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EU provides 15 million euros of funding for Arctic project

(Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research) 35 partners, led by the AWI, are developing a comprehensive environmental observing system for the Arctic as part of the Arctic PASSION project.

More needed: G7 nations agree to boost climate finance – Reuters

G7 leaders agreed on Sunday to raise their contributions to meet an overdue spending pledge of $100 billion a year by rich countries to help poorer countries cut carbon emissions and cope with global warming, but only two nations offered…

Bankers, Insurers, And Activists Assaulting Our Freedoms

Oil giant ExxonMobil’s 12-member board of directors reportedly has two new members who are climate activists backed by investor “Engine 1.” Under the headline, “Shareholders tell Exxon to eat sh*t,” G/O Media and Earther “reporter” Molly Taft gleefully ends paragraph…

Biden’s ‘War On Energy’ Is The Real Threat To U.S. National Security

The Biden energy policy is not just radically naïve and economically destructive; it’s also dangerous. From placing constraints on drilling for oil and gas to stopping pipelines, the Biden policy puts America’s critical infrastructure at risk and the safety and…

Another Mass Protest Looms Over Enbridge Line 3 Pipeline In Minnesota

The biggest pipeline protest since Dakota Access is taking shape in northern Minnesota, where opponents are seeking to mobilize thousands of protesters to disrupt construction on the Alberta-to-Wisconsin project known as Line 3. Enbridge Energy, the Canadian company that owns…

Trump’s Hard-Won Energy Independence Is Gone

Is Joe Biden a Russian asset? After reading this tale of three pipelines, an unhappy ending will be hard to avoid. First, on January 20, Biden’s initial afternoon as president, he ditched the Trump-approved Keystone XL pipeline. Some 11,000 high-paying…

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ENERGY TRANSITIONS: ‘Secret sauce’: Company uses waste hydrogen in diesel trucks

A Canadian company is preparing to jump-start the use of low-carbon fuels in heavy trucks by using waste hydrogen in combination with diesel oil. It claims the mixture will cut a truck’s greenhouse gas emissions by as much as 40%.

LLNL Research Suggests Global Warming May Be Underestimated – Livermore Independent

New research at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) suggests that global warming in the troposphere, or lowest level of the atmosphere, may have been underestimated over the last 40 years. Climate scientists studied four properties of tropical climate change…

Satellites May Have Underestimated Global Warming in the Lower Atmosphere Over the Last 40 Years – SciTechDaily

New research by LLNL scientists shows that satellite measurements of the temperature of the troposphere (the lowest region of the atmosphere) may have underestimated global warming over the last 40 years. One of the physical processes they looked at was…