570 Views
Another victim of climate change: canola oil
<h5>Prolonged heat waves are causing canola seed pods to disintegrate, rendering the plants unusable by farmers. Now, researchers have isolated the gene causing this phenomenon, and they may be able to use that knowledge to prevent the loss of future crops.<br/></h5>
Feb 13, 2018
1189 Views
Climatecoin aims to be the world's first carbon-neutral cryptocurrency
<h5>Climatecoin, an Ethereum-based cryptocurrency, has partnered with a carbon credit exchange in an effort to help in the fight against climate change. The move is expected to lead to the creation of the world’s first blockchain-based platform for carbon credits trading.<br/></h5>
Jan 22, 2018
1851 Views
Extreme weather is the biggest risk for humanity in 2018, say world leaders
<h5>The World Economic Forum has released The Global Risks Report 2018. According to the experts surveyed, environmental factors ranging from extreme weather to failure to adapt to climate change should be our biggest concerns.<br/></h5>
Jan 18, 2018
15621 Views
The world’s first major city to run out of water may have just over three months left
<h5></h5><h5>It’s the height of summer in Cape Town, and the southwesternmost region of South Africa is gripped by a catastrophic water shortage. Unless the city adopts widespread rationing, the government says, the taps “will be turned off” on April 22, 2018, because there will be no more water to deliver.​</h5>
Jan 16, 2018
3158 Views
The Rockefellers vs. Exxon, the Company That Made Them the Rockefellers
<h5>The family that pioneered the oil industry in America wants to expose what Exxon hid from the public about climate change.<br/></h5>
Jan 15, 2018
1524 Views
For coastal communities, the 1.5C climate goal is a matter of life or death
<h5>A new study shows that limiting global average temperatures to below 2° C might not be enough to keep coastal areas safe from rising sea levels. Instead, the researchers recommend aiming for the lower limit of 1.5° C.<br/></h5>
Jan 10, 2018
1399 Views
Weather and climate disasters cost the U.S. a record $306 billion in 2017
<h5>A disastrous hurricane season combined with wildfires and other extreme weather events inflicted a record-setting toll on the U.S. in 2017, with 16 billion-dollar weather and climate events costing a total of $306 billion in damage. These events caused 362 direct deaths.<br/></h5>
Jan 09, 2018
5366 Views
Scientists Expect Chocolate to Go Extinct by 2050
<h5>You may love chocolate, but you should probably start preparing yourself to say goodbye to it: Scientists at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration have predicted that cacao plants are likely to go extinct as early as 2050 due to climate change. <br/></h5>
Jan 02, 2018
12370 Views
Climate change places a major economic burden on future generations
<h5>It’s no secret that climate change has already started to impact human health. In fact, there is a growing body of research concerned with how rising temperatures will specifically affect humans: from heat stroke to decreased productivity — even an increased risk of violence. It’s becoming clear that climate change will leave a mark on more than just our planet.<br/></h5>
Jan 02, 2018
1565 Views
China to Stop Production of 553 Vehicle Models Over Fuel Use
<h5>China will end the production of 553 passenger-car models that don’t meet fuel-consumption limits amid efforts by the nation to curb pollution.</h5>
Dec 28, 2017
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