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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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Scientific American on Understating Climate Science – Very Important

By climate change, Climate Policy, Climate Reform, climate solutions, communications, Deniers and Delayers, Fairness Bias, global warming, Global Warming psychology, Impacts, Legacy Policy, Oreskes, Policy, politics, Psycho, reticence, Scientific American, understating climate science

Four giant sequoias killed or mostly killed by climate change-caused wildfire. Sequoia National Monument, Black Mountain Grove, Pier Fire 2017. Sequoias don’t normal die in wildfire. When our climate has…

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Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide Removal: Science and Money Speak

By adaptation, air capture, carbon dioxide removal, Carbon Engineering, CDR, climate solutions, CO2 capture, CO2 Removal and Sequestration, Exxonmobile, Global Thermostat, Healthy Climate, Klaus Lackner, Legacy Policy, Negative emissions, Occidental Chemicals, sequestration, Solutions, Strategy

Link to Arizona State University Video – https://youtu.be/4t1-ZijQnQo How, exactly, are we going to reverse climate change in time to save our soles from frying on the pavement? As a…

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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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Already On Track to Meet Paris?

By Climate Reform, climate solutions, CO2 emissions, economics, Emissions, emissions goals, Emissions Reductions, energy generation, fossil fuels, greenhouse gas emissions, Paris, Paris Climate Commitments, solar, Solutions, wind, wind energy

Naam, Smaller, cheaper, faster: Does Moore’s law apply to solar cells?, Scientific American, March 16, 2011. Click for link. Paris commitments are generally about 80 percent emissions reductions by 2050…

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Lazard 3.0: Dramatic Fall in Battery Costs

By alternative eenrgy costs, alternatives, altnerative eenrgy, battery costs, climate solutions, economics, lazard, lithium-ion batteries, photovoltaics, solar, solar costs, solar energy, Solutions, wind costs, wind energy, wind generators

At the rate wind and solar installations are progressing we are going to need energy storage sooner rather than later. Lazard’s latest report tells the story. Lazard was founded in…

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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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