Nature-Based Solutions Series: Fighting Climate Change and Feeding the Planet

Lucy Neiman, Zondits guest, 1/18/2023 Zondits and many other outlets have focused primarily on the transition to clean energy as the central path for addressing the challenges faced. Yet there is clear evidence that the transition away from fossil fuels alone cannot meet even the most conservative global climate goals that have been set. There … Read more

Nature-Based Solutions Series: A Roadmap for Broadening Climate Action

Lucy Neiman, Zondits guest, 1/11/2023 Zondits and many other outlets have focused primarily on the transition to clean energy as the central path for addressing the challenges faced. Yet there is clear evidence that the transition away from fossil fuels alone cannot meet even the most conservative global climate goals that have been set. There … Read more

“The clock is ticking. We are in the fight of our lives. And we are losing. Greenhouse gas emissions keep growing. Global temperatures keep rising.”

Originally posted on the United Nations website, U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres opening remarks at COP27: “The clock is ticking. We are in the fight of our lives. And we are losing. Greenhouse gas emissions keep growing. Global temperatures keep rising. And our planet is fast approaching tipping points that will make climate chaos irreversible. We … Read more

“There is no climate security for the world without a protected Amazon. We will spare no effort to bring deforestation and degradation of our biomes to zero by 2030.”

Originally posted on Washington Post, Brazilian President-elect Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva intends to build Brazil back into a global climate leader after four years of rapid deforestation of the Amazon: “There is no climate security for the world without a protected Amazon. We will spare no effort to bring deforestation and degradation of our … Read more

“We are still nowhere near the scale and pace of emission reductions required to put us on track toward a 1.5 degrees Celsius world.”

Simon Stiell, head of the U.N. climate office, said in a statement. “To keep this goal alive, national governments need to strengthen their climate action plans now and implement them in the next eight years.”

Read the full article: World ‘nowhere near’ hitting Paris climate targets, U.N. warns (nbcnews.com)

“Disobedient” Scientists Sound the Alarm on Climate Change

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Brian McCowan, Zondits staff, 5/6/2022 Scientists in the United States and around the world are using civil disobedience to dramatize the risks of climate change. Business Insider, the Huffington Post, and multiple other news outlets have reported on the growing frustration of climate scientists who contend that their warnings are not being heeded. “The scientists … Read more

Weather Report

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Mark D’Antonio, Zondits staff, 4/14/2022 There is enormous focus in the news on climate change these days and it has become a frequent occurrence to hear of extreme weather affecting some part of the world. Two articles caught the attention of Zondits recently that emphasize the imperative to implement decarbonization measures globally to positively impact … Read more

Hydrogen plays significant role in our Energy Transition

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Mark D’Antonio, Zondits Staff, 3/17/2022 Recent technical advancements point to an increased probability that hydrogen will play a significant role in the transition of energy away from greenhouse gas (GHG) producing fossil fuels. Gasoline and natural gas are both fuels that are targets for displacement by hydrogen. Major automobile engine manufacturers are working on hydrogen-powered … Read more