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Coronavirus lockdown wildlife recordings appeal

BBC - 2 hours 49 min ago
Scientists want people to send them recordings of their wildlife experiences under the lockdown.
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Climate computing power 'needs more cash'

BBC - 2 hours 49 min ago
A top climate scientist has called for more investment in climate computing.
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Walcha tests market interest in biggest renewable and storage project in NEM

RenewEconomy - 2 hours 55 min ago

Walcha Energy tests market interest in massive renewables and storage project in northern NSW - the biggest in Australia's main grid.

The post Walcha tests market interest in biggest renewable and storage project in NEM appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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CP Daily: Thursday June 4, 2020

Carbon Pulse - 3 hours 11 min ago
A daily summary of our news plus bite-sized updates from around the world.
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Senior Associate, Midwest Climate Policy, US Climate Alliance – Multiple Locations

Carbon Pulse - 4 hours 28 min ago
The Senior Associate works with the Executive Director of the U.S. Climate Alliance Secretariat in formulating and executing strategy to support the Midwestern Alliance states (at present Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin) in developing and implementing climate policy within their states and across the region.
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Judge to rule on Trump administration’s remaining WCI linkage challenge without public appearance

Carbon Pulse - 4 hours 32 min ago
A federal judge will not hear oral arguments this month in deciding on whether the California-Quebec ETS linkage is a violation of the US Constitution’s Foreign Affair Doctrine, and has also rejected the state's request to delay the court timeline to July.
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NA Markets: California prices dip after May auction results, RGGI hits one-month high

Carbon Pulse - 4 hours 37 min ago
California Carbon Allowance (CCA) prices slid on the secondary market following the Q2 auction despite a legislative push to require an ETS rulemaking next year, while RGGI prices rose ahead of the programme's own quarterly sale.
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High Court decision today on the long legal battle over New Acland Coal mine expansion

The Conversation - 6 hours 8 min ago
The fate of a Queensland mine extension could be sealed today with a ruling on the ongoing case by Australia's highest court. Justine Bell-James, Associate Professor, TC Beirne School of Law, The University of Queensland Licensed as Creative Commons – attribution, no derivatives.
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CARBON PULSE CONVERSATIONS 012: RGGI Commissioners

Carbon Pulse - 7 hours 26 min ago
In the latest installment of our Carbon Pulse Conversations podcast, we speak with former RGGI Commissioners Justin Johnson and David Littel about the upcoming 2021 programme review for the Northeast US power sector cap-and-trade scheme.
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Many of the 300 plants and animals endemic to Canada at risk, report finds

The Guardian - 7 hours 48 min ago

Ours to Save identified 308 species and subspecies but only 10% considered ‘globally secure’ or ‘apparently secure’

There are few animals more iconically Canadian than the moose and the beaver, and few plants more closely associated with the country than the maple leaf.

But while those species have long considered part of the nation’s ecological identity they are also found elsewhere.

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Increasing EU’s 2030 GHG target may be “premature” given virus impact –Polish experts

Carbon Pulse - 7 hours 49 min ago
Raising the EU's 2030 GHG emissions target may prove risky as the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic and a potential rebound cannot be properly estimated, according to senior Polish experts.
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Powerful landslide sweeps away buildings in Norway – video

The Guardian - 8 hours 46 min ago

Eight houses have been swept into the sea in Norway after a powerful landside near the town of Alta. The landslide was filmed by a local resident, Jan Egil Bakkedal – one of the houses that was lost belonged to him – who said he ran for his life when he realised what was happening. 

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Bipartisan US lawmakers introduce carbon offsets bill for farms and forests

Carbon Pulse - 9 hours 50 min ago
Bipartisan Senate legislation unveiled on Thursday would help rural US stakeholders participate in carbon markets, building on heightened attention this year for driving climate change mitigation in the country’s agriculture and forestry sectors.
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State of emergency: 20,000 tonnes of diesel spill into Arctic river – video

The Guardian - 11 hours 32 min ago

Twenty thousand tonnes of diesel fuel spilled into a river inside the Arctic Circle forcing Vladimir Putin to order a state of emergency.

The spill occurred when a fuel reservoir at a power plant near the city of Norilsk collapsed on Friday. The plant is operated by a division of Nornickel, whose factories in the area have made the city one of the most heavily polluted places on Earth

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ARENA flooded with applications for green hydrogen project funding

RenewEconomy - 12 hours 2 min ago

ARENA receives a flood of applications in response to $70m hydrogen funding round, highlighting the enormous interest in renewable hydrogen.

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Atmospheric CO2 levels rise sharply despite Covid-19 lockdowns

The Guardian - Thu, 2020-06-04 23:06

Scientists find coronavirus crisis has had little impact on overall concentration trend

Carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere have risen strongly to a new peak this year, despite the impact of the global impacts of the coronavirus crisis.

The concentration of CO2 in the atmosphere reached 417.2 parts per million in May, 2.4ppm higher than the peak of 414.8ppm in 2019, according to readings from the Mauna Loa observatory in the US.

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EU Midday Market Briefing

Carbon Pulse - Thu, 2020-06-04 22:17
EUAs appeared poised to stay above €22 for the second straight day early on Thursday, further locking in this week's big gains despite a weaker energy complex as technical signals point higher. 
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NZ Market: NZUs extend gains as bullish sentiment prevails

Carbon Pulse - Thu, 2020-06-04 20:02
New Zealand carbon allowances saw strong gains for a third consecutive day in Thursday trade, as expectations grow that the price will move towards the NZ$35 fixed price option (FPO) over time.
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Count international flights from UK in emissions targets, urges thinktank

The Guardian - Thu, 2020-06-04 19:22

Transport and Environment says airline industry bailout should have green conditions attached

International flights taking off from the UK must be taken into account in the government’s calculations on reaching net zero emissions as part of a “green” recovery for the airline industry, a transport thinktank has urged.

The government has given loan bailouts to airlines totalling £1.5bn since the coronavirus outbreak, with no environmental conditions attached.

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Solar Insiders Podcast: Why we need to see your solar

RenewEconomy - Thu, 2020-06-04 19:04

As the Australian rooftop solar market continues to boom, Stefan Jarnason from Solar Analytics joins the podcast to discuss the new monitoring guide, and why it’s good for consumers.

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