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The human imperative of stabilizing global climate change at 1.5°C – Science Magazine

The need to stabilize global climate Climate change will be the greatest threat to humanity and global ecosystems in the coming years, and there is a pressing need to understand and communicate the impacts of warming, across the perspectives of…

Cutting air pollution would not cause ‘near-term spike’ in global warming – Carbon Brief

A reduction in air pollution brought about by shifting away from fossil fuels would not inadvertently cause a short-term acceleration of global warming, a new study says. Earlier modelling work using scenarios where fossil-fuel burning ends instantaneously had suggested that…

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Extinction Rebellion activists target London fashion week

Not long ago, high drama at London fashion week meant a battle over hemlines or between designer egos. But as the climate crisis challenges fashion’s fundamental viability as an industry, the stakes, and tempers, have been raised. Hours before the…

The Ocean Is in Trouble and Current Global Commitments Aren’t Enough to Save It – TIME

Harry Campbell for TIME As you’ve likely heard, the ocean’s health is in trouble. You’re probably aware of overfishing and the harmful practices of fisheries driving a third of the planet’s fish stocks toward extinction, and you surely know about…

CityU scientist’s technology for generating renewable energy awarded APEC Prize

(City University of Hong Kong) The contributions of an environmental scientist of City University of Hong Kong (CityU) to the field of photoelectrocatalysis have made him the only winner of the 2019 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Science Prize for Innovation, Research and Education (ASPIRE).