Climate: 20 firms behind a third of all carbon emissions

Guardian runs story on CO2 Carbon emissions

The UK’s Guardian ran the following revelation on 9th Oct regarding where all the CO2 carbon emissions are coming from … Revealed: the 20 firms behind a third of all carbon emissions New data shows how fossil fuel companies have driven climate crisis despite industry knowing dangers Half a century of dither and denial – … Read moreClimate: 20 firms behind a third of all carbon emissions

In 2018 Global Carbon Emissions are still rapidly climbing

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After flattening out for a few years between 2014 and 2016 the overall rates of Global carbon emissions in 2018 have once again reverted back to their rapid upwards trend. Translation: if this does not change very soon, then we are well and truly F**ked. Here are the numbers. Where do these numbers come from? … Read moreIn 2018 Global Carbon Emissions are still rapidly climbing

#climate – Why is a further increase of 1C potentially a tipping point?

The BBC has a story about a new paper that highlights a source of carbon that has not been previously considered …. Earth warming to climate tipping point, warns study A warmer world will release vast volumes of carbon into the atmosphere, potentially triggering dangerous climate change, scientists warn.  Writing in journal Nature, they project … Read more#climate – Why is a further increase of 1C potentially a tipping point?

I’m a Climate skeptic

I’m a climate skeptic … however, what I do not mean is that I refute the concept of man-made climate change, because the evidence for that is clear. No instead I’m skeptical that we will do anything about it , but will instead carry on tinkering around the edges, doing a few small things, but will continue to not make the really big decisions. Its almost like the folks who pop a few vitamin pills, and by doing so create a false sense of security, and so carry on gorging themselves on mountains of junk food until they hit a tipping point and an overworked heart stops.

“Oh but wait”, you say, “we have lots happening, lots of meetings to agree targets, electric cars, we all re-cycle”. All true, but sadly it is simply not enough, the latest evidence I bring to the table is a leaked report that …. well here it is, read it for yourselves :

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