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Why Coal Ain’t Cool: 7 Disadvantages of Coal You Need to Know

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Coal is a “fossil fuel” that we use as a major power source. Globally, we use over 8.7 million tons of coal per year, and that number is only growing. It’s evident that it’s an extremely vital part of the economy all around the world. However, with all good things come the bad. In this article, you’ll […]

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Eco-Frauds: Prince Harry And Meghan Take Private Jet To Ibiza For 5-Day Vacay

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex enjoyed a secret trip to Ibiza on a private jet to celebrate Meghan’s birthday – despite their persistent posturing about being green. Meghan, who turned 38 on August 4, is thought to have flown…

You and a ginkgo tree can help scientists study climate change

A ginkgo tree in Tokyo shows off its green summer foliage. (Photo: Blew_s/Shutterstock) Most of us can’t do much to stop climate change, but doing a little is still better than nothing. And along with the many lifestyle changes that…

Flying shame: Greta Thunberg gave up flights to fight climate change. Should you? – Vox.com

It was 2007, during a trip to visit her sister in Norway’s pristine Lofoten Islands, when Maja Rosén had an unsettling thought. As she took in the breathtaking archipelago north of the Arctic Circle that is dotted with mountains, carved…

Carbon calculator: how taking one flight emits as much as many people do in a year

Taking a long-haul flight generates more carbon emissions than the average person in dozens of countries around the world produces in a whole year, a new Guardian analysis has found. The figures highlight the disproportionate carbon footprint of those who…