Not The Weather Report
Climate change news for Saturday 7th of April 2018
"The number of Colombian CERs voluntarily cancelled by emitters against the country’s carbon tax has surged over the past three months, following the introduction of new offset usage restrictions in January"
*Photo credit: see #6 below
"The historical datasets show that the fraction of Canadian land and marine areas covered by snow and ice is decreasing over time… In particular, summer sea ice cover has decreased significantly across... marine regions"
"With Brazil’s economy recovering from its worst recession ever, demand for energy is on the rise. The government canceled two energy auctions in 2016, putting the brakes on new power plants, and developers are now eager..."
"New Zealand can save NZ$30 billion through 2050 and cut mid-century carbon prices by half if it launches a broad climate policy that includes agriculture in the Emissions Trading Scheme, according to bank Westpac"
"Recently formed Congruent Ventures has closed a $92 million fund to invest in early-stage startups in the sustainability space. Prelude Ventures and the University of California investment arm anchored the raise, alongside [others]"
Article #1 photo by: By Ash Carter - 150306-D-AF077-067, CC BY 2.0,
Article #3 photo by: By Iurii Ostakhov - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0,
Article #4 photo by: glasseyes view, CC BY-SA 2.0
Article #6 photo by: By Adam Jones, Ph.D. - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0,
Article #7 photo by: Yichuan Cao | NurPhoto | Getty Images
Article #12 photo by: By Yinan Chen - (gallery, image), Public Domain,
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