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Yes, There Has Been Progress on Climate. No, It’s Not Nearly Enough. – The New York Times

As world leaders gather in Glasgow for aUnited Nations climate summit next week, the focus will be on one crucial number: How many degrees hotter will the Earth get? And how do we keep that number as small as possible?…

Above all, scientists fear tipping points of climate change | Daily Sabah – Daily Sabah

As the United Nations climate summit in Scotland’s Glasgow approach, leaders from around the world are gearing up for a do-or-die showdown to limit global warming at 1.5 degrees Celsius (34.7 degrees Fahrenheit). However, breaching that limit may not be…

How Russia Is Cashing In on Climate Change – The New York Times

PEVEK, Russia — A refurbished port. A spanking new plant to generate electricity. Repaved roads. And money left over to repair the library and put in a new esplanade along the shore of the Arctic Ocean. Globally, the warming climate…

On a Pacific Island, Russia Tests Its Battle Plan on Climate Change – The New York Times

SAKHALIN ISLAND, Russia — Sixteen wind turbines are slated to go up amid the winding coast and wooded hills of this Russian island in the Pacific, creating a wind park bigger than any that currently exists in the vast reaches…

Blue carbon can help climate change code red | Greenbiz – GreenBiz

This post originally appeared on NRDC’s Expert Blog. Global warming is escalating even faster than we thought. According to the recent IPCC Report, the global average temperature will approach and exceed the 1.5 degrees Celsius temperature threshold in the next…

On a Pacific Island, Russia Tests Its Battle Plan for Climate Change – The New York Times

SAKHALIN ISLAND, Russia — Sixteen wind turbines are slated to go up amid the winding coast and wooded hills of this Russian island in the Pacific, creating a wind park bigger than any that currently exists in the vast reaches…

Letter to the editor: Global warming and buying Maine-raised meat – pressherald.com

We can do more about global warming than buying electric vehicles, limiting air travel and recycling. We can eat sustainably raised meat. And – lucky us – we live in Maine where we can buy beef, pork and chicken from…

Guy Schemes to Give Free Food to Anyone in Bali Who Brings Plastic – And He’s Recycled 500 Tons in Fist Year

As the pandemic ground the tourism industry on Bali to a halt, a man sought to do the same to the problem of plastic pollution, by offering rice in exchange for plastic garbage. The reaction was immediate, and compounding, with over 500 tons of plastic collected by over 200 villages on the Indonesian island, for […]

The post Guy Schemes to Give Free Food to Anyone in Bali Who Brings Plastic – And He’s Recycled 500 Tons in Fist Year appeared first on Good News Network.

Study Reports Incredible New Numbers For Critically Endangered Grauer’s Gorilla Species

A new study estimated the global population of Grauer’s gorillas—the world’s largest gorilla subspecies–and it reported good news for rangers, nonprofits, and caretakers who have been saving this Critically Endangered animal. From a previous global estimate of 3,800 individuals, the number has almost doubled to 6,800 individuals. This revised estimate comes from recent field surveys […]

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