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Good News & Bad News for Climate Change

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Senior Consultant Microgrid Labs

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: Microgrid Labs, Inc. Advisor: 2014 to Present Developed product plans, conceptual and preliminary designs for projects, performed industry surveys and developed...

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The recent news is a mixture of good and bad news on the climate frontlines. Sections 2 and 3 paint respectively, the good news resulting from the Pandemic lock downs, and the bad news coming out of those. Section 4 is a brief recap of COP26 (26th meeting of the Conference of the Parties) with a link to the full text of the Glasgow Climate Pact. Section 5 is a description of a program that was announced at COP26 by the Asian Development Bank that will hasten the replacement coal electric generation with renewables in Asia.

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Bob Meinetz on Dec 7, 2021

John, interesting that you frame news of more renewables/steadily increasing carbon emissions, and of COVID-19's effect on reducing carbon emissions, as "good news & bad news" (I assume I have the order straight, and you aren't rooting for COVID-19).

To me, they're both awful news. Maybe you find encouragement in the vain hope renewables might one day lower carbon emissions?

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