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We Need To Do More – Global Warming Will Likely Exceed the 1.5 … – SciTechDaily

The 1.5 degree Celsius threshold of global warming refers to the maximum temperature increase above pre-industrial levels that the international community has agreed to strive to limit warming to, as outlined in the 2015 Paris Agreement. This target is considered…

Inventor in Baja is testing a plan to cool the Earth by mimicking a volcanic eruption – CNBC

Luke Iseman conducting his balloon launch in Apr. 2022, before Make Sunsets was formally incorporated. When Luke Iseman was thinking of launching a solar geoengineering startup, he talked to experts in the field. The strongest advice they gave him was…

The Green-Energy Movement’s Fusion Distraction

The green energy movement, including the Biden Administration, is celebrating a technical breakthrough in nuclear fusion to distract from the catastrophic consequences of its anti-fission, anti-fossil-fuel policies. In its first 2 years the Biden administration, through its anti-fossil fuel policies,…

Could Fusion Arrive in Time to Solve Climate Change?

This article is part of the Debatable newsletter. You can sign up here to receive it on Wednesdays. When researchers at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in California announced last week that they had achieved the first controlled nuclear fusion reaction…

New York passes sweeping plan to reduce emissions and ‘lead the way on solving climate change’ – POLITICO

Still, the nation’s third largest economy is charting a path to slash emissions at an aggressive pace, and supporters hope to see it implemented and the roadmap adopted in other states. “If there is ever a place that is going…

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Despite the hype, we shouldn’t bank on nuclear fusion to save the world from climate catastrophe | Robin McKie

The revelation that researchers had succeeded in creating a nuclear fusion reaction that generated more energy than it consumed made reassuring reading last week. For almost half a century, I have reported on scientific issues and no decade has been…

Betting on Fusion Energy Shows Our Children We Care About Them

Richard Black, a former BBC correspondent, cautioned on Twitter that generating power from nuclear fusion, even if technically feasible, “might prove prohibitively expensive.” By the time the technology is ripe for commercial application, he said, “many countries will already have…

Turning Sci-fi Into Reality

If you enjoy science fiction, you might have heard of nuclear fusion. In the real world, fusion is what powers the sun. In some sci-fi tales, humans in a far-flung future have learned how to wield fusion for an end-all,…

Mitigating Global Warming While Boosting the World Economy – Reasons to Believe

As I noted in last week’s Today’s New Reason to Believe1 and explained in an article posted last January,2 marine temperature proxy measurements leave no doubt that global warming over the past 75 years is real. The global mean temperature…

Scientists say global warming beyond 1.5 degrees likely – Helsinki Times

According to new research led by scientists at the Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, the University of Maryland, and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, nations can reduce the amount of time spent in a warmer world by making…

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