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Could a technological fix save the planet from climate change? – FRANCE 24 English

Pessimism is growing about humanity’s ability to save the planet as world leaders prepare to convene for climate change talks at the COP26 summit in Glasgow on October 31. Faced with increasingly apocalyptic projections, some scientists are calling for plans…

Peat protection key for UK conservationists tackling climate change – Reuters

Pealands are Britain’s largest carbon sinks Peat at risk from drier, hotter weather and wildfires Conservation teams testing sustainable commercial crops PEAK DISTRICT, England, Oct 27 (Reuters) – For conservationist Christopher Dean, protecting the peatlands of northern England is as…

Updated NDCs set world on track for 2.7 degrees of warming by 2100 – Landscape News

For the latest climate change science, join the Global Landscapes Forum at COP 26 for GLF Climate (5-7 November, 2021). As the world gets ready for the most important climate conference of the year, COP26, governments’ climate targets remain far from sufficient….

In the Arctic’s, global warming is happening three times faster than in the rest of the world – Firstpost

Agence France-PresseOct 27, 2021 16:14:17 IST Sheltered by snow-spattered mountains, the Stordalen mire is a flat, marshy plateau, pockmarked with muddy puddles. A whiff of rotten eggs wafts through the fresh air. Here in the Arctic in Sweden’s far north,…

Offshore wind Bill debated in Canberra to unlock offshore wind energy resource

Greater Gabbard Windfarm Courtesy SSE “For a government that talks up ‘technology not taxes’ it is so disappointing that we’ve had to wait so long for this legislation” says Labor MP Kate Thwaites, who says the ALP supports the #OffshoreWindBill…

Amplifying feedbacks from land and ocean may render emission reductions insufficient

by Andrew Glikson Figure 1. Comparison of atmospheric samples contained in ice cores and more recent direct measurements, provides evidence that atmospheric CO₂ has increased since the Industrial Revolution. (Credit: NASA, data: Luthi, D., et al. 2008; Etheridge, D.M., et…

Earth will warm 2.7 degrees Celsius based on current pledges to cut emissions – Science News Magazine

This year was supposed to be a turning point in addressing climate change. But the world’s nations are failing to meet the moment, states a new report by the United Nations Environment Programme. The Emissions Gap Report 2021: The Heat…

Climate Change: What Are the Economic Stakes? – Claims Journal

Article 0 Comments COP26 climate talks in Glasgow starting next Sunday may be the world’s best last chance to cap global warming at the 1.5-2 degrees Celsius upper limit set out in the 2015 Paris Agreement. The stakes for the…

The Carbon Takeback: Affordable Policy That Could Stop Fossil Fuels From Causing Global Warming – SciTechDaily

Stop fossil fuels from causing global warming within a generation… The Carbon Takeback Obligation could do just that. Imagine a single policy, imposed on one industry, which would, if enforced consistently, stop fossil fuels causing global warming within a generation. The Carbon Takeback Obligation could…

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