The Climate Recap

South Africa plans to switch from coal straight to clean energy

November 20, 2022 Beckisphere Climate Corner
The Climate Recap
South Africa plans to switch from coal straight to clean energy
Show Notes

Flash floods in Australia’s southeast cut off inland towns | Reuters
‘Rain bursts’ over Sydney have intensified by 40% over the last two decades, research finds | The Guardian
Warmest Armistice Day ever for England, Scotland, and Northern Ireland | The Guardian
Study: Extreme heat is responsible for hundreds of deaths in Texas prisons | Grist
World has nine years to avert catastrophic global warming, study shows | The Washington Post
World’s biggest carmakers to build 40 mil more vehicles than 1.5ºC climate target will allow | The Guardian
Methane emissions from 15 meat and dairy companies rival those of the EU | The Guardian
Africans Sun: Why Solar Not Gas Offers Continent the Best Economic Opportunity in the Transition | Carbon Tracker Initiative
How Oil & Gas Funding Distorts Energy Research | Gizmodo
Michael Bloomberg announces a new initiative to phase out coal in 25 countries | The NYTimes
South Africa pitches $84 bil plan to shift from coal to clean energy | Climate Change News
EU agrees law to remove CO2 with woodlands and other carbon sinks | Reuters
Germany to leave Energy Charter Treaty | Politico
Climate protesters in Lisbon storm building urge minister to resign | The Guardian
Rainn Wilson Changes Name to Rainnfall Heat Wave Extreme Winter Wilson For Melting Arctic | THR News
$13 bil to reduce energy bills | Gris
Barcelona students to take mandatory climate crisis module from 2024 | The Guardian
Coal projects in Great Barrier Reef catchments approved without environmental impact statements | The Guardian
Switzerland Is Paying Poorer Nations to Cut Emissions on Its Behalf | The NYTimes
Analysis: US falling $32 bil short on ‘fair share’ of $100 bil climate finance goal | Carbon Brief

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