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Delta And The World Need Carbon Offsets To Stop Global Warming – Forbes

Delta Air Lines said Friday it will invest $1 billion over the next 10 years in measures designed to … [+] offset climate-warming carbon emissions from its planes. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File) ASSOCIATED PRESS Delta Air Lines’ announcement on Valentine’s…

Climate change: Why trains are not as green as you thought – The Next Web

Did you know TNW Conference has a track fully dedicated to exploring how tech can help achieve the global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) this year? Check out the full ‘Sustainable Societies‘ program here. The 2020s will have to involve some…

How learning about fish can help us save the Amazon rainforest

(Field Museum) They might not be as popular as jaguars and parrots, but fish hold the key to lots of the Amazon rainforest’s secrets. Studying the different kinds of fish living in the region’s lakes and rivers helps scientists understand how rainforest ecosystems are connected. An investigation of fish populations is helping scientists make a case that protecting one tiny corner of the Guiana Shield can help protect rivers and biodiversity across the Amazon.

Climate summit calls for urgent action after Australia’s fire-hit summer

The megafires of Australia’s summer “are a harbinger of life and death on a hotter Earth”, a climate summit has said in a forceful declaration for urgent and dramatic climate action. The Climate Emergency Summit, held in Melbourne this week…

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The Antarctica factor: Model uncertainties reveal upcoming sea level risk

Within this century already, due to Antarctica alone global sea level might rise up to three times as much as it did in the last century. This is a finding of an exceptionally comprehensive comparison of state-of-the-art computer models from around the world.

Integrating renewable energy sources into the electricity grid

(Swansea University) A Swansea-led team will be examining how best to integrate renewable energy sources into the UK power grid, helping to cut carbon emissions, thanks to a new £244,000 research award.

Sorry Doomsayers: The Science Says There’s No Climate Emergency

It is somewhat ironic – though in some ways unsurprising – that at the time when the climate change activism (or, rather, according to the new guidelines, climate crisis or climate catastrophe activism) is reaching its shrillest heights yet, what…

The Rush To Electric Vehicles Is A Consumer Disaster

According to a recent report in Forbes, Tesla’s stock market value is already bigger than Ford and General Motors combined, and Elon Musk, whose company as of 2015 had already received nearly $5 billion in federal subsidies, now has a…

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CARBON TRADING: Germany seeks British man’s arrest in $133M scam

German prosecutors said Monday they are seeking the arrest of a British businessman charged with heading a criminal gang that stole €125 million ($133 million) by fraudulently trading in carbon emissions.