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Here Are Five of The Main Reasons People Continue to Deny Climate Change – ScienceAlert

The fossil fuel industry, political lobbyists, media moguls and individuals have spent the past 30 years sowing doubt about the reality of climate change – where none exists. The latest estimate is that the world’s five largest publicly-owned oil and…

New Zealand zero carbon Bill shows bipartisan leadership

Historic moment for New Zealand as the New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinta Ardern calls near unanimous support for a Zero Carbon bill as acting on the biggest challenge of our time. “I continue to stand by the statement that #ClimateChange…

Polestar Pricing … Electric Mazda … Tesla Model 3 = #6 In USA — CleanTechnica Top 20

The most popular CleanTechnica stories of October were led by Polestar and Mazda. Seriously. No offense to Polestar or Mazda (okay, some offense to Polestar and Mazda), but I wouldn’t have seen that coming a mile away. Does this show a great thirst for more EV news beyond Tesla and more serious EV entries? Possibly. Or it was just some lucky timing and catchy headlines. Or all of the above. In any case, that’s where things landed in October. Tesla still dominated the top 20, with 15 out of 20 stories, but it was an interesting phenomenon to see the company almost pushed out of the top

The Development of Global Carbon Taxes: Monthly Update

According to a yearly in-depth report from the World Bank in June 2019, 57 countries have committed to implementing or scheduling carbon pricing initiatives, including a carbon tax.  So far, 46 national and 28 subnational jurisdictions have adopted carbon pricing…

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Unicorns and the Societal Benefits of Short Selling

I will refer you to my post last December on how much of society seems to hate short-sellers, and on some of the virtues of short selling. For this post I just wanted to make a more narrow point —…

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Unicorns and the Societal Benefits of Short Selling

I will refer you to my post last December on how much of society seems to hate short-sellers, and on some of the virtues of short selling. For this post I just wanted to make a more narrow point —…

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Revealed: northern Australia’s fossil fuel plans push climate goals beyond reach

A wave of planned fossil fuel developments by major companies across northern Australia would significantly increase the amount of coal and gas the country plans to sell into Asia and push the Paris climate agreement goals further beyond reach, a…

Climate and Energy Experts Debate How to Respond to a Warming World – The New York Times

As energy demand rises around the globe, so does concern about climate change. The science seems clear: Ninety-seven percent or more of scientists active in the field are convinced the climate has been warming over the past century, the pace…