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Breaking News climate change  co2 emissions in europe don t matter much | Breaking News

Climate Change; CO2 Emissions In Europe Don’t Matter Much

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by: Hans van der Broek
climate change  co2 emissions in europe don t matter much | Breaking News

If you really want to do something about climate change, you don’t spent that much effort and energy in Europe but you are going to invest in fast growing developing countries like: Brazil, Nigeria, China and India. “To be honest, the emissions produced in Europe don’t matter that much”, according climate scientist Nic Lewis.

Climate change, solar-, wind energy and 'clean nuclear'

We have to look more at developing countries. We have 'to help them' to develop faster in a cleaner direction which involves less pollution, less CO2 emissions and to become richer. In Europe we have the knowledge and expertise now to prevent developing countries making the same mistakes Europe did in the past. We also have to try to limit 'for example' the building boom of Chinese Coal powered electricity plants in Africa. It is better to spend our money to these projects than putting billions in climate policies and subsidies that have hardly any effect in slowing down climate change.
Shutting down coal-fired plants would be a good step forward. Also investments in solar-, wind energy and 'clean nuclear' energy or the techniques to suck CO2 out of the air, would be a great step forwards. The acquired knowledge could be shared with the rest of the world.

"The urge politicians are now 'promoting' and impose on their citizens is not necessary," says Nic Lewis. Like the Dutch government is doing at the moment brings a lot of unrest and some groups in financial problems by 'forcing' them making huge investments to isolate their house and install heat exchange pumps.

Climate change and it's cause

The discussion about the rise of CO2 is still not won. There is still no consensus about the exact reason our climate is changing. According Nic Lewis our climate is less sensitive to CO2 emissions than some models predict. The UN climate panels assumes that there is a link between the global warming since 1850. If you have a good look at the observations made since 1850, the rise of global temperatures has been less fast than expected. Nic Lewis sees only a rise of 1.7 degrees C. while IPCC models show around 3 C. of warming because of the doubling of CO2.

The good news Nic Lewis comes with is that we have much more time to keep the rise of global temperatures below 2 C. Work with countries who are the largest CO2 emitters and try first to limit their emissions by helping them with new cleaner techniques, to educate the population and help them get a better and healthier life.

Politicians in Brussels and den Hague who are now in such a hurry could be 'punished' soon for their claims if gets clear how much their 'greening efforts' will cost and which limited effect it will have on the total of CO2 emissions and climate change.

Cover photo by: denhaagfm.nl

https://www.whatsorb.com/category/climate

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Climate Change; CO2 Emissions In Europe Don’t Matter Much

If you really want to do something about climate change, you don’t spent that much effort and energy in Europe but you are going to invest in fast growing developing countries like: Brazil, Nigeria, China and India. “To be honest, the emissions produced in Europe don’t matter that much”, according climate scientist Nic Lewis. Climate change, solar-,  wind energy and 'clean nuclear' We have to look more at developing countries. We have 'to help them' to develop faster in a cleaner direction which involves less pollution, less CO2 emissions and to become richer. In Europe we have the knowledge and expertise now to prevent developing countries making the same mistakes Europe did in the past. We also have to try to limit 'for example' the building boom of Chinese Coal powered electricity plants in Africa. It is better to spend our money to these projects than putting billions in climate policies and subsidies that have hardly any effect in slowing down climate change. Shutting down coal-fired plants would be a good step forward. Also investments in solar-, wind energy and 'clean nuclear' energy or the techniques to  suck CO2 out of the air , would be a great step forwards. The acquired knowledge could be shared with the rest of the world. "The urge politicians are now 'promoting' and impose on their citizens is not necessary," says Nic Lewis. Like the Dutch government is doing at the moment brings a lot of unrest and some groups in financial problems by 'forcing' them making huge investments to isolate their house and install heat exchange pumps. Climate change and it's cause The discussion about the rise of CO2 is still not won. There is still no consensus about the exact reason our climate is changing. According Nic Lewis our climate is less sensitive to CO2 emissions than some models predict. The UN climate panels assumes that there is a link between the global warming since 1850. If you have a good look at the observations made since 1850, the rise of global temperatures has been less fast than expected. Nic Lewis sees only a rise of 1.7 degrees C. while IPCC models show around 3 C. of warming because of the doubling of CO2. The good news Nic Lewis comes with is that we have much more time to keep the rise of global temperatures below 2 C. Work with countries who are the largest CO2 emitters and try first to limit their emissions by helping them with new cleaner techniques, to educate the population and help them get a better and healthier life. Politicians in Brussels and den Hague who are now in such a hurry could be 'punished' soon for their claims if gets clear how much their 'greening efforts' will cost and which limited effect it will have on the total of CO2 emissions and climate change. Cover photo by: denhaagfm.nl https://www.whatsorb.com/category/climate