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Category: Climate

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Why age of populism won't derail future of solar, wind and EVs

Why age of populism won’t derail future of solar, wind and EVs

Despite the climate-denying Trump Administration, and populist movements across the world, Michael Liebreich gave plenty of reasons to be optimistic about future of wind, solar and Evs.

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We just reached the 410 parts per million Co2 threshold

We just reached the 410 parts per million Co2 threshold

The world just passed another round-numbered climate milestone. Scientists predicted it would happen this year and lo and behold, it has.

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This graphic puts global warming in full perspective

This graphic puts global warming in full perspective

March was 1.3°C above pre-industrial average temperatures. If you were born after December 1964, you’ve never experienced a month cooler than average on this planet.

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Antarctica’s meltwater rivers raise concerns about the fate of the continent

Antarctica’s meltwater rivers raise concerns about the fate of the continent

When climate scientists look at Antarctica, they see a ticking time bomb. If the ice sheet melts, sea levels will rise dramatically.

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Hey look, another record low month for sea ice

Hey look, another record low month for sea ice

Climate change continues its rapid reshaping of the Arctic as yet another month saw sea ice set a record-low mark.

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Australian coal? India’s biggest city could source half its needs with solar

Australian coal? India’s biggest city could source half its needs with solar

While Turnbull pedals Australian coal as a solution to India’s electrification problems, study finds Mumbai could source half its peak power needs from rooftop solar.

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Turnbull slammed for "sucking up" to Adani, as business pushes 50-year life for coal plants

Turnbull slammed for “sucking up” to Adani, as business pushes 50-year life for coal plants

PM lambasted for “sucking up” to Adani during India visit, and putting coal exports ahead of the Great Barrier Reef.

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Coalition says wind turbines increase emissions, more coal needed

Coalition says wind turbines increase emissions, more coal needed

Senate committee produces 5 different conclusions, highlighting impossible nature of Australia’s energy politics. The most absurd conclusions came from the Coalition, and One Nation.

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Electricity’s carbon footprint in U.S. post record falls over two years

Electricity’s carbon footprint in U.S. post record falls over two years

Carbon emissions from energy use by Americans fell 1.7 percent last year, part of a decade-long slide in the carbon footprint of energy in the U.S.

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Air passengers face a bumpier ride due to climate change

Air passengers face a bumpier ride due to climate change

Evidence is growing that air turbulence is becoming stronger and more frequent because of climate change.

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Voters say Turnbull "too slow" on renewables, support state RETs

Voters say Turnbull “too slow” on renewables, support state RETs

New poll reveals most people – including Coalition voters – not buying Turnbull govt anti-renewables rhetoric, want more ambitious action.