COP 27 Reaches Breakthrough Agreement on New “Loss and Damage” Fund for Vulnerable countries

UN Climate Change News, 20 November 2022 – The United Nations Climate Change Conference COP27 closed today with a breakthrough agreement to provide “loss and damage” funding for vulnerable countries hit hard by climate disasters. “This outcome moves us forward,” said…

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A Better U.S-China Relationship Is Good for the Planet

When Nancy Pelosi visited Taiwan this summer, China immediately put high-level climate talks between its government and the United States on ice. This week there’s been a thaw. President Biden met with Xi Jingping at the G20 on Monday, and…

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COP27 delivers €15 million to protect Egypt’s coral reefs- how will it help?

The Egyptian resort town of Sharm El Sheikh has been transformed into the epicentre of efforts to address the climate crisis as it hosts COP27. But the coastline on which the UN climate conference is being held is more than…

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Good eggs: Eggs can be used to filter microplastics and salt out of water, research finds

Eggs can be used to filter microplastics and salt out of water, researchers have discovered. The humble egg is a staple at breakfast tables around the world. But it could prove an unlikely ally in the battle against plastic pollution,…

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Outdoor living rooms and renewable power: How San Francisco is fighting climate change

In San Francisco, a number of environmental initiatives are encouraging eco-friendly habits, increasing urban greenery, and making the city a better space for everyone. “San Francisco believes in climate action as a whole, people care” says mayor London Breed. “So…

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Combatting Nature Deficit Disorder: How Outdoor Activities Benefit Children and Communities

You’ve likely heard that too much time spent inside isn’t good for the body or the mind. Our parents constantly told us growing up that we needed to get outside and stop spending so much time in front of the…

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Biden-Harris Administration Awards $2.8 Billion to Supercharge US Manufacturing of Batteries For Electric Vehicles & Electric Grid

Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Funding Going to 20 Companies Across 12 States Will Strengthen America’s Energy Independence, Create Good-Paying Construction and Manufacturing Jobs, and Lower Costs WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Biden-Harris Administration, through the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), today announced the…

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This Woman is Running 200 Marathons to Help Tackle the World’s Water Crisis

Mina Guli, CEO of the Thirst Foundation, is running 200 marathons in a year to draw attention to the water crisis. She has run over 100 marathons so far, and is aiming to complete her 200th on World Water Day…

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Can Eco-Labeling Inspire More Sustainable Eating?

You know logically that consuming meat and dairy products has an adverse effect on the environment. Methane — a harmful greenhouse gas (GHG) that cows, pigs, and other farm animals release into the atmosphere — has more than 80 times…

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Say “Climate Pollution” Instead Of “Greenhouse Gases” — The Difference In Impact Is Huge

How people think and talk about our steadily warming world has a lot to do with the language we embrace to describe it. Climate change, greenhouse gases, carbon emissions — these terms tend to be used interchangeably. Climate activists are…

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