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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.

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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. This new study is based on a thorough review of a decade of research on aviation emissions. Aviation accounts for 3.5% —Marianne Tronstad Lund, co-author.

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Climate change causes methane emissions to be released from the ocean

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New research has shown that frozen methane emissions are vulnerable to melting due to climate change and could be released into the sea. The post Climate change causes methane emissions to be released from the ocean appeared first on Innovation News Network.

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Study suggests future climate changes to worsen air quality for >85% of China’s population; ~20k+ additional deaths each year

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A study by a team of researchers from China, the US and Germany suggests that future climate change may worsen air quality for more than 85% of China’s population, leading to an additional 20,000 deaths each year. Managing air quality in China in a changing climate will thus become more challenging. —Hong et al.

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How serious is Norway about climate change? So much that its streetlights self-dim

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Rio Tinto to invest $1 billion over 5 years to help meet new climate change targets

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Mining giant Rio Tinto will invest around $1 billion over the next five years to support the delivery of its new climate change targets and a company objective for net zero emissions from operations by 2050. The new targets for 2030 are: A further 30% reduction in Rio Tinto’s emissions intensity from 2018 levels.

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Why EVs Aren't a Climate Change Panacea

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“Electric cars will not save the climate. must have 90 percent of its vehicles, or some 350 million EVs, on the road by 2050 in order to hit its emission targets. and elsewhere, it still will not be sufficient to meet net zero 2050 emission targets. the sources of the other 73 percent of GHG emissions must be reduced as well.