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  • The Greta Effect: Global CO2 Emissions Increased By 1.9% In 2018

    • Date: 23/10/19
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    Global CO2 emissions from fossil fuel combustion and processes increased by 1.9% in 2018 compared with 2017, according to a report from the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre (JRC). The Fossil CO2 & GHG emissions for all world countries report presents the latest updates from the Emission Database for Global Atmospheric Research (EDGAR) tool developed by the JRC […]

  • Polar Bear Expert Frozen Out for Telling the Truth

    • Date: 23/10/19
    • Benny Peiser, Conservative Woman
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    THIS summer Dr Susan Crockford, one of the world’s leading experts on polar bears, lost her status as Adjunct Professor at the University of Victoria in British Columbia, Canada (UVic), a position she had held for 15 years. This action followed her expulsion from the roster of the university’s volunteer Speakers Bureau in May 2017. […]

  • Facebook’s False Fact Check

    • Date: 23/10/19
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    There’s no guarantee scientific research is credible or accurate just because it has been peer-reviewed. Why is Facebook promoting this lie? Much of what we read, online and elsewhere, is incorrect. That’s life. But Facebook, a platform that helps people socialize, thinks it’s in the business of setting the record straight. It calls this process […]

  • New Coal Boom As China Opens 17 New Mines This Year

    • Date: 22/10/19
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    China is expanding its coal power infrastructure despite pledges to curb carbon emissions. Analysis reveals that the amount allocated to large infrastructure projects by Beijing has doubled this year, with airports and high-speed rail lines among 21 schemes allocated a total of £83.9 billion. Included in the new allocations is funding for 17 new coal […]

  • Sea-Level Rise from Antarctic Ice Shelves Might Be Overestimated, Study Finds

    • Date: 22/10/19
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    Study finds even the tallest ice cliffs should support their own weight rather than collapsing catastrophically. Antarctica’s ice sheet spans close to twice the area of the contiguous United States, and its land boundary is buttressed by massive, floating ice shelves extending hundreds of miles out over the frigid waters of the Southern Ocean. When […]

  • China’s Green Future Implodes As Economy Nearly Stalls

    • Date: 22/10/19
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    China’s transition to a green economy is imploding as the economic growth needed to pay for the massive state-funded subsidies hits its slowest pace in three decades. Vice Premier Liu He was praised for his January 2018 keynote speech at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland for stating that in addition to spending […]

  • Britain Is G7’s Biggest Net Importer of CO2 Emissions Per Capita, Says ONS

    • Date: 22/10/19
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    Fall in UK-produced emissions has been offset by those from increase in imported products Britain has contributed to the global climate emergency by outsourcing its carbon emissions to developing nations, according to official figures, despite managing to weaken the domestic link between fossil fuels and economic growth. The Office for National Statistics said the UK had become […]

  • Great Barrier Reef In Good Shape, Has ‘Vibrant Future’, Reef Authority Says

    • Date: 22/10/19
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    The Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority has supported Environment Minister Sussan Ley’s appraisal that the reef is “good” and has “a vibrant future”. A Senate estimates committee hearing on Monday heard a downgrading of the reef condition from poor to very poor was a long-term forecast based on no action being taken on climate […]

  • Brexit Is Delaying Global Action To Fight Climate Change

    • Date: 21/10/19
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    It looks like that the EU’s December summit will be overtaken by Brexit – pushing adoption of its 2050 climate plan into 2020, and maybe even beyond.  In June, European prime ministers meeting in Brussels were unable to agree on an EU proposal to completely decarbonize by 2050. Poland, with the backing of a few other Eastern […]

  • The fading dream of reliable power

    • Date: 21/10/19
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    Even an expensive reliable grid may now be beyond us Back in August, a major power cut blacked out something like a million consumers in the south of England for the best part of an hour. The official reports into the power cut (and there have been several) beat around the bush quite a lot, […]

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