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Green Economy

A Green New Deal Is Actually More Affordable in the Long Term Than Fossil… – Truthout

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What will happen to our cities (and beaches) at 3 degrees of warming? – Sydney Morning Herald

Normal text sizeLarger text sizeVery large text size The reef had already started turning white when the little rat vanished. No one knows exactly how the rare rodent, known as the Bramble Cay melomys, first came to live on a…

Militarization negatively influences green growth

(Ural Federal University) Military expenditures are highly counterproductive to green economic growth- documented by a recent study conducted by UrFU economist collaboration with an international research team.

Biden’s wooing both labor and environmentalists on climate change. Oil pipelines may drive them apart. – The Washington Post

The two-hour meeting in the Oval Office last month was otherwise cordial. But the exchange highlighted the tension between Biden’s pledge to be “the most pro-union president in history” and his promise to environmentalists to aggressively confront global warming, which…

Uncategorized

China’s five-year plan for economy is crucial to meeting net zero by 2060

China is to publish a new blueprint for its economy on Friday, with vast implications for the future of the planet – including whether the goals of the Paris climate agreement are likely to be met. The five-year plan, of…

Tenfold increase in CO2 emissions cuts needed to stem climate emergency – EurekAlert

New research shows 64 countries cut their fossil CO2 emissions during 2016-2019, but the rate of reduction needs to increase tenfold to meet the Paris Agreement aims to tackle climate change. This first global stocktake by researchers at the University…

Tenfold increase in CO2 emissions cuts needed to stem climate emergency

(University of East Anglia) New research shows 64 countries cut their fossil CO2 emissions during 2016-2019, but the rate of reduction needs to increase tenfold to meet the Paris Agreement aims to tackle climate change.

Geometallurgist and NSF CAREER awardee breaks down barriers

(University of Arizona College of Engineering) Mined materials like copper and uranium are more important than ever as the world moves toward sustainable technologies such as solar panels and windmills.Isabel Barton is an assistant professor of mining and geological engineering at the University of Arizona and a recipient of the NSF CAREER Award who aims to improve the efficiency and sustainability of mining. She’s also using a historical framework to educate (and even excite!) non-scientists about the world of mineral resources, which impacts all of our daily lives.

Politics

UK respond to economic crisis 1945-style reboot says new CBI chief Daneker

Britain needs an economic strategy for the next decade to match the ambition of the 1945 postwar recovery as the country emerges from the Covid-19 pandemic, the new head of the CBI said. In his first keynote speech as director…

Energy

World needs to kick its coal habit to start green recovery, says IEA head

Dependency on coal in key parts of the world is preventing a global green recovery from taking off, and the shift away from coal needs to be made a global priority, the head of the world’s energy watchdog has said…