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Geoengineering Is the Only Solution to Our Climate Calamities

2020-09-20 15:00:00| Wired News: Top Stories

Altering Earths geophysical environment is a moon shotand it will be the only way to reverse the damage done. Its time to take it more seriously.

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Manhattans famous digital clock is now counting down to climate disaster

2020-09-19 18:00:47| Fast Company

The Metronome in Union Square now displays the time left before we burn all the carbon that will push the planet over the key 1.5 degrees Celsius of warming. Seven years, 105 days, and 22 hours. That’s one estimate of the time that the world has left, as of 4:00 pm today, before we run through our total carbon budget at current rates of emissions.Read Full Story

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Greener BP must do more than talk tough on the climate crisis

2020-09-19 17:00:19| Guardian Unlimited Business - more business news

A company steeped in oil and gas production may not find it easy to convince investors of its environmental credentialsThis is serious stuff, said BPs Bernard Looney. The chief executive, speaking last week at the oil giants three-day investor event, was talking tough on the need to tackle the climate crisis. He could just as easily have been referring to the existential tightrope that BP, and others in the fossil fuel industry, will need to walk between investor confidence and the rising public pressure to slash their greenhouse gas emissions.Over the course of three days and 10 hours of executive presentations, Looneys new leadership team sought to convince investors that their plan to become a carbon neutral company will allow them to toe this line successfully. BPs nascent renewable energy interests will grow while the oil production business that has powered the company for over 110 years will begin to shrink within the next decade. A whiplash of clean energy innovation, carbon capture technologies and emissions offsetting schemes will then power the company to net zero carbon by 2050. Continue reading...

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New Zealand: The city is breaking and everybody is shaking - Climate change and its effect on contract risk in the construction industry - Hesketh Henry

2020-09-19 09:13:34| Mondaq.Com

Climate change will impact infrastructure, so the construction industry must consider how to mitigate the effects.

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New Zealand: The city is breaking and everybody is shaking - Climate change and its effect on contract risk in the construction industry - Hesketh Henry

2020-09-19 09:13:34| Mondaq.Com

Climate change will impact infrastructure, so the construction industry must consider how to mitigate the effects.

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