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Spend Billions On Green Innovation, Not Trillions On Carbon-Cutting

Across the world, politicians are going out of their way to promise fantastically expensive climate policies. U.S. President Joe Biden has promised to spend US$500 billion ($630 billion) each year on climate — about 13 percent of total federal revenue….

The Myth (And Fake Math) Of ‘Green’ Jobs

“Fool me once,” Stephen King wrote, “shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me. Fool me three times, shame on both of us.” His adage certainly applies to the myth (and fake math) of green jobs. During the 2020…

Steady now: Unfortunate timing and rate of change may be enough to tip a climate system

(University of Copenhagen – Faculty of Science) Unpredictable, abrupt changes to Earth’s system of ocean currents could commence from rate-induced tipping, model study shows. ‘The findings point to fundamental limitations inclimate predictability,’ authors warn.

How icebergs really melt — and what this could mean for climate change

(University of Sydney) Iceberg melt is responsible for about half the fresh water entering the ocean from the Antarctic and Greenland ice sheets. Accurately modelling how it enters is important for understanding potential impact on ocean circulation.

Biden’s Climate Actions Set To Jolt Electricity Prices

Electricity prices are set to “skyrocket” as President Biden steers the U.S. economy toward a green-energy agenda, according to experts. Biden has pledged to achieve a net-zero electricity grid by 2035 and a net-zero economy by 2050. Solar and wind…

Guest post: How global warming is making power plants produce less electricity – Carbon Brief

The coal, gas and nuclear power plants that generate most of the world’s electricity have to be kept cool in order to function properly. However, this will be increasingly challenging as the world gets warmer. Waste heat from these facilities…

Biden Vs Merkel: The Battle Over Russian Gas Is Heating Up

Two months ago, a Russian pipe-laying ship called the Akademik Cherskiy left the Baltic island of Rügen to finish the last few miles of the most controversial gas pipeline in the world. Germany hopes that Nord Stream 2 will improve its…

Bioplastics in the sustainability dilemma

(University of Bonn) Scientists at the University of Bonn (Germany) found that the sustainability of plant-based bioplastics depends largely on the country of origin, its trade relationships and the raw material processed.

Biden Is Backing Climate Catastrophists, Leaving Australia Stranded

In 2019, America recorded the world’s largest decline in energy-related carbon dioxide. But to credit President Trump, would discredit other important Paris Accord signatories, so nothing was said As Trump’s ideological ally, Australia has been forced to pay a price….