Tuesday, February 20, 2018

德國減排 擬年底前免費搭公共交通 - 香港文匯報

德國減排 擬年底前免費搭公共交通 - 香港文匯報: "德國政府前日致函歐盟環境專員韋拉,稱德國政府正考慮提供免費公共交通,以減少私家車數目,達致歐盟的減排目標,最遲年底在波恩和埃森等5個西部城市試行。


Wednesday, February 14, 2018

German cities to trial free public transport to cut pollution

The Guardian : "“We are considering public transport free of charge in order to reduce the number of private cars,” three ministers including the environment minister, Barbara Hendricks, wrote to EU environment commissioner Karmenu Vella in the letter seen by AFP Tuesday. How do you build a healthy city? Copenhagen reveals its secrets Read more “Effectively fighting air pollution without any further unnecessary delays is of the highest priority for Germany,” the ministers added."

The McPherson Paradox. Growth = heat, collapse = heat.

Climate Code Red: Do we have the capability to reverse global warming within a meaningful timeframe?: "Our dilemma is that burning fossil fuels also release a lot of nitrate and sulphate aerosols —  the starters for acid rain — which have a very short-term cooling effect, keeping the planet two-thirds of  a degree cooler than it would otherwise be."

Sunday, February 11, 2018

Wrong Solutions for Energy, Climate: Using methane hydrate for fuel a deadly mistake

via bbc: "BBC News: "Quite apart from reaching them at the bottom of deep ocean shelves, not to mention operating at low temperatures and extremely high pressure, there is the potentially serious issue of destabilising the seabed, which can lead to submarine landslides."

Thursday, February 8, 2018

Taiwan will get nothing good from racist US

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

500-year-old primeval forest at Mount Gariwang unlawfully destroyed for 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics

Games Monitor : "Pyeongchang2018 has completed the destruction of the primeval forest which has stood on Mount Gariwang for hundreds of years to make way for the Alpine Downhill ski event which will last for all of three days."

Saturday, February 3, 2018

Human Extinction possible by 2026

Arctic News: Extinction: "In the Arctic, vast amounts of carbon are stored in soils that are now still largely frozen. As temperatures continue to rise and soils thaw, much of this carbon will be converted by microbes into carbon dioxide or methane, adding further greenhouse gases to the atmosphere."