Break'n News - World and US News, Headlines, business, politics and more
51.53 F
New York
April 4, 2020
Home » Climate

Climate

Environment

Vodka From Thin Air: An Unusual Climate Prize Hits a Coronavirus Snag

@BreaknNews
“I said, ‘Wow, we’re all in Ithaca,’” Mr. Salfi recalled, and proposed they work together. “Really the main operating principle was, let’s set this business up and compete in the Carbon X-Prize.” They founded Dimensional Energy, with Mr. Salfi as chief executive. The technology uses concentrated sunlight to turn carbon......
Environment

Climate change: ‘Gob-smacking’ vision for future UK transport

@BreaknNews
Image copyright Getty Images People in the UK need to shift from cars to public transport to address the challenge of climate change, the government says. Transport Secretary Grant Shapps said: “Public transport and active travel will be the natural first choice for our daily activities. “We will use our......
Environment

What is climate change? A really simple guide

@BreaknNews
Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionOur Planet Matters: Climate change explained Scientists say global warming could have a catastrophic effect on the planet. Human activities have increased carbon-dioxide emissions, driving up temperatures. Extreme weather and melting polar ice are among the possible effects. What is climate change?......
Environment

Greta Thunberg: What does the teenage climate change activist want?

@BreaknNews
Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionGreta sailed to New York on a zero-emissions yacht in 2019 Greta Thunberg is the Swedish teenager who skipped school and inspired an international movement to fight climate change. She has become a leading voice, inspiring millions to join protests around the......
Environment

Climate change: Green energy plant threat to wilderness areas

@BreaknNews
Image copyright Getty Images Image caption All over Europe, renewable installations are often located in protected areas Wind, solar and hydro power installations pose a growing threat to key conservation areas, say researchers. Researchers found that over 2,200 green energy plants have been built within the boundaries of the Earth’s......
Environment

Climate change: Earth’s deepest ice canyon vulnerable to melting

@BreaknNews
Image copyright NASA/J.Sonntag Image caption Other space data indicates Denman shed 270 billion tonnes of ice between 1979 and 2017 East Antarctic’s Denman Canyon is the deepest land gorge on Earth, reaching 3,500m below sea-level. It’s also filled top to bottom with ice, which US space agency (Nasa) scientists reveal......
Environment

Climate change: Will planting millions of trees really save the planet?

@BreaknNews
Image copyright Jeff Overs From Greta Thunberg to Donald Trump and airlines to oil companies, everyone is suddenly going crazy for trees. The UK government has pledged to plant millions a year while other countries have schemes running into billions. But are these grand ambitions achievable? How much carbon dioxide......
CBS US News

UN climate report warns “time is fast running out” to avert the worst impacts of climate change

CBS News
CBS News – For more and to sign up click here The United Nations’ weather and climate agency is out with its annual State of the Climate report, and it says “the tell-tale physical signs of climate change” are everywhere. The report documents unprecedented heat waves, fires and floods over......
Environment

Climate change: Carbon-reducing seagrass planted off Welsh coast

@BreaknNews
Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionA million seagrass seeds are being planted off the Pembrokeshire coast A million seagrass seeds are being planted as part of Britain’s largest project to save the “wonder plant”. Experts say seagrass helps tackle the effects of climate change by absorbing carbon......

This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. Click whichever is suitable. Accept Read More