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More Bad Energy News For California

California just experienced a catastrophic loss from the COVID-19 impact on the economy, as one of its major refineries, Marathon Martinez, has just announced it will be idled indefinitely. With airlines and cruise ships virtually shut down, and vehicle transportation…

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TECHNOLOGY: Startup raises $24M for super-accurate weather forecasts

ClimaCell Inc., a Boston-based startup that aims to create hyper-accurate weather reports, has raised $23 million from investors. The fundraising comes as the company reorients its business model away from serving pandemic-stricken airlines and restaurants, and toward providing data on supply chains and infrastructure.

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TECHNOLOGY: Startup raises $24M for super-accurate weather forecasts

ClimaCell Inc., a Boston-based startup that aims to create hyper-accurate weather reports, has raised $23 million from investors. The fundraising comes as the company reorients its business model away from serving pandemic-stricken airlines and restaurants, and toward providing data on supply chains and infrastructure.

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Reduction in commercial flights due to COVID-19 leading to less accurate weather forecasts

Weather forecasts have become less accurate during the COVID-19 pandemic due to the reduction in commercial flights, according to new research. A new study finds the world lost 50 to 75 percent of its aircraft weather observations between March and May of this year, when many flights were grounded due to the pandemic.

Reduction in commercial flights due to COVID-19 leading to less accurate weather forecasts

(American Geophysical Union) Weather forecasts have become less accurate during the COVID-19 pandemic due to the reduction in commercial flights, according to new research. A new study in AGU’s journal Geophysical Research Letters finds the world lost 50-75% of its aircraft weather observations between March and May of this year, when many flights were grounded due to the pandemic.

Emissions Are Surging Back as Countries and States Reopen – The New York Times

After a drastic decline this spring, global greenhouse gas emissions are now rebounding sharply, scientists reported, as countries relax their coronavirus lockdowns and traffic surges back onto roads. It’s a stark reminder that even as the pandemic rages, the world…

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Emissions Are Surging Back as Countries and States Reopen – The New York Times

After a drastic decline this spring, global greenhouse gas emissions are now rebounding sharply, scientists reported, as countries relax their coronavirus lockdowns and traffic surges back onto roads. It’s a stark reminder that even as the pandemic rages, the world…

Quarantines, Lockdowns Had No Impact On Global CO2 Levels

The COVID-19, aka Coronavirus pandemic, is causing a worldwide shutdown in economic activity as businesses close, airlines cancel flights, energy production is reduced, and people shelter in their homes and drive less. Climate activists expected this economic downtown to translate…

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EU’s greenhouse gas emissions continue to fall as coal ditched

Greenhouse gas emissions in the EU continued their fall in 2018, the latest year for which comprehensive data is available, according to a new report from Europe’s environment watchdog. Emissions fell by 2.1% compared with 2017, to a level 23%…