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OUR TAKE: Will a New Natural Gas Line honor the Paris Agreement?

According to a recent article on Bloomberg.com,  German Chancellor Angela Merkel is favoring  a new Liquefied Natural Gas Line (LNG), the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline from Russia. We all know that Germany is cold in winter. It gets a third of its natural gas heating needs from Russia, a market share Russia wants to

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OUR TAKE: The Climate Hawk Challenge

A very important — and disturbing — piece was posted a few days ago on Vox.com by David Roberts entitled “Reckoning with climate change will demand ugly tradeoffs from environmentalists — and everyone else.”   The article says that climate change is an existential threat, which means that we all need to become not just environmentalists

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A Plea to Washington D.C.: Fund Training for Green Jobs for the Unemployed by City Tech Blogger Danielle Telemaque

  Climate change will bring major flooding to New York every five (5) years, global warming caused by the release of carbon-dioxide into the atmosphere will cause ocean sea levels to rise as well as increase storm frequency and intensity as stated by a study conducted by A. Garner et. al for the Proceedings of

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Our Take: Free 2-day Shipping & Climate Change by ClimateYou Senior Editor George Ropes

What does free 2-day shipping have to do with climate change? Quite a lot, actually. It’s inefficient, resulting in more partial-load delivery trucks on the road spewing greenhouse gas emissions and increasing traffic congestion. In Laura Paddison’s report on Huffington Post, she points to a multi-year study by the University of Delaware, that looked at how

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Our Take: COP23 and the Urgency for Climate Change by ClimateYou Senior Editor George Ropes

The COP23 Conference in Bonn is mid-way through its second week. Things are going well. Major issues have been (1) the pace of change — small countries complain that big ones aren’t moving fast enough to cut their carbon emissions, and (2) the cost of change — poor countries want rich ones to shoulder more

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