New York’s activists rejected natural gas pipeline

The New York Times posted that Environmental regulatory body of the city of New York rejected a natural gas pipeline this Wednesday.

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Carbon Dioxide reached the record-breaking levels not seen in at least 800,000 years

On May 11, the researchers from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Mauna Loa Observatory in Hawaii declared that the levels of the greenhouse gas reached 415 parts per million (ppm). They have been measuring atmospheric carbon dioxide levels since 1958. With the help of other kinds of analysis, such as those done on ancient air bubbles trapped in ice cores, scientists have data on levels reaching back 800,000 years.

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All in plastic

This weeks shocking news reminded us how deep we are all in plastic.  Alongside with the usual plastic present in peoples everyday life, plastic occurs to be in places you’ll never think of. A plastic bag was found at the bottom of the Mariana Trench, where scientists were looking for representatives of animal world, not human’s.  This reminds us that plastic pollution problem becomes rampant. How all the planet came to this environmental catastrophe and how to deal with it?!

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Mexico City declared an environmental emergency

Yesterday authorities in Mexico City declared an environmental emergency. The reason is that the smoke from wildfires caused air pollution reached levels that are well above safe.

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Plastic has been found even in the deepest part of the ocean

On May 1, Victor Vescovo made a record completing the deepest-ever solo underwater dive. Having reached the bottom of the Challenger Deep in the Mariana Trench, he found out that there was another representative of the human world – the plastic.

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Mercedes-Benz announced their cars would be carbon-neutral by 2039

Yesterday Mercedes-Benz announced that they are planning to make their entire passenger car fleet carbon free by 2039.

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Biodegradable plastic bags are not so bio as they should

A new study of the University of Plymouth states that biodegradable plastic bags are still capable to carry full loads of shopping after being exposed in the natural environment for three years.

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Atlanta is planning to switch to green energy by 2035

Atlanta is the latest US city planning to totally switch to green energy by 2035.

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USA is a leader of climate change denial

International polling reveled a fact that a significant number of Americans do not believe human-driven climate change making the US a hotbed of climate science denial .

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Are Species close to extinction?

This Monday the world were hit not only by usual political end economical news but also by huge ecological piece – shocking UN report on species and human future. 

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