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Climate Change Modeling of “Degrowth” Scenarios – Reduction in GDP, Energy and Material Use – SciTechDaily

Well-being can be maintained in a degrowth transition. The first comprehensive comparison of ‘degrowth’ scenarios with established pathways to limit climate change highlights the risk of over-reliance on carbon dioxide removal, renewable energy, and energy efficiency to support continued global…

Changing specialisation to cope with climate change | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal – voxeu.org

Bruno Conte, Klaus Desmet, Dávid Krisztián Nagy, Esteban Rossi-Hansberg 04 May 2021 In discussing trade policy in the context of climate change, some people are quick to argue that trade might have to be restricted. After all, trade involves transportation,…

What does 1.5 °C warming limit mean for China?

(Chinese Academy of Sciences Headquarters) Prof. DUAN Hongbo from the University of Chinese Academy of Sciences and Prof. WANG Shouyang from the Academy of Mathematics and Systems Science of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, together with their collaborators, have attempted to figure out the implications for China of trying to achieve 1.5 °C warming limit.

Also roaring back from pandemic: Global warming emissions – ETEnergyworld.com

Global warming emissions are expected to spike this year as the world emerges from the coronavirus pandemic and economies begin to recover. Worldwide energy-related carbon dioxide emissions could surge by 1.5 billion metric tons this year, following last year’s decline…

Also roaring back from pandemic; earth warming emissions – Martinsville Bulletin

{{featured_button_text}} FILE – In this April 15, 2021, file photo, President Joe Biden speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington. No nation offers asylum or other protections to people displaced because of climate change. Biden’s administration…

Global warming emissions expected to surge this year, report warns – Belfast Telegraph

Global warming emissions are expected to spike this year as the world emerges from the coronavirus pandemic and economies begin to recover. ccording to a report from the International Energy Agency (IEA), an intergovernmental group based in Paris, worldwide energy-related…

The COVID-19 is a unique opportunity to move towards more sustainable and equitable society

(University of Jyväskylä – Jyväskylän yliopisto) Researchers at the University of Jyväskylä, Finland, highlight how the struggles caused by the COVID-19 pandemic can guide us towards an equitable use of our shared environment and a transition towards sustainability.

Climate action, advocacy, business and tech in 2021 – Ericsson

In 2015, the Paris Agreement was adopted by 196 parties at the 21st Conference of the Parties (or COP21) on December 12, 2015, and came into force on November 4, 2016. It confirms that ´holding the increase in the global…

The Climate Change Cash Grab – OZY

The desolate climate of the Arctic has historically made it a place of little economic significance. The Earth’s northernmost region is warming at twice the rate of the rest of the globe. The melting of Greenland’s glaciers, Arctic sea ice…