UCL-led study finds climate impact caused by growing space industry needs urgent mitigation

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The rapidly growing space industry may have a greater climate effect than the aviation industry and undo repair to the protective ozone layer if left unregulated, according to a new study led by UCL and published in the journal Earth’s Future as an open-access paper.

Marine planning must consider climate change

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Researchers from the University of Gothenburg have outlined the importance of considering climate change in marine planning. The post Marine planning must consider climate change appeared first on Innovation News Network. Environment Climate Change

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Aviation industry needs to adopt better solutions to climate change

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Researchers have argued that the aviation industry’s current solutions to climate change are not doing enough. The post Aviation industry needs to adopt better solutions to climate change appeared first on Innovation News Network. Environment Climate Change

Joestradamus Foresees Terrible Trouble & Complete Collapse For Kings Of Stranded Assets. “I Got Your Just Transition Right Here,” Say Youth Hackers For Climate Justice.

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Study: annual climate impact of wild pigs could be greater than 1.1M cars

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The researchers used predictive population models coupled with advanced mapping techniques to estimate the climate damage wild pigs are causing across five continents. Climate Change Emissions Market Background

Analysing the impacts of climate change in cities

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Researchers from Argonne National Laboratory will examine the impacts of climate change to identify solutions for a sustainable future. The post Analysing the impacts of climate change in cities appeared first on Innovation News Network. Environment Climate Change Natural Disasters

On Inflation, Climate, and Compromise

Energy Institute at HAAS

Can the Inflation Reduction Act tackle climate change and inflation at the same time? 18 months ago, Larry Summers wrote an important piece in the Washington Post warning of two … Continue Reading On Inflation, Climate, and Compromise

Study: 2/3 of aviation climate impact due to emissions other than CO2

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of the human-made climate impact; two-thirds of this impact are caused by emissions other than CO 2 , according to a new study by researchers in Europe and the US. Schematic overview of the processes by which aviation emissions and increased cirrus cloudiness affect the climate system.

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Polestar quadruples number of partners working on climate-neutral Polestar 0 car project

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Polestar is welcoming twelve new partners to the Polestar 0 project to develop a climate-neutral car. The Polestar 0 project is Polestar’s moon-shot goal of creating the first truly climate-neutral car by 2030.

Polestar announces goal of climate-neutral car by 2030

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Polestar, the premium electric performance car brand founded by Volvo Cars and Geely Holding, has set a goal of creating the first climate-neutral car by 2030. By pushing ourselves to create a completely climate-neutral car, we are forced to reach beyond what is possible today.

Youth Climate Strikes Have The $uperpower To Shut This Country Down & Force America To Take Emergency Climate Action

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My friend and mentor, Bill McKibben has an Op Ed about this Friday’s Student Climate Strikes in today’s on-line edition of the LA Times that will be news to LAT readers but not to Creative Greenius devotees. Bill explains why students around the world will be refusing to go to school this Friday and instead following the lead of Greta Thunberg from Sweden who started the #FridaysForFuture Climate Strike movement all by herself just last fall.

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Apparently Climate Resolve Is Resigned To An Unlivable Climate, So No Urgency Needed #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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IRENA report says tripling renewables investment required to reach 2050 climate goal

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Global renewable energy investment increased between 2013 and 2018, reaching its peak at US$351 billion in 2017, according to a new report by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and Climate Policy Initiative (CPI). Climate Change Emissions Market Background Power Generation

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Rolls-Royce makes Duisburg container terminal climate-neutral with mtu hydrogen technology

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Rolls-Royce will ensure a climate-neutral energy supply at the container terminal currently under construction at the Port of Duisburg, Germany. It will not only set new standards in cargo handling, but also in climate-friendly energy supply.

Volvo Cars Torslanda becomes company’s first climate-neutral car plant, second in overall network

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Volvo Cars announced that its Torslanda site in Sweden is its first car manufacturing plant to reach fully climate-neutral status. The Torslanda plant, the company’s oldest, has been powered by climate-neutral electricity since 2008. It now also has climate-neutral heating.

Audi awards $100K to Caltech to support development of new CliMA climate model

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Audi of America (AoA) and the Audi Environmental Foundation are awarding a $100,000 grant to the California Institute of Technology (Caltech), the lead institution in the Climate Modeling Alliance (CliMA). Climate Change Climate models Vehicle Manufacturers

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Senate improves EV tax credit in largest climate bill ever

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The Senate has voted to pass the Inflation Reduction Act, which includes nearly $400 billion over 10 years in funding for climate and energy related programs, and an extension and improvement of the US electric car tax credit.

Study finds global oil demand likely to grow despite pandemic, climate policies

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Many climate-related policies were already in place around the world prior to COVID-19, and the pandemic has accelerated the adoption of additional measures, but these interventions may not achieve their goal of reducing oil demand, according to the report.

White House forms Climate Innovation Working Group; on the way to ARPA-C

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President Biden has created a new Climate Innovation Working Group as part of the National Climate Task Force to advance his commitment to launching an Advanced Research Projects Agency-Climate (ARPA-C). The working group will be co-chaired by the White House Office of Domestic Climate Policy, Office of Science of Technology and Policy, and Office of Management and Budget. ARPA-C ARPA-E Climate Change Market Background Policy Research

Fighting Climate Change with Heat Pumps

Energy Institute at HAAS

We’ve been sweltering through record-high temperatures … Continue Reading Fighting Climate Change with Heat Pumps. Heat pumps are cool. When new refrigerant regulations take hold, they’ll be much cooler. Today’s post is co-authored with Duncan Callaway. Geez, it’s hot.

Exoplanets study reveals uniqueness of Earth’s climate

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The post Exoplanets study reveals uniqueness of Earth’s climate appeared first on Innovation News Network. Studies carried out on terrestrial exoplanets have highlighted that the land-water balance of Earth is unique to our planet.

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How bad are carbon-belching SUVs for the climate and for our health?

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We may be underestimating just how bad carbon-belching SUVs are for the climate – and for our health. The post How bad are carbon-belching SUVs for the climate and for our health? Electric Cars EV News Policy climate change EV policy SUV

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New model framework for improving predictions of black carbon’s radiative effect on climate

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For years, scientists have known that these particles are affecting Earth’s warming climate, but measuring their exact effect has proved elusive. Absorption by black carbon strongly affects regional and global climate. Climate Change Climate models Emissions

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Human Cost of Climate Change

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Polar bears aside, what is the human cost of climate change? Do you ever think about how climate change will affect you and me

Mitigating the impacts of climate change on the water cycle

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Marc Hannis, Principal of Ofwat’s Water Innovation Fund, outlines the impacts of climate change on the water cycle. The post Mitigating the impacts of climate change on the water cycle appeared first on Innovation News Network. Environment Climate Change Pollution The Innovation Platform Issue 11 Water Supply

Fighting Climate Change With Tax Credits

Energy Institute at HAAS

Can we get more carbon mileage out of politically passable climate policy? And the problem with swinging for the fences … Continue Reading Fighting Climate Change With Tax Credits. Build Back Better (BBB) prospects are not looking so good.

Study finds climate impact of hydropower varies widely

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earlier post ), a new study by a team at Environmental Defense Fund finds that the climate impact of hydropower facilities varies widely throughout the world and over time, with some facilities emitting more greenhouse gases than those burning fossil fuels. Ilissa Ocko and Steven Hamburg of EDF wanted to conduct a more comprehensive analysis of the climate impacts of hydropower facilities over time. Climate Change Emissions Lifecycle analysis Power Generation Water

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Automakers and suppliers part of DOE Better Climate Challenge

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The US Department of Energy (DOE) announced a commitment from more than 90 companies and organizations to reduce their Scope 1 and Scope 2 carbon emissions by 50% by 2030 through DOE’s Better Climate Challenge. Among the inaugural partners in the Better Climate Challenge are vehicle makers and suppliers, including: Company.

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We Like the Massachusetts Climate Bill. The Governor Must Sign It.

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On Thursday, the Massachusetts House and Senate both passed a major new climate bill, An Act Driving Clean Energy and Offshore Wind. Renewable energy Energy policy & advocacy Massachusetts Electric vehicles/Transportation Electricity and the grid Energy efficiency Home heating Climate change

Study: 25% EV adoption would save US $17B annually from avoided climate change & pollution damages

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A new study led by researchers from Northwestern University projects that if electric vehicles replaced 25% of combustion engine cars currently on the road, the United States would save approximately $17 billion annually by avoiding damages from climate change and air pollution. This highlights the potential of co-beneficial solutions to climate change that not only curb greenhouse gas emissions but also reduce the health burden of harmful air pollution.

Tenneco exploring synthetic fuels for climate-neutral mobility; NAMOSYN project

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A climate-neutral alternative to petroleum-based fuels, they also offer the potential for significantly reduced overall emissions, allowing Tenneco’s Clean Air experts to better manage any remaining pollutants through the aftertreatment process.

Here Comes Climate Disclosure Regulation

Energy Institute at HAAS

As are precise definitions of what “sustainable” … Continue Reading Here Comes Climate Disclosure Regulation. Carbon is the new calorie… but it’s much harder to count. Sustainable investing is taking off. Precise numbers are hard to pin down.

@LATimes Buries Climate News In Saturday Edition Even Publisher @DrPatSoonShiong Doesn’t Read #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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California Climate Investments has funded $9 billion in projects to reduce greenhouse gases

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California Climate Investments —a program designed to put billions of dollars to work to reduce greenhouse gas emissions—is funded with proceeds from the State’s Cap-and-Trade GHG emissions reduction program and is administered by the California Air Resources Board (ARB). billion in California Climate Investments funds for projects statewide, $9 billion of which are either underway or completed.

Wayback Machine Trip To 2008 Reveals Greenius Prognostications On Harsh Climate Reality?

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@DrPatSoonShiong & @LATimes Massively Failing Community On Climate Crisis Coverage #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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UGA study finds black carbon aerosols from GDI engines will worsen public health, climate; need for GPFs

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A strong absorber of solar radiation, black carbon exhibits significant climate warming properties. Therefore, the climate burden of the increase in BC emissions dominates over the US, especially over source regions. Climate Change Emissions Engines Health

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Even With Fossil Flaws, California is USA’s Last Desperate Climate Action Hope #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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German High Court Rules Delaying Climate Action Harms Youth

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Germany’s highest court ruled Thursday that the country’s 2019 climate law unconstitutionally saddles young people with the burden of fighting climate change by “irreversibly offload[ing] major emission reductions burdens onto periods after 2030.”

Rolls-Royce commissions test bench for mtu hydrogen engines for climate-neutral power supply

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Over the past year and a half, the company has invested around €10 million at Rolls-Royce Solutions in Augsburg in test bench modernization, hydrogen infrastructure and other measures as part of its ‘Net Zero at Power Systems’ climate protection program. The mtu gas engine portfolio is being prepared for hydrogen as a fuel, thus enabling a climate-neutral energy supply. Rolls-Royce has commissioned its first in-house test bench for mtu hydrogen engines at its Augsburg site.

@Nick_Goldberg You’re A Decade Behind On Climate Solutions & You’re Not Smelling What The Climate Is Cooking #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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When You See Something, Say Something: Climate Emergency Alarm Bells Ringing While Local Electeds Pretend Not To Hear

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Just four months ago, in October, the UN’s IPCC Climate Report gave us, at best, 12 years to take bold and drastic action in cutting greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions if we want to limit the level of already baked-in climate catastrophe. If we continue our head-in-the-sand, business as usual path, we are headed straight for runaway, uncontrollable destruction of our livable climate. In 2019 alone more easy-to-connect climate crisis dots have made worldwide news: .

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NREL researchers use adversarial training to super-resolve climate data; up to 50X higher resolution data

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Researchers at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) have developed a novel machine learning approach quickly to enhance the resolution of wind velocity data by 50 times and solar irradiance data by 25 times—an enhancement that had yet to be achieved with climate data. This approach will enable scientists to complete renewable energy studies in future climate scenarios faster and with more accuracy.

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