Global Carbon Budget 2021 Abstract https://essd.copernicus.org/preprints/essd-2021-386/ Full preprint: https://essd.copernicus.org/preprints/essd-2021-386/essd-2021-386.pdf 2020, Fossil CO2 emissions (EFOS) declined by 5.4 % … [Read more...]
Planning the Energy Transition
Over the past couple of weeks I’ve run across what might be a few really useful reports on the energy transition. The Lancet is doing an annual climate countdown report to monitor our progress. Here is this year’s edition: … [Read more...]
Lose a ton, of carbon that is, on the $7 Gaviotas carbon diet- Yup, I’m in!
If there is one thing that my team at the Marion Institute hears over and over from me it's "lets walk our talk". I believe that we need to authentically be the change we wish to see and advocate for this change through example. So I, along … [Read more...]
Subsidies for “UNKILLABLE DRACULAS”
Bela Lugosi's got nothin' on Big Coal, but the parallel is humorously appropriate when you consider blood sucking air pollution, global warming, mountaintop removal, strip mining, coal slurry ponds, acid rain, and such. From today's … [Read more...]
Coal-to-liquid: 180 degrees the wrong direction
I agree with Matt -- this is just damn depressing: WASHINGTON, May 28 ? Even as Congressional leaders draft legislation to reduce greenhouse gases linked to global warming, a powerful roster of Democrats and Republicans is pushing to … [Read more...]
Global warming: We’ve been too optimistic.
It just gets worse:clipped from gristmill.grist.orgA stunning new study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) finds that the growth rate of CO2 emissions has tripled in recent years: CO2 emissions from fossil-fuel … [Read more...]
Mutiny on the EPA Bounty, 10,000 Strong
(shared from T&P)I've been so busy reading the latest about the Mass et al v. EPA case here (thank you, Charley) and elsewhere, I figured it was time to summarize, so here goes. First I have a review of a post I wrote back in September … [Read more...]