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Big Fossil: Links for August 2019


Emissions: Past, present and no future

Berkeley became first US city to ban natural gas. Here's what that may mean for the future | Environment | The Guardian

Carbon stocks in central African forests enhanced by elephant disturbance | Nature Geoscience

China’s emissions ‘could peak 10 years earlier than Paris climate pledge’

Climate campaigners 'greatest threat' to oil sector: OPEC |

Eastern US cities spewing more methane into air than thought

Embodied Carbon called "The Blindspot of the Buildings Industry" | TreeHugger

Guest post: A new approach for understanding the remaining carbon budget | Carbon Brief

How Airplane Contrails Are Helping Make the Planet Warmer - Yale E360

If we can put a man on the moon, we can get to net zero

It turns out planes are even worse for the climate than we thought | New Scientist

It's high time to create a World Carbon Bank | Kenneth Rogoff | Environment | The Guardian

Making Trade Work to Mitigate Climate Change | Council on Foreign Relations

Plastic Has A Big Carbon Footprint — But That Isn't The Whole Story : NPR

Weakened growth of cropland‐N2O emissions in China associated with nationwide policy interventions - Shang - - Global Change Biology - Wiley Online Library

Electricity generation emissions

Experts call for ban on glass skyscrapers to save energy in climate crisis | Environment | The Guardian

Is Netflix Bad for the Environment? How Streaming Video Contributes to Climate Change - EcoWatch

We have too many fossil-fuel power plants to meet climate change goals

Cement industry emissions

Camel dung fuels cement production in northern UAE - Reuters

Can the global cement industry cut its carbon emissions? | News | Eco-Business | Asia Pacific

Climate activists disrupt London concrete plant - Reuters

Climate change: Investors pressure concrete producers over CO2 emissions - CNN


Photo Attributions

Cleaner technologies: Photo by: Marufish

Emissions: Photo by: Michael Elleray

Coal: Photo by: USDA NRCS Montana / Flickr

Oil: Photo by: liquidcrash

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