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95% of ocean surface climates could disappear by 2100

The study predicts that if greenhouse gas emissions continue at Representative Concentration Pathway 8.5, then 95% of ocean surface climates could disappear by 2100.
fast fashion industry, textile industry

Post-Rana Plaza: Why is the fast fashion industry still growing?

In an increasingly polluted world, the textile industry is responsible for 10% of all greenhouse gases - so why is the fast fashion industry growing, with no signs of slowing down?
heat-related deaths, heat exposure

Scientists say “substantial heat-related” deaths are increasing

New research, published in The Lancet, highlights that "substantial heat-related" deaths are increasing and global warming continues to impact the most vulnerable people.
volcanoes earths temperature, chemical weathering

Researchers say volcanoes once stabilised Earth’s temperature

The study, published in Nature Geoscience, says chains of volcanoes both created and removed carbon dioxide, stabilising Earth's temperature - but "the results do not mean that nature will save us from climate change”.
methane leaks

Quantum-enabled gas imaging camera to reduce methane leaks

A new quantum-enabled gas imaging camera will help reduce environmentally damaging methane leaks from the oil and gas industry.
renewable energy challenges

Storage – vital for hydrogen to solve renewable energy challenges

Georgina Ainscow, Patent Attorney at Reddie & Grose LLP, unpacks why storage will be vital for hydrogen to help solve renewable energy challenges.
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Wildfires devastate communities across Northern Algeria

The worst fires in the history of Algeria leave communities devastated, as over 70 fires burning in extremely dry conditions kill atleast 65 people.
IPCC report, climate change

IPCC Report: The reality of climate change in undeniable terms

The IPCC released an extensive report on the current state of the world's climate and the changing planet, but what did it say about the future of our oceans?
decarbonisation race, fossil fuel

Study finds 95% of renewable energy capacity in richest countries

With the release of the much-anticipated IPCC report, the decarbonisation race is on - but some countries will have an easier transition to renewable technology, while others will risk their populations and economies.
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IPCC report says climate change puts “billions of people in danger”

The IPCC report, which took eight years to compile, finds that human activity is definitely responsible for climate change - putting "billions of people in danger", according to UN chief António Guterres.
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High air pollution linked to 16% increased risk of dementia

A Seattle-based study found that people living in an area with air pollution levels of PM2.5 have a 16% increase in risk of dementia.
temperatures south america, greenhouse gases

Scientists say temperatures in South America could rise by 4°C

If greenhouse gas emissions continue as they are, the average temperature in South America could rise by 4°C - bringing with it more floods and wildfires.
carbon absorbing effect, carbon absorbing

California fires decrease natural carbon absorbing effect by 9%

In California, wildfires are a horrific, regular occurrence - now, scientists warn that the natural carbon absorbing effect of the forests will decrease by atleast 9%.
accelerating innovation, circular economy

Accelerating innovation for the benefit of society

Open Access Government highlights the priorities of The New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO), as it works to advance innovation and combat global environmental issues.
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Scientists say microbes on seafloor absorb greenhouse gases

It is commonly known that the Amazon rainforest absorbs greenhouse gases - but scientists now draw attention to the mystery of the seafloor, where microbial communities eat up gigatons of methane.
tiny grain

Rice: Tiny grain, global phenomenon

Asiha Grigsby, Director, International Promotion Western Hemisphere at USA Rice, enlightens us on rice, which can be described as a tiny grain, yet a global phenomenon.
net zero materials, materials

Materials approaches to achieving a net zero carbon economy

Stephen Skinner, Professor of Materials Chemistry at Imperial College London, discusses the impact of net zero carbon policies and the challenges these present for materials and systems developers.
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President von der Leyen: “We need a race to zero in greenhouse gas emissions”

To begin EU Green Week 2021, President Ursula von der Leyen gave a speech discussing how the bloc could orchestrate "a race to zero in greenhouse gas emissions" - alongside reaffirming existing policy goals.
methane emissions, greenhouse gas

Methane emissions: Hiding in the shadow of carbon dioxide emissions

Here, we discuss how methane emissions are the second biggest contributor to human caused global warming after carbon dioxide (CO2).
food production regions, climate change

Carbon emissions to destroy one-third of food production regions

If greenhouse gas emissions continue as they are, scientists warn that the climate shift will destroy one-third of food production regions on Earth.

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