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unburnable

(ʌnˈbɜːnəbəl)
adj
not able to be burned; not burnable
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For Anatol, the female vampire figures in the works of Maria-Elena John (Unburnable, 2006), Shani Mootoo (Cereus Blooms at Night, 1996), Dionne Brand (In Another Place, Not Here, 1997), Jewelle Gomez (The Gilda Stories, 1991), and Octavia Butler (Fledgling, 2005) extend permissible narratives about Black queer existence and create queer spaces that do acknowledge Black female sexualities that are "often overlooked by mainstream critics" (161) while simultaneously "resist[ing] and reject[ing] the idea of non-normative sexual desire as deviant" (188).
See also ACCR, 'Financed Emissions: "Unburnable Carbon" Risk and the Major Australian Banks, ACCR, 2014' (Update Note, 2014).
The agreement on international climate policy reached at the Paris COP21 in November 2015 had initially suggested that new hydrocarbon producers would increasingly face the risks of 'unburnable carbon' and 'stranded assets'.
It is baked into their business models that they have to push into what climate scientists and climate activists call unburnable carbon, the carbon that is well beyond the collective budget for all of humanity of how much carbon we could burn and still have any shot at a livable planet.
Iron is nearly the minimum-energy atomic nucleus: it's unburnable, the "ash" at the end of the line for releasing energy by fusion.
The next chapter turns to Merle Collins's The Colour of Forgetting and Marie-Elena John's Unburnable with their structural reliance on story telling.
The USCG later determined the Fennica struck an uncharted shoal in the area, but the PR regulatory spin was immense: 'The damage to the Fennica due to traveling through shallow water is yet another example of Shell's reckless attitude in its pursuit of unburnable Arctic oil," reported one commentator.
(135.) See McKibben, Global Warming's Terrifying New Math, supra note 48;CARBON TRACKER INITIATIVE, UNBURNABLE CARBON 2013: WASTED CAPITAL AND STRANDED ASSETS 4 (2013), http://www.carbontracker.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/Unburnable-Carbon-2-Web-Version.pdf; IPCC, CLIMATE CHANGE 2013 THE PHYSICAL SCIENCE BASIS WORKING GROUP I CONTRIBUTION TO THE FIFTH ASSESSMENT REPORT OF THE INTERGOVERNMENTAL PANEL ON CLIMATE CHANGE SUMMARY FOR POLICYMAKERS (2013); see also Hayes, supra note 25, at 13.
Without CCS, McGlade and Ekins (2015) estimate that if global warming is to be kept below 2[degrees]C until 2050 that approximately 35% of oil reserves, 52% of gas reserves and 88% of coal reserves are unburnable (see Table 1).