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Today in climate change (23 March 2018)

Please find links below to recent climate change news…

The Paris Agreement is deeply flawed – it’s time for a new deal https://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/opinion/paris-agreement-deeply-flawed-time-deal-180316115219671.html

More accurate maps of bed topography reveal physical processes controlling retreat… 306 more words

Climate Change

Carbon emissions on the rise after years of stagnation

Jenna Ladd | March 22, 2018

Global carbon emissions were higher than ever in 2017 according to Global Energy and CO2 Status Report from the International Energy Agency (IEA) based in Paris. 229 more words


Our view: Environment vs. economy - Editorials

Oregon’s environment and economy are in a political battle.

The saving grace may be a new legislative committee, which House Speaker Tina Kotek and Senate President Peter Courtney are forming to find a solution. 30 more words

Oregon Legislature

Wood skyscrapers are coming. Let's build them right: Guest opinion

The world’s tallest wood building, the 18-story Brock Commons at the University of British Columbia, is located just to our north. Developers in Tokyo recently announced plans for a wood building that will reach1,148 feet, or 114 stories, although it will not be completed until 2041. 14 more words

The Oregonian

Virginia Accepting Public Comment on Cap and Trade Plan

Virginia is forging ahead with a carbon cap and trade program, the first of its kind for the state. Regulators are now taking public comment and the final meeting is in Richmond Monday. 14 more words

Virginia's News

How Much Do Renewables Actually Depend on Tax Breaks?

(First published on March 16, 2018, on State of the Planet.)

Wind and solar energy production are growing faster in the United States than any other source of electricity, and falling prices are making them more competitive with fossil fuel-driven electricity. 2,274 more words



I noticed another discussion on Twitter about whether or not climate scientists should fly. I have written about this before and the issue of people making personal sacrifices is something I’ve… 476 more words