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Global carbon price floor would limit global warming – IMF staff – Reuters

WASHINGTON, June 18 (Reuters) – An agreement by some or all of the Group of 20 countries on a flexible global carbon price floor would help limit global warning to 1.5 to 2 degrees Celsius, the International Monetary Fund said…

How can we limit global warming at the lowest possible cost? – World Economic Forum

A new study looks at how we can limit global warming at the lowest possible cost. The researchers suggest that we should change how we value different greenhouse gases. It has been suggested that during certain periods targeting short-lived gases,…

The last time I was so ecstatic about climate action was in 1987 – ThePrint

View of Earth from space | Pixabay Text Size: A- A+ President Joe Biden’s climate actions recognize the urgency as well as the multi-dimensionality of the climate crisis, with detailed attention to divisive but central issues such as environmental justice…

The sleight of hand of costly carbon credits – LA Daily News

Something very revealing is going on in the community of climate-change activists and others who believe that climate change equals doom. They’re having a spat over forest carbon offsets. ProPublica and MIT Technology Review reported on a study by a…

A Viable Alternative To China’s Rare Earth Minerals Dominance

Prompted by a worldwide chip shortage already impacting automobile production, President Biden signed an executive order in February directing a 100-day broad review of supply chains for critical materials for semiconductors and large-capacity batteries, including rare earth elements. It builds on analyses,…

How Cutting Methane Emissions Can Move the Needle on Climate Change – Council on Foreign Relations

Cutting methane emissions is a cost-effective and relatively quick way to limit global temperature rise, according to a new United Nations–backed report. More From Our Experts Only in the past decade have scientists been able to estimate the amount and…

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FINANCE: BOE official says banks unprepared for $150 carbon price

The Bank of England increased its carbon price forecast to $150 per ton by the end of the decade and warned banks that they face a tipping point similar to a “Minsky moment” if they fail to prepare.

When Slowing Global Warming Means Cutting Down Trees: Hard Choices in the Climate Crisis – Union of Concerned Scientists

President Biden recently announced that the US would cut carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions to 50–52 percent of 2005 levels by 2030. While there are many reasons why even this level of ambition isn’t sufficient, it’s still an enormous shift from…

Recycling

A Step-By-Step Guide to What Happens to the Cardboard and Paper You Recycle

It’s easy to recycle cardboard and paper, but people don’t always understand the process. When you recycle paper, what happens to it? Tossing empty boxes, cereal boxes, greeting cards, egg cartons, mail, and printer paper into a curbside bin takes little time. Bills that have confidential information are often shredded first by the resident. The shredded […]

Electric Vehicles: Biden’s Green Folly

Like so many other leftist dogmas, radical environmentalism has been adopted by the Democrat party, and now Joe Biden is determined to force electric cars on Americans despite their limitations. Last week, Biden announced that the federal government will cut carbon dioxide…