the carbon dioxide produced. While the constituent steps of this process have been demonstrated, there are but a few, … Continue reading

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New report: the chance to rescue the world’s oceans from climate change is drifting away

Until recently, you might be forgiven for thinking that the oceans were a trivial component of Earth’s climate system, and that the consequences of change were minimal. After all, only 5% of papers published on climate change involve ocean systems. The IPCC, … Continue reading

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It’s Not Too Late To Stop Climate Change, And It’ll Be Super-Cheap

Humanity’s choice (via IPCC): Aggressive climate action ASAP (left figure) minimizes future warming. Continued inaction (right figure) results in catastrophic levels of warming, 9°F over much of U.S. 2014 IPCC report finds annual cost of avoiding that catastrophe is cheap, … Continue reading

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Final Draft Of U.N. Climate Report Sets Table For Upcoming Negotiations

Hopes are set on a new, post-Kyoto Protocol global climate agreement to be reached at the Paris summit at the end of 2015. There will a major climate meeting in Lima, Peru at the end of this year to help … Continue reading

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Climate Breakdown

About IPCC Climate Summit – “Even when the scientists have agreed, the report must be tempered in another forge, as politicians question anything they find disagreeable: the new report received 1855 comments from 32 governments(1), and the arguments raged through … Continue reading

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Charts make IPCC easy as ABC

How to understand what’s in AR5, graphical showing how much we risk, from inaction compared with action >readmore> ClimateSpectator

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