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News about Climate Change and our Planet

Year: 2020

The government’s sudden passion for climate technology is newfound and insincere | Simon Holmes a Court

If you’re committed to the Paris agreement – to keep the increase in global average temperature to well below two degrees above pre-industrial levels, and pursue efforts to limit the increase to 1.5 degrees – then at a minimum, logically,…

Physicists just 'held' an individual atom for the first time

Physics has taught us that grasping things on the tiniest of scales can be just as challenging as grasping them on the grandest of scales. Sometimes it seems that the universe is even more vast the closer we look than…

Thousands of feral horses to be removed from national park after Australian wildfires

Feral horses in Australia are known as brumbies. Descendants of long-ago escaped or lost horses, these rugged ponies now live in many places across the country, but the most well-known horses are found in the Australian Alps region. Many are…

ABC Reporter Lectures Americans On Climate Change From Africa

Reporting live from Victoria Falls in central Africa for Wednesday’s Good Morning America, ABC’s chief meteorologist Ginger Zee used the spectacular location to lecture American viewers about climate change. It was all part of the network’s new Extraordinary Earth series…

Warmest January Ever Puts 2020 on Track to Be One of Top 10 Hottest Years

It may only be February, but 2020 is already “virtually certain” to be among the 10 warmest years on record, and has nearly a 50 percent chance of being the warmest ever, scientists with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration…

Albertan Counterprotesters Tear Down Anti-Pipeline Barricade

Counterprotesters tore down a barricade Wednesday in front of Canadian National (CN) railway tracks near Edmonton, Alberta, after environmental activists erected it. The activists who blocked the tracks are opposed to the Coastal GasLink pipeline in British Columbia. But the…

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Climate-change activists say you can’t fight global warming through individual actions. They’re wrong. – The Washington Post

The economists and activists who hope to stop global warming know that small measures won’t cut it. Which is why “conscious consumption” — taking individual actions to reduce your carbon footprint — often looks like a distraction: Purchasing hybrid cars,…

This biodegradable, edible wrapper could replace single-use plastics for food

[embedded content] Plastic has long been a wrapper’s delight. It’s cheap. It keeps food fresh. And it’s so wonderfully transparent you can check on the status of that store-bought sandwich — what no pickle?! — without breaking the seal. But…

How often do you really need to shower?

If you don’t shower much — but generally keep that information to yourself because of the negative stigma — you’re not alone. Following hot on the heels of the no-shampooing hair care revolution, some folks are taking the logical next…

Golden Eagle Flying In Slow Motion | BBC Earth

How do feathers work? See just how the Golden Eagle carries its massive frame through the air in stunning slow motion. Subscribe: http://bit.ly/BBCEarthSub #GoldenEagle #AnimalsInSlowMotion #BBCEarth Watch more:Planet Earth http://bit.ly/PlanetEarthPlaylistBlue Planet http://bit.ly/BluePlanetPlaylistPlanet Earth II http://bit.ly/PlanetEarthIIPlaylistPlanet Dinosaur http://bit.ly/PlanetDinoPlaylist Golden Eagle Flying…