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Week One of COP 24 Did Not End Well, Blog 5

Week One of COP 24 Did Not End Well for Science or the Climate: If You Don’t Like the Science, Refuse to “Welcome” It. Negotiating Party groupings in the UNFCCC.Graphic by Jonas Haller https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Umbrella_Group#/media/File:UNFCCC_Party_Groupings.svg BOTTOM LINE: On Saturday night December 8, 2018, at the closing Plenary of the Subsidiary Body...

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Treading Water in a Sea of Acronyms: RINGO BINGO Lingo, Blog 4

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Treading Water in a Sea of Acronyms: RINGO BINGO Lingo, Blog 4 Meeting Room 25. Ghana has the next question. Photo by Karen D.Kendrick-Hands */ On Monday December 4, 2018, with first-day-of-school jitters, Larry and I re-crossed streetcar tracks several times before we found the Main entrance to the COP24...

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COP24 Blog 3

COP24, Katowice, Poland
The IPCC Special Report on 1.5ºC: 12 Years, Technology Leapfrogs, and Opportunities December 6, 2018, update from the UNFCCC (The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change) climate talks in Poland, COP 24 SBSTA(Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice)-IPCC special event: Unpacking the new scientific knowledge and key findings...

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COP24 Blog 2

Into the Belly of the Beast: a just transition away from coal. December 4, 2018, update from the UNFCCC (The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change) climate talks in Poland, COP 24 This map of Europe shows how much carbon is released relatively in generating electricity. Poland, host country...

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UN Climate Talks in Katowice No. 1

Half a Degree Centigrade: The Challenge for the COP24 Climate talks in Poland. Nov. 29, 2018 “I am both deeply honored and a bit nervous to be Rotary's first observer delegate to the UN Climate talks, which are being held during COP24, Katowice, Poland, Dec. 2-14, 2018. By observing and...

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Waste to Energy

Waste to Energy - Reuse and Renew! Rotary Club of Brampton members are working to be informed about waste management. They toured Emerald Energy from Waste plant in Brampton Ontario, Canada. Emerald Energy from Waste Inc . (Emerald) is a waste management company that recovers energy from solid non-hazardous waste...

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