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Big Fossil: News links for December 2018


Emissions: Past, present and no future

BBC News   Climate change: Warming gas concentrations at new record high

Business Green   Green cement industry is possible, say Swiss researchers

Business Green   What will it take to get to net zero?

Carbon Brief   UNEP: Limiting warming to 1.5C requires ‘fivefold’ increase in climate commitments

Eco-Business   China’s Belt and Road Initiative will make or break global climate fight

Eco-Business   Four ways our cities can cut transport emissions in a hurry: Avoid, shift, share and improve

Grist   Bitcoin: Are we really going to burn up the world for libertarian nerdbucks?

Inside Climate News   Fast-Rising Demand for Air Conditioning Is Adding to Global Warming. The Numbers Are Striking.

Nature   Vehicle criteria pollutant (PM, NOx, CO, HCs) emissions: how low should we go?

Reuters   Orsted to invest $30 billion in green energy by 2025

The Guardian   Climate-heating greenhouse gases at record levels, says UN

The Guardian   World has no capacity to absorb new fossil fuel plants, warns IEA

The Washington Post   Companies launch plan to capture methane from hog manure lagoons

The Washington Post   Bitcoin’s popularity has a downside: It’s an energy glutton that could hurt Earth’s climate, study finds

Wiley   Global ammonia emissions from synthetic nitrogen fertilizer applications in agricultural systems: Empirical and process‐based estimates and uncertainty

Wiley   Punching above their weight: Large release of greenhouse gases from small agricultural dams

Wiley   The greenhouse gas cost of agricultural intensification with groundwater irrigation in a Midwest U.S. row cropping system

Independent   Global oil consumption set to hit 100 million barrels per day sooner than expected


Climate Home News   Hungary wants end to coal power by 2030

Sydney Morning Herald   Former UN climate chief says world doesn't need Australia's 'toxic' coal

The Guardian   Ozone layer finally healing after damage caused by aerosols, UN says

Photo Attributions

Heading: Cleaner technologies: Photo by: Marufish

Heading: Emissions: Photo by: Michael Elleray

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