Shell in 1958 warned about increased carbon emissions from car exhaust

The Guardian: Shell, like other oil companies, had decades to prepare for those consequences after it was forewarned by its own research. In 1958, one of its executives, Charles Jones, presented a paper to the industry’s trade group, the American Petroleum Institute (API), warning about increased carbon emissions from car exhaust. Other research followed through the…

Australia the Climate Villain

The Carbon Action Tracker summary for Australia: Australia has not implemented an effective climate policy The Australian government has initiated a gas-led recovery rather than a green recovery Shown no intention of updating its Paris Agreement target nor adopting a net-zero emissions target Focusing on what it calls a “technology neutral” approach, which is contradicted…

UN Secretary-General Gives Grave Warning On Climate Change

Secretary-General António Guterres offered a stark warning on climate change ahead of the G7 Summit. He tells NBC News’ Anne Thompson that this is “the make-it-or-break-it year” for action. António Guterres on the climate crisis: ‘We are coming to a point of no return’ https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2021/jun/11/antonio-guterres-interview-climate-crisis-pandemic-g7

Will President Biden bring forward the carbon fee-and-dividend?

Climate scientist James Hansen in his latest blog, Fighting the Battles, Winning the War – once again reminds us of the carbon fee-and-dividend. And that President Joe Biden has the authority to bring it forward. Meanwhile, Canada already has a carbon fee-and-dividend, with British Columbia operating a system very similar to Fee and Dividend, as…