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climate restoration

Permafrost Collapse Ongoing – Completes With No Further Warming

By Abrupt changes, Arctic, Arctic warming, carbon dioxide removal, climate emergency, climate restoration, Earth systems, Emissions flip, feedback, frozen ground, irreversible, Negative emissions, net zero, Permafrost, permafrost collpase, permafrost melt, permafrost thaw

Background: Permafrost Collapse is Underway With Emission Plausibly Rivaling All of Global Transportation… Across the Northern Hemisphere, permafrost melt emitted 630 TgC, or 2.3 gigatons (Gt) CO2 (not including methane)…

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The Latest on Forest and Ag Sequestration – Good, But Not Near Enough

By adaptation, Agriculture, Climate Reform, climate restoration, climate solutions, CO2 Removal and Sequestration, forestation, forests, Negative emissions, reforestation, regenerative agriculture, sequestration, soils

Twenty authors from all across the world, led by Stephanie Roe at the University of Virginia in a review article in Nature Climate Change titled, Contribution of the land sector…

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How much CO2 reduction, how much does it cost, and what’s it worth? A Detailed Primer

By abrupt change, Abrupt changes, atmopsheric removal, Carbon Engineering, climate, Climate Reform, climate restoration, climate solutions, CO2 reduction, CO2 Removal and Sequestration, Global Thermostat, global warming, Healthy Climate, Negative emissions, reversal, sequestration, Strategy

Joule, Corrected proof. doi:10.1016/j.joule.2018.05.006 We have been moving towards the answers to these questions forever it seems, so here goes: Immediately below is my summary. Further down are thoughts on…

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A Healthy Climate: Isn’t This the Goal?

By Climate Culture, Climate Policy, Climate Reform, climate restoration, climate solutions, communications, Emissions Reductions, Emissions Scenarios, global warming, Healthy Climate, Legacy Policy, Messaging, Negative emissions, Policy, politics, Psycho, Solutions, Strategy

Most of us think a healthy climate will result from emissions reductions. Time and again however, the science says this is not so. The reason? Emissions reduction strategies are about…

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CO2 Capture – We have The Technology

By atmospheric CO2 capture, carbon dioxide capture, Climate Culture, Climate Policy, Climate Reform, climate restoration, climate reversal, climate solutions, CO2 Removal and Sequestration, DAC, direct air capture, Emissions, Emissions Scenarios, Healthy Climate, Legacy Policy, Negative emissions, Policy, politics, sequestration, Solutions, strategies, Strategy

The full-scale prototype above is Global Thermostat’s Menlo Park, CA, atmospheric CO2 capture technology. It’s not mention in the Nature Outlook article, but preliminary numbers show it can remove 1…

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Thirty Years of Warnings: Union of Concerned Scientists 1988

By 1988, 30 years, Climate Culture, Climate Policy, Climate Reform, climate restoration, climate solutions, communications, delay, fossil fuels, legacy climate policy, Legacy Policy, Messaging, Policy, Solutions, Strategy, summary, Union of Concerned Scientists

Thirty Years of Warnings: Union of Concerned Scientists 1988 Thirty years of warnings and very little has changed. Except for a few numbers, this letter from the Union of Concerned…

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