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Coral Reefs at Risk

Coral Reefs at Risk Of Infection from plastic Pollution

Plastic flotsam provides a life-raft for deadly bacteria – and a way of colonizing coral reefs at risk with killer infections. LONDON, 29 January, 2018 – Scientists have established yet another hazard from the millions of...
Save Energy in the Kitchen

Seven Smart and Easy Ways to Save Energy in the Kitchen

I'm always interested in ways to save energy in the kitchen. I started cooking as a kid and have been in the kitchen both at home and professionally for over 60 years. I have...
Arctic permafrost

Carbon Leaking From Arctic Permafrost Accelerating

July 18, 2018, by Tim Radford Researchers now know more about the intricate mechanisms of change in the thawing Arctic permafrost. And what they know is ominous. LONDON, 18 July, 2018 – The Arctic permafrost – a...
Make Your Home Greener

Simple Affordable Ways to Make Your Home Greener

My old house was anything but "green" when we moved in. The house leaked air like crazy. Want to make your home greener without having to spend too much time and energy on it? There...
Energy Efficient Door

Choose and Install an Energy Efficient Door to Reduce Your Electric Bill

I knew we needed to install a new energy efficient door with good weatherstripping when one January morning I noticed ice coming through the bottom into the living room. Shocking? Well no, this old...
Climate Change 101video

Climate Change 101 – Two Videos From National Geographic

Climate Change 101 with Bill Nye | National Geographic Global warming, also referred to as climate change, is the observed century-scale rise in the average temperature of the Earth's climate system and its related effects. Multiple lines of scientific...
Plastic Particles Now Polluting Arctic Ocean

Plastic Particles Now Polluting Arctic Ocean

April 27, 2018, by Tim Radford Tiny plastic particles have been found in every sample collected of Arctic sea ice. But the ice can only hold these indestructible pollutants for so long. LONDON, 27 April, 2018 –...
How Climate Change Is Affecting Indiavideo

How Climate Change Is Affecting India

Two billion people in Asia and Africa depend on seasonal monsoon rains for their food and livelihoods. But both increasing levels of greenhouse gases and air pollution have strong effects on monsoon behavior -...
Chinese Emissions

Declining Chinese Emissions Raise Some Hope On Climate

July 12, 2018, by Kieran Cooke China’s falling emissions of greenhouse gases offer optimism that moves to curb global temperature rise may be starting to work. LONDON, 12 July, 2018 – Say it softly, but a look...
Renewable Energy In Germany

Renewable Energy In Germany Has Eclipsed Coal For Electric Generation

Renewable Energy In Germany - Wind, solar, hydro and biogas met 36.3% of electricity demand in the first half of 2018, industry data show, while coal dropped to 35.1% of the mix By Sam Morgan for Euractiv Renewable...