The carbon management economy

“This report on all the groups rushing into the direct carbon capture game, indicates they are off in the wrong direction: following the money, government subsidies and expensive unnecessary technological contraption to pull CO2 out of the air, with various methods of storing it underground. This is 20th century industrial thinking, …

New urgency for carbon removal

  The latest scientific assessment from the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change generated plenty of grim headlines on Monday, but at least one of its most important findings went largely unremarked upon. Cutting emissions is paramount, they say—but in order to keep warming below catastrophic levels, we now must also …

The Lancet Planetary Health, Vol.5 | Number 8 | Aug 2021

          Vol.5, Number 8, Aug 2021, e494?-?e569 Open Access Cover image by Skyscan/Science Photo Library   Current Issue   EDITORIAL e494   Adapting to the loss of climate normal The Lancet Planetary Health Full-Text HTML | PDF   COMMENT e495   Public food procurement as a game changer for …

Reduce methane or face climate catastrophe, scientists warn

  Headlines Reduce methane or face climate catastrophe, scientists warn Exclusive / Reduce methane or face climate catastrophe, scientists warn Exclusive: IPCC says gas, produced by farming, shale gas and oil extraction, playing ever-greater role in overheating planet   The A-Team / April Ross and Alix Klineman return US to sand-court glory   Curtis …

How to talk about it

  Scientists just made history by declaring, definitively and in unison, that climate change is caused by people. “It is unequivocal that human influence has warmed the atmosphere, ocean, and land,” they wrote in the first comprehensive report from the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change in nearly a decade. And …

Here’s what humans are doing to the planet

        Humans are changing the climate in profound ways, triggering rapid changes and increasing extreme events around the world, a much anticipated climate report released this morning warns. Some of these changes, particularly involving the oceans and polar regions, will be irreversible for millennia. The climate assessments …

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC-54)

  Friday, 6 August 2021   Daily Reports   54th Session of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change On the penultimate meeting day, delegates addressed a range of issues, such as the scale of recent changes across the climate system and global surface temperature increase in the near-term. Read  

Risky Climate: Conservative climate science

Bloomberg Green Conservative climate science August 6th, 2021 Climate science and economics are inherently conservative, and that may be a factor in Monday’s highly-anticipated IPCC report.     Read the full Risky Climate column at Bloomberg Green. Scientists on the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, a global group backed by the United Nations, …