Tag Archives: ClimateChange

EWG News Roundup (2/14): Trump EPA Fails To Protect Kids From Pesticides, Few Signs of Progress on PFAS and More

EWG News Roundup (2/14): Trump EPA Fails To Protect Kids From Pesticides, Few Signs of Progress on PFAS and More

In the News Friday, February 14, 2020 This week, EWG published a peer-reviewed study in the journal Environmental Health that details the history of the landmark Food Quality Protection Act and shows that the Environmental Protection Agency has failed to add the mandated children’s health safety factor to the allowable …

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Colorful, solar-powered island home is inspired by local fishermen’s buoys

Colorful, solar-powered island home is inspired by local fishermen's buoys

As one of the most scenic states in the country, Maine is an inspiration for many architects and designers. One architect has managed to use his family’s love of the idyllic state to build a beautiful, solar-powered home on a remote island off its coastline. Architect Noel Fedosh of LUNO …

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Sixty per cent cut in transport, building and industry emissions by 2050 with electrification

Sixty per cent cut in transport, building and industry emissions by 2050 with electrification

According to a new report by research company BloombergNEF (BNEF) electrification of the transport, buildings and industrial sectors in Europe could slash greenhouse-gas emissions by 60 per cent between 2020 and 2050. A revolution in the use of energy by these three sectors is possible over the next 30 years, …

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Can coronavirus save the African pangolins?

Can coronavirus save the African pangolins?

Wildlife conservationists and enthusiasts around the world have been celebrating an apparent silver lining in the latest coronavirus epidemic since the Xinhua News Agency in China reported earlier this month that researchers had found a 99% genetic match between a virus found in pangolins and the new human coronavirus. The …

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Interview: Mark Jaccard – The Citizen’s Guide to Climate Success

Interview: Mark Jaccard - The Citizen's Guide to Climate Success

Mark Jaccard has been a professor for the School of Resource and Environmental Management at Simon Fraser University, Canada since 1986. Jaccard has been involved in the International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the China Council for international cooperation on environment and from 1992 to 1997 he was the chair …

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Fieldnotes: We ❤ Polar Bears

Fieldnotes: We ❤ Polar Bears

Fieldnotes is WWF-Canada’s newsletter about our science-based work finding solutions in the face of an unprecedented crisis in climate change and wildlife loss. If Fieldnotes was forwarded to you, please click here to subscribe to future issues. Polar bear with cubs in Wapusk National Park, Churchill, Manitoba. © Debra Garside …

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Why whales are climate change heroes

Why whales are climate change heroes

What makes whales so important? It’s actually a number of reasons. Undoubtedly these are amazing animals in their own right, with complex social structures, and even their own types of culture. And many of the ways that whales amaze us are the very reasons they help keep oceans healthy. Whales …

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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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This is so true, I can’t believe there are still people on this earth that don’t…

This is so true, I can’t believe there are still people on this earth that don’t...

This is so true, I can’t believe there are still people on this earth that don’t believe in climate change when there is multiple places on earth that are already struggling with the effects! We must wake up! ???????? – – Follow @lets_talk_environment Follow @lets_talk_environment Credit @make_earth_green_again – – – …

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Feds agree to reboot fish-passage project at Howard Hanson Dam, open upper Green River to salmon

Feds agree to reboot fish-passage project at Howard Hanson Dam, open upper Green River to salmon

Salmon and steelhead could once again inhabit more than 100 miles of the upper Green River watershed now that the entire Washington congressional delegation has backed restarting a federal project to allow fish to pass the Howard Hanson Dam. The fish-passage project could open even more habitat for chinook and …

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