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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 …

energyTechnological and Societal Innovation is key to beating poverty

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Bill Gates the challenge of eliminating extreme poverty, which used to be defined as living on less than a $1.90 per day. The World Bank remains committed to achieving the goal of ending extreme poverty by 2030. Innovation is the …

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 …

blockchainThe Blockchain Race Towards a More Sustainable World

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The effects of climate change have become increasingly real over recent years. NASA confirms what we regularly see on the news: increases in extreme weather events such as droughts, floods, and hurricanes; melting polar ice caps leading to higher sea …

climate changeFunding and research on geoengineering and climate change mitigation

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Geoengineering refers to a set of emerging technologies that could manipulate the environment and partially offset some of the impacts of climate change. Solar geoengineering in particular could not be a replacement for reducing emissions (mitigation) or coping with a …

air pollutionGeoengineering will happen, China controlling rain across Tibet

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Climate change is the byproduct of the industrial economy. Production of CO2 and black carbon (soot and particulates) are not the goal of industry and transportation. However, CO2 and black carbon have been produced in huge quantities. Indoor and outdoor …

energyIs the Big Insane Ask easier?

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What is the purpose of the UN IPCC climate reports when they have insane economics and do not provide any remotely reasonable action plans, goals or priorities? There are many simpler steps that can be taken that can pay for …

air pollutionAir pollution deaths at WW2 scales are happening now

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In NY Mag, a climate journalist David Wallace-Wells wrote about a study of the difference between 1.5 degrees of warming and two degrees. He cited a Nature climate change paper – Quantified, localized health benefits of accelerated carbon dioxide emissions …

climate changeIPCC gives climate warning and contradictions

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The (IPCC) Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has given its 2018 report on world climate. * IPCC estimates that global model pathways limiting global warming to 1.5°C are projected to involve the annual average investment needs in the energy system …

climate changeEliminating 1.7 billion tons of CO2 per year with electrified steelmaking

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Boston Metal has developed technology to electrify steelmaking and this could reduce CO2 emissions by 5%. They would use an electrolytic cell instead of a blast furnace. It would use electricity—rather than carbon—to process raw iron ore. In steelmaking today, …