07.06.2020

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Phys.org: Making sense of climate scenarios: Toolkit for decision-makers launched

"To make climate scenarios work for decision-makers, an international team of researchers developed a comprehensive interactive online platform. It is the first of its kind to provide the tools to use those scenarios—from climate impacts to mitigation and energy options—to a broader public beyond science. The scenarios help policy makers and businesses, finance actors and civil society alike to assess the threat of global warming and ways to limit it."

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04.06.2020

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Newswise: Making sense of climate scenarios: New toolkit available for decision makers

"The SENSES platform is the first of its kind to provide the tools to use scenarios, ranging from climate impacts to mitigation and energy options to a broader public beyond science."

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03.06.2020

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New Atlas: MIT study explores how solar geogineering would alter the climate

"A new study from MIT has explored some of the potential flow-on effects of such a move and found it would likely trade one set of problems for another, by weakening storms, destabilizing ice sheets and leading to more polluted urban areas."

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03.06.2020

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Project: Carbon Cowboys

"carbon cowboys is the second feature length documentary produced by carbon nation. carbon nation was founded in 2007 by filmmaker Peter Byck, to produce and distribute media about climate change solutions and environmental stewardship."

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03.06.2020

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Legal Planet: Trees Will *Not* Solve Climate Change

"The authors of a controversial, influential paper backtrack — again."

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01.06.2020

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The Conversation: Can UK fossil fuel companies now be held accountable for contributing to climate change overseas?

"A ruling by the UK Supreme Court could have huge implications for British companies accused of environmental damage overseas. The April 2019 decision, in a case brought by a group of Zambian farmers against a London-based mining firm, establishes that UK parent companies can be held liable under UK law for the actions of their foreign subsidiaries."

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01.06.2020

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Gisborne Herald: What coronavirus teaches us about climate change

"A truly serious response to the climate threat will therefore come only when it is actually starting to hurt. Unfortunately, by then it will probably be too late."

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27.05.2020

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BBC Future: Planting trees doesn’t always help with climate change

"Reforestation is seen as a way to help cool the climate, sucking excess warming carbon out of the atmosphere. But it’s not always that simple."

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27.05.2020

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Independent: Climate crisis: Tropical rainforest ‘tipping point’ identified as scientists call for immediate action to tackle global warming

"Tropical rainforests’ vital ability to store carbon is under threat due to rising global temperatures, and the Amazon is particularly at risk, scientists have warned."

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27.05.2020

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The New Yorker: What will it take to cool the planet?

"I pointed out last week that the covid-19 pandemic has taught us something interesting: even locking down most of the planet didn’t cut emissions as much as we might have thought."

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