Posts Tagged ‘global warming’

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Fifteen of its presidential candidates, more than 50 of its member organizations in the states, and a slew of progressive organizations that make up its voting base, some armed with petitions bearing over 200,000 signatures, all are now calling for the DNC to hold a separate climate-focused debate.

Demand for Presidential Climate Debate Escalates 

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Corporations See a Different Kind of “Green” in Ocasio-Cortez’s “Green New Deal”

 

If you suspect I don’t entirely trust Miss Cortez, you may be onto something.

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A rapid global shift to clean energy is needed to prevent runaway climate change, says António Guterres

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“What we’ve done is build a [direct-air capture] process that is—as much as possible—built on existing processes and technologies that are widespread in the world,” said David Keith, a professor of applied physics at Harvard and the lead author of the new study. “That’s why we think we have a reasonable possibility of scaling up.”

Turning Air Into Gasoline

The new paper says it can remove the same ton for as little as $94, and for no more than $232. At those rates, it would cost between $1 and $2.50 to remove the carbon dioxide released by burning a gallon of gasoline in a modern car.

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Satellite Data Show Sea-Level Rise Will Double Previous Estimates

 

If the oceans continue to change at this rate, sea levels will rise 26 inches by the end of the century – enough to cause major problems for coastal cities, according to the study.

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Extremely Nasty Climate Wake-Up

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Seasonal Evolution of Supraglacial Lakes

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