01.02.2021

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Max Planck Institute: The Max Planck Institute for Chemistry mourns the loss of its former director and Nobel Laureate Paul J. Crutzen

"The atmospheric scientist Paul J. Crutzen (December 3, 1933 – January 28, 2021) showed how human activities affect planet Earth and pose a threat to the ozone layer and climate."

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29.01.2021

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Friends of the Earth International: A Leap in the Dark: The Dangers of Bioenergy with Carbon Capture and Storage (BECCS)

"Bioenergy with Carbon Capture and Storage (BECCS) is a risky, unproven, costly, and dangerous distraction from the urgent and drastic emissions cuts needed to prevent catastrophic climate change. Yet the fossil fuel industry has been keen to present it as the long-awaited magical climate fix, simply because it would enable them to keep on profiting from the destruction of our communities and ecosystems."

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29.01.2021

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The Scotsman: Burning trees will not save us from the climate crisis - Richard Dixon

"Around the world many governments are pinning their climate hopes on BECCS - Bioenergy with Carbon Capture and Storage."

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29.01.2021

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Microsoft: Sustainability: A year of progress and a decade of action

"We have reduced, we have removed, and we have learned a lot of lessons along the way. Importantly we have not done this alone – we have worked with suppliers, customers, competitors, partners, governments, and employees to make progress. The deep details of this work are encompassed in our first annual sustainability report and our carbon removal whitepaper."

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27.01.2021

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Wired: Climate Change Needs an Operation Warp Speed

"If the Covid vaccine push has proved anything, it’s that big government works."

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27.01.2021

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Forbes: $100 Million From Elon Musk Won’t Enable Carbon Capture

"Funding for research and development of carbon capture technologies is most welcome, and Musk’s donation will surely lead to technological advances in the space. The problems, however, holding back the mass deployment of carbon capture are primarily economic, and a Silicon Valley mindset that champions disruptive innovation as the solution to all problems will fail to advance this important industry."

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27.01.2021

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The Washington Post: Planting crops - and carbon, too

"President Biden says farmers can adopt agricultural methods that help fight climate change. Maryland farmer Trey Hill has been trying."

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27.01.2021

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Anthropocene: To stop the climate clock, fund technologies to pull carbon dioxide from air, researchers say

"Investments of war and pandemic proportions in direct air capture could reverse the rise in atmospheric CO2 and global temperature before 2100."

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27.01.2021

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DeGemeynt: Carbon Takeback Obligation: A Producers Responsibility Scheme on the Way to a Climate Neutral Energy System

"The Carbon Takeback Obligation (CTBO) is a new policy instrument that could ensure that CO2 from fossil energy no longer ends up in the atmosphere."

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27.01.2021

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Yale Climate Connections: Scientist Mike Mann's must-read book, 'The New Climate War'

"Mann's characteristic take-no-prisoners storytelling details fossil fuel persuasion tactics ... and points to reasons to yet be hopeful."

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