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COP 21

'Climate Geoengineering': As Contingency Plan Perhaps the Sharpest Tool in the World's Climate Tool Box

January 14, 2015 by Roman Kilisek
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Climate Geoengineering Possibilities

The debate about geoengineering technology is slowly creeping into the mainstream media, as both analysts and commentators seem to increasingly doubt the international community’s ability to agree on a comprehensive and effective international agreement at UNFCCC COP 21 in Paris.[read more]

Carbon Pricing in 2014

January 8, 2015 by David Hone
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Pricing Carbon

While there was a great deal of focus throughout 2014 on the road to Paris and the UNFCCC process and international negotiations that are taking us all there, the real developments of the year were around carbon pricing. But it wasn’t all smooth sailing.[read more]

Energy Quote of the Day: 'Optimism, Dragged Down by Reality, Resulting in Mixed Success'

December 28, 2014 by Jared Anderson
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Measuring Energy Success

When it comes to dealing with climate change, international agreements are not the only solution, but they are important and significant effort will be exerted in Paris next year to reach a binding international agreement. Anything less will be viewed as a major setback.[read more]

MIT Takes a View on a New Climate Agreement

September 1, 2014 by David Hone
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Renewable energy projection

A new MIT report, Expectations for a New Climate Agreement, looks at the prospects for the expected Paris COP21 agreement actually changing the current global emissions pathway. The findings don’t give a lot to be hopeful about, but nevertheless are worthy of further review.[read more]