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Climate Change Modeling of “Degrowth” Scenarios – Reduction in GDP, Energy and Material Use – SciTechDaily

Well-being can be maintained in a degrowth transition. The first comprehensive comparison of ‘degrowth’ scenarios with established pathways to limit climate change highlights the risk of over-reliance on carbon dioxide removal, renewable energy, and energy efficiency to support continued global…

The Decarbonization Fantasy Versus Reality In Woke-Land

JP Morgan Chase — it’s hard to find a more “woke” company than that one. Under celebrity CEO Jamie Dimon, JPM in its corporate pronouncements consistently positions itself at the most exquisitely correct end of the politically correct spectrum. But…

The Environmental Threat More Immediate Than Climate Change – GovExec.com

A Pew Research Center survey conducted last year found that 60% of U.S. adults surveyed viewed climate change as a major threat, and 65% claimed that the federal government was not doing enough to reduce the effects of climate change. …

Global warming is the legacy we must not leave to our grandchildren – The Times

Last Friday we drove north to Ullapool for a couple of nights’ stay in a newly reopened Ceilidh Place. Both double-jabbed, our mission was to see our two sons, their partners and our four grandchildren again. The youngest had just…

Australia Announces $100 Million Initiative to Protect Our Oceans

Australia last week committed $100 million to ocean conservation in an effort to protect ‘blue carbon’ environments and reduce emissions. Uniquely suited to care about marine life, as the world’s only island continent, the investment package will also support Australian Marine Parks, expand the Indigenous Protected Areas in the Sea Country and protection of marine […]

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Op-ed | How Elon Musk’s CO2 XPRIZE can fight climate change and advance space exploration – SpaceNews

Want to win Elon Musk’s $100 million XPRIZE for carbon removal? Think small and think Mars. Elon Musk and XPRIZE recently announced a $100 million prize purse for economically scalable ideas to capture and sequester carbon dioxide (CO2). As of…

No, Biden isn’t coming for your burgers as he pushes climate-change agenda – MarketWatch

No, President Biden has not banned beef as part of an updated policy to cut U.S. greenhouse gas emissions in half by 2030. Read: Biden pledges to cut U.S. greenhouse gases 50% by 2030 — with major implications for oil…

Climate colloquy: All about net zero – Down To Earth Magazine

An exclusive series based on CSE’s new book Climate Change: Science and Politics to answer your climate change queries. As the science on climate change becomes progressively clearer, the public discourse on it has become somewhat confusing. More science has led to…

Biden’s climate summit zeroes in on technology to help fight global warming – Reuters

U.S. President Joe Biden called on nations to work together on a transition to clean energy on Friday, the second and final day of a climate summit he hosted to rally world ambition to reduce global warming. “Nations that work…