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Study shows the world could be on track to mitigate global warming – ESI Africa

Plausible pathways still exist to get on track for well below two degrees Celsius of global warming, if governments and companies take determined action to transition to low-carbon energy technologies, according to the 2022 New Energy Outlook. The report by…

Soaring Energy Costs Rendering Battery Plants Impractical, VW Warns

Investment in German and EU industrial projects such as battery-cell factories will be unfeasible if the region’s policymakers fail to control ballooning energy prices in the long term, the head of Volkswagen AG’s namesake brand said. “Unless we manage to…

Is liberal governance unable to deal with global threats? – The Conversation

The translated version of the original article in French has been updated to include the authors’ comments on COP27. Since the Rio de Janeiro Declaration of 1992, government representatives have flocked to one Conferences of the Parties (COP) after the…

Refinery Strike Threatens US Northeast’s Dangerously Low Diesel Supplies

Strikes at British Petroleum’s (BP) largest European refinery in the Netherlands are halting diesel production, which could exacerbate U.S. fuel shortages ahead of winter, according to Bloomberg. Striking refinery workers are refusing to fix a steam outage that is halting…

Shellenberger: Crypto-Fraud Exposes Woke ESG Capitalism As A Scam

Sam Bankman-Fried, the founder of FTX, which was, until last week, the world’s second-largest cryptocurrency exchange, is today facing prison time for allegedly defrauding his customers of billions of dollars. Bankman-Fried, 30, donated to many progressive causes allied with the…

China Tells COP27: We Need More Coal And Won’t Make Europe’s Mistakes

China’s plans to add to its world-leading fleet of coal power plants are a short-term Band-Aid to address energy security concerns and don’t represent a shift in emissions policies, according to members of the team representing the nation at the…

Fossil award to Turkey for pretending to be a climate hero when the new target is actually a 30% increase by 2030 compared to actual 2020 emissions

Turkey wins the Fossil award for appearing to increase action but really increasing emissions in its revised target.  Bloomberg reports on this: Turkey’s Climate Plan Points to 32% Rise in Emissions by 2030. “The country avoided a commitment to halt…

Climate Tipping Points Are Closer Than Once Thought – NRDC (Natural Resources Defense Council)

Smoke from a fire in the Amazon rainforest near Porto Velho, Rondonia State, September 2019 Bruno Kelly/Reuters Why are scientists increasingly concerned about climate tipping points? There are still many unknowns, but improved climate modeling and new observations create a…

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