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The Pandemic Showed We Totally CAN Limit Global Warming. Here’s How – ScienceAlert

With researchers warning that limiting global warming to 1.5 °C is fast slipping from our grasp, we know it will take a mammoth effort to reach. But the scale of emissions reductions required is actually something we have already achieved before…

Lomborg: Energy Price Spikes Are Causing Pain But Little Climate Gain

For three decades, climate campaigners have fought to make fossil fuels so expensive that people would be forced to abandon them. Their dream is becoming reality: Energy prices are spiraling out of control and will soon get even worse. Yet…

Are carbon credits the correct answer to climate change? – newsindiatimes.com

Simarjeet Nagpal, Banyan Impact Fellow 2021-22 (Photo courtesy of Simarjeet Nagpal) The Situation We Are In Climate Change and the global rising temperature is a dire and imminent situation that we now face. Various think tanks and researchers across the…

Jet-Setting Bloomberg Spending $242 Million To Kill Coal In Poorer Nations

A liberal billionaire and the former mayor of New York City is announcing a roughly quarter-billion-dollar push to crush coal production in 10 developing countries. Michael Bloomberg, a failed 2020 presidential candidate with a net worth of $70 billion, according…

What the major parties’ climate policies mean for global warming – Sydney Morning Herald

Loading The Greens’ 2030 target of a 74 per cent emissions reduction by 2030 and net zero by 2050, including a ban on coal mining and power by 2030, was consistent with limiting the global average temperature rise to 1.5…

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Gas industry and Coalition reach for a get-out-of-catastrophe-free card in climate crisis Monopoly | Temperature Check

Scott Morrison’s loving embrace and financial backing of the gas industry has been a defining feature of his prime ministership. Hit with a historical pandemic, Morrison chose gas – not renewables – to fire an economic recovery. Plans to create…

Climate Change Became Politicized in the 1990s. It Didn’t Have To Be That Way. – TIME

Here’s the situation as it now stands: Even with the Paris Accords on climate change, temperatures are expected to rise by between 2.7 degrees Celsius to 3.7 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels by 2100. To put this in perspective, the…

Contributions to reducing global warming critical – Global Times

This aerial view shows sports fields under water days after heavy rains in Durban, South Africa on April 15, 2022. Photo: AFP As downpours swamped South Africa’s third-largest city this week, residents lucky enough to still have internet access and…

What Australian cities can do to pull their weight on global warming – Sydney Morning Herald

The latest report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change paints a worrying picture. Unless there are immediate and deep greenhouse gas emissions reductions across all sectors and regions, limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees is beyond our reach. In…

Lomborg: Be Afraid Of Nuclear War, Not Climate Change

Weeks before thermobaric rockets rained down on Ukraine, the chattering classes at the World Economic Forum declared “climate action failure” the biggest global risk for the coming decade. On the eve of war, U.S. climate envoy John Kerry fretted about…

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