Any reduction in emissions means shorter open-water periods

A new study be the University of Manitoba, finds that for every degree of global warming, the open water period in the Arctic will increase by roughly one month. The study, Arctic open-water periods are projected to lengthen dramatically by 2100 – published in the Nature journal Communications Earth & Environment, notes: The shrinking of Arctic-wide…

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…

Berlins Bürgermeister Michael Müller (SPD) Blockiert Massnahmen gegen Luftverschmutzung, und Klimawandel

Berlins regierender Bürgermeister Michael Müller (SPD) legte Heute sein Veto gegen wichtige Klimamassnahmen ein, obwohl dies im Vorfeld mit den Koalitionspartnern der Grünen und Linke Parteien abgesprochen wurde. Um was ging es? Verbot für Diesel in der Innenstadt ab dem Jahr 2030 Solarpflicht auf Dächern Einführung einer City-Maut Anhebung der Parkgebühren In Berlin stieg der…

Massive Methane Hydrate Dissociation Discovered near Brazil Coast

A joint research team from Brazil and France, spearheaded by professor Marcelo Ketzer and his colleagues from the Linnaeus University uncovered methane gas leakage from gas hydrate dissociation in the Southern Hemisphere for the first time. The study authors suggest that the leakage is tied to climate change, more specifically to ocean warming. Along the…