Climate graphic of the week: Carbon pricing reaps $84bn but falls ‘well below’ climate goals

Governments across the world that have placed a cost on carbon emissions raised $84bn collectively in 2021, but the World Bank has warned that this is “far from adequate” in the effort to limit global warming. The 60 per cent rise from the previous year in the funds generated by countries charging companies for their … Read more

Climate graphic of the week: Historic blaze in New Mexico as extreme global weather events rise

The largest and most destructive wildfire recorded in the US state of New Mexico has raged for more than 40 days, during a period marked by increasingly extreme weather events worldwide. The Calf Canyon-Hermits Peak fire — the result of two fires that started in April and merged — has destroyed more than 300,000 acres … Read more

Climate graphic of the week: Record carbon dioxide levels alarm scientists

The concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere reached its highest level recorded by modern instruments in April, and is expected to rise even further this month, according to scientists. The month of May was forecast to set a new record for CO₂ levels, said Pieter Tans, senior scientist at the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric … Read more

Graphic chip price drop raises questions on whether end of shortage is in sight By Reuters

2/2 © Reuters. FILE PHOTO: AMD and NVIDIA GeForce stickers are seen on laptop in this illustration taken, December 1, 2021. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo 2/2 By Jane Lanhee Lee, Chavi Mehta and Noel Randewich (Reuters) – A sharp drop in graphic chip prices could presage an unexpectedly quick ending to a global chip crunch that … Read more