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Euro Parliament Environment Committee votes to include shipping CO2 in EU ETS; shipping industry to contribute to climate neutrality

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20% of the revenues under the Fund shall be used to contribute to protecting, restoring and efficiently managing marine ecosystems impacted by global warming. A global ambitious agreement on GHG emissions from shipping is urgently needed, they add. Global shipping activity emits significant amounts of GHG emissions, estimated to be around 2-3% of total global GHG emissions. Climate Change Emissions Europe Market Background Ports and Marine

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130 banks holding US$47 trillion in assets commit to climate action and sustainability; 1/3 of global banking sector

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Leading banks and the United Nations on Sunday launched the Principles for Responsible Banking , with 130 banks collectively holding US$ 47 trillion in assets—one third of the global banking sector—signed up. The UN Principles for Responsible Banking are a guide for the global banking industry to respond to, drive and benefit from a sustainable development economy. Climate Change Market Background

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Consortium proposes large-scale industrial cultivation of marine microalgae (ICCM) as solution to global energy, food, and climate issues

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Members of the Marine Algae Industrialization Consortium (MAGIC), led by Duke University in North Carolina, have published an open-access paper in the journal Oceanography presenting the large-scale industrial cultivation of marine microalgae (ICMM) as an answer to pressing global energy, food and climate security issues. Climate, energy, and food security are three of the most important global challenges society faces during the twenty-first century.

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BNEF, Snam, IGU report finds global gas industry set to resume growth post-pandemic; low-carbon technologies for long-term growth

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After growing by more than 2% in 2019, global gas use is set to fall by around 4% in 2020, as the COVID-19 pandemic reduces energy consumption across the global economies. —Ashish Sethia, global head of commodities at BNEF.

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Coal-country voters laugh at politicians who deny climate change

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The state was once home to a booming coal industry that has floundered over the years as cheaper fracked natural gas has supplanted coal for electricity generation. The state's coal industry job losses have thus been due to the surge. global warming energy policy natural gas jobs climate change fossil fuelsThe "war on coal" has long been a talking point of politicians running for elected office in the state of Kentucky.

NCAR-led study finds COVID-19 lockdowns temporarily raised global temperatures due to reductions in aerosols

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When emissions of aerosols dropped last spring, more of the Sun’s warmth reached the planet, especially in heavily industrialized nations, such as the United States and Russia, that normally pump high amounts of aerosols into the atmosphere. There was a big decline in emissions from the most polluting industries, and that had immediate, short-term effects on temperatures. Climate Change COVID-19 Emissions Market Background

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. In an open-access paper published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences , the researchers provide a framework that reconciles model simulations with laboratory and empirical observations, and that can be used to improve estimates of black carbon’s impact on climate. Climate Change Climate models Emissions

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Global Industry Alliance (GIA) launched to support low carbon shipping

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Leading shipowners and operators, classification societies, engine and technology builders and suppliers, big data providers, and oil companies have signed up to a new Global Industry Alliance (GIA) to support transitioning shipping and its related industries towards a low carbon future.

2017 60

Climate Change #Liar-Deniers Are The New Racists

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And the way the Greenius sees it, it’s a nano-thin intellectual line between choosing to believe black people or brown people are inferior and not equal to you and yours and believing that 100+ years of burning fossil fuels is not the cause of global warming and that climate scientists are lying and part of a cabal perpetrating a vast left wing conspiracy.

Electric tipping point, Mazda electric plans, climate doom, more chargers: Today's Car News

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Today, we look at the tipping point for electric cars, which executives from VW and ChargePoint say is already here, and whether it has come soon enough to save the planet's climate. While many in the traditional car industry say it will be decades before. global warming Charging NetworksWe also check in on Mazda's electric-car plans. All this and more on Green Car Reports.

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13 global companies launch Hydrogen Council in Davos; promoting hydrogen to help meet climate goals

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Thirteen leading energy, transport and industry companies have launched a global initiative in Davos to voice a united vision and long-term ambition for hydrogen to foster the energy transition. Meeting in Davos for the first time on Tuesday, the Hydrogen Council currently comprises 13 CEOs and Chairpersons from various industries and energy companies committed to help achieve the ambitious goal of reaching the 2 ˚C target as agreed in the 2015 Paris Agreement.

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Bankruptcy shows scope of Peabody Coal's climate denial lobbying

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These are tough times for the coal industry. Fuel emissions Politics global warming Carbon climate change energy legislation scienceCoal plants are being retired at an increasing rate in North America and Europe, replaced by a combination of natural-gas and renewable generating capacity. These days, virtually any way to produce electricity is seen as better than coal, which produces the highest volumes of carbon dioxide per.

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Study forecasts even with modest warming, global energy demand to increase by mid-century

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A new study published in Nature Communications by researchers from IIASA, Boston University, and the Ca’ Foscari University of Venice found that by mid-century, climate change will increase the demand for energy globally, even with modest warming. Energy use is however also one of the human systems that is most directly influenced by changes in climate, which makes it crucial to gain insight into the impacts of climate change on energy demand.

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Global Carbon Project: Global carbon emissions growth slows, but hits record high

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Driven by rising natural gas and oil consumption, levels of CO 2 are expected to hit 37 billion metric tons this year, according to new estimates from the Global Carbon Project (GCP), an initiative led by Stanford University scientist Rob Jackson. The findings are outlined in three new papers published in Earth System Science Data , Environmental Research Letters , and Nature Climate Change. and China account for more than half of all carbon dioxide emissions globally.

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MIT report finds China’s actions on climate change crucial; argues for global economy-wide greenhouse gas tax

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A new report from the MIT Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change shows the importance of all major nations taking part in global efforts to reduce emissions—and in particular, finds China’s role to be crucial. The report—titled “The Role of China in Mitigating Climate Change” and published in the journal Energy Economics , compares the impact of a stringent emissions reduction policy with and without China’s participation.

Maritime industry players join forces to realize the decarbonization potential of solid oxide fuel cells

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Funded by a grant from Danish EUDP (Energy Technology Development and Demonstration Program), the partners will pursue a high-efficiency solution with the scalability to support marine industry decarbonization. Such alternatives are needed in the maritime industry, which must transition to greener power over just a few decades. To achieve the long-term target of decarbonization the industry must shift towards new fuel types and technologies.

ICCT life-cycle analysis finds no climate benefit in using LNG as marine fuel

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The results of a new analysis by the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) show that, when combined with a trend toward higher methane leakage and combustion slip, there is no climate benefit from using liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a marine fuel—regardless of the engine technology. The shipping industry increasingly is also looking to LNG as a way to meet the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) climate goals.

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Give Me A #BreakFreeLA & Then Give Me 100% Renewables RIGHT NOW

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” He always was so ahead of the curve… Like I say, I live in Torrance, home of the exploding Exxon Mobil refinery where our Air Quality Management District just gave the refinery operators exemptions to exceed pollution limits while they restart the aging climate wrecker back up. . The science tells us we need to stop burning all of it in the next 10 years or kill our climate. But the rogue and reckless fossil fuel industry keeps yelling, “Burn, baby, burn!”

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Honda secures auto industry’s largest renewable energy purchase; 60% reduction in CO2 from N.A. manufacturing operations

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As a result of the deal, Honda is one of the top automakers globally in the adoption of renewable energy to power its operations. We hope the addition of a collar to the Boiling Springs project will encourage other companies to consider VPPAs as a method to secure renewable power and reduce climate-altering carbon emissions. Climate Change Emissions Manufacturing Power Generation Wind

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Group of 285 global investors with more than $20T in assets under management calls for urgent action on investment-grade climate change and energy policies; guidelines for governments

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Saying that “ investment-grade climate change and clean energy policy is required to shift private sector investment from high-carbon to low-carbon assets ”, a group of 285 investors has urged governments and international policy makers to take new and meaningful steps in the fight against climate change. Climate change presents major long-term risks to the global economy and to the assets in which we invest. Investment Grade Climate Change Policy.

I’ve Done The Math – Now I’m Doing Something About It

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And so it is that I resigned from my position as Director of Strategic Partnerships and Public Affairs for CBS EcoMedia effective the first of this month and I will now be devoting my full time to working on climate change response with the South Bay 350 Climate Action Group, the South Bay Bicycle Coalition and 350.org. But our friends in the oil, coal and gas industry have 5,795 gigatons of carbon on the books.

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Oil and Gas Climate Initiative to invest $1B over 10 years in low-emissions tech

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The Oil and Gas Climate Initiative (OGCI) will invest $1 billion over the next ten years to develop and to accelerate the commercial deployment of innovative low-emissions technologies. Led by the heads of ten oil and gas companies that aim to lead the industry response to climate change, OGCI member companies—BP, CNPC, Eni, Pemex, Reliance Industries, Repsol, Royal Dutch Shell, Saudi Aramco, Statoil and Total—together represent one fifth of the world’s oil and gas production.

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Steep increase in global CO2 emissions despite reductions by industrialized countries; driven by power generation and road transport

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Global CO 2. After a decline in global CO 2 emissions in 2009 of 1% (including a. correction for the leap year 2008), global emissions have. in the last two decades, 2 %20emissions%20report%20-%2021%20Sept.pdf">according to the newly published report “Long-term trend in global CO 2 emissions,” prepared by the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre and PBL Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency. Indexed global CO 2. Climate Change Emission

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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. Many Rio Tinto operations are highly energy-intensive and some of the industrial processes also result in GHG emissions. Enhance resilience to physical climate risks. Rio Tinto’s new 2030 climate targets are linked to executive remuneration.

2020 73

The $32-Trillion Push To Disrupt The Entire Oil Industry

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Global oil and gas companies are increasingly facing an uphill battle as global warming policies are taking their toll. Increased shareholder activism, combined with global warming policies of institutional investors and NGOs, are pushing IOCs in a corner, constricting financing options for oil companies. Stock-exchanged listed companies will need to address the will of their shareholders, especially with regards to climate change policies or decarbonization of the economy.

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Lucintel forecasts global automotive sensors industry to reach approximately $18.8B in 2017; 9.3% CAGR

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Lucintel, a mass transportation consulting and market research firm, forecasts that the global automotive sensors industry will reach approximately $18.8 The global automotive sensor industry is characterized by increasing electronic content in vehicles, shaping optimistic growth trends for 2012-2017 for power train and safety sensors. The major challenges are likely to be addressed by industry players, including conformance to quality and environmental standards.

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Global Carbon Project reports global CO2 emissions suddenly on the rise after 3-year hiatus; need for reducing uncertainties

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Global emissions of carbon dioxide from burning fossil fuels have risen again after a three year hiatus, according to new analysis from the Global Carbon Project ( GCP ). According to the GCP, global emissions from all human activities will reach 41 billion tonnes in 2017, following a projected 2% rise in burning fossil fuels. McKinley, Stephen Sitch & Pieter Tans (2017) “Towards real-time verification of CO 2 emissions” Nature Climate Change doi: 10.1038/s41558-017-0013-9.

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Bosch on importance of renewable synthetic fuels to reach climate goals; e-fuels

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The Paris Agreement calls for global warming to be limited to 2 ?C C above pre-industrial levels, and preferably 1.5 °C. Climate neutrality. Vehicles on the road, when powered by synthetic fuel, are ultimately climate-neutral. The fossil CO? emitted by road vehicles will have to be reduced to nearly zero over the next three decades for that to happen—a daunting and complex challenge.

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Heliogen launches, achieves > 1,000 ?C from concentrated sunlight for industrial processes

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At that temperature, Heliogen can replace the use of fossil fuels in critical industrial processes, including the production of cement, steel, and petrochemicals, dramatically reducing greenhouse gas emissions from these activities. Previous commercial concentrating solar thermal systems have been designed to reach temperatures of up to only 565 degrees Celsius—useful for power generation, but insufficient for many industrial processes.

2019 91

Don’t Think of it as “Global Warming,” Think of it as Destroying our Atmosphere and Altering the Delicate Balance of Nature

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I first saw this video produced by Dr. James Powell , the Executive Director of the National Physical Science Consortium on Joe Romm’s Climate Progress site last week. Do yourself a favor and take 10 minutes to watch and grok this simple and easy to understand climate change lesson. Then use this knowledge to help explain reality to your friends and associates who have been duped and conned by the dirty energy industry into believing this is some kind of hoax.

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ExxonMobil expands agreement with Global Thermostat; sees promise in CO2 direct air capture technology

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ExxonMobil and Global Thermostat (GT) have expanded their joint development agreement following 12 months of technical evaluation to determine the feasibility and potential scalability of Global Thermostat’s technology that captures carbon dioxide directly from the air. The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change has said that CO 2 capture, use and storage “is a key technology for the decarbonization of the energy sector in the long term. ”

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Study: IMO low-sulfur fuel standards will decrease childhood asthma cases, premature deaths; climate tradeoffs

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This marks the most significant improvement in global fuel standards for the shipping industry in 100 years, and is intended to achieve significant health benefits on a global scale. reduction of childhood asthma globally. global reduction in PM 2.5 global reduction in childhood asthma. concentrations in micrograms per cubic meter due to the implementation of the International Maritime Organization’s global fuel sulfur standard in 2020.

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Greenpeace CSI – On the Scene of a Climate Crime Spree!

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Their Climate Emergency Response Team went into action at the scene of the crime – The US Chamber of Horrors – I mean Commerce – HQ in DC. View the climate crime scene photos after the jump. I can’t wait to see notorious climate criminal, Tommy “Death&# Donohue trussed up in handcuffs and pushed into a squad car. Greenpeace Activists place Climate Crime Banners on the exterior of the U.S.

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Greenius Says, Time’s Up Folks. Your Global Warming Goose Has Now Been Cooked…

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The smartest scientists on the face of the planet, the ones studying climate change and global warming, are mad as hell and they’re not going to take it any more. I’m not the least bit intimated or scared by any of the people now arguing against saving ourselves – whether they’re with the oil, coal or gas industries or in the highest reaches of the Republican Party or atop the US Chamber of Commerce.

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Eight energy majors commit to reduce methane emissions within natural gas industry

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The commitment was made as part of wider efforts by the global energy industry to ensure that natural gas continues to play a critical role in helping meet future energy demand while addressing climate change. —Mark Radka, Head of UN Environment’s Energy and Climate Branch. Our analysis at IEA shows that credible action to minimise methane emissions is essential to the achievement of global climate goals, and to the outlook for natural gas.

2017 64

KIT and Wintershall Dea collaborating to develop industrial-scale methane pyrolysis for CO2-free production of hydrogen

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Methane pyrolysis separates methane (CH 4 ) into gaseous hydrogen and solid carbon that is a valuable material for various industry branches and can also be stored safely. Now, KIT is partnering with industry partner Wintershall Dea to further develop this process for use on an industrial scale. There are huge quantities of natural gas worldwide and it can be used in a climate-neutral way.

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California introduces first-in-nation rules to reduce climate “super pollutants” from commercial refrigeration, air conditioning equipment

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The new rules affect commercial and industrial, stationary refrigeration units, such as those used by large grocery stores, as well as commercial and residential air conditioning units. CARB will now move forward immediately with a new rulemaking limiting purchase or use of new high-global warming potential (GWP) refrigerant, and a partnership with other states and the federal government to design a national program.

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Cambridge study finds globalized economy making water, energy and land insecurity worse

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The first large-scale study of the risks that countries face from dependence on water, energy and land resources has found that globalization may be decreasing, rather than increasing, the security of global supply chains. They found that the vast majority of countries and industrial sectors are highly exposed both directly, via domestic production, and indirectly, via imports, to over-exploited and insecure water, energy and land resources.

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Study projects global carbon footprint from ICT will be equivalent to half of transportation’s current level by 2040

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Greenhouse gas emissions (GHGE) from the Information and Communication Industry (ICT) could grow from roughly 1–1.6% In a paper published in the Journal of Cleaner Production , Associate Professor Lotfi Belkhir and Ahmed Elmeligi, a recent grad, assessed the global carbon footprint of the overall ICT industry, including the contribution from the main consumer devices, the data centers and communication networks, and compared it with total worldwide GHGE.

2018 97

U of Toronto study finds US electrification of LDV fleet not a silver bullet for tackling climate change in vehicle sector

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C global warming. The paper is published in the journal Nature Climate Change. A lot of people think that a large-scale shift to EVs will mostly solve our climate problems in the passenger vehicle sector.

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Summary of decisions from Durban climate conference

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Governments at the COP17 meeting decided to adopt some form of a universal legal agreement on climate change as soon. Governments, including 35 industrialized countries, also agreed to a second commitment period of the Kyoto Protocol—due to expire next year— from 1 January 2013. markets all remain in action as effective tools to leverage global climate action and as models to inform. Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).

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New phase of globalization could undermine efforts to reduce CO2 emissions

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A new study finds that the growth of carbon production from Chinese exports has slowed or reversed, reflecting a “new phase of globalization” between developing countries that could undermine international efforts to reduce emissions. The study, involving researchers from the University of East Anglia (UEA) and colleagues in China and the United States, investigated how complex supply chains are distributing energy-intensive industries and their CO 2 emissions throughout the global South.

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