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Deadly diseases from wildlife thrive when nature is destroyed, study finds 6/8/2020
Deadly diseases from wildlife thrive when nature is destroyed, study finds The human destruction of natural ecosystems increases the numbers of rats, bats and other animals that harbour diseases that can lead to pandemics such as Covid-19, a comprehensive analysis has found. ...more
EU eyes sustainable fuel quotas to tackle aviation emissions 6/8/2020
EU eyes sustainable fuel quotas to tackle aviation emissions The European Union is considering quotas to force airlines to use more sustainable fuels as it seeks to clamp down on the climate impact of aviation, the European Commission said on Wednesday. ...more
Investors launch climate plan to get to net zero emissions by 2050 6/8/2020
Investors launch climate plan to get to net zero emissions by 2050 An investor group managing more than $16 trillion on Wednesday launched the world’s first step-by-step plan to help pension funds and others align their portfolios with the Paris Agreement on climate change. ...more
Don't demolish old buildings, urge architects 6/8/2020
Don't demolish old buildings, urge architects Footage of buildings being flattened in a noisy demolition may be a popular feature of local TV news reports, but architects say such structures should be protected - to fight climate change. ...more
China poised to power huge growth in global offshore wind energy 6/8/2020
China poised to power huge growth in global offshore wind energy The world’s offshore windfarm capacity could grow eightfold by the end of the decade powered by a clean energy surge led by China, according to the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC). ...more
Rising temperatures will cause more deaths than all infectious diseases – study 5/8/2020
Rising temperatures will cause more deaths than all infectious diseases – study The growing but largely unrecognized death toll from rising global temperatures will come close to eclipsing the current number of deaths from all the infectious diseases combined if planet-heating emissions aren’t constrained, a major new study has found. ...more
BP will slash oil production by 40% and pour billions into green energy 5/8/2020
BP will slash oil production by 40% and pour billions into green energy BP's plan to pivot away from oil after a century of exploration will involve major investments into bioenergy, hydrogen and carbon capture and storage. ...more
COVID-19 reduces UK carbon emissions by 30 million metric tons 5/8/2020
COVID-19 reduces UK carbon emissions by 30 million metric tons Toward the end of March, the coronavirus pandemic began to take over in many European countries. ...more
Satellites find new colonies of Emperor penguins 5/8/2020
Satellites find new colonies of Emperor penguins Satellite observations have found a raft of new Emperor penguin breeding sites in the Antarctic. ...more
Shipping's share of global carbon emissions increases 5/8/2020
Shipping's share of global carbon emissions increases Carbon emissions from shipping rose in the six-year period to 2018 and accounted for 2.89% of the world’s CO2, a study released on Tuesday showed, amid growing pressure on the industry to bring levels down. ...more
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