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The Carbon Takeback: Affordable Policy That Could Stop Fossil Fuels From Causing Global Warming – SciTechDaily

Stop fossil fuels from causing global warming within a generation… The Carbon Takeback Obligation could do just that. Imagine a single policy, imposed on one industry, which would, if enforced consistently, stop fossil fuels causing global warming within a generation. The Carbon Takeback Obligation could…

COP26 will decide the direction of the fight against global warming: Here’s what needs to go right – Firstpost

The ConversationOct 25, 2021 17:14:17 IST A week from today, a crucial round of United Nations climate change negotiations will begin in Glasgow and the stakes could not be higher. By the end, we’ll know how far nations are willing…

Climate change: The environmental disasters we’ve almost fixed – BBC News

However, Canadian scientist John Smol, a young researcher back in the 1980s, says in many ways acid rain was a “success story”, showing that countries can come together and deal with an international problem. “If you don’t price pollution, people…

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…

ESG: From Woke To Broke (Video)

What’s more important for a company: to make a profit, or to do “social good?” More and more companies seem to be focusing on the latter. But is that a good business strategy? And, what does that mean for the…

20,000 Pounds of Trash Removed From Pacific Garbage Patch: ‘Holy mother of god. It worked!’

“The Great Pacific Garbage Patch can now be cleaned,” announced Dutch entrepreneur Boyan Slat, the wonderkid inventor who’s spent a decade inventing systems for waterborne litter collection. Recent tests on his Ocean Cleanup rig called System 002, invented to tackle the 1.8 trillion pieces of plastic pollution, were a success, leading Slat to predict that […]

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Blue carbon can help climate change code red | Greenbiz – GreenBiz

This post originally appeared on NRDC’s Expert Blog. Global warming is escalating even faster than we thought. According to the recent IPCC Report, the global average temperature will approach and exceed the 1.5 degrees Celsius temperature threshold in the next…

Guy Schemes to Give Free Food to Anyone in Bali Who Brings Plastic – And He’s Recycled 500 Tons in Fist Year

As the pandemic ground the tourism industry on Bali to a halt, a man sought to do the same to the problem of plastic pollution, by offering rice in exchange for plastic garbage. The reaction was immediate, and compounding, with over 500 tons of plastic collected by over 200 villages on the Indonesian island, for […]

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Explainer: Sticking points at the U.N. climate conference – Reuters

LONDON, Oct 18 (Reuters) – Representatives from nearly 200 countries will meet in Glasgow, Scotland, from Oct. 31-Nov. 12 for climate talks to strengthen action to tackle global warming under the 2015 Paris Agreement. Amid extreme weather events around the…

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