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  • Tag: climate change

    Air pollution and Chemical Coolants

    Air pollution and Chemical Coolants

    A new publication by the Scripps Institution of Oceanography state Sea-level rise-a growing threat can be cut significantly by reducing local air pollution along with factory-made coolants called HFCs.

    State of the EU Emissions Trading Scheme

    State of the EU Emissions Trading Scheme

    A new report by Sandbag says that the EU ETS will now drive less than zero net abatement over 2008-2020, and now threatens to cancel out nearly 700 million tonnes of abatement delivered by other policies in the Climate and Energy package.

    The Climate Change 2014 report

    The Climate Change 2014 report

    The Climate Change 2014 report notes that future risks depend on the amount of future climate change. Increasing warming increase the likelihood of pervasive and irreversible impacts

    Climate Change Mitigation in Belize 2012

    Climate Change Mitigation in Belize 2012

    Climate Change Mitigation in Belize 2012 .Caribbean Climate Change Centre shows the efforts in Belize through carbon sequestration, eco-tourism and renewable energies

    Problematic harvest salt, Indonesia

    Problematic harvest salt, Indonesia

    Climate Witness_Indonesia_Lombok_Maryani (Lombok – West Nusa Tenggara Province). In Indonesia climate change has caused high tide and rainfalls, bad conditions that don’t allow to harvest salt. The change comes suddenly. So to protect the area were planted mangroves trees. Earth hour.

    Increase in trans-Arctic shipping routes

    Increase in trans-Arctic shipping routes

    New research on climate-driven reductions in Arctic sea ice has predicted that, by 2040 to 2059, new shipping routes will become passable across the Arctic, linking the Atlantic and Pacific oceans

    Aviation bets on potentially harmful biofuels

    Aviation bets on potentially harmful biofuels

    A new report by the Oakland Institute investigate the use of biofuels from aviation sector, presenting and investigating in particular the Nestlé oil palm case, the Lufthansa jatropha and the SkyNRG recycled cooking oil.

    Climate change threatens coastal wetlands

    Climate change threatens coastal wetlands

    A new publication by the World Bank (WB) warns: one-meter rise in sea levels from climate change could destroy over 60% of the developing world’s coastal wetlands currently at one meter or less elevation.

    How forests control the water cycle

    How forests control the water cycle

    A new study published by the European Commission (EC) analyses the impact of forest management on water flow into streams and rivers.

    Ships continue to boost carbon emissions

    Ships continue to boost carbon emissions

    A new report by the European Environmental Agency (EEA) indicates that greenhouse gases from the shipping sector have increased substantially in the last two decades.

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