Tag Archives: ClimateChange

Monkey Breaks Into ATM, And The Surveillance Footage Is Bananas

Monkey Breaks Into ATM, And The Surveillance Footage Is Bananas

It sounds bananas, but it looks like monkeys are engaging in serious criminal behavior in Delhi, India. Security cameras at a local branch of the State Bank of India recently captured video of a monkey ripping open the front panel of an ATM, according to the Hindustan Times. But while the …

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Connecting the Dots Between Environmental Injustice and the Coronavirus

Connecting the Dots Between Environmental Injustice and the Coronavirus

While cities and towns across the United States are wrestling with the devastating impacts of the coronavirus pandemic, none have been hit harder than low-income and minority communities. Places like Detroit, Chicago, and St. James Parish in Louisiana, plagued by decades of economic inequality and pollution in impoverished neighborhoods, have …

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An ozone hole over the Arctic that was the largest ever recorded there has close…

An ozone hole over the Arctic that was the largest ever recorded there has close...

An ozone hole over the Arctic that was the largest ever recorded there has closed, according to the Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service (CAMS). And its beginning and end have nothing to do with climate change, global warming or a reduction in air pollution because of the coronavirus pandemic. – It has to …

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Climate action central to economic recovery

Climate action central to economic recovery

More investment in broadband instead of building roads should be part of a “green” package of measures to rebuild the economy, climate advisers have urged. Ministers should also take immediate steps to boost home insulation programmes, help people retrain in green jobs such as installing clean heat pumps, create more …

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Pressure mounts on EU council to be more transparent

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In a win for democracy and transparency, the EU Ombudsman has condemned the Council of the European Union for refusing to publish information on how it sets fishing catch limits. Her criticism follows a complaint our lawyers lodged against the Council after many years of unexplained fishing quotas set above …

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Spending trillions on ‘defense’ left America unprepared for real disasters

Spending trillions on ‘defense’ left America unprepared for real disasters

News on climate in the time of coronavirus Subscribe today With an annual budget of $700 billion and climbing, the military has bought some seriously fancy planes. Take the F-35 fighters, with a price tag of $100 million per plane. Known as the Joint Strike Fighter, it’s the Pentagon’s most …

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EWG Comments to EPA on Neonicotinoids

EWG Comments to EPA on Neonicotinoids

EWG Comments to EPA on Neonicotinoids EWG submits comments opposing the EPA’s decisions to allow continued use of five neonicotinoid insecticides. EWG urges the EPA to restrict the use of these pesticides to prevent harm to pollinators and wildlife and to protect children’s health. Source link Y Not Freakin’ Recyclable …

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This serene family home is connected by glass hallways

This serene family home is connected by glass hallways

Tucked into the foothills of California’s beloved Laurel Canyon, the Laurel Hills Residence by Assembledge+ is an exquisite example of modern, sustainable home design. Comprised of three cedar-clad volumes with massive glass panels, the house features interconnecting pavilions that are topped with a broad overhangs to shield the interior spaces …

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Study: green recovery can revive virus-hit economies and tackle climate change

Study: green recovery can revive virus-hit economies and tackle climate change

Top United States and British economists have said in a study published today massive programs of green public investment would be the most cost-effective way both to revive virus-hit economies and strike a decisive blow against climate change. With co-authors including Nobel laureate Professor Joseph Stiglitz from Columbia University and …

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Safeguarding biodiversity essential to prevent next pandemic

Safeguarding biodiversity essential to prevent next pandemic

The Unamat forest in Puerto Maldonado, Madre de Dios department, Peru. Image: Marco Simola / CIFOR While the world’s attention is focused on controlling COVID-19, evidence points at the biodiversity crisis as a leading factor in its emergence. At first glance, the two issues might seem unrelated, but disease outbreaks …

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