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Study Finds That Improving Energy Efficiency Can Mitigate Global Warming

World can limit global warming to 1.5C by ‘improving energy efficiency’ Written by Daisy Dunne, carbonbreif.org, June 4, 2018 It is possible to limit global warming to 1.5C and achieve many of the sustainable development goals without “negative emissions technologies”, a new study finds. The research suggests that improving energy efficiency – chiefly by saving […]

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Divide Between Rich and Poor Countries Presents Challenges for Paris Climate Talks

Aligning economic development and climate change mitigation strategies remains a challenge at Paris Climate Talks Gita Subramony for Zondits, December 14, 2015. Image credit: www.wfs.org The Paris Climate Talks began over a week ago with the atmosphere rich with the spirit of negotiation. The future of the planet is at stake here. If emissions go unchecked, global […]

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Two-Thirds of Californians Believe Drought is Related to Global Warming

Poll Finds Most Californians Say Climate Change Linked To Drought CBS SF Bay Area, July 29, 2015. Image credit: Don DeBold Nearly two-thirds of Californians believe global warming is having an impact on the state’s persistent drought, sharing Gov. Jerry Brown’s environmental concerns as he presses for tougher climate change standards, according to a new statewide […]