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2019 SkS Weekly Climate Change & Global Warming News Roundup #21

Latest Posts 2019 SkS Weekly Climate Change & Global Warming News Roundup #21 New research, May 13-19, 2019 Introducing a new citizens initiative for carbon pricing in Europe Deep sea carbon reservoirs once superheated the Earth – could it happen…

Why are hospitals so loud?

[embedded content] Being in a hospital is a stressful enough, but now researchers are looking at one unique characteristic of this environment — hospital noise — to understand how it affects patients. Hospital noise is pretty much what it sounds…

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The Akshar Foundation is creating sustainable schools to teach children important life skills

Based in Assam, India, the Akshar Foundation is on a mission to create a new type of sustainable school with their unique education model. The education reform strives to create government schools that are eco-friendly, low-cost and centered in building the most successful environment for children to learn and grow. At the forefront of the school’s positive environmental impact is its recycling model. Instead of tuition, students pay “plastic school fees” by bringing in a minimum of 25…

How Renewable Energy Made History in April

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Despite predictions and claims to the contrary, renewable energy is really starting to make a difference. More needs to be done before improvements are seen in the environment if the climate isn’t too far gone already, but change has begun in the economy. At the very least, the economic impact alone is beneficial. April 2019 […]

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How to prevent mosquitofish from spreading in water ecosystems

Preventing the introduction of the mosquitofish and removing its population are the most effective actions to control the dispersal of this exotic fish in ponds and lakes, according to a new study.

Costa Rica has doubled its forest cover in the last 30 years

Long committed to the environment, Costa Rica has often been praised for making inroads on sustainability, biodiversity and other protections. The most recent headline is that Costa Rica plans to get rid of fossil fuels by 2050. In an interview…

School climate strikes expected to be largest yet – live coverage

There is activity all over the UK, from Leeds to London and Bristol. Barry Cusack (@BarryCusack) Huge turnout in #Leeds for #SchoolStrike4Climate!@LeedsCC_News @BBCNews @BBCLookNorth pic.twitter.com/5LX1OgGZJt May 24, 2019 Stephen Clarke (@southvillesteve) @Strike4Youth @BristolLive #SchoolStrike4Climate @sloumarsh @itsalanevans Youth strikers say ’No…