Not The Weather Report
Climate change news for Monday 16th of April 2018
"Aerosols have helped to reduce the warming effect from greenhouse gas emissions, and necessary reductions in air pollution may thus make it harder to achieve ambitious global climate and environmental aims, such as the Paris Agreement's 2°C target"
"A small environmental organization has taken on Germany’s powerful auto industry in court and has begun winning limited bans on heavily polluting diesel vehicles. Some analysts say this may be the beginning of the end for diesel..."
"As world leaders increasingly face up to the fallout of climate change, curators are planning a new wave of museums, devoted to what many consider a defining issue of the times... talk of climate museums is on the rise"
*Photo credit: see #8 below
*Photo credit: see #9 below
"Renewable energy projects would be clustered together to take better advantage of existing grid infrastructure under a proposal put forward by Australian Energy Market Commission to help limit cost increases"
*Photo credit: see #10 below
"After Henry David Thoreau retreated to live on Walden Pond, he wrote: "We can never have enough of nature." But ... 150 years after Thoreau made the pristine natural landscape there famous, Walden Pond has become murkily human"
*Photo credit: see #11 below
"Ontario is beginning to experience beneficial effects from its cap-and-trade programme, both on the economy and GHG emissions, that are expected to continue over the next several years, according to two related studies..."
Article #1 photo by: By Igors Jefimovs, CC BY 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=57095348
Article #2 photo by: Pixabay: http://www.eco-business.com/
Article #10 photo by: Curt Stager
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