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How to control global warming – Putman Media

A recent column dealt with the control of global warming and Pat Dixon, P.E, PMP, southwest region engineering manager (pdixon@global-business.net) brought up this logical question: „Why not just control the temperature by throttling the rate of CO2 emission?” To control…

Trump Admin Begins Official Withdrawal From Paris Climate Accord

The Trump administration announced on Monday that it was officially withdrawing from the Paris Climate Accord, with the withdrawal officially set to be completed one year from now. “President Trump made the decision to withdraw from the Paris Agreement because…

Why Carbon Capture Hasn’t Saved Us From Climate Change Yet – FiveThirtyEight

This summer, we asked readers to send us their climate change questions. And they did. We received many, many, many climate change questions. So many, in fact, that we’re doing several different projects around them. You’ve already seen the first…

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Engineers develop a new way to remove carbon dioxide from air

A new way of removing carbon dioxide from a stream of air could provide a significant tool in the battle against climate change. The new system can work on the gas at virtually any concentration level, even down to the roughly 400 parts per million currently found in the atmosphere.

CO2 emissions cause lost labor productivity

Extreme high temperatures caused by CO2 emissions could lead to losses in labor productivity. The authors found that every trillion tons of CO2 emitted could cause global GDP losses of about half a percent. They add that we may already be seeing economic losses of as much as 2% of global GDP as a result of what we have already emitted.

Mediterranean is warming up faster than the rest of the planet, report warns – EL PAIS

Whether they like it or not, 500 million people from three continents are united by the same problem: climate change. The Mediterranean basin is one of the hot spots of this global crisis, and in some ways it is being…