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The eclipse at Niagara Falls: 'Wow! Spectacular'

BBC - Tue, 2024-04-09 11:10
The BBC's Nada Tawfik describes the moment clouds parted, allowing thousands to experience the full eclipse.
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Flash droughts are becoming more common in Australia. What’s causing them?

The Conversation - Tue, 2024-04-09 11:04
Recent flash droughts in parts of NSW and Victoria appeared quickly and can be followed by intense flooding rains. It’s part of a global trend driven by global warming. Milton Speer, Visiting Fellow, School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences, University of Technology Sydney Lance M Leslie, Professor, School of Mathematical And Physical Sciences, University of Technology Sydney Licensed as Creative Commons – attribution, no derivatives.
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Rare blind mole spotted in Australian outback

BBC - Tue, 2024-04-09 10:28
The palm-sized creatures have silky golden locks, no eyes, a stumpy tail and flipper-like hands.
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Canadian carbon offset fund collaboration to decarbonise Wyoming mine

Carbon Pulse - Tue, 2024-04-09 09:20
A Canadian fund that develops offset projects across North America revealed Monday that it has entered a long-term agreement with a Belgian chemicals company to reduce GHG emissions at its mine in Wyoming.
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Illinois energy subsidiary tamps down CO2 pipeline capacity in wake of public opposition

Carbon Pulse - Tue, 2024-04-09 09:16
A subsidiary of an Illinois energy firm has announced plans to reduce the capacity of a proposed CO2 pipeline by roughly a third following public backlash, according to recent testimony.
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Washington’s cap-and-invest participation increases in Q1 despite programme repeal risks

Carbon Pulse - Tue, 2024-04-09 09:10
The number of entities registered with active accounts in Washington’s cap-and-trade programme increased in Q1 under the spectre of the scheme's potential repeal.
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Together in wonder: North America awed by total solar eclipse

BBC - Tue, 2024-04-09 09:04
Stunning spectacle is witnessed by millions across the continent. Here are some of the stories.
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Together in wonder: North America awed by total solar eclipse

BBC - Tue, 2024-04-09 09:04
Stunning spectacle is witnessed by millions across the continent. Here are some of the stories.
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RGGI Market: Permit prices descend from peaks as traders brace for more volatility

Carbon Pulse - Tue, 2024-04-09 09:01
RGGI Allowance (RGA) prices retreated from the highs of the previous week as observers anticipate continued volatility in the absence of a market signal and amid ongoing silence from member states regarding proposed programme changes.
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UK taskforce delivers sector-specific corporate guidelines for climate transition disclosure plans

Carbon Pulse - Tue, 2024-04-09 09:01
The UK’s Transition Plan Taskforce (TPT) on Tuesday unveiled its latest sector-specific transition strategy to guide businesses in their plans to reach net zero, with sections including recommendations for voluntary carbon market engagement.
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Canadian project financier receives first correspondingly-adjusted, Article 6 authorised carbon credits

Carbon Pulse - Tue, 2024-04-09 08:48
A Toronto-headquartered carbon project financier announced Monday that it has received the first-ever correspondingly-adjusted and Article 6 authorised credits.
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Watch best moments from solar eclipse

BBC - Tue, 2024-04-09 08:31
See moment the Moon completely obscured the Sun, turning day to night and revealing dazzling corona.
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Top 50 global corporations falling short on 1.5C-aligned emission cuts -study

Carbon Pulse - Tue, 2024-04-09 08:01
An analysis of the voluntary climate commitments made by 51 of the world’s biggest corporations show their emissions would decrease by as little as 30-33% by 2030 compared to 2019 levels — short of the 42-48% reduction needed to keep global warming within 1.5C.
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Heat from El Niño can warm oceans off West Antarctica – and melt floating ice shelves from below

The Conversation - Tue, 2024-04-09 06:11
El Niño can direct more warm water to the base of West Antarctic ice shelves, accelerating melting and increasing global sea level. Maurice Huguenin, Postdoctoral research associate in Physical Oceanography, UNSW Sydney Matthew England, Scientia Professor and Deputy Director of the ARC Australian Centre for Excellence in Antarctic Science (ACEAS), UNSW Sydney Paul Spence, Associate professor of oceanography, University of Tasmania Licensed as Creative Commons – attribution, no derivatives.
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Antarctica’s sea ice hit another low this year – understanding how ocean warming is driving the loss is key

The Conversation - Tue, 2024-04-09 06:11
Ocean warming seems the main driver of Antarctica’s sea-ice loss. But as satellites show, the change is not universal and sea ice persists in East Antarctica and the Weddell Sea. Craig Stevens, Professor in Ocean Physics, University of Auckland, Waipapa Taumata Rau Licensed as Creative Commons – attribution, no derivatives.
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We can’t eradicate deadly cane toads – but there’s a way to stop them killing wildlife

The Conversation - Tue, 2024-04-09 06:10
New research suggests if we can’t eradicate cane toads, we can teach wildlife not to eat them. Georgia Ward-Fear, Post doctoral fellow and Conservation Ecologist , Macquarie University Rick Shine, Professor in Evolutionary Biology, Macquarie University Licensed as Creative Commons – attribution, no derivatives.
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