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What Causes Climate Change? Human and Natural Causes – NRDC (Natural Resources Defense Council)

Jump to Section Chemical manufacturing plants emit fumes along Onondaga Lake in Solvay, New York, in the late-19th century. Over time, industrial development severely polluted the local area. Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, Detroit Publishing Company Collection Human-Driven…

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How Can You Support a Circular Economy?

You keep hearing about a circular economy, but you’re not sure what it is. A circular economy is best summed up as an economy where consumers, communities, and manufacturers work together to reduce waste by reusing recyclable materials.How a Circular Economy WorksTake a closer look at exactly what happens with a circular economy. Start with […]

Take-out Containers Turned into Valuable Seaweed Chemical Using Rays of Sunlight

Polystyrene (Styrofoam) has been turned into a valuable chemical found in seaweed by exposing it to sunlight. Broken down, it produces DPM (diphenylmethane,) a molecule in the aquatic plant used in drug development, polymer manufacturing, and even fragrances and other cosmetics. Polystyrene is the indestructible plastic is found in everything from takeaway containers to TV […]

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Synthetic turf and microplastics under investigation by NSW Chief Scientist

The Office of the Chief Scientist in New South Wales is currently investigating the use of synthetic turf and its environmental impacts, including the generation of microplastics.  Professor HUGH DURRANT-WHYTE, Commissioner, Natural Resources Commission, and NSW Chief Scientist & Engineer…

Gordon Robinson | Climate change uncomfortable facts | In Focus – Jamaica Gleaner

Once again the global buzzwords are “Climate Change”. Why? Well global temperatures are hitting record highs. In England 38 degrees Celsius+ (100 degrees Fahrenheit for us old-timers), once unimaginable, are commonplace. On Monday temperatures reached 104 degrees Fahrenheit in a…

NEDA urges more focus on climate change, smart infra – Manila Bulletin

Outgoing Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Karl Kendrick T. Chua is confident the incoming Marcos government will put equal focus – if not more — on the impact of climate change on industries and sustainable development particularly in the use of smart…

Exxon Mobil is at a crossroads as climate crisis spurs clean energy transition – CNBC

Exxon Mobil is one of the most consequential and profitable companies in U.S. history. For more than a hundred years, the company’s oil and gas have helped power the global economy. But the Exxon Mobil of today faces the seemingly…

Save the bees & go solar – Environment Maine

This week we experienced the longest day of the year. As the sun reached its farthest point on the horizon, it showered half of the world in the year’s fullest light. This week also marks Pollinator Week, an annual celebration…

Analysis | At Summit of the Americas, Biden seeks unity on climate change – The Washington Post

Placeholder while article actions load Good morning and welcome to The Climate 202! Today we’re wondering what kind of pizza senators eat. 🍕 But first: At Summit of the Americas, Biden seeks unity on climate change President Biden and Vice…

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