http://www.theguardian.com/business/2023/nov/28/transatlantic-flight-sustainable-jet-fuel-virgin-atlantic-saf Richard Branson on board with Transportation Secretary in test flight. If it works, all airplanes can be retrofitted for zero carbon fuels and emissions. There’ll be a 70% reduction in carbon emissions. and flight VS100 will operate under special dispensation with no paying passengers, using fuel made mostly from tallow and other waste products. … More TheVoiceOfJoyce Virgin Atlantic transatlantic flight is using 100%sustainable fuel.
http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2022/oct/04/hope-climate-chaos-renewables-science For years, major nations like the US have blocked such funding, fearing unlimited liability. But there is movement, with Denmark this month becoming the first national government to commit loss and damage funds. There is also movement in funding green energy transformations in specific countries, with European nations providing $8.5bn to South Africa. New … More TheVoiceOfJoyce After reading this article, I want leave the best World we can develop, for my loved ones, entering the 21stC. What do you want? Solar power and EV are selling faster. Hydrogen, solar , wind are being utilized and need increased utilization. There’s a cost associated with Hydro Flouro Carbons, Carbon & Methane Emissions. The Fossil Fuel Companies must share the cost of the destruction of our Planet. Decrease in and subsidies and windfall taxes are proposed. If Fossil Fuel Companies are not part of the solution, they should get out of the way of new innovators who can mitigate climate warming. Every .1 Degree Celsius saved means another person survives. We can reverse Climate warming with hard Corporate work. The savings on Carbon and methane emissions leaks, is a start. New seeds and plants for biofuels is a start. If we can resolve quantum information, we should be able to engineer, quickly, new ways to power our World. Since , I’m personally not a nihilist, I opt for an awesome future with new products. Did I mention concrete and steel can be manufactured with green technologies! Why aren’t they widely employed? Our world needs to look at everyone’s best ideas and adapt them for our use! Cooperation & collaboration are needed to survive!
http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2022/oct/02/climate-crisis-guardian-investigating-pledge-decades-1890 But the moment that really catapulted the climate on to front pages came in 1988, when Nasa climatologist James Hansen warned the US Congress that the greenhouse effect was causing global warming. At the time, experts were predicting that the Earth could warm by 1-2C by 2030, a warning that now looks prescient. The … More TheVoiceOfJoyce The Guardian and The Observer have been reporting Climate anomalies since the 1890’s. We’ve been warned and articles have appeared in Newspapers and Journals, both predicting our present condition and providing solutions. Solar power for developing countries was a known solution a 100 yrs ago. What happened? Political decisions that were pragmatic were shelved for “ just in time” solutions. After what we’re experiencing in America, we have choices to make for our collective survival. Read the data, look out your windows in devastated regions, what do you see? If our environment no longer supports our way of life, who is willing to say, let’s change our policies? The Corporate pacifists, of Hitler, became patriots, when they realized they could make more money profiting from War. Today is no different. The Fossil Fuel Industry can make more money investing in new technologies, now. If they can’t see that reality, why not remove their subsidies and compensate new innovators?
http://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2022/sep/12/california-wildfires-oregon-washington The fire has sent smoke over a large portion of the northern Sierra region. California health officials urged people in affected areas to stay indoors where possible. Lake Tahoe, more than 50 miles away from the fire, is facing some of the worst effects, with smoke producing unhealthy to hazardous air quality in the … More AmericaSpeaks TheVoiceOfJoyce Forest fires in California, Oregon, Washington and Canada are triggering dangerous pollution levels. Residents are being told to remain indoors to avoid inhaling pollutants. The Tour de Lake Tahoe, an annual 72 mile bike ride around Lake Tahoe has been canceled for Sunday. The smoke has travelled to Vancouver , Canada and deemed unsafe to breathe. Folks working on a Canadian pipeline had to remain indoors. Fires now carry dangerous levels of smoke and pollutants to vast areas beyond their origination. Smoke plumes can be seen by satellites circling the Globe. Is it time to plan for our future with less heat, fires, pollutants? Are you concerned for the safety & health of your families? Is there a cost associated with your ability to survive & thrive? Health costs? Property loss?