Environment

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House Democrats pass bill directing Trump to stay in Paris climate deal

Only a few Republicans crossed party lines to vote for the measure, which Mitch McConnell said will go nowhere Democrats on Thursday passed their first significant international agreement to limit the pollution that is heating the world. The needed and the vision Paris climate agreement would have an unmeasurable effect globally and hurt the economy. […]

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30 Of The Best Responses To #Trashtag Challenge

1.3 billion tonnes of household waste is generated per year and only 258 -368 million tons of it ends up in the 50 largest dumpsites, and million tons of it ends up in the ocean, 80% of which comes from mainland waste. Well, the new hashtag #trashtag wants everyone to chip in to chip away […]

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Australian Town Comes Up With A Genius Way Of Stopping Pollution

Plastic pollution and floating trash in the water resources is an ever-growing global problem. Not only it is dangerous for human beings, but also for the wildlife as well. Luckily, sometimes the simplest and easiest solutions are proven to be the most effective. This year the whole world heard about an Australian city Kwinana – […]

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This corrupt, illegal war on wildlife makes losers of us all | Dominic Jermey

The time for treaties is over we need to halt the worldwide trade in animal parts, says the director general of ZSL Civil war is devastating. Until the Taliban booted me out of Afghanistan in 1998 I was the last western diplomat to go I had a front-row seat on the impact that sustained war […]

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Robotic bees could pollinate plants in case of insect apocalypse

Dutch scientists say they can create swarms of bee-like drones to take over if the insects die out Intensive modern farming methods and the unravelling consequences of global climate change are said to have put the future of the common bee under threat like never before. But in Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands […]

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Firefighters battle to contain historic California blaze as political tensions rise

Distrust in government mingles with fears for cannabis industry while fires spread across hundreds of square miles Haze from the Donald Trumps recent tweet falsely claiming that fires were fueled by the states water use policies. He is ignorant, totally ignorant, Steele, a fifth-generation Californian and air force veteran, said of Trump. It shows he […]

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Ireland becomes world’s first country to divest from fossil fuels

Bill passed by parliament means more than 300m shares in coal, oil, peat and gas will be sold as soon as practicable The Republic of Ireland will become the worlds first country to sell off its investments in fossil fuel companies, after a bill was passed with all-party support in the lower house of parliament. […]

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Giant African baobab trees die suddenly after thousands of years

Demise of nine out of 13 of the ancient landmarks linked to climate change by researchers Some of Africas oldest and biggest baobab trees have abruptly died, wholly or in part, in the past decade, according to researchers. The trees, aged between 1,100 and 2,500 years and in some cases as wide as a bus […]

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Say hello to Justin Trudeau, the world’s newest oil executive | Bill McKibben

The Canadian prime minister presents himself as a climate hero. By promising to nationalise the Kinder Morgan pipeline, he reveals his true self In case anyone wondered, this is how the world ends: with the cutest, progressivest, boybandiest leader in the world going fully in the tank for the oil industry. Justin Trudeaus government Sign […]

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Humans just 0.01% of all life but have destroyed 83% of wild mammals study

Groundbreaking assessment of all life on Earth reveals humanitys surprisingly tiny part in it as well as our disproportionate impact Humankind is revealed as simultaneously insignificant and utterly dominant in the grand scheme of life on Earth by a groundbreaking new assessment of all life on the planet. The worlds 7.6 billion people represent just […]

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