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Tag Archives: ClimateAction

Raising awareness of the importance of forests

Raising awareness of the importance of forests

The United Nations General Assembly proclaimed 21 March the International Day of Forests (IDF) in 2012. The Day celebrates and raises awareness of the importance of all types of forests. On each International Day of Forests, countries are encouraged to undertake local, national and international efforts to organize activities involving …

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Consumers don’t know which food have the lowest climate impact

Consumers don’t know which food have the lowest climate impact

Joel Millward-Hopkins, Astrid Kause and Wändi Bruine de Bruin from the University of Leeds discuss the environmental impact of certain foods and why consumers do not always make the best choices.  The energy used to grow, process, package and transport food accounts for about a quarter of global greenhouse gas emissions. …

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Budget 2020 does NOT ‘get it done’ for climate and nature

Budget 2020 does NOT ‘get it done’ for climate and nature

Responding to today’s Budget, Rebecca Newsom, Head of Politics at Greenpeace UK, said:  “Far from ‘getting it done’ for climate and nature, the Chancellor has completely missed the opportunity to address the climate emergency. Instead, by announcing £27bn for new roads, it seems he’s driving in the opposite direction. Ending …

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Greta Thunberg’s Climate Mission Helped End Her Torment, Reveals Powerful New Memoir

Greta Thunberg's Climate Mission Helped End Her Torment, Reveals Powerful New Memoir

A moving new memoir about spitfire Swedish climate change activist Greta Thunberg and her family painfully delves into a troubled past when she stopped speaking and eating. When Thunberg was 11 and in fifth grade, she “cried at night when she should have been sleeping. She cried on her way to …

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We just put this here to brighten your day  Penguins and Polar Bears live in ar…

We just put this here to brighten your day 

Penguins and Polar Bears live in ar...

We just put this here to brighten your day ???? Penguins and Polar Bears live in areas with the coldest temperatures possible. So it’s no surprise when they get affected by global warming. If we want to keep these cute species in our ecosystem, we have to take steps to reduce global …

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As Investors and Insurers Back Away, the Economics of Coal Turn Toxic

As Investors and Insurers Back Away, the Economics of Coal Turn Toxic

Any day now, New York State will be coal-free. Its last coal-fired power station, at Somerset on the southern shore of Lake Ontario, will shut for good as the winter ends. Remember when Donald Trump promised to bring back coal? Well, three years on, coal’s decline is accelerating — in …

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Lego bricks in the ocean could take 1,300 years to degrade

Lego bricks in the ocean could take 1,300 years to degrade

A Lego brick could survive in the ocean for as many as 1,300 years, according to a new study. Researchers at the University of Plymouth analysed bricks that had washed up on the coastlines of southwest England. They confirmed the ages of individual pieces and weighed them, then compared the …

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‘Don’t be a fossil fool’

'Don’t be a fossil fool'

Europe’s leading ethical and sustainable bank, Triodos Bank, is today launching a new UK campaign for ISA season, called ‘Don’t be a fossil fool’, encouraging and enabling people to shift their money away from fossil fuels. Nearly two thirds (63 percent) of Brits now agree that their money needs to be …

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