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Bloomberg, Brown offer climate hope

November 14, 2017 by Denis Pombriant

The climate issue is really a mashup. One issue involves getting energy from renewable non-carbon sources, another calls for removing carbon from the environment not just limiting emissions. There’s a good deal to be hopeful for in the climate discussion though it will be important to keep the train on...
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White House admits climate change is our fault

November 03, 2017 by Denis Pombriant

[caption id="attachment_545" align="alignright" width="477"] Climate change skeptics lost their paddle today.[/caption] Administration says uncle. Now can we turn to finding solutions? The New York Times reports today that 13 federal agencies turned in a report that the White House approved which says that human activity is indeed the cause of...
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Richard Branson’s Learning Curve Part 3

November 03, 2017 by Denis Pombriant

Accounting for the return on invested energy is the key to understanding the prerequisites of climate change solutions. [caption id="attachment_451" align="alignright" width="545"] Photosynthesis and some types of phytoplankton[/caption] Removing carbon from the atmosphere and safely storing it away for millions of years is fundamentally a chemistry problem. Capturing carbon dioxide...
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The great, irrelevant beer battle

October 18, 2017 by Denis Pombriant

Thomas L. Friedman is one of the savviest op-ed commenters on the scene today. He writes of the intersection of business, society, technology, and global movements fluidly and is especially insightful when discussing the middle east, a topic he’s written about at book length several times. In his post at...
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Green Race a Practical Approach to Climate Change

October 17, 2017 by Denis Pombriant

Increasing green plant activity can lower atmospheric carbon load, improve climate. [caption id="attachment_303" align="alignright" width="289"] Denis Pombriant, managing principal, Beagle Research Group, LLC[/caption] October 17, 2017, Stoughton, MA—Calling for a Green Race similar to the Space Race, Denis Pombriant, managing principal, Beagle Research Group, said today, “Climate change won’t be...
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Carbon Sinks 1.0

September 29, 2017 by Denis Pombriant

[caption id="attachment_430" align="alignright" width="300"] From the Sierra Club[/caption] When they discuss removing carbon from the atmosphere climate scientists and others refer to carbon sinks which are as varied as they are numerous and some work better than others. In this first of several posts on carbon sinks we will look...
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