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James Hansen Warns of a Short-Term Climate Shock Bringing 2 Degrees of Warming by 2050 – Inside Climate News

A team of scientists led by former NASA climate researcher James Hansen, who formally raised the alarm about climate change to U.S. government leaders in his 1988 testimony to Congress, is working on a new study that warns of a…

Defusing the climate time bomb for a liveable future – Deccan Herald

While releasing the synthesis report of the sixth assessment report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) recently, United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres warned nations that the climate time bomb is ticking. He noted that humans are responsible…

ISS advises Shell shareholders to vote against climate activist resolution – Reuters

Companies Shell PLC Follow Institutional Shareholder Services Inc Follow LONDON, May 6 (Reuters) – Shell (SHEL.L) shareholders should vote against a climate activist resolution seeking faster emissions cuts, proxy advisory firm Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) said on Saturday, while acknowledging…

U.K. Could Lose 75% Of Its Energy Supply By 2050 Under Net Zero

The United Kingdom is likely to have barely a quarter of the energy in 2050 promised by the Government and its Climate Change Committee if all the legal obligations of Net Zero are followed. This shocking news is forecast by…

China-Made ‘Green’ Biodiesel Shipped To EU Likely Fake, Climate Orgs Claim

Allegedly “green” biodiesel being shipped into Europe from Communist China is likely fake, various climate organizations have claimed. A number of organizations concerned with the manufacturing and distribution of green biodiesel have reportedly now suspect that a lot of the…

A leading private equity firm claimed to be a climate leader – while increasing emissions

A leading private equity firm that claims to be an industry climate leader in fact almost doubled its average annual greenhouse gas emissions from fossil fuel investments over the past decade, according to new research. The Carlyle Group’s portfolio of…

Six ways to lower your carbon emissions quickly – BBC

Tackling climate change on a global level is an immense challenge – but some small, easy actions are accessible to most people. Many millions of people around the world are expected to participate in Earth Day on Saturday in support…

Biden Gifts A Billion Taxpayer Dollars To U.N.’s Green Climate Slush Fund

The U.N.’s flagship Green Climate Fund (GCF) will be $1 billion richer from Thursday after President Joe Biden gifts it a cash donation courtesy of U.S. taxpayers. Biden will announce the billion-dollar largesse, effectively doubling the overall U.S. contribution, to…

Volcanic microbe eats CO2 ‘astonishingly quickly’, say scientists

A microbe discovered in a volcanic hot spring gobbles up carbon dioxide “astonishingly quickly”, according to the scientists who found it. The researchers hope to utilise microbes that have naturally evolved to absorb CO2 as an efficient way of removing…

What can be done to cut carbon emissions from aircraft contrails?

On some otherwise cloudless days, the sky over England is criss-crossed with contrails from high-flying aircraft. These are a rapid accelerator of climate change. Contrails may last only half a day but they cause as much global heating in that…

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