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A united world can beat back climate change | US Embassy & Consulates in Italy – US Embassy Rome

Preserving our planet requires the collective action of every nation on earth. Each country must do its part, even if its contribution is small, said Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry. “We have to make choices — together. Life is…

Rather than debate global warming, Utah should find solutions | Opinion – Deseret News

Record heat and the drought this summer are putting the issue of climate change on Utahns’ minds. While a run of unfavorable weather measured in weeks or months does not in itself equate to climate change, it does invite us…

What to Expect from the Next Major Global Climate Report – Scientific American

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change grabbed the world’s attention in 2018 when it released a sobering report that warned—in no uncertain terms—world leaders needed to take drastic and immediate steps to blunt the most catastrophic impacts of global warming….

Climate solutions could cause their own problems – Axios

World leaders are pondering unprecedented moves to combat global warming by speeding up the transition to clean tech — but they’re also learning more about the potential downsides of those changes. Why it matters: The changes will be needed to…

Half of the IPCC Scenarios to Limit Warming Don’t Work – Eos

Through the 2015 Paris Agreement, nearly 200 state parties collectively aspired to limit global warming to 1.5°C above preindustrial levels. Even compared to 2°C of warming, meeting this goal would significantly curtail the extent of heat waves and other extremes…

Global BECCS potential is largely constrained by sustainable irrigation

(National Institute for Environmental Studies) Bioenergy with Carbon Capture and Storage (BECCS), a negative emission technology, has been considered inevitable to achieve the 2°C or 1.5°C climate goal. Although numerous studies have been conducted, the effect of irrigation remains largely unexplored when taking water use sustainability into consideration. A new study finds that although unlimited irrigation could increase the global BECCS potential by 60-71% by the end of this century, sustainably constrained irrigation would increase it only 5-6%.

Addressing climate change requires discarding the business as usual approach – The Indian Express

Written by Tarun On the journey to the UN Climate Conference at Glasgow (26th CoP), numerous interventions are being proposed to either stop or slow down global warming. Man-made solutions like geoengineering to nature-based solutions are being proposed to sequester…

Bipartisan infrastructure deal omits major climate change measures – CNBC

U.S. President Joe Biden speaks following a bipartisan meeting with U.S. senators about the proposed framework for the infrastructure bill, at the White House in Washington, June 24, 2021. Kevin Lamarque | Reuters White House negotiators and a group of…

Cape Town And Dubai Battle Over Africa’s Energy Future

There is no actual catastrophe on the horizon. And they know it! The hysteria in the press (here, here, here, and here, for example) is exceeded only by the screeching of Hollywood actors like Leonardo di Caprio and Don Cheadle….

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