4 Features to Look for in an Eco-Friendly Home

Green Living Guy

As the eco-conscious movement sweeps through the nation, individuals search for climate change prevention techniques. President Biden’s Build Back Better plan amplifies the national effort to decrease greenhouse gas emissions.

Landmark Dutch case orders Shell to do more to tackle climate change

A Greener Life

In a landmark climate case, the Dutch oil and gas giant Shell has been ordered to do more to cut its emissions. Judge Larisa Alwin ordered Shell to reduce its carbon emissions by 45% by 2030 from 2019 levels.

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7 Tips to Go Green With Your Very Own Net-Zero Home

Green Living Guy

With the world facing an unprecedented climate crisis, living a sustainable lifestyle is a necessity rather than a choice. We need to look at adopting a green lifestyle to save energy and reduce our carbon footprint, wherever possible.

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Climate change is the biggest public health issue

Inhabitant

More than 220 of the world’s top public health and medical journals have published a joint plea for the global population to reduce carbon emissions immediately. We can’t wait for the pandemic to end before we face the task of reducing emissions Humanity already faces irreversible public health threats, the editors wrote.

Growing Sustainably: 6 Significant Benefits of a Robust Climate Action Platform

Green Living Guy

The world is facing a climate emergency with an irreversible impact on natural systems, as a consequence of sustaining our growing demands. The post Growing Sustainably: 6 Significant Benefits of a Robust Climate Action Platform appeared first on Green Living Guy.

Unexpected Ways to Reduce Your Community’s Carbon Footprint

Green Living Guy

Reducing localized greenhouse gas emissions both prevents climate change and improves air quality. Communities with low-emission technology have a higher market value, improving real estate and commercial revenue.

Don't worry about climate change. Because the internet.

Environmental Economics

David Warsh: On the eve of the climate meeting on Paris, I burrowed into Shane Greenstein’s new book, How the Internet Became Commercial: Innovation, Privatization, and the Birth of a New Network (Princeton, 2015). What are the implications of climate change? " Count me as one of those who disagree (although I'm not in that sample of AERE members) unless you count living indoors as climate change solved

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Simple Sustainable Living Tips You Can Implement Today

Green Living Guy

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Reasons Big-Name Car Brands Are Going Green

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POOR COUNTRIES LEAD RICH COUNTRIES IN REDUCING EMISSIONS

Green (Living) Review

NEW FIGURES SHOW DEVELOPING COUNTRIES ARE LEADING RICH COUNTRIES ON CUTTING EMISSIONS BANGKOK, 04/08/2011 - Today, as the UN climate talks came to a close in Bangkok, Ambassador Pablo Solon of the Plurinational State of Bolivia released UN statistics that showed, contrary to conventional wisdom, that developing countries are taking more climate action than developed countries. gigatonnes of emission reductions and at worst 6.6

Cooking Up Energy Conservation: 7 Tips for Making Your Kitchen More Energy-Efficient

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Climate change is the biggest public health issue

AGreenLiving

More than 220 of the world’s top public health and medical journals have published a joint plea for the global population to reduce carbon emissions immediately. We can’t wait for the pandemic to end before we face the task of reducing emissions. Like many effects of climate change, undernutrition disproportionately affects poorer countries and poorer regions and neighborhoods within more developed countries.

We Applaud Proposed Conservative Case for Addressing Climate Change

Cool Green Science

We should all welcome the carbon dividend proposal announced by the Climate Leadership Council today. It is often said these days that in their hearts many Republicans in Congress know that we need to act on the global warming threat, but they are imprisoned in their anti-climate position by fierce partisan politics and the threat of interest group money supporting their primary opponents. Mark Tercek is the president and CEO of the Nature Conservancy and author of Nature’s Fortune.

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Going Solar? Here’s What to Keep in Mind

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10 Ways to Reduce Unnecessary Paper Use

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… Read More 10 Ways to Reduce Unnecessary Paper Use. The post 10 Ways to Reduce Unnecessary Paper Use appeared first on Green Living Guy.

Obama Kickstarts Action on Climate Change

Cool Green Science

” With those words this afternoon, President Obama took an important step toward turning his pledges on climate change into reality. February’s State of the Union address put climate change back on the national agenda. Today’s speech was another welcome recognition that climate change is here, is an acute risk to human well-being and demands bold action now. First, it lays the path limiting greenhouse gas emissions from existing power plants.

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5 Energy Saving Tips For Windows

Green Living Guy

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How Organic Foods Can Help the Earth

Green Living Guy

Unfortunately, modern agriculture practices contribute to greenhouse gas emissions, as well as water pollution, reduced biodiversity and other environmental issues. Have you ever thought about how your food gets to your plate?

What Is the Purpose of a Sustainable Lifestyle

Green Living Guy

This results in a gradual reduction in carbon emissions from homes. At times, reducing the waste channels into the … Read More What Is the Purpose of a Sustainable Lifestyle. Being conscious of the environment in our lives is significant.

New Technologies That Help the Environment

Green Living Guy

It wasn’t so long ago that many environmentalists were scoffing at the idea that technology could help to save the planet. Business leaders were equally skeptical that industry could be both green and profitable.

3 Things To Add To Your Green Diet

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Hurricane Sandy has become the climate change lobby's besty

Environmental Economics

At the risk of equating all natural disaster costs with climate change I'll share this (since I approve its message): Dealing with global warming will be expensive. The impact to date has been pretty small,” said William Nordhaus of Yale, one of the leading economists studying the impact of climate change. Nicholas Stern of the London School of Economics, another expert on the costs of climate change, said: “What we are seeing is on the back of warming of only 0.8

Desmond Tutu: “climate change is our global enemy”

Green Prophet

Nobel Prize-winning retired archbishop Desmond Tutu, long-time environmental advocate, just released a powerful video urging world leaders arriving in New York City for this year’s UN Climate Summit to “move beyond the fossil fuel era.”. The Climate Summit 2014 kicks off tomorrow in New York City, when world leaders from government, finance, business, and civil society will meet to catalyze climate action. He describes sensible, scalable ways we can be agents of change.

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Lebanon’s Environment Minister Acknowledges Climate Change

Green Prophet

Lebanon’s carbon emissions are relatively small compared to other Middle Eastern nations such as Qatar or the United Arab Emirates , and pale in comparison to that of China and the United States, but its environmental record is far from pristine. Ahead of this year’s UN Convention of Climate Change in Qatar , COP 18, Nazem al-Khoury expressed concern about the impact that climate change is and will have on Lebanon.

10 Renewable Energy Trends to Watch for in 2021

Green Living Guy

In many ways, 2020 was a breakout year for renewables. Nationwide lockdowns minimized traffic, lowered the demand for gas, and cut electricity use across the country.

How much are plants helping us fight climate change?

Green (Living) Review

New research suggests climate models don''t give plants enough credit for absorbing excess carbon dioxide from the air. But is the discrepancy enough to make a difference in global climate change? And since CO2 emissions from burned fossil fuels are also the main driver of man-made climate change , that raises an obvious question: Are trees saving the world from us? More photosynthesis is good, but can a 16 percent discrepancy slow down climate change?

How Agriculture Worsens Climate Change

Eco Friendly Daily

Yet, the farming industry carries another environmental cost that can further worsen the effects of climate change on the environment. These findings are significant in that the country is the largest contributor of greenhouse gas emissions worldwide. Several factors contribute to the greenhouse gas emission problem, among them is topography. With growing populations, however, the problem is likely to get worse before things change for the better.

Reinvent our transportation systems for reduced emissions and more jobs

Green Blog

Cutting greenhouse gas emissions will throw millions of people out of work! That claim has made many working people reluctant to support action to slow climate change. The author of Stop Global Warming, Change the World writes that such a program will be a big win for workers and for the planet: “there are more than 40 million people out of work in Europe now. Neale’s argument focuses on four kinds of changes: Reduce. Climate change is coming.

Will Polar Bears Die Out Because of Climate Change?

Nature Conservancy - Science

Everyone has heard that polar bears are threatened by climate change. As with most species that are or will be vulnerable to climate change, habitat is key in the case of the polar bear. Climate change is warming the Arctic along with the rest of the planet — and in the Arctic, that means sea ice is melting. The changes in Arctic temperatures have caused subarctic species of seals to move farther north, and the northern polar bears are now eating them.

In stopping climate change, time is as important as tech

AGreenLiving

In stopping climate change, time is as important as tech Jonathan Foley Mon, 03/01/2021 – 01:30 This article originally appeared on the author’s personal blog, and was written in that capacity. The only sure path to stop climate change is to zero out greenhouse gas emissions as soon as possible. To keep within the remaining carbon budget for 2 degrees C, we have to cut our emissions drastically, reaching net-zero emissions as soon as possible.

Biden to issue new directives on climate change

AGreenLiving

President Joe Biden is expected to issue additional executive orders by end of the day today that will kickstart the process of combating climate change. Others include preserving 30% of federal lands and waters and making the climate crisis an issue of national security.

How California Uses Forests—and Economic Forces—to Fight Climate Change

Cool Green Science

Louis Blumberg directs The Nature Conservancy’s California Climate Change Program. It’s easy sometimes to get frustrated about climate progress, even after the historic and ambitious Paris agreement in December. climate conference in Paris, is helping California lead the way in fighting climate change. Solar panels are a viable form of renewable energy and reduce carbon omissions.

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Start the Year Off Right: Take Action on Climate Change Now

Cool Green Science

Just before the end of 2017, I had the chance to speak to a group of college students about what they can do to act on climate change. The students of today will likely be the key to addressing the climate challenge. But first, I shared some key points on climate change. Climate change is by far the biggest environmental threat we face. Climate change is a huge challenge to human health, access to food and water, security, and the economy, too.

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Turkey Wins “Fossil of the Day” Award At Doha Climate Change Negotiations

Green Prophet

With the world’s fourth largest number of planned coal-fired power plants, according to a recent World Resource Institute report , Turkey is flouting international concern about climate change. As the United Nation’s climate change talks in Doha enter their second day, Turkey has been called out on its irresponsible climate policies with the “Fossil of the Day” award. High potential, little impetus to reduce emissions.

Forests: A Rising Global Climate Superpower?

Nature Conservancy - Science

Despite increasing crop and timber demands to feed a growing human population, despite the impacts of climate change on forests, and despite deforestation emissions in the tropics that are on par with those from the global transportation sector, global forests are a net sink for atmospheric carbon. Despite the massive scale of fossil fuel emissions in the 21 st century, emissions from forest destruction continue to play a significant role in climate change.

China’s take on Climate Change

Eco Friendly Daily

Just days before the latest G8 summit China has released a 62 page report on how it hopes to tackle the problem of climate change both in the long and short term. Tomorrow eight of the worlds richest, most polluting countries and the ‘plus five’ are meeting up to try and come to some sort of agreement about how to tackle climate change in the upcoming years. In their recent report they have stated that they are intent on tackling climate change.

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Demystifying climate change

The Green Changemakers

[link] Practical solutions to climate change for people who create and maintain communities. Understand what the climate change debate means for communities. learn more > How to embed climate change into your long-term plans. learn more > How to reduce emissions through your projects. Tags: Sustainable-development Green Climate-change Education

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Quick Study: How Will Climate Change Affect Irrigation of Farm Lands in U.S.?

Nature Conservancy - Science

irrigation due to climate change: increasing irrigated area in wet states and increasing irrigation rates in dry states. The Questions: Climate change models forecast higher average temperatures that will cause crop-growing seasons in the United States to become hotter and drier. Study Nuts and Bolts: The authors (both Nature Conservancy scientists) looked at how farmers use of irrigation varied in response to weather changes over a 20-year period (1985-2005).

Poor soil management could speed climate change, report warns

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith Poor soil management could worsen climate change, a new report by the European Commission warns. Describing the balance between the two functions as "very delicate", it says: "If carbon is released from soil to the atmosphere or if methane and nitrous oxide emissions increase, climate change will be exacerbated. "On On the other hand, if more carbon is accumulated in soil and the emissions decrease, climate change will be retarded."

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UN:Cities Produce Majority Of Emissions; Cities Also At Greatest Risk Due To Climate Change

Eco Friendly Daily

According to a recently released United Nations report, the world’s population living largely in urban areas is a major contributor to climate change. The Global Report on Human Settlements 2011, Cities and Climate Change: Policy Directions was just released by the UN-Habitat. The reason this information is important is the fact that approximately seventy percent of all greenhouse gas emissions are produced in urban areas. Climate Change Environment

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C40 Group Hopes To Impact Climate Change At City Level; Plan Changes To Taxis

Eco Friendly Daily

In 2005, leaders from various cities around the world met in London and determined that they needed to act to impact climate change. The C40 is a group of 40 cities worldwide which are working to combat climate change at a city level. The common belief of the group is that changes on a city level can not only prompt changes on a national or world level but can also be more easily implemented. Climate Change Environment

Climate Change Studies Library

The Green Changemakers

[link] There is a perceived need to foster awareness about climate change in schools and universities and to engage young people and future professionals in the search for local solutions for a problem with has global dimensions. Yet, although much is written and spoken about climate change at scientific circles, little information filters through other levels. Tags: Project Climate-change Education

More than a third of farmers hit by climate change

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Nigh on 40% of all farm businesses in Britain are being affected by climate change, according to a survey of UK farmers. Carried out by “Farming Futures”, a collaboration between farming organizations, DEFRA and sustainable development charity “Forum for the Future”, the survey found 60% of farmers think climate change will influence their business over the next decade.

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