climate renewal trends

climate renewal trends

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This List covers trend insights about the future of climate renewal, insights curated between 2018 to 2020, including related topics such as pollution leveling off.

List curated by:

  • Quantumrun
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Surge in renewable energy stalls world greenhouse gas emissions
The Guardian
Falling coal use in China and the US and a shift towards renewable energy globally saw energy emissions level for the second year running, says IEA
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Charts: The extraordinary decoupling between economic growth and carbon pollution is happening
Quartz
Until recently, rising economic growth has gone hand in hand with higher carbon emissions.
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Low growth in global carbon emissions continues for third successive year
Eurekalert
Global carbon emissions from burning fossil fuels did not grow in 2015 and are projected to rise only slightly in 2016, marking three years of almost no growth, according to researchers at the University of East Anglia and the Global Carbon Project.
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Global deal to phase down use of climate-damaging refrigerants HFCs reached in Kigali
Times of India
Environment News: In a major development to curb use of climate-damaging refrigerants, hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), 197 countries on Saturday agreed in Kigali, Rwanda to
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Scientists accidentally discover efficient process to turn CO2 into ethanol
Popular Mechanics
The process is cheap, efficient, and scalable, meaning it could soon be used to remove large amounts of CO2 from the atmosphere.
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Dutch unveil giant outside vacuum cleaner to filter dirty air
The Guardian
Inventors develop large purifying system intended to capture tiny toxic particles from the surrounding atmosphere
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Scientists have developed a synthetic way to absorb CO2 that's way faster than plants
Science Alert

The conventional logic when it comes to addressing Earth's dangerously high carbon dioxide (CO2) levels is to figure out ways to make sure we pump less CO2 into the air in the first place.
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Genetically engineered yeast soak up heavy metal pollution
ACSH
European researchers have created genetically engineered yeast that are capable of reducing various kinds of heavy metal pollution by 80%.
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Blue carbon is the billion-dollar resource you've never heard of
CBC
Early indications show the mud and plants surrounding the Bay of Fundy could contain enough carbon to offset the emissions of thousands of vehicles.