In this July 2017 interview with CarbonBrief, Amory Lovins talks about gas plants, nuclear, and about Germany’s Energiewende. Read the interview summary at https://www.carbonbrief.org/carbon-brief-interview-amory-lovins Video by CarbonBrief https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCiXgvmQ2jUgUjRpJzvga5Tg/videosDetails
Swedish carmaker Volvo Cars said Wednesday it plans to phase out production of petrol-only cars in 2019, with all new models to be either electric or hybrid starting from that date. https://www.yahoo.com/news/volvo-end-gas-only-cars-2019-094932819.html Music by Stephen Lu http://chibola.com Video footage via http://pixabay.com Buy me a coffee, donate via Paypal to climatestate @ gmail.com More info https://www.youtube.com/user/ClimateState/about…Details
This report includes the floods and landslides in China; the wildfire in Spain; the heatwave and wildfires in Siberia and also the ongoing wildfires in the USA.
Why Natural Gas is not a bridge fuel Too much reliance on natural gas to generate electricity means the Paris climate target will be missed and money wasted on underused pipelines. http://climatenewsnetwork.net/natural-gas-cannot-help-to-curb-climate-change CAT report 2017 http://climateactiontracker.org/assets/publications/briefing_papers/CAT-2017-06-16-DecarbonisationSeries-NaturalGas.pdf Is Methane Clean? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X1mKMLrIx-0 Daniel Jacob talks Methane Emissions (2016) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xayX5AZ0Qmk Music by Stephen Lu http://chibola.com Patreon http://patreon.com/Climatestate My…Details
Tropical Storm Cindy, caused widespread flooding and power outages https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/this-week-made-it-clear-climate-change-is-a-threat-to-our-infrastructure/2017/06/23/2ae38e30-576b-11e7-ba90-f5875b7d1876_story.html Reed Timmer https://twitter.com/ReedTimmerAccu Billion-Dollar Weather and Climate Disasters: Overview https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/billions Tropical Depression Cindy Slogs Through Arkansas https://www.wunderground.com/cat6/tropical-depression-cindy-slogs-through-arkansas Brian McNoldy, radar loop https://twitter.com/BMcNoldy/status/878316977369956356 Leaf River hydrograph http://water.weather.gov/ahps2/hydrograph.php?wfo=mob&gage=mclm6 Tropical Storm Cindy spawns Alabama tornado http://www.cbsnews.com/videos/tropical-storm-cindy-spawns-alabama-tornado Cindy’s remnants: Street flooding from South to the Midwest http://abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/cindy-expected-drench-tennessee-kentucky-west-virginia-48229317 Tropical Storm…Details
Climeworks, the swiss company hoping to capture 1% of global CO2 emissions by 2025 https://www.carbonbrief.org/swiss-company-hoping-capture-1-global-co2-emissions-2025 Carbon Brief: A plant that captures CO2 directly from the air has just opened in Switzerland https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_l-0zOnULQQ Climeworks – Capturing CO2 from air https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=63S0t4k_Glw For more infos visit http://www.climeworks.com Patreon http://patreon.com/Climatestate My GoFundme page https://www.gofundme.com/climatestate Paypal email for donations is…Details
This episode reports on the extreme weather in the USA including Tropical Storm Cindy; a windstorm in Canada; Tropical Storm Bret; A landslide in Guatemala and the European heatwave.
China claims breakthrough in mining ‘flammable ice’ (2017) http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-39971667 Methane hydrate: Dirty fuel or energy saviour? (2014) http://www.bbc.com/news/business-27021610 China extracts 235,000 cubic meters of combustible ice from #SouthChinaSea, beating previous expectations for the mining operation https://twitter.com/XHNews/status/877834019701891074 Methane clathrates (hydrates) en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Methane_clathrate Music by Stephen Lu http://chibola.comDetails
Tropical Storm Cindy Triggers Flooding Along Gulf Coast; State of Emergency Declared in Alabama https://weather.com/storms/hurricane/news/tropical-storm-cindy-impacts-gulf-coast Deadly heat waves becoming more common due to climate change http://edition.cnn.com/2017/06/19/world/killer-heat-waves-rising/index.html Phoenix Flights Cancelled Because It’s Too Hot For Planes https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E75PeHDnkBw ‘This is on another level’: They came, they camped, they baked at Death Valley http://edition.cnn.com/2017/06/20/us/death-valley-california-extreme-heat/index.html Number of heat days…Details
This episode reports more on the fires in Central Portugal; the heatwave and wildfires in the USA and also floods in Jamaica, West Africa and Taiwan.