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20/02/24
Author: 
Chris Hatch
Steam rising from the Nesjavellir Geothermal Power Station in Iceland

Feb. 18, 2024

Mother Nature’s Icelandic lava show has been an impressive reminder that we are surrounded in every direction by awesome amounts of energy. Photons shower down, water cascades, wind blows while waves pulse and tides flow. And the Earth beneath our feet stores heat from the sun’s rays above while generating its own from dark sources below.

20/02/24
Author: 
Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI)
No Olympics As Usual. Join the campaign to #BanIsrael

More than 300 Palestinian sports teams are calling to ban Israel from the Olympics over its genocide against Palestinians in Gaza.

 

As sports journalist Dave Zirin said, “the International Olympic Committee (IOC) will not act unless we make it.”

So let’s make it.

Join the global campaign to peacefully disrupt the road to Paris 2024 calling on the IOC to #BanIsrael until it ends its crimes against Palestinians and recognizes our UN-stipulated rights.

19/02/24
Author: 
Simon Evans
Climate march in Edinburgh. Credit: PA Images / Alamy Stock Photo

Feb. 16, 2024

There is near-universal global public support for climate action, yet people systematically underestimate the commitment of their peers, according to a new study.

The research, published in Nature Climate Change, is based on a globally-representative sample of nearly 130,000 people in 125 countries.

17/02/24
Author: 
Catherine Boudreau
Google expects to make its methane map public later this year. Google

Feb. 15, 2024

A satellite that measures methane leaks from oil and gas companies is set to start circulating the Earth 15 times a day next month. Google plans to have the data mapped by the end of the year for the whole world to see.

16/02/24
Author: 
Dharna Noor
The report says big companies may have broken laws designed to protect the public from misleading marketing and pollution. Photograph: Clemens Bilan/EPA

Feb. 15, 2024

Companies knew for decades recycling was not viable but promoted it regardless, Center for Climate Integrity study finds

Plastic producers have known for more than 30 years that recycling is not an economically or technically feasible plastic waste management solution. That has not stopped them from promoting it, according to a new report.

15/02/24
Author: 
Gary Gardner, originally published by Center for the Advancement of a Steady State Economy
Durable materials and repurposed structures contribute to circularity. (Kevin Martin Jose, Unsplash)

Feb. 15. 2024

13/02/24
Author: 
Christina Larson
A researcher uses a clothes hanger to secure a geo-locator in place on the leg of a Red Knot shore bird while the glue dries on the north end of Nauset Beach in Eastham, Mass., on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia, File)

Feb. 12, 2024

Nearly half of the world's migratory species are in decline, according to a new United Nations report released Monday.

Many songbirds, sea turtles, whales, sharks and other migratory animals move to different environments with changing seasons and are imperiled by habitat loss, illegal hunting and fishing, pollution and climate change.

13/02/24
Author: 
Primary Author: Mitchell Beer
LNG Terminal - Robin Lucas/Geograph

Feb. 12, 2024

Liquefied natural gas (LNG) carries up to 2.7 times the global warming impact of burning coal, according to a draft science paper released on the heels of U.S. President Joe Biden’s landmark decision to apply a climate test to a massive, new LNG export terminal in Louisiana.

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