Oracle 146

Peter Kalmus, via @ClimateHuman on Twitter

What's in?

Lots of “net zero” posturing based on sham Integrated Assessment Models, and farcical assumptions about bodgy carbon offsets, carbon capture and storage (CCS), bioenergy with CCS, machines to draw carbon from the atmosphere, and the like. All given unwarranted credibility by the Sultan’s advisers, Mckinsey & Co.

What's Out?

The world is heading towards 3°C and perhaps a good deal more, bringing down the curtains on contemporary civilization.

Eight years after Paris, the evidence is overwhelming that “net zero 2050” was always a bad target, that there is no carbon budget left, and that major system tipping points have already been passed, or are now within range in the short-term.

Sourced from: COP-out: Why the petrostate-hosted climate talkfest will fail, By David Spratt and Ian Dunlop

via @EliotJacobson on Twitter

Ove Hoegh-Guldberg, via the Guardian

 

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Will Regan has been a spokesperson for Extinction Rebellion in the US and Declare Emergency. He's editor in chief for the Daily Rebellion and has been arrested 4 times since taking that role.