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Does the Pandemic have a Silver Lining?

Soumis par Arthur Dahl le jeu 19/03/2020 - 13:31

Does the Pandemic have a Silver Lining?

Arthur Lyon Dahl


Should we thank God for the Pandemic? It may seem weird to be thankful for a catastrophe. Human suffering is never something to be sought or revelled in. But the pandemic now sweeping the world, with its ultimate outcome still uncertain, may be a blessing in disguise or a cloud with a silver lining. Let me explain.

Key outcomes of COP25 climate talks

Soumis par Arthur Dahl le ven 20/12/2019 - 13:41

Key outcomes of COP25 climate talks


For those interested in the climate negotiations, the report by Climate Brief on the outcomes of the Madrid Conference of the Parties (COP25) to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change gives an excellent review of the key outcomes:

How can we keep global warming to 1.5°C?

Soumis par Arthur Dahl le lun 24/12/2018 - 20:59

How can we keep global warming to 1.5°C?

In a recent special report in New Scientist, Graham Lawton has sketched out what we must do to limit global warming to 1.5°C, the agreed threshold for a chance of avoiding irreversible and dangerous climate change. Quoting a lead author of the latest IPCC report on 1.5°C: " We have to do everything, and we have to do it immediately." This is not impossible, since we have the necessary technologies, but it will require unprecedented rates of transformation.