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 […]
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 […]
Meet Alicia Serratos, the 14-year-old Girl Scout who brought seed library to every US state
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 […]
Nuclear power’s bad press is because it has led to radioactive disasters in the past, the repercussions of which are still felt today
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What’s good for the planet is good for us all! According to New Scientist, the ozone layer may recover more quickly than initially thought. This is all thanks to the emission reduction in China of a banned ozone depleting gas. Trichlorofluoromethane (CFC-11) – a tongue twister, isn’t it?
UN award winner innovates recycling process that creates bricks with amazing strength
This means a rise in sea levels and a risk of flooding of low-lying locations