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US Politicians Pin Green Hopes on a Geothermal Energy Breakthrough – Watts Up With That?

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Geothermal energy in most places is an expensive dead end. But like the masked baddie in a low budget horror flick, it won’t stay in its grave,...

Climate Politics Threatens an Era of Energy Poverty – Watts Up With That?

By Vijay Jayaraj British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s call for aggressive action against a so-called climate crisis at the United Nations presages similar statements that surely will be made by the dangerously...

Peak Coal? – Watts Up With That?

Guest “Sometimes an annoying comment inspires a post,” by David Middleton If I had $1 for every time I’ve heard someone say, “coal is dead” or “coal use peaked in 2014,” I...

Blueprint for emissions reduction: major industry policy changes needed for Australia to reach net zero | Greenhouse gas emissions

Greenhouse gas emissions from Australia’s industrial sites have risen 24% since 2005, and need to be addressed now if the country is to have a chance of reaching net zero by...

The coal price has skyrocketed in 2021 – what does it mean for net zero? – Watts Up With That?

Michael Tamvakis, City, University of London It is only a few days since the latest report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) signalled the dire consequences of human-induced climate change....

Fact check: Angus Taylor’s response to the landmark IPCC report | Australian politics

The landmark assessment by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, the world’s leading authority on climate science, has found human activities are unequivocally heating the planet and causing changes not seen...

Four key environmental battlegrounds on the agenda as Australia’s parliament resumes | Australian politics

Several heavily contested climate and environment policies remain unresolved as federal parliament returns on Tuesday, and may again be the focus of debate over the next month.Here are some issues you...

Germany and California – Watts Up With That?

Reposted from the MANHATTAN CONTRARIAN July 28, 2021/ Francis Menton As a state or a country, if you want to have any status in the ranks of the climate virtuous, the key metric is...
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