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March 19, 2018 VIDEO: What will Brexit mean for the environment?Source: The Ecologist
One in five of the UK’s environmental protection policies has been put together at an EU level. This collaborative approach has been essential, argues Craig Bennett in his Resurgence Talk, given that environmental problems know...
Conflict and civilisational threats likely unless action is taken to reduce the stress on rivers, lakes, aquifers, wetlands and reservoirs
WASHINGTON/OSLO - U.S. President Donald Trump has bashed international efforts to combat climate change and questioned the scientific consensus that global warming is dangerous and driven by human consumption of fossil fuels.
March 16, 2018 Carbon emissions in the UK have fallen below 1891 levelsSource: Quartz
The UK dug up its ample coal deposits to fire the Industrial Revolution and a global empire. But the reign of coal is over. Coal power plants in the UK are due to be phased out entirely by 2025, and the effort to meet that goal...
March 15, 2018 World leaders sound alarm over global water crisisSource: CBS News
UNITED NATIONS -- The World Bank and the U.N. are sounding the alarm over a global water crisis. A joint report released Wednesday says that 40 percent of the world's population is affected by water scarcity.
March 14, 2018 'It's a very big deal': carbon tax revenue to be put in conservation fund, though details unclearSource: CBC
A new fund, paid for with carbon-tax revenue, will yield a roughly $5 million for green projects, although how the money will be spent and when it will begin to flow is still unclear.
Source: Motley Fool
Yes, global warming is real. And yes, it's a huge threat. But the progress being made on so many other environmental fronts should not be overlooked. And the path to a solution to our carbon addiction may require less of an...
March 14, 2018 Electric cars are becoming increasingly greener in the US thanks to a cleaner electric gridSource: Electrek
The study is coming from the Union of Concerned Scientists‘ (UCS) updated state-by-state look at emission generation from electricity to account for the average electric car’s equivalent mpg on the electric grid. They...
Source: The Guardian
The sort of severe winter weather that has rattled parts of the US and UK is becoming more common as the Arctic warms, with scientists finding a strong link between high temperatures near the pole and unusually heavy snowfall and...
Source: Global Reserch
The year 2017 was a record-breaking year for extreme weather and environmental catastrophes since records started to be kept in the 19th century. The Arctic experienced temperatures up to 70 degree F above normal.
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