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China pledges to become carbon neutral before 2060

China will reach carbon neutrality before 2060 and ensure its greenhouse gas emissions peak in the next decade, Xi Jinping has told the UN general assembly. “China will scale up its intended nationally determined contributions [under the Paris climate agreement]…

Lawmakers Override Scott’s Veto of Global Warming Solutions Act – Seven Days

Lawmakers forced a contentious climate bill into law over the objections of the governor Tuesday, a move meant to ensure the state meets its aggressive greenhouse gas emission reduction goals. The Senate voted 22-8 to override Gov. Phil Scott’ veto…

China, in Pointed Message to U.S., Tightens Its Climate Targets – The New York Times

President Xi Jinping of China pledged on Tuesday that his country would adopt much stronger climate targets and achieve what he called “carbon neutrality before 2060.” If realized, the pledges would be crucial in the global fight against climate change….

The RPM Act — How A Multi-Billion Dollar Industry Is Trying To Ruin Our Air

With “defeat devices” once again in the news, thanks to yet another manufacturer failing to comply with the Clean Air Act, now seems as good a time as any to remind folks how the automotive industry is actively working to undermine the protections of the Clean Air Act and increase the use of defeat devices in passenger cars and trucks

40% of O’ahu, Hawai’i beaches could be lost by mid-century

The reactive and piecemeal approach historically used to manage beaches in Hawai’i has failed to protect them. If policies are not changed, as much as 40% of all beaches on O’ahu, Hawai’i could be lost before mid-century, according to a new study.

Reagan: Don’t blame global warming for killer wildfires – Casper Star-Tribune Online

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Corona-induced CO2 emission reductions are not yet detectable in the atmosphere

The impact of the corona pandemic will reduce worldwide carbon dioxide emissions by up to eight percent in 2020. Cumulative reductions of about this magnitude would be required every year to reach the goals of the Paris Agreement by 2030. Measurements now revealed that concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere has not yet changed due to the estimated emission reductions.

Corona-induced CO2 emission reductions are not yet detectable in the atmosphere

The impact of the corona pandemic will reduce worldwide carbon dioxide emissions by up to eight percent in 2020. Cumulative reductions of about this magnitude would be required every year to reach the goals of the Paris Agreement by 2030. Measurements now revealed that concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere has not yet changed due to the estimated emission reductions.

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Ruthless Greens Are No Joke

France’s Green party, which for decades operated at the shallow end of mainstream politics, caused an earthquake this year by winning control of several of the biggest cities outside Paris, whose own socialist mayor shares many of its aims. Europe Ecologie Les…

MICHAEL REAGAN: Don’t blame wildfires on global warming – The Albany Herald

Lots of people in politics and the media out here in California are blaming global warming for the 26 major wildfires that have killed at least 24, burned more than 3 million acres and destroyed thousands of homes. But let’s…