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Society Can’t Slow Climate Change Without Reining in Big Tech, New Report Warns – InsideClimate News

An illustration picture taken in London on Dec. 18, 2020 shows the logos of Google, Apple, Facebook, Amazon and Microsoft displayed on a mobile phone and a laptop screen. Credit: Justin Tallis/AFP via Getty Images Any effort to curb global…

Parking lots are becoming as important as cars in climate change efforts – CNBC

Vcg | Visual China Group | Getty Images It’s not just cars that will be going through energy transition in the years ahead. The parking lots where EVs recharge are a growing focus of construction efforts linked to climate change…

Addressing Climate Change Will Not “Save the Planet” – The Intercept

A boiler tower surrounded by mirrors at the Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System in the Mojave Desert, Calif., on Aug. 26, 2022. Photo: David McNew/Getty Images Conservation biology finds itself in a terrifying place today, witness to mass extinction, helpless…

COP27: How The UN Is Keeping The Poor Poor

Even as we give thanks today for the wonderful benefits of a freedom-based political and economic system, the UN’s big annual “climate” conference, this year going by the moniker COP-27, has only recently wound up. As with almost everything the…

Climate Scaremongers: Public Wants Action On Climate, Don’t Want To Pay For It

IPSOS has just released the results of a poll timed to coincide with COP27. They state: ‘As part of a global study covering 34 markets looking at citizen support for policies to help tackle climate change, British citizens are most…

Scientists say global warming beyond 1.5 degrees likely – Helsinki Times

According to new research led by scientists at the Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, the University of Maryland, and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, nations can reduce the amount of time spent in a warmer world by making…

Australia’s methane emissions, the Global Methane Pledge and COP27

Image: KarryosMethane inventories in select fossil fuel basins (size of bubble = Mt CH4/yr), coverage of satellite data (x-axis, relative to total country emissions) and annual trend rate since 2019 (y-axis). A report on global methane emissions by Karryos shows…

Global Warming Will Almost Certainly Exceed the Paris Agreement’s 1.5-Degree Celsius Target – Nature World News

The world’s current climate pledges are insufficient to keep the 2015 Paris Agreement’s goal firmly within reach. The 1.5-degree Celsius limit will almost certainly be exceeded. According to new research led by scientists at the Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest…

Ratcheting of climate pledges needed to limit peak global warming – Nature.com

The Global Change Analysis Model GCAM is an open-source model developed and maintained at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory’s Joint Global Change Research Institute. In this study, we use the version of the GCAM (v.5.3) used in ref. 5 and…

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