Daily Archives: 12 April 2019

2 posts

Climate change – past trends

View from International Space Station Photograph: ISS/Nasa (downloaded 24 Aug. 2018) https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/aug/18/climate-scientist-clouds-climate-change-interview-kate-marvel Excess greenhouse gas emissions – a pathway out of the Holocene “The Holocene14 has seen the growth and impacts of the human species worldwide, including all of its written history, development of major civilizations, and overall significant transition […]

Decarbonisation scenarios

Two very different visions of decarbonisation: (a) Fossil-fueled development, high energy demand, heavy reliance on CCS and BECCS9 (b) Leave fossil-fuels in the ground, low energy demand (LED), no CCS or BECCS ‘(a)’ and ‘(b)’ are at opposite extremes in a sense. ‘b’ is considered radical, and mainstream scenarios are, […]