Not The Weather Report
"Limiting end-of-century warming to 1.5 °C is suggested to robustly reduce the frequency of heat extremes compared to 2 °C... continued efforts to limit warming to 1.5 °C offer considerable benefits in terms of minimizing heat extremes..."
Climate change news for Wednesday 25th of April 2018
"The adoption of carbon pricing policies around the world is accelerating and now covers between 20 and 25 per cent of global greenhouse gas emissions, according the Institute for Climate Economics"
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"Climate change, driven by man-made greenhouse gas emissions, would drive more extreme shifts between hot and dry summers and wet winters in the most populous U.S. state, they wrote in the journal Nature Climate Change"
"Hawaii’s carbon tax proposal will not go through in 2018... marking the latest sub-national US carbon pricing proposal to fail to muster enough legislative support this year"
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"The potential for minigrids to play a role in universal electrification in Africa has been well recognized. Beyond their ability to integrate with the main grid, they are also the least-cost option for many people in rural Africa"
"Plants fix carbon from the atmosphere through one of two versions of photosynthesis, known as C3 and C4. The science surrounding these alternative pathways was long thought settled, but now..."
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