On Monday mayor Eric Garcetti unveiled a green reform package, where the focal point is that Los Angeles’ car-choked arteries will run clean within decades.
The world’s largest ice shelf is melting 10 times faster than the overall ice shelf average because of solar heating of the surrounding ocean surface, according to an international team of scientists data.
This week three Carnegie ecologists published a study, where they outlined that changes in temperature and precipitation have already impacted the amount of nitrogen introduced into U.S. waterways.
From the time Donald Trump became a president of the USA, he abolished all Obamas environmental projects and declared open support for fossil fuel economy. In two years the ecological situation has gone so devastating that it requires a resolute plan like a New Deal, presented and imposed by President Franklin D. Roosevelt to combat the Great Depression. As a reflection, a Great New Deal brings strict solutions how to help the USA to tackle climate change.
Scientists state on the fact that if we want to keep global temperature rise below 1.5 degrees Celsius, we’ll need to rely on renewable energy, electric vehicles (EV) and battery storage. But creating that infrastructure will dramatically increase our need for metals like cobalt and lithium. A recent report, released this week by the Institute for Sustainable Futures, University of Technology, Sydney, cautions that a spike in demand for those and other metals could drain the planet’s reserves and lead to dire social and environmental consequences.
On the third day of the climate protest two activists two glued themselves to the roof of a train, others blocked major traffic routes and police confirmed they have made more than 300 arrests since Monday.
At a summit in Brussels on Tuesday the EU and China declared to tackle climate change and promote clean green energy together.
It’s said that police have arrested more than 100 people after climate change protesters blocked the center of London, bringing traffic to a standstill.