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Explainer: Climate change: what are the economic stakes? – Reuters

Oct 25 – COP26 climate talks in Glasgow starting next Sunday may be the world’s best last chance to cap global warming at the 1.5-2 degrees Celsius upper limit set out in the 2015 Paris Agreement. The stakes for the…

Oil Giant Knew Threat Of Global Warming In 1971 And Lied For Decades – IFLScience

Newly revealed internal documents, backed up with interviews, show the French oil company Total (recently renamed TotalEnergies) was aware of carbon dioxide’s effect on the climate back in 1971. Although the risks were discussed in remarkably accurate fashion in briefing papers, the…

Biden Kills Alaskan Oil Drilling Project As Gas Prices Continue To Soar

The Biden administration abandoned an oil and gas drilling project in Alaska approved by former President Donald Trump, which it had previously defended. The Department of the Interior failed to file an appeal to a federal judge’s August decision blocking…

Australia’s Technology not taxes Meet and Cheat Strategy for #COP26 while increasing fossil fuel production

Looks like Australia’s technology not taxes Government slogan policy is part of its Meet and Cheat strategy. Meet Australia’s absurdly low 26-28% by 2030 climate targets for the UN climate talks in Glasgow – COP26 – ignoring that the Paris…

Research shows getting tough on methane could reduce warming by 0.3 C – The Narwhal

Matt Johnson says there’s a clear starting point for governments looking to stabilize the atmosphere to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas pollution. While decision makers often talk about the carbon dioxide emissions produced during combustion of fossil fuels, Johnson, a researcher…

Two reports suggest 1.5C target for global warming is hanging by a thread – The Irish Times

Expectation is building for next month’s Cop26 climate talks in Glasgow, with the mantra of many climate activists – “keep 1.5 degrees alive” – getting louder by the day. Keeping global warming to within 1.5 degrees is the key target…

G20 split over coal, 1.5 degree climate limit ahead of Rome summit – sources – Reuters

A demonstrator holds up a sign as he attends a Fridays for Future climate strike in Milan, Italy ahead of Glasgow’s COP26 meeting. Picture taken on October 1, 2021. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo/File Photo Rome G20 precedes UN ‘COP 26’ climate…

French Oil Company Total ‘Knew About Global Warming Impact in 1971’, Study Finds – EcoWatch

Campaigners say the research shows Total and other oil and gas majors have “stolen the precious time of a generation to stem the climate crisis.” By Adam Barnett and Phoebe Cooke French oil giant Total knew that its fossil fuel…

UN: Nations To Double Oil, Coal, And Gas Production Over Next Decade

Countries are planning to produce more than double the amount of oil, coal, and gas over the next decade than can be used if the world is to avoid dangerous climate change, a UN report says. It warns that production…

No cause for ‘mad optimism’ on Cop26 solution to global warming – The Irish Times

“There is no cause for mad optimism” that there will be a good outcome to address the climate crisis at the Cop26 global summit next month, Minister for Climate Eamon Ryan has said. However, he told the all-party Committee of…

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