According to a new Proceedings of the National Academy of Science (PNAS) report, rising sea levels are expected to increase approximately 2 meters (6.6 feet) by the end of the century. This poses a serious threat to coastal regions like New York City, Florida, Shanghai and many other regions.
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It’s no secret that climate change is negatively affecting the lives of wildlife around the world. Over one million different species are currently being pushed towards extinction by human activity with climate change front and center.
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The Cocos (Keeling) Islands is a remote location off the coast of Australia in the Indian Ocean. According to a recent study, an estimated 414 million pieces of plastic weighing 238 tonnes was found washed up on these islands. This takes plastic pollution to a whole new level.
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Currently, electric cars make up only a small portion of the total cars on the road. However, according to a new Bloomberg New Energy Finance report, 57% of vehicles sold and over 30% of all cars will be electric by 2040.
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Throughout our planet’s history, the carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere have never been so high. Currently, 415ppm (parts per million) of carbon dioxide can be found in the Earth’s atmosphere.
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From May 1st to May 8th, the National Grid’s Electricity System Operator (ESO) has stated coal generators were turned off. This is the first time since 1882 when they were invented that there was no power from coal in the UK.
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Germany is hosting the first electric highway built for freight trucks. The freight transportation industry is one of the hardest problems to solve. This is because food and other products need to be transported. Unfortunately, an electric motor often can’t get the job done.
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A new comprehensive report from the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) states that over one million species are facing extinction due to human interference.
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Maine is the first state to pass legislation banning Styrofoam containers. It will begin enforcing the Styrofoam ban on January 1st, 2021. In particular, this will affect restaurants and coffee shops around the state. Continue reading “Maine is the First State to Ban Styrofoam”
During the month of April, renewable energy sources were projected to generate more electricity than coal plants according to an IEEFA report. This is the first time in America’s history that renewable energy has done this. Continue reading “Renewable Energy Will Surpass Coal In America”