CT legislators split along party lines over trash and global warming – The Connecticut Mirror
Engaging in debates over policy and process, legislators split along party lines Friday as the Environment Committee sent to the floors of the House and Senate two bills addressing Connecticut’s struggle to manage solid waste disposal and curb climate change….
Newly Discovered Enzyme Turns Air Into Electricity, Promising a New Clean Source of Energy
Imagine being able to draw moisture from the air through your fingertips and create an electrical current as a result—that’s pure comic book superhero stuff right? Not so, since researchers have been able to use a bacterial enzyme that conducts hydrogen to create electricity, literally out of thin air. The discovery promises to open up […]
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EU follows US by boosting its domestic green industry support, outcome for Global South uncertain
Emerging economies will be nervous about the competitiveness of their manufacturing sectors if this reshoring of clean technologies expands
Global fresh water demand will outstrip supply by 40% by 2030, say experts
The world is facing an imminent water crisis, with demand expected to outstrip the supply of fresh water by 40% by the end of this decade, experts have said on the eve of a crucial UN water summit. Governments must…
Key Facts About Food Waste in Landfills and How You Can Help
Have you ever stopped to think about the amount of food waste going to landfills each day? Estimates are that each year, people throw out as much as 1,000 pounds per person. Half of this waste takes place during consumption, such as taking a bigger portion than you’re able to eat. Here are some facts […]
Mom Recycles a Ton of Trash With Backyard Public Recycling Center That Collects Things the City Doesn’t
An English woman has found her calling and recycled more than 2,000 pounds of trash after setting up a drop-off point in her garden shed for people to leave items that garbage men don’t collect. Liz Pinfield-Wells built the DIY recycling center following the birth of her third child after she learned she couldn’t recycle […]
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VoLo Foundation: Inflation Reduction Act is climate change action in … – WGCU
A prestigious climate change conference in Orlando lauded the Inflation Reduction Act as the most aggressive investment in combating global warming the nation has ever seen. VoLo Foundation, a nonprofit focused on supporting science-based climate solutions, enhancing education, and improving…
The Heat Is On: Understanding the Realities of Global Warming … – Devdiscourse
The Earth’s climate is changing, and it’s changing fast. The average temperature of the planet has risen by about 1.1 degrees Celsius since pre-industrial times, and it’s projected to increase even more in the coming decades. This phenomenon is called…
Twenty-five trailblazing women leading the fight against climate change – Reuters
March 7 – With so many extraordinary women engaged in the battle against climate change, the biggest task in compiling Reuters Impact’s list of trailblazing women for International Women’s Day was whittling down our long list to only 25. We…
Meat, dairy and rice: Which foods contribute the most to global warming? – Euronews
Greenhouse gas emissions from the way humans produce and consume food could add nearly 1 degree of warming to the Earth’s climate by 2100, according to a new study. Continuing the dietary patterns of today will push the planet past…