Tag Archives: Climate Change

Tropical forests’ ability to absorb carbon nearing ‘tipping point’ and could soon accelerate climate crisis, study finds

Tropical forests’ ability to absorb carbon nearing ‘tipping point’ and could soon accelerate climate crisis, study finds

The ability of the world’s tropical forests to remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere is decreasing, according to a study tracking 300,000 trees over 30 years. A global research team, led by the University of Leeds, say they fear the world’s remaining undisturbed tropical forests may have already begun to …

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Greta Thunberg in Bristol: Tens of thousands expected to join youth climate protest

Greta Thunberg in Bristol: Tens of thousands expected to join youth climate protest

Tens of thousands of people are expected to join campaigner Greta Thunberg for a youth climate change protest in Bristol. The 17-year-old activist is due to address a crowd of school pupils and university students on 28 February before joining a march around the city to highlight the danger to the …

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Critics question Amazon’s sustainability amidst Bezos Earth Fund launch

Critics question Amazon's sustainability amidst Bezos Earth Fund launch

Earlier this week, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos vowed to mitigate the impact of climate change by establishing the Bezos Earth Fund. He’s committed $10 billion to start the fund, making it one of the largest charitable pledges to date. The fund has earmarked delivery of grants for this summer to …

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Storm Dennis: ‘Bleak irony’ as youth climate change conference cancelled due to extreme weather

Storm Dennis: ‘Bleak irony’ as youth climate change conference cancelled due to extreme weather

Youth climate change activists in the UK have been forced to cancel their first ever national conference due to flooding brought on by Storm Dennis. The conference in Staffordshire was due to start on Sunday but police have advised that the event should not go ahead due to safety concerns, …

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Here’s What Happens To Nature When Humans Get Out Of The Way

Here's What Happens To Nature When Humans Get Out Of The Way

An irradiated nuclear zone is hardly the most obvious animal sanctuary. But in January, almost a decade after Japan’s Fukushima disaster, scientists using remote cameras in the area around the abandoned power station discovered an abundance of wildlife. Macaques, raccoon dogs (a relative of the fox), wild boar, pheasants ― …

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Bumblebees face mass extinction amid ‘climate chaos’, scientists warn

Bumblebees face mass extinction amid ‘climate chaos’, scientists warn

A massive decline of bumblebees — the world’s most important pollinators — is now underway due to “climate chaos” and other human impacts on the world, scientists have warned. A new study reveals bumblebees are currently disappearing at rates “consistent with a mass extinction”, and are on course to be wiped …

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Luzinterruptus turns plastic waste into “Death by Plastic” eco-art for COP25

Luzinterruptus turns plastic waste into "Death by Plastic" eco-art for COP25

Frustrated with the “ludicrous charade” of the COP25 World Climate Summit in December, Spanish design collective luzinterruptus turned to visual protest by creating the temporary guerrilla art piece, “Death by Plastic.” Made from plastic waste and transparent fabric, the glowing environmental art installation depicts a crime scene-like visual with a …

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Greta Shames Economic Elite At Davos

Greta Shames Economic Elite At Davos

Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg took the stage at the World Economic Forum in Davos and admonished world leaders for doing nothing about the climate crisis. Source link Y Not Freakin’ Recyclable Home

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Greta Thunberg blasts Trump over climate change stance: ‘Your inaction is fuelling the flames’

Greta Thunberg blasts Trump over climate change stance: ‘Your inaction is fuelling the flames’

Activist Greta Thunberg has launched a scathing attack on Donald Trump’s stance over the climate crisis, claiming his “inaction is fuelling the flames”. Speaking to world leaders and industrialists on the same day the president bragged about the US economy and attacked climate activists as “perennial prophets of doom”, the …

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Continuation of civilisation in our hands David Attenborough tells world leaders

Continuation of civilisation

David Attenborough said “Climate change the greatest threat facing humanity for 1000s of years. Process that could lead to the collapse of civilisations and the extinction of much of the natural world is on the horizon. Continuation of civilisation in our hands David Attenborough tells world leaders. This is a Man-made …

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