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Greenhouse gases could fall to levels not seen since WWII

Clear skies ahead. These days, you’ll be forgiven for hoping those words refer to the end of a pandemic that has forced millions to hunker down indoors. But in this case, those clear skies are literal. And when we finally…

Global warming could devastate Mexican fisheries, study finds – Yale Climate Connections

(Photo credit: David Ludwig / Wikimedia) In Mexico, the fishing industry provides jobs for more than 2 million people. But as ocean waters warm, that industry could suffer. “So this is a worrying trend,” says Laura Rodriguez of the Environmental…

Northern peatlands will lose some of their CO2 sink capacity under a warmer climate

(University of Eastern Finland) A Nordic study sheds new light on the role of northern peatlands in regulating the regional climate. According to the researchers, peatlands will remain carbon sinks until the end of this century, but their sink capacity will be substantially reduced after 2050, if the climate warms significantly.

Carbon Credit Scam: Carbon Markets Flop As CO2 Declines

Environmentalists and green bureaucrats have watched in shock as the coronavirus global shut down has now caused carbon credit markets to crash. The European Union’s carbon credits price has fallen by 40% this year so far. This market was worth…

What is a solar tower and how does it work?

A solar tower, also known as a solar power tower, is a way to concentrate solar power to make it a more powerful energy source. Solar towers are sometimes also called heliostat power plants because they use a collection of…

Europe’s Carmakers Seek Delay In EU’s Costly CO2 Rules

The European auto industry has asked the European Union (EU) to delay the implementation of its CO2 emissions rules because the impact of the coronavirus is causing short-term mayhem in the industry. The rules start this year, get harsher in…

Extinction Rebellion: Anti-Human To The Core

A Twitter account claiming to represent an Extinction Rebellion (XR) chapter in the East Midlands tweeted last week that the ‘Earth is healing. The air and water are clearing. Corona is the cure. Humans are the disease!’ The post also showed…

Dutch Govt Says COVID-19 More Important Than Climate Plans

The Dutch cabinet will not come up with new measures to reduce carbon dioxide emissions before April 1 as planned, economic affairs minister Erik Wiebes said after Friday’s cabinet meeting. ‘A lot of people, we included, have other things to…

Study: The Ozone Layer Is Repairing Itself, Affecting Wind Flows

While most people’s focus remains directed at the coronavirus pandemic, some good news has emerged: a hole in our ozone layer is now in recovery. The hole—located above Antarctica—is continuing to recover and bringing changes in atmospheric circulation as a…