As Greenland Melts, Where’s the Water Going? — Bakerrs

Each year, Greenland loses 270 billion tons of ice as the planet warms. New research shows that some of the water may be trapped in the ice sheet, which could change how scientists think about global sea levels. Published: December 5, 2017 at 05:30AM Climate By HENRY FOUNTAIN and DEREK WATKINS from NYT Climate http://ift.tt/2A7VUAT […]

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Biomass Energy: A bridge solution —

What is biomass? Biomass is an industry term for getting energy by burning wood, and other organic matter. Burning biomass releases carbon emissions, but has been classed as a renewable energy source in the EU and UN legal frameworks, because plant stocks can be replaced with new growth. It has become popular among coal power

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What’s the net cost of using renewables to hit Australia’s climate target? Nothing — Kevin’s Walk on the Wild Side

Andrew Blakers, Australian National University; Bin Lu, Australian National University, and Matthew Stocks, Australian National University Australia can meet its 2030 greenhouse emissions target at zero net cost, according to our analysis of a range of options for the National Electricity Market. Our modelling shows that renewable energy can help hit Australia’s emissions reduction target […]

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Global Warming — Earth Report

Migrating birds winter in Israel as climate change makes desert too dangerous Climate change is turning Israel into a permanent wintering ground for some of the 500 million migrating birds that used to stop over briefly before flying on to the warm plains of Africa, Israeli experts say. The birds now prefer to stay longer […]

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