The Death Of Fossil Fuels

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Martin Y
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Re: The Death Of Fossil Fuels

Post by Martin Y » Wed Mar 17, 2021 10:18 am

Gfamily wrote:
Mon Mar 15, 2021 11:09 pm
The claimed percentage reduction in CO2 is probably spurious
The over-100% figure certainly raises an eyebrow but, to be fair, the article calls it greenhouse gas emissions not CO2 emissions.

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Re: The Death Of Fossil Fuels

Post by Grumble » Wed Mar 17, 2021 11:11 pm

We’re on course to cut emissions by a massive... 2% by 2030 compared with 2017 and 0.5% vs 2010.

We need to get a bit better than that.

https://www.carbonbrief.org/un-new-nati ... ext-decade
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Re: The Death Of Fossil Fuels

Post by Bird on a Fire » Thu Mar 18, 2021 12:15 am

Grumble wrote:
Wed Mar 17, 2021 11:11 pm
We’re on course to cut emissions by a massive... 2% by 2030 compared with 2017 and 0.5% vs 2010.

We need to get a bit better than that.

https://www.carbonbrief.org/un-new-nati ... ext-decade
Yes. We need to be ninety times better than that to meet the Paris target of 45% vs. 2010.

You can see why people who actually give a crap, especially young people who will actually have to be alive through most of this century, are getting pretty angry.
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Re: The Death Of Fossil Fuels

Post by Grumble » Thu Mar 18, 2021 12:43 pm

I’m absolutely furious at this. The Tories talk a big game but my god they are still in the pockets of the fossil fuel industry. They’ve cut the EV grant and reduced the price of cars eligible for it.

https://www.theguardian.com/environment ... SApp_Other
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Re: The Death Of Fossil Fuels

Post by FlammableFlower » Wed Apr 07, 2021 10:44 am

Another record-breaking low for fossil fuel contribution to the national grid

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