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Not a single oil major is Paris-aligned

Following the latest CA100+ benchmark and IPCC report it appears that not a single oil major is Paris-aligned, Follow This reports

Australian coal mines emit much more methane than reported

A Dutch group of scientists has used the space instrument TROPOMI to calculate methane emissions from six Australian coal mines.

In the aftermath of COP26, temperature goes up

Another year is wasted by moving decisions ahead again, to COP27 at Sharm El-Sheikh in Egypt. Ironically, it’s much warmer there than in Glasgow. Maybe that will put the heat on results a bit more.

Solar and wind power too slow to stop climate change

Wind and solar power develop too slow and virtually no country is moving sufficiently fast to avoid global warming of 1.5°C or even 2°C.

Prince William’s Earthshot Prize important for climate innovation

Earthshot Prize 2021 in London has shown the world the importance of backing, inspiring and acting on breakthrough environmental solutions.

Heinberg says: tech absolutely cannot fix the climate

Richard Heinberg explains why hi-tech fixes can’t solve the climate crisis, and only a dramatic change in our way of life can.

The latest IPCC leaks and what they really mean

Juan Bordera Romá reports about how recent IPCC leaks were passed on to him, and what they actually mean.

Study: Costs of damage of climate change substantially underestimated

The economic damage of climate change could be six times higher by the end of this century than previously estimated.

Electric cars emit more CO2 than traditional cars at production

Electric and hybrid cars create more carbon emissions during their production than standard vehicles. That reduces their short term climate advantage.

IPCC hides the real inconvenient truth: we won’t make it

IPCC reports still underestimate risk for extreme climate events because of downplaying language and choice of calculation methods.