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Climate change: world’s lakes are in hot water – threatening rare wildlife

Climate change: world’s lakes are in hot water – threatening rare wildlife The Earth’s surface is splotched with 117 million lakes. Some are scarcely more than ponds, while others are so big they can be seen from space. At 395 miles long, 49 miles wide a...

What is the bioeconomy and how could it help fight climate change?

What is the bioeconomy and how could it help fight climate change? A circular bioeconomy – which turns renewable biological resources and waste streams into new products – is at the heart of the EU’s efforts to slash its carbon emissions while also maint...

Climate Change in American S?moa: Indicators & Considerations for Key Sectors

Climate Change in American Sāmoa: Indicators & Considerations for Key Sectors Human health risks, stronger cyclones, coral reef death, and coastal flooding are among the major challenges detailed in a new report on climate change in American Sāmoa. Threa...

Your Next Car and Clothes Dryer Could Help Save Our Planet

Your Next Car and Clothes Dryer Could Help Save Our Planet Our future depends on our acting now to confront the climate crisis by enacting policies to convert our economy from fossil fuels to clean energy. By making this switch, we will also create millions of...

Analysis: Climate change: Central banks’ new inflation puzzle

Analysis: Climate change: Central banks’ new inflation puzzle For Bank of England chief Andrew Bailey, tackling climate change carries inflation risks if you do too little, too late. For Larry Fink, head of investment giant BlackRock (BLK.N), the risk is if ...

More than one-third of heat deaths blamed on climate change

More than one-third of heat deaths blamed on climate change Warming resulting from human activities accounts for a high percentage of heat-related deaths, especially in southern Asia and South America. Researchers have attributed 37% of deaths related to heat ...

Carbon Dioxide, Which Drives Climate Change, Reaches Highest Level In 4 Million Years

Carbon Dioxide, Which Drives Climate Change, Reaches Highest Level In 4 Million Years The amount of carbon dioxide in Earth’s atmosphere reached 419 parts per million in May, its highest level in more than four million years, the National Oceanic and Atm...

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World Ocean Day 2021: This is how climate change may alter 10 of the world’s natural wonders

World Ocean Day 2021: This is how climate change may alter 10 of the world’s natural wonders Dryer climates, stronger storms and rising sea levels could destroy the sites. Natural wonders around the world may be altered forever — or even cease to e...

Climate change could ignite a financial crisis, IMF official says

Climate change could ignite a financial crisis, IMF official says New York (CNN Business)Climate change poses serious risks to the stability of the financial system, a senior International Monetary Fund official told CNN Business. Tobias Adrian, director of th...

Our Changing Menu Launches Awareness Campaign About the Climate Crisis

Our Changing Menu Launches Awareness Campaign About the Climate Crisis A team from Cornell University recently launched a new website, Our Changing Menu, that helps to illustrate the impacts of the climate crisis on food. The website details how climate change...

The ‘Beef’ With Beef: Cattle, Climate Change, And Alternative Meat

The ‘Beef’ With Beef: Cattle, Climate Change, And Alternative Meat Many people might think of Blake Munger as a cattle farmer as he walks through his pasture land in western Kentucky, but he sees things a little differently nowadays. “I don’t know whic...

UN chief calls for a global partnership to address COVID, climate change and achieve SDG’s

UN chief calls for a global partnership to address COVID, climate change and achieve SDG’s The world needs a global partnership to beat COVID-19, achieve the Sustainable Development Goals and address climate change, said the UN Secretary General in a video m...

To Slow Climate Change, Australia Turns to Its Coastline

To Slow Climate Change, Australia Turns to Its Coastline Scientists in some countries are mending watery habitats that they say can store more carbon per acre than forests SYDNEY—Researchers on a boat off the southern coast of Australia recently began throwi...

Earth Is Barreling Toward 1.5 Degrees Celsius Of Warming, Scientists Warn

Earth Is Barreling Toward 1.5 Degrees Celsius Of Warming, Scientists Warn The average temperature on Earth is now consistently 1 degree Celsius hotter than it was in the late 1800s, and that temperature will keep rising toward the critical 1.5-degree Celsius b...

Court orders Royal Dutch Shell to cut carbon emissions by 45% by 2030

Court orders Royal Dutch Shell to cut carbon emissions by 45% by 2030 Oil giant told plans should be brought into line with Paris climate agreement A court in the Hague has ordered Royal Dutch Shell to cut its global carbon emissions by 45% by the end of 2030 ...

THE PLACES PAVING THE WAY TO 100 PERCENT RENEWABLE ENERGY

THE PLACES PAVING THE WAY TO 100 PERCENT RENEWABLE ENERGY Burlington, Vermont has been running on renewable electricity since 2014 ShortlyShortly before Darren Springer interviewed for a job at the Burlington Electric Department (BED) in 2016, the city proudly...

How Tesla is quietly expanding its energy storage business

How Tesla is quietly expanding its energy storage business Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced in 2015 that the electric-vehicle company would be getting into the energy business. Now, it’s starting to take off. On its Q4 2020 earnings call, the company said its b...

76% of older millennials are worried about climate change?and it’s impacting how they spend their money

76% of older millennials are worried about climate change—and it’s impacting how they spend their money As millennials begin to turn 40 in 2021, CNBC Make It has launched Middle-Aged Millennials, a series exploring how the oldest members of this generation...

Earliest known war driven by climate change, researchers say

Earliest known war driven by climate change, researchers say (CNN)The 61 human skeletons unearthed in the Nile Valley in the 1960s in what is now Sudan have long been regarded as the earliest evidence of organized warfare between humans. The remains uncovered ...

Climate disasters ’caused more internal displacement than war’ in 2020

Climate disasters ‘caused more internal displacement than war’ in 2020 Refugee organisation says 30m new displacements last year were due to floods, storms or wildfires Intense storms and flooding triggered three times more displacements than violent confl...

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