April 11, 2023 - Your Scoop in CDR!
Updated: Apr 12
Carbon Herald report on Nigerian Investment in Vitol Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority Strikes $50m Carbon Market Partnership With Vitol- Earlier this week the Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA) signed an agreement with Vitol, an energy and commodity company, to develop projects focused on reducing or removing carbon emissions.
Thailand to introduce carbon tax in 3 major industries Thailand is planning to impose a carbon tax on three major sectors of the economy: transport, energy and industry. With the help of this measure, Thailand’s Excise Department believes it will help the country meet its goal of reaching net zero carbon emissions by 2050 and net zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2063.
6 scholars explain what a real climate solution is - KUOW A big climate solution is an obvious one It may sound basic, but one big way to address climate change is to reduce the main human activity that caused it in the first place: burning fossil fuels. Scientists say that means ultimately transitioning away from oil, coal and gas and becoming more energy efficient. We already have a lot of the technology we need to make this transition, like solar, wind, and batteries, Oreskes says.
"What we need to do right now is to mobilize the technologies that already exist, that work and are cost competitive, and that essentially means renewable energy and storage," she says.
Think about who's selling you the solution
It's important to think about both who's selling you the climate solution and what they say the problem is, says Melissa Aronczyk, professor of media at Rutgers University.
"People like to come up with solutions, but to do that, they usually have to interpret the problem in a way that works for them," she says.