Climate Change

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CCS is still a failure

After decades of talking and billions of euros in investments there are no large commercial CO2 storage facilities in Norway, Canada, the US or anywhere else in the world.
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1 tonne of CO2 melts 3 m2 of Arctic ice

Study argues that Arctic summer sea ice can survive only if global warming is kept below 1.5°C.
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Global warming and its implications for coral reefs

At current projected levels of temperature increase it has been suggested that tropical coral reefs could be lost altogether as soon as 2050.
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EU needs to shut all coal plants by 2030

The EU will need to phase out CO2 emissions from all of its coal plants in the next 15 years if it is to meet the Paris Agreement’s long-term temperature goals, according to a new Climate Analytics report released in Brussels in February 2017.
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Global soil carbon losses in response to warming

In a recent study published in Nature, 50 researchers from around the world confirm the concerns that they have had for a long time: soils will release a large amount of carbon in response to the rising air temperature.
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Climate change, poverty and hunger must be tackled together

The agriculture sectors accounts for at least one-fifth of total emissions of greenhouse gases. A new FAO report discusses the challenge of reducing our greenhouse gas emissions while at the same time meeting the world’s demand for food.
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Ships and planes keep on increasing GHG emissions

Under measures already in place, land transport in the EU is expected to consume 43 Mtoe (million tonnes of oil equivalent) less energy per year in 2030 than it did in 2010, according to a study by CE Delft.
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Reducing greenhouse gases from traffic

The European Commission wants your views on measures that can cut CO2 emissions from road vehicles. The results of the public consultation will feed into the Commission's decision-making on ...
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The road ahead for the Kyoto Protocol

"The Kyoto Protocol is more than just a legal protocol, it holds a symbolic meaning for developing countries"
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