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Climate Hazard! Online Porn Emits As Much CO2 As 72 Nations Combined

Pornographic digital streaming generates 81 million tons of carbon dioxide each year, which is equivalent to the CO2 emissions of 72 countries combined, a new study by the Shift Project found. These 72 countries are the nations with the lowest…

Joshua trees facing extinction

They outlived mammoths and saber-toothed tigers. But without dramatic action to reduce climate change, new research shows Joshua trees won’t survive much past this century.

‘Breaking’ the heat index: US heat waves to skyrocket as globe warms, study suggests – USA TODAY

CLOSE Amanda Ouellet wipes her face with a wet towel to cool off while working outside holding an advertising sign on July 1, 2014, in Las Vegas. Extreme heat will worsen across the country because of global warming, a new…

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Tips for making CO2 a KPI for freight transportation

Driven by increasing volumes of goods moving through supply chains across the globe, demand for freight transportation is expected to triple over the next few years. If we continue shipping goods as we do today, freight emissions will surpass energy as the most carbon-intensive sector by 2050, doubling carbon emissions by 2050.

Study: Clouds, Solar Cycles Play Major Role In Climate Change

Sand deposits near the Gobi Desert in China may seem a strange place to look for evidence that cosmic rays can control how clouds are formed and the impact they have on Earth’s climate. But Japanese scientists have measured the…

It’s Not Really About The Climate: It’s About Control

Fascism, Communism, Nazism — all gifts to the world from Europe. Now it’s nonsensical worries about climate change resulting in deliberately built-in inefficiencies in everything from household appliances to transportation methods. Compared to the U.S., Europe’s love of control-down economics leaves…

Jeremy Corbyn says UK must stop ‘passing the buck to poorer countries’ on climate change – The Independent

Jeremy Corbyn has called for honesty over the scale of Britain’s contribution to global warming, warning that much of the reduction in greenhouse gases in recent years is due to “outsourcing” of carbon emissions to poorer countries. The Labour leader…