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The latest findings on the MOSAiC floe

(Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research) The New Siberian Islands were the birthplace of the MOSAiC floe: the sea ice in which the research vessel Polarstern is now drifting through the Arctic was formed off the coast of the archipelago, which separates the East Siberian Sea and the Laptev Sea to the north of Siberia, in December 2018.

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Can incentivizing e-bikes support GHG goals?

(Portland State University) TREC researchers have developed an online tool to enable policymakers, public stakeholders, and advocates to quickly visualize the potential outcomes of an incentive program made up of several vehicle types.

Can incentivizing e-bikes support GHG goals?

(Portland State University) TREC researchers have developed an online tool to enable policymakers, public stakeholders, and advocates to quickly visualize the potential outcomes of an incentive program made up of several vehicle types.

The Flaw In Relying On The Worst-Case-Scenario Climate Model

Whenever you read a media story about how we’re heading toward a catastrophe if we continue operating “business as usual” — i.e., if we don’t slash carbon emissions — the reports are almost always referring to a model simulation using…

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Mercedes-Benz & Nvidia Partner On Autonomous Driving — Numerous Thoughts & Questions

The CEOs of Mercedes-Benz and Nvidia announced today at a press event that they were launching a partnership for a, quoting Ola Källenius, “groundbreaking, software-defined, high-performance computer architecture for driving assistance and autonomous drive.”

Global Warming and Cooling After CO2 Shutoff at +1.5°C – CounterPunch

I have done further analytical modeling of global warming, using the same general method described earlier. The question addressed now is: what is the trend of temperature change after an abrupt shutoff of all CO2 emissions just as the net…

7 ICE Killers We Would Really Like To See In Africa To Help End The ICE Age!

Accelerating EV adoption is one of the best ways to reduce carbon emissions, since the transport sector is one of the major contributors of carbon emissions. We recently looked at how increasing the penetration of EVs in Kenya can also help improve air quality and reduce CO2 emissions