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The coronavirus pandemic versus the climate change emergency | TheHill – The Hill

Protecting public health was a core function of governments long before the expansion of the state in the 20th century. “Great fears of the sickenesses here in the City, it being said that two or three houses are already shut…

Sorry, but the Virus Shows Why There Won’t Be Global Action on Climate Change – Foreign Policy

School students gather to demand action on climate change in Sydney, Australia, on Sept. 20, 2019. Jenny Evans/Getty Images The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted daily life, caused widespread sickness and fatalities, and sent the global economy careening toward a depression….

More days with temperatures above normal are part of a global warming pattern – WMTV

MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) It’s well known that March has been on the wetter side of things. One thing that might not be as well known is that temperatures are also running above normal. If this wet and warm pattern continues,…

Energy Politics

UK greenhouse gas emissions fall for seventh year in a row

The UK’s greenhouse gas emissions fell for a seventh consecutive year in 2019 after a record year for renewable energy, according to government figures. The provisional data, published by the government on Thursday, revealed a 3.6% fall in greenhouse gas…

Fighting The Deep Green State Down Under

A story in the Guardian has demonstrated the impotence of government against the Deep State — Deep Green State — machinery that it nominally controls. This involved an attempt, in line with government policy, to divert money from the Emissions Reduction…

From greenhouse gas to a high-tech resource

(Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT) ) At Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), the NECOC research project is aimed at building a unique test facility for active reduction of atmospheric carbon dioxide. The worlds first container-scale facility of this type is to convert CO2 contained in ambient air into highly pure carbon black powder that can be used as a resource in industry. Project partners are INERATEC GmbH, a spinoff of KIT, and Climeworks, a spinoff of ETH Zurich.


EMISSIONS: Recycled methane can reduce global emissions — IEA

The International Energy Agency predicts there will be new ways to minimize future conflicts among climate change and energy uses. It could come from recycling more urban and agricultural wastes to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Track latest hydrological situation across the UK via new portal

(UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology ) The new UK Water Resources Portal provides the most up-to-date available data on river flows, rainfall, soil moisture and groundwater levels from a local to a national scale. The free, interactive online tool has been developed by the UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (UKCEH).

Earth Saved?: How Blocking out the Sun May Help Reduce Global Warming – The National Interest

Solar radiation management is a controversial and theoretical proposal for addressing some of the risks of climate change. The Conversation Africa’s Energy and Environment editor Samantha Spooner asked experts Asfawossen Asrat and Andy Parker about solar radiation management and the…

Coal exit benefits outweigh its costs

(Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK)) Coal combustion is not only the single most important source of CO2 — accounting for more than a third of global emissions, but also a major contributor to detrimental effects on public health and biodiversity. Yet, globally phasing out coal remains one of the hardest political nuts to crack.