Mon, Dec 10 2018

Green UK 50% Energy from Low Carbon Sources

More than half of the electricity generated in the UK in 2017 came from low-carbon sources for the first time ever, new analysis has concluded. Renewables and nuclear provided more...

Coffee Growers are Fighting Climate Change

While rising temperatures have caught many industries flat-footed, coffee companies have responded in force, bolstering their presence on the ground in coffee-growing countries like Costa Rica, Ethiopia and Indonesia....

Kigali Amendment to Create Jobs

Over the past month, a growing chorus of Senate Republicans, conservative taxpayer groups and corporate executives has been urging President Trump to implement a major Obama-era policy to tackle...

Canadian company testing system to convert carbon dioxide into fuel

A Canadian startup is testing a system that sucks carbon dioxide from the air and converts it into fuel for cars and other vehicles. Carbon Engineering’s technique combines several common...

Something weird is happening to the Gulf Stream current

And that could mean trouble. We know that at the end of the last major ice age, rapid fluctuations in the circulation led to extreme climate shifts on a global...

Center for Humane Technology

Technology is hijacking our minds and society. Technology that tears apart our common reality and truth, constantly shreds our attention, or causes us to feel isolated makes it impossible to...

What happens if Earth gets 2°C warmer?

If the world gets warmer by two degrees Celsius, we’re screwed. To prevent that, the United Nations signed the Paris Agreement, an international treaty designed to keep the average...

Why the end of the world’s most popular coffee could be nigh

Unfortunately for the coffee world, arabica is also genetically predisposed for extinction. Cultivated arabica plants have a genetic diversity of just 1.2%, compared with more than 20% for crops...

Earth’s ozone layer is still shrinking, and scientists don’t know why — Quartz

In 2016, environmental scientists celebrated victory in an almost-two-decade battle. The stratospheric ozone layer—a blanket of molecules made up of three oxygen atoms that protect the planet from some...

No Children Because of Climate Change? Some People Are Considering It

Add this to the list of decisions affected by climate change: Should I have children? READ MORE HERE