The World Meteorological Organization said the coronavirus pandemic is expected to push carbon dioxide emissions down by 6 percent this year, which would be the largest one-year decrease since World War II. WMO Secretary-General Petteri Taalas said in a virtual briefing that the drop could be traced to the “lack of emissions from transportation and…
Coronavirus models and climate change models both have their deficiencies. Here are excerpts from Ken Haapala’s latest thoughts on the topic, from the SEPP website (Science and Environmental Policy Project): In the midst of the lock-down of much of the U.S. public and the collapsing economy; some Americans are learning a few important lessons….
Extinction Rebellion plans ‘extreme’ protests for next November’s climate summit in Glasgow. – TheGWPF.com || Why does the coronavirus, thankfully, spare children? – WashingtonPost.com || New York City could mandate drastic ‘organics’ recycling. – Politico.com || ‘Batteries are great. But we still need petroleum.’ – NationalReview.com ||
Democrats’ proposed ban on fracking would hurt a lot of people, says American Petroleum Institute. . Matt Ridley discusses the environmental provenance of the coronavirus. Stanford law students say they won’t work for law firm that represented ExxonMobil.