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climate changeTexas Has Oil Past 2050 and Telling Real-Life JR Ewings to Stop Will Not Work

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The US Geological Survey has performed an updated survey of the primary oil basin in Texas and doubled their estimate of technically recoverable oil and gas from 2016. Fracking Technology Keeps Improving They did not change how much oil they …

air pollutionWhy is Geoengineered Cooling Bad and Untested if We Have Been Doing it With Sulfur Dioxide Air Pollution for Decades?

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A report in Nature says that China’s sulfur dioxide air pollution has been geoengineering earth cooling by up to 0.7 degrees celsius for decades. China reduced sulfur dioxide emissions from its power plants by 7–14% between 2014 and 2016. Mainstream …

air pollutionCleaner Burning Charcoal as a Transition Step to Save Lives and Climate

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From 2005 to 2015, China cut indoor air pollution in half. This was mostly from the adoption of cleaner burning charcoal. This saved 400,000 lives per year from lower exposure to 2.5-micron air pollution. Fine-particle pollution causes premature death in …

airplane100 Special Planes and $2.5 Billion per year for Sulphate Geoengineering

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Researchers reviewed all lofting technologies that seem plausible as methods to put 100,000 tons per year of sulphur to an altitude of up to ~20 km in 2033. The program then scales to 5 million tons per year. Their main …

chinaBriquettes reduce indoor air pollution and provide better cooking

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Having the global poor switch to soot free cooking would save millions of lives per year and reduce global warming. Soot causes 30% of warming. 2 billion people cook with open fires or polluting cookers. About 4.3 million people die …

climate changeClimate Doomer claims only option is to get rid of all fossil fuels

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Mayer Hillman is a climate doomer. His April 26, 2018 article in the Guardian UK is titled ‘We’re doomed’: Mayer Hillman on the climate reality no one else will dare mention. Hillman is an 86-year-old social scientist. He is a …

bitcoinBitcoin by itself can generate 2 degree warming by 2033

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If Bitcoin is implemented at similar rates at which other technologies have been incorporated, then Bitcoin alone could produce enough emissions to raise global temperatures by 2°C as soon as 2033. Peer-reviewed journal Nature Climate Change – Bitcoin emissions alone …

canadaCanada federal election in 2019 could be a referendum on carbon tax

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is planning to create a carbon pricing plan for four of the provinces in Canada. Ontario, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, and New Brunswick do have carbon pricing plans. Those provinces have nearly half the population of Canada. Trudeau …

climate changeOcean Solutions are key to solving Climate Change

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There is a comprehensive and systematic assessment of 13 global- and local-scale, ocean-based measures was performed to help steer the development and implementation of technologies and actions toward a sustainable outcome. Iron Fertilization and growth of large kelp farms are …

climate changeWhere is the climate fall of France to trigger WW2 scale climate mobilization ?

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The Paris Agreement was empty goals with empty and insufficient promises followed by less action and even less results. The IPCC 2018 is calling for a larger than WW2 economic mobilization and transformation without the equivalent of a climate fall …