"Until recently, national bans on fossil fuel-related activities were a taboo subject, but they are now becoming increasingly common. The logic of appropriateness that underpins such bans is key to understanding their normative appeal, and to explaining and predicting their proliferation."
In the news
"The elements offer a rebuke as President Trump rolls back policies designed to address global warming." https://www.nytimes.com/2018/09/16/opinion/environment/climate-trump-hurricanes-methane.html?action=click&module=Opinion&pgtype=Homepage
A report on recent research about a dangerous positive feedback mechanism. "Permafrost soils store vast quantities of organic matter that are vulnerable to decomposition under a warming climate. Recent research finds that methane release from thawing permafrost may outpace carbon dioxide as a major contributor to global warming over the next century." https://www.nature.com/articles/s41558-018-0129-6