The “Relief” of phasing out Fossil Fuel! …Now!

“Fix it action” is possible, Now!
The posts* below, offer real actions we can take, Today.

YOU KNOW WHAT “MISTAKES” I REFER TO: “FOSSIL FUEL”
Maybe we should really start calling them “mistakes” for they surely are!

Photo above by Naassom Azevedo on Unsplash    

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Finally in the mood to phase out fossil fuel? – Governance

Yes, Governance! One of the ESGs.
WOW! So much is already happening, TODAY, to phase them out.*
– Solutions through the law

“The rules of our world are laws, and they can be changed. Laws can restrict or they can enable. What matters is what they serve. Many of the laws in our world serve property – they are based on ownership. But imagine a law that has a higher moral authority… a law that puts people and planet first. Imagine a law that starts from first “do no harm”, that stops this dangerous game and takes us to a place of safety….” Polly Higgins, 2015

“We need to change the rules.”
Greta Thunberg, 2019

In this post:
The TOTALLY GREEDY EYE of fossil fuel
YOUR VOTE is their “buy” is their VOTE!
YOUR “BUY” IS YOUR VOTE!  – Do The Math! 2012
Actions we humans can achieve through the law
The Year to stop listening to their misinformation
The year we must stop oil&gas at COP 27!
…Remember a list at the bottom of other posts about WASTE to energy

Photo by Mika Baumeister on Unsplash 

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Finally in the mood to phase out fossil fuel? People-Civic

Yes! Society, People, Civic! One of the ESGs.
Things we can do, NOW, to phase them out.
– Grass Roots Efforts

Hard to talk to China. So let’s talk to USA! ………………….and Europe

This blog, wasterush.info, looks for the encouraging things that we humans can do to harmonize with planet Earth.  The problem that stands out and never seems to stop is fossil fuel. Here too, there are ways to work on phasing them out. Now!

In this post:
Let’s look at the Climate refugees IN the USA.
“Internal displacement”
Adaption OR solution?
Solutions rather than adapting?
Your neighbors talking – climate change?
Solutions, Solutions
Kicking oil companies out of schools
Fossil Fuel Phaseout–From Below
How shareholders are pushing big banks for climate action 
Why I’m Capping a Leaking Gas Well for My Birthday!
Playing my part
These Groups Want Disruptive Climate Protests. Oil Heirs Are Funding Them.
The Financial Times Climate Game – investors
links to actually do it. Just Do It!
…Remember a list at the bottom of other posts about WASTE to Energy

Photo by Callum Shaw on Unsplash

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Finally in the mood to phase out fossil fuel? Environment

Yes, Environment! One of the ESGs.
Things we can do, NOW, to phase them out.
– Human Cleverness

This blog, wasterush.info, looks for the encouraging things that we humans can do to harmonize with planet Earth.  The problem that stands out and never seems to stop is fossil fuel. Here too, there are ways to work on phasing them out. Now!

In this post:
The totally greedy/blind eye of fossil fuel,
The Dust Bowl of the 1930’s WHAT DID WE LEARN?
Civilian Conservation Corps
How Can we Save OUR Planet? Sir David Attenborough
Maping Methane in the Permian Basin – The Tools
The methane Hunters
CLOSING methane-spewing oil wells – Well Done Foundation
…Remember a list at the bottom of other posts about WASTE to Energy

credit: Photo by Mika Baumeister on Unsplash 

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EMF accelerating the Circular Economy Transition

Ellen MacArthur Foundation – wants to put as much as possible of the last part of “Nature’s Life Cycle” back into industry. The part that we humans have to re-evaluate.

In this post:
The WasteRUSH of the 2020’s
Still not focused enough on Closing-the-Loop
Humans have moved outside Earth’s planetary boundaries.
A CIRCULAR ECONOMY IS A VERY GOOD IDEA
Inspire your children to think differently
…..Remember a list at the bottom of other posts about the EMF

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Carbon Dioxide – Who else has Ideas to pull it DOWN and OUT?

DAC – separating CO2 from ambient air.
We need to try every idea !

Not the over-all subject of Carbon capture. Only DAC.

In this post:
A Balloon DAC
A DAC Blimp
DAC Mechanical Trees
A Train – Railroad DAC
A Retrofitted Building Ventilation DAC
A Sea Water DAC
A Retrofitted Cooling Tower DAC
A Jet Plane DAC idea
Some kind of DAC at the ends of earth
A little “D.I.Y.” DAC
….Is there money for this?
…Remember a list at the bottom of other posts about GHGs and Capture

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CLEAN AIR – IS, ALREADY – IN OUR GRASP! NOW!

The Technology is Here!
We need to invest in it! Companies find ways to get the new technology!
Count the Ways YOU can Clean your Air! NOW!

There are already so many technologies, today, that make it possible for you to clean the air, NOW!
I have listed only 11 in this post! …More exist around the world.
Look closer in your region or ask me to help you search…….

In this post:
Direct Air Capture,
Clean Energy, for fuel, heat, transit, even water
Clean Agriculture
Clean Up Communities
Clean Urban Mining
1000+ more Solutions
…at the bottom, a list of other posts aboutWaste

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Bhutan – ESG & the little Kingdom of Bhutan

This is the story of
ESG (Environment, Social, Governance) and
the little Kingdom of Bhutan

This is a cautionary story of success and urgency…………..
Bhutan is a “Carbon Sink”! They have already reached 2050 !
They continue to further their efforts. But they are part of planet Earth, so they suffer from the mistakes of others.

If all the World would make changes like Bhutan has……we would save Bhutan and the rest of us Humans!

In this post:
COP26,
Bhutan is a Carbon Sink.
How have they Reversed Climate Change? (REALLY!),
Bhutan for Life,
AgainA reminder about all that Bhutan has been doing
Come together at COP 26 and dance!

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Too much Methane! NOW! GHG!

You want to know why Australia has been burning up?
this is how I put 2+2 together…….

In this post:
NATURAL GAS = METHANE
I believe I have made a big mistake.
MAKE SURE THE STUFF DOES NOT LEAK!
How did the Permafrost Heat up so much?
Where has this extra methane heat come from?
no doubt, still leaking……..
The USA is not the only country that continues to ignore it

Above Aminmation: A reduction in global burned area in the 2000s had an unexpectedly large impact on methane emissions. (It looks like it is more complicated than that!) JANUARY 2, 2018 Find the full animation here. Credit: NASA/GSFC/SVS.** What’s Important: increase in methane

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