Not The Weather Report
Climate change news for Monday 2nd of April 2018
"Researchers think we could be on the cusp of a CO2-recycling revolution, which would capture CO2 from power plants—and maybe even directly from the atmosphere—and convert it into... fuels at scale, they report today in Joule"
"Scientists have accused the US Environmental Protection Agency of distributing misleading statements about climate change, following the leaking of an internal email advising agency staff to downplay the certainty of the science"
"Upgrading the UK's existing onshore wind farms as they reach the end of their operational lives would provide a highly cost-effective way to boost cheap, low carbon electricity generation for years to come..."
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"Nearly 40% of Earth’s population uses solid fuel like wood, hay, dung, charcoal and coal to heat their homes and cook their meals...breathing in the soot and ash particles that these fuels emit when burned can be harmful"
*Photo credit: see #9 below
*Photo credit: see #10 below
"Renault said last month that it would collaborate with island authorities and [a] grid operator... on a project called Sustainable Porto Santo/Smart Fossil Free Island, which will include vehicle-to-grid technology"
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Article #1 photo by: Victor Lauer / Shutterstock: http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2018/03/scientists-say-we-re-cusp-carbon-dioxide-recycling-revolution?utm_campaign=news_daily_2018-03-29&et_rid=386053319&et_cid=1940962
Article #2 photo by: Michael Reynolds/EPA: https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2018/mar/29/epa-climate-change-memo-downplay-scientists
Article #5 photo by: Eric Wolfinger/Photo courtesy of Tabasco: https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/mar/27/climate-change-louisiana-tabasco-avery-island
Article #7 photo by: By Richtid - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=15031188
Article #8 photo by: Karan Singh Rathore, CC BY 2.0: https://eos.org/research-spotlights/solid-fuel-use-puts-human-health-at-risk?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_content=solid-fuel-use-puts-human-health-at-risk&utm_campaign=ealert&utm_source=Eos+Primary+List&utm_campaign=233ba3f382-Weekly_All_Content_Digest&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_f923f18da4-233ba3f382-559591861
Article #9 photo by: Alamy Stock Photo: https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/shortcuts/2018/mar/27/off-the-lamb-how-to-eat-with-a-low-carbon-footprint?utm_source=EHN&utm_campaign=285c59f79c-Daily-Climate-Large-Print&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_8573f35474-285c59f79c-99471925
Article #10 photo by: By Matthew D. Wilson (LtPowers) - Own work, CC BY-SA 2.5, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=2196236
Article #11 photo by: Ingersoll Rand: http://indiaclimatedialogue.net/2018/03/23/cool-world-new-refrigerants/?mc_cid=057b667708&mc_eid=a25e58eb1d
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