The oceans — where over 90% of global warming heat ends up — have literally warmed up off the charts.
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All eyes are on India this week, as President Obama is set to make an unprecedented second trip to meet with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Minister Hunt’s claim that emissions cuts slowed dramatically while the carbon price was in place is incorrect.
6 years ago, Pope Benedict XVI installed more than 1,000 solar panels on the Vatican’s audience hall, helping him earn him the sobriquet of the “Green Pope”. Pope Francis may just go one step further. He could tip the balance against fossil fuels, as the world’s wealthiest institution takes on the world’s most powerful industry.
The collapse in global oil prices is good for the climate, and clean energy. Big Oil has put Arctic drilling on hold because it no longer makes economic sense. That will allow extend the world’s carbon budget, and result in capital flowing to renewables.
Vattenfall’s CEO Magnus Hall likens the selling of its lignite operations in Germany to E.On’s recent decision to dump centralised fossil fuel generation.
Shell’s top climate advisor told an audience at the COP20 Lima, that the company enjoys its relationship with ALEC.
It’s clear that the new agreement must be different from the litany of past compacts, protocols, accords and decisions—but how?
It is completely unrealistic to expect that Australia will be able to grow its share of fossil fuel production whilst other countries reduce their share in a world with strict limits on carbon emissions.