Zen Honeycutt explains why plans to grow GM carbon-sequestering plants are a dangerous distraction
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 […]
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
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 […]
Climate change continues to intensify globally, contributing to a world hunger crisis. Some farmers and human rights groups aren’t thrilled that the UN’s Food Systems Summit concept paper left them out of the plan for change and highlighted the importance of big corporations.
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 […]
We may not be able to travel to the opulent and tropical paradise of Thailand physically yet, but Christina-Laia takes us on a virtual tour around the world to the world’s hottest, coldest & wettest spots for THURSDAY MARCH 11 2021! Also featuring global weather highlights from Chicago to Thailand! Want to join us? Just […]
Meet Alicia Serratos, the 14-year-old Girl Scout who brought seed library to every US state