The U.S. National Academy of Sciences has published a short but informative report on advancing the science of climate change.
Advancing the science of climate change
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Chair Dr Hoesung Lee to address International Petroleum Week 2017
The Energy Institute (EI), organisers of the renowned annual oil and gas industry forum International Petroleum (IP) Week, is proud to announce Dr Hoesung Lee, Chair of the International Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) as a keynote speaker to its 2017 event taking place in London, 21-23 February. In the morning of 23 February, he will be addressing a conference specifically dedicated to discussing the role the oil and gas industry needs to play in the global response to climate change following...
Trump taps climate change skeptic to head EPA
President-elect Donald Trump has nominated Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt, a well-known critic of President Obama’s carbon reduction policies, to run the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), a move which lays bare Trump’s determination to dismantle the EPA’s efforts to curb global climate change. Pruitt has openly questioned the scientific consensus that man-made greenhouse gas emission are causing global warming, writing in an op-ed in the conservative National Review last spring...
Providing quality assurance to data delivered by Copernicus Climate Change Service
TheCentre for Carbon Measurement at NPL, in collaboration with theUniversity of ReadingandTelespazio France, has launched a major new project to ensure theCopernicus Climate Change Service(C3S) delivers climate-quality data products with clear and robust assessments of their accuracy, allowing its users to assess the `fitness for purpose` of the data for their applications. The European Union has made clear its commitment to provide international leadership in the development of the climate services sector....
As Trump reconsiders climate change, utilities stick to pre-election energy strategies
Despite pledges by President-elect Donald Trump to radically alter the nation’s energy policies, utilities say they are sticking with long-term strategies to comply with federal regulations on carbon emissions, as well as diversify their energy portfolios to include more wind and solar. Tennessee Valley Authority CEO Bill Johnson says that his company will continue moving toward meeting carbon reduction goals stipulated in the Clean Power Plan proposed by President Obama’s Environmental Protection...
Clarke Energy Participates in COP22 Climate Change Conference in Marrakech
The Conference of the Parties is the leading climate change conference organised through the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. The twenty-second session of the Conference of the Parties (COP22) and twelfth session of the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol (CMP12) was held between the 7-18th of November in Marrakech, Morocco. During the 2015 COP21 event in Paris, the US and China reached an historic agreement on reducing fossil fuel emissions....