Big Fossil: Links for July 2019

Emissions: Past, present and no future

ABC [Australia]   Bitcoin's annual carbon footprint equal to Las Vegas, researchers say

Axios   The climate stakes of speedy delivery

BG   Towards Net Zero: A year of extremes

C&EN   Industrial ammonia production emits more CO2 than any other chemical-making reaction. Chemists want to change that

CBC   How some doctors want to cut greenhouse gas emissions in the operating room

Global Change Biology   Fixing a snag in carbon emissions estimates from wildfires

Guardian   Latest data shows steep rises in CO2 for seventh year

Mongabay   Carbon to burn: UK net-zero emissions pledge undermined by biomass energy

Vox   More natural gas isn’t a “middle ground” — it’s a climate disaster

Wiley/AGU100/Global Biogeochemical Cycles   Pacific Anthropogenic Carbon Between 1991 and 2017

Transportation emissions

Guardian   Climate crisis: aviation industry hears clamour for electric planes

Independent   CLIMATE CHANGE: WE CAN RECLAIM CITIES FROM THE CAR WITHOUT INCONVENIENCING PEOPLE

Natural History Museum   Leading scientists set out resource challenge of meeting net zero emissions in the UK by 2050

Politico   EU takes aim at global airline emissions pact

Reuters   Electric vehicle push in Norway could add $1.3 billion to power bills by 2040: study

Treehugger   Why electric cars won't save us: There are not enough resources to build them

Yale   It's getting easier to road-trip in an electric vehicle

Cleaner tech: How much can it help?

Coal:

The dumbest fuel

Photo Attributions

Cleaner technologies: Photo by: Marufish

Emissions: Photo by: Michael Elleray

Coal: Photo by: USDA NRCS Montana / Flickr

Oil: Photo by: liquidcrash

Gas: Photo by: Lars Plougmann

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