The New York Times posted that Environmental regulatory body of the city of New York rejected a natural gas pipeline this Wednesday.
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.
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?!
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.
Yesterday Mercedes-Benz announced that they are planning to make their entire passenger car fleet carbon free by 2039.
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.
Atlanta is the latest US city planning to totally switch to green energy by 2035.