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News about Climate Change and our Planet

Month: June 2022

New Type of Plastic Made Directly From Organic Plant Waste Could Be the Game-Changer We Need

A new type of plastic made directly from organic plant waste has been created by scientists. The new material is easy to make and could be used in everything from packaging and textiles to medicine and electronics. The researchers in Switzerland have already used the technique to make packaging films, fibres that can be spun […]

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If the U.S. Ignores Island Countries Like Mine, China Is Waiting in the Wings

HONIARA, Solomon Islands — Judging from the American and Australian reactions, China’s push to raise its profile in the Pacific Ocean seems frightening indeed. Secretive negotiations between Beijing and the government of my home country, the Solomon Islands, have raised…

NEDA urges more focus on climate change, smart infra – Manila Bulletin

Outgoing Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Karl Kendrick T. Chua is confident the incoming Marcos government will put equal focus – if not more — on the impact of climate change on industries and sustainable development particularly in the use of smart…

Climate change protest throws Sydney traffic into chaos, 11 arrested – Reuters.com

SYDNEY, June 27 (Reuters) – Climate change protesters marched in Sydney on Monday forcing police to close major roads in the city centre while morning traffic through the landmark Sydney Harbour Bridge was disrupted after a woman chained herself to…

Climate Change: Why Germany is pushing for a ‘climate club’ | EXPLAINER – HT Tech

Germany is hosting this year’s meeting of leaders from the Group of Seven leading economies in the Bavarian resort of Elmau. Before the invasion of Ukraine by Russia triggered a cascade of crises over food, energy and international security, the…

UNCW researcher to be co-principal investigator on global warming reduction project – Port City Daily

UNCW Research Professor Catharina Alves-de-Souza, director of the Algal Resources Collection at the Center for Marine Science  (Courtesy UNCW/Arden Lumpkin). WILMINGTON — A Wilmington professor will use a $1 million-grant to advance a carbon-neutral process to make cement.  Catharina Alves-de-Souza…

Why Germany wants an emission-cutters fast lane – The Christian Science Monitor

Berlin Germany is hosting this year’s meeting of leaders from the Group of Seven leading economies in the Bavarian resort of Elmau. Before the invasion of Ukraine by Russia triggered a cascade of crises over food, energy and international security,…

Why is Aus so cold right now despite global warming – Cosmos

Credit: Robert Cianflone / Staff / Getty Michael Grose, CSIRO It’s an offhand joke a lot of us make – it’s freezing, can we get a bit more of that global warming right about now? But how should we really…

Ukraine War’s Latest Victim? The Fight Against Climate Change.

BERLIN — Russia’s invasion of Ukraine seemed like an unexpected opportunity for environmentalists, who had struggled to focus the world’s attention on the kind of energy independence that renewable resources can offer. With the West trying to wean itself from…

Global CEOs urge G7 leaders to step up climate action – Financial Times

Major global companies are pushing world leaders to step up action to tackle climate change at the G7 summit in Germany this weekend, calling for large-scale carbon pricing and measures to boost demand for clean technology. In an open letter…

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