Act Now, Before We Run Out Of Time

UN negotiations are under way to develop a new international climate change agreement that will cover all countries. France was officially appointed host country for the 21st climate conference (2015 Paris Climate Conference – COP21). The international climate conference will be held at the Le Bourget site from 30 November to 11 December 2015. At… Continue reading Act Now, Before We Run Out Of Time

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Acid Ocean: End of Days

Earth’s largest extinction happened about 252 million years ago. The Permian-Triassic extinction, also known as the Great Dying, destroyed around 96 percent of all marine species and 70 percent of the terrestrial vertebrates. Recent studies at the University of Edinburgh have revealed acidic oceans to be the culprits behind this large extinction of biological life.… Continue reading Acid Ocean: End of Days

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Japan’s new floating solar power plants

Solar power is the future. But despite its huge advantages over conventional energy sources, it takes up a considerable amount of real estate. Not any more, though. Japan’s electronics giant Kyocera Corporation, in association with Century Tokyo Leasing Corporation, has completed construction of two floating solar power plants in Hyogo Prefecture, Japan. After the disaster… Continue reading Japan’s new floating solar power plants

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China Speaks Up About Pollution

Popular Chinese journalist Chai Jing has sought the help of the internet to create awareness about the pollution clouding the Chinese skies. The documentary, Under the Dome, had been watched by millions of people in China before the government banned and took it offline. This documentary centres around the smog crisis in China and its… Continue reading China Speaks Up About Pollution

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Dutch citizens take own Country to court over Climate Change lawsuit

Judges paid by the Netherlands government find themselves in a fix when the Dutch decided to sue the country demanding that the country take measures to reduce its carbon emissions. A group of 900 Dutch citizens has taken the government of the Netherlands to court due to ignoring to take steps to cut greenhouse gas… Continue reading Dutch citizens take own Country to court over Climate Change lawsuit

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North Atlantic Whales Going The Way Of The Dodo

Once prolific in the sea, their numbers are down to just 300. The North Atlantic whales have seen a drastic decrease in their population due to collision with ships, entanglement in fishing gear, and decreasing food. Historically, the whale population of North Atlantic Sea has been decimated by the whaling industry. Known as North Atlantic… Continue reading North Atlantic Whales Going The Way Of The Dodo

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Large Wind Farm Off Yorkshire

Wind farm projects are established to generate electricity by capturing the power of the wind. There is one large wind farm project which is set up 64 miles off the coast of Yorkshire. This wind farm is expected to have around 332 wind turbines and will be named as The Hornsea Project. This huge set… Continue reading Large Wind Farm Off Yorkshire

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