By HYUNG-JIN KIM SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The United States and China, the world’s two biggest carbon polluters, agreed to cooperate to curb climate change with urgency, just days before President Joe Biden hosts a virtual summit of world leaders to discuss the issue. The agreement was reached by U.S. special envoy for climate […]
[WATCH] Discussion: Deforestation increases risk of pandemic outbreaks? 2/3 Rainforests destroyed by humans
Watch INN24’s Natalia Yuri and Jason Spanu discuss the alarming news about the depletion of the “most important terrestrial ecosystem on the planet” that interestingly enough plays a role in preventing disease outbreaks like COVID-19.
The inexpensive prototype utilizes solar energy and collects seawater to create a solar desalination skylight which emits natural diffused light. This device produces drinking water and uses leftover salt brine to create energy to be used as a light.
A new study found that the energy required to yield a single kilogram of dried cannabis plant produces about 2-5 tonnes equivalent of carbon dioxide
Only one-third of the tropical rainforest remains, experts say deforestation increases risk of disease pandemics
Stopping deforestation and degradation of tropical forests is paramount in slowing climate change, according to report
A report by Oceans Asia estimated that 1.56 billion face masks will have entered the oceans in 2020, which will result in an additional 5000 to 6000 odd metric tonnes of marine plastic pollution. These disposable masks will take as long as 450 years to break down and turn into microplastics as it disrupts marine […]
The Ford government plans to give permission by March 19 to a developer to destroy a protected wetland in Pickering and build a new giant retail warehouse in its place. The Toronto Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) will issue the permit to the developer group, Triple Group of Companies, “under duress” as the plan conflicts with […]
A Canadian company is creating an ultra-lightweight plane that runs on hemp fuel
Rutgers University will divest from fossil fuel investments and has pledged to invest more in sustainability and exit private fossil fuel investments. This was achieved through student movements. According to the university’s official website, fossil fuel investments account for approximately 5% of the university’s $1.6 billion endowment. Other schools in the US have made the […]
Scientists have uncovered a sponge that can soak up 99% of oil in the freezing Arctic water. The nano-engineered sponge can clean up oil spills as it is covered in a paraffin-like material that helps it work even in frigid-temperature water. NewScientist reported that oil spills happen at a worrying frequency and that in the […]