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Source: NY Magazine
Remember Paris? It was not even two years ago that the celebrated climate accords were signed — defining two degrees of global warming as a must-meet target and rallying all the world’s nations to meet it — and the returns are...
March 28, 2018 China meets 2020 carbon target ahead of schedule: XinhuaSource: Reuters
SHANGHAI - China met its 2020 carbon intensity target three years ahead of schedule last year, the official Xinhua news agency reported on Tuesday, citing the country’s top climate official Xie Zhenhua.
Source: The OCR
Along with recycling and composting, there’s another exciting trend in reducing waste. It’s called upcycling, which means taking old items and creating new uses for them rather than throwing things out
March 27, 2018 This huge corporation is tackling climate change — because it’s a threat to the bottom lineSource: Grist
In another big step, the company also announced Monday that it will join Business for Innovative Climate and Energy Policy “to advocate more closely with policy makers to pass meaningful energy and climate...
How does the oil production activity in Texas affect its land?According to a new study, decades of such activities are leading to continuous and alarming rates of ground movement.
Source: The Independent
Daimler and Toyota are the most climate-friendly car manufacturers, according to new research. Japanese car maker Subaru came bottom of the list compiled by The Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), an international non-profit...
Source: National Graphic
“Day Zero,” when at least a million homes in the city of Cape Town, South Africa, will no longer have any running water, was originally scheduled for April. It was recently moved to July. The three-year long drought hasn’t ended,...
March 26, 2018 Oceans face ‘deadly trio’ of threats, study saysSource: Free Malaysia Today
“Risks to the ocean and the ecosystems it supports have been significantly underestimated,” according to the International Programme on the State of the Ocean (IPSO), a non-governmental group of leading scientists....
Ocean plastic can persist in sea surface waters, eventually accumulating in remote areas of the world’s oceans. Here we characterise and quantify a major ocean plastic accumulation zone formed in subtropical waters between...
March 23, 2018 Global carbon emissions hit record high in 2017Source: Reuters
LONDON - Global energy-related carbon emissions rose to a historic high of 32.5 gigatons last year, after three years of being flat, due to higher energy demand and the slowing of energy efficiency improvements, the International...
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