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Monthly Archives: October 2017

Climate change to make volcanoes more climate disruptive

From the NATIONAL CENTER FOR ATMOSPHERIC RESEARCH/UNIVERSITY CORPORATION FOR ATMOSPHERIC RESEARCH and the “It’s models, all the way down” department. Future volcanic eruptions could cause more climate disruption Climate change reduces oceans’ ability to buffer impacts BOULDER, Colo. — Major volcanic…

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Russia Won’t Ratify Paris Agreement Unless Western Sanctions Are Lifted

Russian ratification of the Paris climate agreement is conditional on the lifting of Western sanctions against Russia. The Russian government adviser on environmental issues issued this statement just days before the next UN Climate Conference takes place in Bonn early…

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Majority Of Australians In Favour Of Quitting Paris Climate Deal For Cheaper Energy

A new poll suggests Australians are split on the prospect of Australia quitting the Paris accord on climate change if it brings cheaper power prices. A Newspoll survey published by The Australian found 45 per cent of surveyed voters would…

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Stormy Wind Price Collapse Reveals ‘Madness’ Of Germany’s Green Energy Transition

Autumn storm Herwart has caused chaos on the German energy market. Because of the strong wind, electricity prices collapsed into the negative. Consumers, however, won’t benefit from negative prices. For them, electricity is becoming even more expensive. Storm ‘Herwart’ has caused…

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