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Scientists and innovators present the Circular Carbon Economy at COP25

(King Abdullah University of Science & Technology (KAUST)) International scientists and innovators present the concept and components of the Circular Carbon Economy, including nature-based elements, technological underpinnings and its potential as a solution to the climate challenge.

Australia received 5th and 6th Fossil awards at COP25 showing lack of climate policy

Australia received two Fossil awards on Thusday night, 12 December, the second last scheduled day of the UN climate conference in Madrid. The first award was a stand alone for pushing use of Kyoto Protocol credits as carryover to the…

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Focus on food security and sustainability

The number of malnourished people is increasing worldwide. More than two billion people suffer from a lack of micronutrients. Infant mortality rates are unacceptably high. Against this background, there is a need for the global pooling of research efforts, more research funding and an international body for food security and agriculture that prepares policy decisions.

Plant researchers examine bread aroma: Modern and old wheat varieties taste equally good

(Heinrich-Heine University Duesseldorf) Bread baked from modern wheat varieties are just as aromatic as that baked from old varieties. However, differences exist between the breads from different wheat varieties — and those that were grown in different locations. These were the findings made by a team of German and Swiss researchers under the leadership of Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf (HHU) and the University of Hohenheim in Stuttgart.

New York Loses Its Climate-Crusading Suit Against ExxonMobil

ExxonMobil won a first-of-its-kind climate change fraud trial on Tuesday as a judge rejected the state of New York’s claim that the oil and gas giant misled investors in accounting for the financial risks of global warming. New York Supreme…

This was the decade climate change slapped us in the face – The Verge

It was springtime at the start of a new decade when a series of explosions brought down the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig in April 2010, triggering the largest oil spill in US history. Footage of the plumes of oil gushing…

Australia wins third fossil award for reducing climate aid funding among trifecta of Fossil Awards for USA at COP25

On Monday December 9, Australia picked up it’s third Fossil of the Day award at this United Nationas climate conference COP25 meeting in Madrid. This award was goven to the USA and Australia for not contributing to the Green Climate…

First Nobel Prize Summit to be held in Washington, D.C., April 29-May 1, 2020

(National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine) The first-ever Nobel Prize Summit, Our Planet, Our Future, will bring together Nobel Laureates and other world-renowned experts and leaders to advance new insights into global sustainable development and explore actions that need to be taken to ensure humanity’s future on a prosperous, stable, and resilient planet. The three-day summit will be held at the US National Academy of Sciences, with related events expected to be held at other institutions and venues throughout Washington, D.C.

The Antarctic: study from Kiel provides data about the structure of the icy continent

(Kiel University) Satellite data from the European Space Agency (ESA) has now been used as the basis for new insights on the deep structure of the continent Antarctica. Scientists from Kiel University (CAU) recently published their discoveries in the ‘Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth’ in cooperation with scientists from the British Antarctic Survey, Great Britain, and Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands.