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City of Berkeley bans natural gas in new buildings and homes 24/7/2019
City of Berkeley bans natural gas in new buildings and homes The Californian city of Berkeley has become the first in the country to pass a ban on natural gas piping in new buildings, including private homes. ...more
Animals failing to adapt to speed of climate crisis, study finds 24/7/2019
Animals failing to adapt to speed of climate crisis, study finds The speed of climate disruption is outstripping many animals’ capacity to adapt, according to a study that warns of a growing threat to even common species such as sparrows, magpies and deer. ...more
BHP makes $400 million climate-change emissions pledge 24/7/2019
BHP makes $400 million climate-change emissions pledge Leading resources company BHP will invest $400 million over five years to reduce emissions, it said on Tuesday, becoming the first miner to pledge to tackle pollution caused when customers use its products. ...more
London becomes the world’s first National Park City 24/7/2019
London becomes the world’s first National Park City When you think of a national park, images of sweeping landscapes and rolling hills likely spring to mind. ...more
Indonesia to close island in bid to save Komodo dragons 24/7/2019
Indonesia to close island in bid to save Komodo dragons Indonesia plans to close its eastern island of Komodo to the public next year in a bid to conserve rare Komodo dragons, the largest living species of lizard, a provincial official said on Tuesday. ...more
Floating solar panels for rain water drainage lakes 23/7/2019
Floating solar panels for rain water drainage lakes As part of their joint efforts to transition to renewable energy, Dubai Municipality and Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) are studying the installation of a floating photovoltaic solar panel system on the deep tunnel rainwater drainage lakes implemented by the Municipality, which is 50 percent in completion. ...more
Scotland generating enough wind energy to power two Scotlands 23/7/2019
Scotland generating enough wind energy to power two Scotlands Wind turbines in Scotland generated almost twice the entire country’s domestic power requirements In the first six months of the year. ...more
Singapore seizes ivory from nearly 300 elephants in record haul 23/7/2019
Singapore seizes ivory from nearly 300 elephants in record haul Singapore said on Tuesday it had seized 8.8 tonnes of elephant ivory, a record haul by authorities in the city-state, which conservation groups say is a transit point for the illegal wildlife trade. ...more
£680m of UK foreign aid spent on fossil fuel projects – study 23/7/2019
£680m of UK foreign aid spent on fossil fuel projects – study The British government has spent £680m of its foreign aid budget on fossil fuel projects since 2010, according to analysis that highlights the UK’s failure to align diplomatic, trade and aid policies with the goals of the Paris climate agreement. ...more
Cigarette butts, the No. 1 most-littered item, are impacting plant growth 23/7/2019
Cigarette butts, the No. 1 most-littered item, are impacting plant growth In the frenzy to ban plastic utensils, foam containers, straws and single-use bags, the world’s No. 1 most-littered item has been mostly ignored: cigarette butts. ...more
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