Woodside’s new Western Australian gas project ‘a bet against’ global 1.5C goal, report finds

Climate Analytics says Scarborough project’s emissions expected to be 1.37bn tonnes of CO2, which would slow push to reach net zero Get our free news app; get our morning email briefing Energy giant Woodside and Australian governments are betting against the success of the Paris climate agreement by backing a gas development that would substantially […]

Great Barrier Reef Warming, Coral Bleaching Driven By Cloud Radiative Forcing, Not Humans

For decades Great Barrier Reef (GBR) warming and coral bleaching have often been assumed to be driven by human greenhouse gas emissions and/or El Niño events. But a new study finds a much larger and more robust correlation between natural cloud cover modulation of solar radiation, shallow-water warming, and bleaching. It has taken over 260 […]

Global Carbon Dioxide: 2020-2021

global carbon dioxide 2020 2021 - Global Carbon Dioxide: 2020-2021

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VbOF–Xgs8s This video shows the accumulation of atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) during a single calendar year. Every year, the world’s vegetation and ocean absorb about half of human-caused CO2 emissions, slowing the rate of greenhouse gases entering the atmosphere. However, around 2.5 parts per million (ppm) remain in the atmosphere every year, causing a steady […]

Green incentives usually help the rich. Here’s how the Build Back Better Act could change that.

If the Build Back Better Act, Democrats’ $2.2 trillion climate and social welfare bill, passes the Senate later this month, it will come with thousands of dollars in incentives and tax credits for electric cars, solar panels, heat pumps, e-bikes, and even electric motorcycles. A family could get up to $12,500 off an electric car; […]

UK must ‘walk the talk’ on climate action, say official advisers

As Cop26 president, UK must act on meat, fossil fuels and overseas aid, says Climate Change Committee The UK must “walk the talk” on climate action over the next 12 months, which will be critical in tackling the climate emergency, according to an assessment of the Cop26 summit by the Climate Change Committee. The UK […]

The Positively Remarkable Benefits Of Green Energy!

the positively remarkable benefits of green energy - The Positively Remarkable Benefits Of Green Energy!

Whether you want to make small changes or do something big, you will be helping our environment. The next few paragraphs will help you information on green energy into your life. Instead of using your air conditioner in the summer, try to wear fabrics that are natural. Cotton and other natural fibers, draw the moisture […]

Unforced Variations: Dec 2021

This month’s open thread on climate science topics. The post Unforced Variations: Dec 2021 first appeared on RealClimate.

Making predictions with the CMIP6 ensemble

The CMIP6 multi-model ensemble is a unique resource with input from scientists and modeling groups from around the world. [CMIP stands for the Coupled Model Intercomparison Project, and it is now in its 6th Phase]. But as we’ve discussed before (#NotAllModels) there are some specific issues that require users to be cautious in making predictions. […]

Research Shows Cold Far More Deadly Than Heat, 10 Times More In Brazil, 20 Times More In South Africa

More warming would save lives A new, comprehensive Lancet study shows that far more people are being killed globally by cold weather than by hot weather. Die kalte Sonne here looks at the impacts of temperature extremes on mortality. There’s no doubt that extreme weather kills more people. But the question in these times of […]

A freeway ripped the heart out of Black life in Detroit. Now Michigan wants to tear it down.

This story is published in collaboration with BridgeDetroit. In 1945 in Detroit, Michigan, a man who is believed to be the first African-American independent record producer opened up a blues and gospel record store called Joe’s Record Shop. The store was lined with vinyl records and music posters, with a big, upright piano in the back. […]