Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Environment

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Will London face a water crisis?

Earlier this year, an unusual weather pattern dubbed the Beast from the East covered much of Britain in heavy snow. But once the beast...
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Consumer technology is saving the environment.

Understanding Earth’s species and ecosystems is a monumentally challenging scientific pursuit. But with the planet in the grip of its sixth mass extinction event,...
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Shipping services play a pivotal role in reducing effects of climate...

A shipping industry summit is looking into how it can reduce its share of global greenhouse gas emissions in line with the Paris Agreement....
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New study tells us climate change is not a source of...

“The Darfur conflict began as an ecological crisis”, wrote the then-UN secretary general Ban Ki-Moon back in 2007, about an ongoing war which arose,...
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De-carbonisation today can reap dividends tomorrow

In 2016, more renewable energy was added to the global grid than ever before, and at a lower cost. A global energy revolution is...
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The advantages of fuel economy standards

U.S. cars are twice as fuel-efficient today as they were 40 years ago. Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards are a major reason why. These...
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The next revolution in nuclear energy?

Nuclear power can be a touchy subject, one that seems to divide opinion. Many people believe it is unclean, controversial and costly – and...
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Developing countries and prosperity in the age of climate change

One of the ironies of fighting climate change is that developed countries – which have benefited from decades or centuries of industrialisation – are...
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China and its plans for green planning

China's green planning for the world starts with infrastructure The United States is retreating from the global community under a president who rejected the Paris...
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Biophilic design for our cities

Biophilic design is beginning to boom. Witness its recent incorporation into the Melbourne Metro project and Sydney’s award-winning One Central Park, Chippendale. Given the...

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