International News

Just Where are we on Next-Gen Nukes?

Climate Crocks - July 18, 2018 - 9:54am
Last night’s post got me thinking I should review just where we are with “Next generation Nuclear power”. About where I thought. Lots of ideas. 2030 time frame for working prototypes, which will need a decade or so to prove themselves. I get it that small,  modular, safe reactors, if economic, would be a big […]
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Could Trade War Be Climate Tool?

Climate Crocks - July 18, 2018 - 9:13am
Suggestion to US trading partners still in the Paris Agreement – If you’re going to have a trade war, well, could it be targeted on carbon emitters? Inside Climate News: As the Trump administration’s trade war heats up, a group of experts is proposing a new way to counter protectionism—and prod the United States back […]
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Arctic Glaciers Shrinking, Disappearing into 'City of Icebergs,' Study Finds

Inside Climate News - July 18, 2018 - 9:10am
CBC

Glaciers in Canada's High Arctic are shrinking, and many are likely to disappear completely, a new study finds. Out of 1,773 glaciers studied, 1,353 shrank significantly between 2000 and 2016, and all of them shrank some. Glaciologist Adrienne White describes the changes.

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In India, Summer Heat May Soon Be Literally Unbearable

Inside Climate News - July 18, 2018 - 9:00am
The New York Times

Extreme heat is harming the health and livelihoods of tens of millions of people in South Asia and putting lives at risk. If greenhouse gas emissions continue to increase, scientists and economists warn that the heat and humidity could become too dangerous for many people, especially the poor.

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