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Can we beat climate change by geoengineering the oceans? – New Scientist

Chemically altering the seas through iron fertilisation or alkalinity enhancement could be our best hope to suck vast amounts of carbon out of the atmosphere – but questions remain on whether it is worth the risk Environment 29 June 2022…

Lomborg: Energy Price Spikes Are Causing Pain But Little Climate Gain

For three decades, climate campaigners have fought to make fossil fuels so expensive that people would be forced to abandon them. Their dream is becoming reality: Energy prices are spiraling out of control and will soon get even worse. Yet…

Global warming: Are both sides wrong? – Econlib

Many progressives view global warming as a looming catastrophe, justifying a major change in our lifestyle. Some conservatives regard global warming as a hoax.  Most [conservatives], however, acknowledge its reality, while arguing that economic models often show only a very…

Global Warming Could Cost the Global Economy $178 Trillion by 2070: Report by Deloitte – Geospatial World

“If left unchecked- climate change could cost the global economy USD178 trillion over the next 50 years, or a 7.6% cut to global gross domestic product (GDP) in the year 2070 alone. If global warming reaches around 3°C toward the…

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New Zealand’s promised action on climate is nothing more than a tottering baby’s first steps | Sue Bradford

On the campaign trail during New Zealand’s 2017 election, Labour leader Jacinda Ardern talked about climate change as her generation’s “nuclear-free” moment. She went on to become prime minister, taking Labour to a second-term victory in 2020 with an outright…

Say goodbye to chardonnay: Global warming changing the wines Australia can make – Sydney Morning Herald

Australia’s most popular varieties suited to cooler climates – shiraz, chardonnay, cabernet sauvignon, pinot noir and sauvignon blanc – may not be as easy to grow as temperatures increase, he adds. Rainfall also plays a significant role in wine production….

Mainstream economic policy must factor climate change into its growth calculus – Brookings Institution

The scientific community is at the forefront in raising the alarm over climate change and providing incontrovertible evidence on the link to human activity. Yet economic policies to decarbonize economies continue to lag behind the urgency of the warnings. Indeed,…

Yale Undergrad Confronts a Hidden Climate Threat: Refrigerant Leaks | Yale Sustainability – Yale University

Tilden Chao ’23 has spent the past year working to unravel a climate change mystery by cataloging the planet-warming refrigerants used in Yale dining halls, power plants, laboratory equipment—even dorm room refrigerators. Refrigerant gases such as hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) and hydrochlorofluorocarbons…

How Net Zero Became Our Global Climate Goal And Why We Need It – Forbes

The latest IPCC report is a grave warning from scientists about the health of the planet in the face … [+] of climate change. Future Publishing via Getty Images 2021 was the year net-zero commitments went mainstream. Following the COP…

Sport and climate change: Paralympic champion Tatyana Mcfadden explains the link – UN News

Tatyana Mcfadden is considered the fastest woman in the world. She is a six-time US Paralympian and 20-time Paralympic medalist. She has won 23 World Major Marathons and has broken five world records in track and field. Ms. Mcfadden was…

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