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January 14, 2022 The heat stays on: Earth hits 6th warmest year on recordSource: AP
Earth simmered to the sixth hottest year on record in 2021, according to several newly released temperature measurements. And scientists say the exceptionally hot year is part of a long-term warming trend that shows hints of...
Source: Yaho News
Yahoo News Spike in coal use helped push U.S. greenhouse gas emissions higher in 2021 David Knowles David Knowles·Senior Editor Mon, January 10, 2022, 2:49 PM·3 min read In 2021, greenhouse gas emissions rose by 6.2 percent...
January 12, 2022 Hottest ocean temperatures in history recorded last yearSource: The Guardian
The world’s oceans have been set to simmer, and the heat is being cranked up. Last year saw the hottest ocean temperatures in recorded history, the sixth consecutive year that this record has been broken, according to new...
January 7, 2022 Copper Mountain Mining Achieves 2021 Sustainability TargetsSource: Yahoo Finance
Copper Mountain Mining Corporation is pleased to announce that it has met or exceeded its sustainability targets for 2021, which were to achieve a "Yes" or at least an "A" rating on each of the Mining Association of Canada's...
January 7, 2022 Fossil Gas No Longer Needed As Bridge To Clean Energy FutureSource: CleanTechniva
But, in reality, we no longer need these gas plants to tide us over until renewables are ready or affordable. Renewables are here now, and are often cheaper than gas.
January 6, 2022 Are The Nordic Countries’ Sustainable Aviation Goals Realistic?Source: Simple Flying
Sweden aims to make the entire country climate neutral by 2045, transitioning towards negative emissions beyond that date. Finland also wants zero-emission domestic air travel by 2045. Norway is aiming for all domestic short-haul...
Scotland, which is working to achieve net zero by 2045 – a legally binding target – has one of the most ambitious climate targets in the world.
January 4, 2022 Science, conscious consumers, and next-gen founders will drive ‘ESG’ innovation in 2022Source: Fast Company
If 2021 was the year when ESG (short for Environmental, Social, and Governance) went mainstream, 2022 will be the year that innovations and innovators propel it forward, say members of the Fast Company Impact Council
January 3, 2022 The economy is booming. 5 reasons that could change in 2022Source: CNN Business
The US economy is heading into 2022 with serious momentum. The recovery gained steam in the last few months, capping off what could be the fastest year of GDP growth since 1984, when Ronald Reagan was in the White House.
December 29, 2021 Inflation be damned: Here's why Americans spent a ton for the holidaysSource: CNN Business
What's happening: Despite a sluggish start, US retail sales rose 8.5% year-over-year between Nov. 1 and Dec. 24, according to a new report from Mastercard (MA). An uptick in clothing sales, in particular, helped drive the...
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