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Renewables Aren’t Always Green—Here’s Why

The Biden Administration and the European Union have launched unprecedented and far-reaching policies to promote the use of renewable energy and low carbon-emitting energy. While commonly people use the terms renewable and green interchangeably, they are in fact not similar…

Lack of transatlantic cooperation on trade threatens global climate change goals | TheHill – The Hill

Policymakers in the European Union (EU) and the U.S. have separately introduced legislative plans to tax imported goods based on the greenhouse gases (GHG) emitted in their production. Though uncoordinated, both border carbon adjustment (BCA) proposals aim to curtail the…

The Best Way to Tax Carbon at the Border – Scientific American

As more world leaders consider levying border taxes on climate-damaging goods, a new study looks at ways it can be done in countries—including the United States—that haven’t established a domestic market for carbon emissions. The findings are timely. European Union…

No ‘eureka moment’: the evolution of climate science – FRANCE 24

Advertising Read more Paris (AFP) What if Earth’s atmosphere was infused with extra carbon dioxide, mused amateur scientist Eunice Foote in an 1856 research paper that concluded the gas was very good at absorbing heat. “An atmosphere of that gas…

Limiting Global Warming Will Create Millions of New Jobs, And We Need to Act Now – ScienceAlert

Many fears around transitioning our societies towards a more climate-friendly future understandably revolve around job losses. While it’s true that some forms of work will no longer be available, time and time again the research has shown that such a…

Global Warming Could Kill 83 Million People by Turn of Next Century: Study – Insurance Journal

Article 0 Comments A population equivalent to that of Germany — 83 million people — could be killed by 2100 because of rising temperatures caused by greenhouse-gas emissions, according to a new study that might influence how markets price carbon…

Capturing Climate Change – IEEE Spectrum

This is part of IEEE Spectrum’s special report: Critical Challenges 2002: Technology Takes On The government of Tuvalu, a Pacific Island nation, made a plea last summer for countries to take in Tuvalu evacuees, fearing a rising sea level will…

Fiddling while Rome burns: climate change and international relations | OUPblog – OUPblog

It is Wednesday morning, my wife and kids have left for work and school and I am sitting in my home office, which has a beautiful view of the Gudenå river valley. I have the whole day to myself, no teaching, no…

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