#Environment

“Buying a new smartphone every two years is taking a toll on the planet.”

Smartphone makers and telecoms to blame for an unsustainable business model

Fri, November 16th, 2018 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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“Norway was recognized in 2016 as having the highest percentage of of electric cars car ownership in the world.”

What taxes and financial incentives from the Government can do

Mon, October 29th, 2018 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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“I realized it’s not really about the polar bear, it’s about saving humans.”

Children doing what adults can't do: saving humanity

Fri, September 28th, 2018 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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“Rubbish waste is now so prolific it will become fossilised.”

Earth has entered the Plastic Age

Mon, September 17th, 2018 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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“A plastic count that is equivalent to 250 pieces of debris for every human in the world.”

The Ocean Cleanup to launch on September 8th

Thu, August 30th, 2018 08:00 by capnasty NEWS

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“While the use of hydrogen is still in its infancy, it's growing in Canada.”

Hydrogen could change Canada's energy sector

Fri, August 24th, 2018 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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“What if there was a thermostat that allowed you to turn down the temperature of the Earth whenever you wanted.”

Solar geoengineering with a handful of chaulk

Tue, August 21st, 2018 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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“What can we do to make responsible use of plastic a reality? First: reject the lie.”

Corporations managed to shift the responsibility of pollution from the producer to the consumer

Fri, August 17th, 2018 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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“The cost could be so near to zero it will effectively be free.”

Renewables growing at a rate that could soon compete with traditional power generation

Wed, August 15th, 2018 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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“Sub-zero cost of electricity is becoming a reality for hundreds of hours in many markets.”

Renewables are beginning to outstrip demand

Thu, August 9th, 2018 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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“If you really want to save the planet, you should die.”

In a world headed for climate change disaster, having children is a selfish endeavour

Wed, July 18th, 2018 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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“In comparison to the waste produced by every other kind of electricity production, that quantity is close to zero.”

Fears about nuclear power are dumb

Fri, June 22nd, 2018 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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“The only thing worse than assuming that carbon removal will save the day is assuming it will save the day.”

The problem with sucking carbon dioxide from the air

Sat, June 16th, 2018 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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“A method to cheaply and directly pull carbon-dioxide pollution out of the atmosphere.”

Carbon Engineering

Mon, June 11th, 2018 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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“To pass a day without encountering some form of plastic is nearly impossible.”

Please stop using plastic

Wed, June 6th, 2018 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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“It will take at least a century to decarbonize our economy.”

Climate adaptation

Thu, May 10th, 2018 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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“I think the bigger challenge for the global population is growing food in these conditions.”

A sign of things to come

Mon, April 2nd, 2018 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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“Oil companies have known that burning fossil fuels impacts the climate.”

Money over environment

Fri, March 2nd, 2018 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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“We are considering public transport free of charge in order to reduce the number of private cars.”

Germany to trial free public transportation

Thu, February 15th, 2018 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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“Imagine if you were allowed to eat as many M&M’s as you wanted.”

Direct air capture

Mon, January 8th, 2018 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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“Improve on the ability of plants to suck carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere.”

Genetically engineering our way out of climate change

Sat, December 23rd, 2017 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Exit Glacier is Melting at a Rate of 10 to 15 Feet per Day

Global warming in action

Fri, December 22nd, 2017 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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“As a species, we generate a lot of waste.”

So let's have worms eat it?

Thu, December 21st, 2017 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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“Previously unknown plastic contamination in the tap water of cities around the world.”

Study reveals microscopic plastic fibres are in your drinking water and more than likely in your food too

Mon, December 11th, 2017 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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“From sand to soil in 7 hours.”

Turning deserts into fertile land

Sun, October 22nd, 2017 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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100 Things We Can Do Today to Stop Global Warming in the Next 30 Years

Drawdown: A Comprehensive Plan to Reverse Global Warming

Mon, October 16th, 2017 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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“If you’re going to do this thing, you might as well announce it’s a container.”

Living in a shipping container

Fri, September 29th, 2017 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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“What if energy generation was a consumer electronic you could order off Amazon?”

$200 Amazon-bought miniature solar grid

Sun, July 23rd, 2017 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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"Not because people are environmentally conscious, but simply because it will make more economic sense."

Solar to become ridiculously cheap in three years

Fri, July 7th, 2017 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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"The world has lost its last shot at staving off dangerous global warming."

Enjoy the good weather while it lasts

Mon, June 26th, 2017 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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“It’s not something you would expect to see there and not something we’ve seen there before.”

A study on climate change forced to post-pone due to climate change

Fri, June 16th, 2017 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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"The Paris Climate Agreement means almost nothing which is why they were able to get everyone to support it."

We are all fucked

Sat, June 10th, 2017 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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“It’s the worst investment in human history”

The multi-million dollar carbon-capture plant is lunacy

Wed, June 7th, 2017 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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"The historical land of windmills is leading the charge in wind energy development."

Dutch railways run all their trains on wind-generated power

Sun, June 4th, 2017 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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“The release of methane from hydrate may be apocalyptic.”

The Arctic methane timebomb

Sat, March 25th, 2017 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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"Fossil fuel executives want to get a piece of the clean-energy business."

Big oil erecting wind turbines at sea

Fri, March 24th, 2017 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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“The startling warning issued by the oil giant Shell more than a quarter of a century ago.”

In 1991, Shell warned that fossil fuels would be causing climate change

Thu, March 2nd, 2017 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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“There are things we can do that emulate natural systems to address the carbon problem.”

Turning CO2 into rocks

Mon, January 23rd, 2017 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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"Essentially, we ended up with an antacid for the stratosphere."

Injecting light-reflecting aerosols to cool down the planet

Tue, December 13th, 2016 13:47 by capnasty NEWS

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"Ta’u is not a postcard from the future, it’s a snapshot of what is possible right now."

Tesla converts diesel-dependent island to solar power

Wed, November 23rd, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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"2016 will be the year that carbon dioxide officially passed the symbolic 400 ppm mark"

CO2 has officially passed the 400 particles per million mark

Fri, September 30th, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Nestle' Outbids Small Town on Use of Well

Small Canadian community is outbid by Nestle' on acquiring a new fresh water supply

Sun, September 25th, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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The End of Fossil Fuels

The Beginning of the End

Thu, June 16th, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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"The world's most important freezer."

The Svalbard Global Seed Vault

Mon, June 13th, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Turn Waste Plastic into a Precious Resource

Precious Plastic

Thu, April 21st, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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"If you get used to it, it becomes normal."

How a Japanese town recycles 80% of its waste

Mon, January 4th, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Canada Selling Bottles of Air for $20 a Pop to the Chinese

Cashing in on China's pollution problems

Sat, December 19th, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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The Climate Change Conference is Basically a Joke

Tue, December 1st, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Combined Waste Products Absorb Mercury from Water

Fri, October 23rd, 2015 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Using Micromotors to Combat Ocean Acidification and Global Warming

Build bricks and reefs in the process

Sun, October 4th, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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"Nichols really does intend to force au­tomakers to eventually sell nothing but electrics."

California regulators may kill the gasoline car

Tue, August 4th, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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"How we make our cars is actually a bigger environmental issue than how we fuel our cars."

Current manufacturing process makes electric vehicles worse for the environment

Sun, June 28th, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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"We are now entering the sixth great mass extinction event."

Humans among first casualties

Sat, June 27th, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Miniature Eco-Friendly Low-Energy Home

Ecocapsule

Mon, June 1st, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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"If current usage trends don’t change, the world will have only 60 per cent of the water it needs in 2030."

UN warns of upcoming water crisis

Sat, March 21st, 2015 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

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How to Grow a Tiny Forest, Really Fast, Anywhere in the World

Sun, February 22nd, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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30% of Germany's Electricity is Green

Shoots up to 70% on sunny, windy days

Tue, November 4th, 2014 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Even if All Fossil-Fuel Emissions Were to Stop, Impact of Climate Change Will Continue for Centuries

Tue, November 4th, 2014 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Start-Up Wants to Save the World by Sucking CO2 Right Out of the Atmosphere

Thu, October 9th, 2014 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

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We're Running Out of Sand

Mon, October 6th, 2014 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Living in a Dumpster for a Year

The Dumpster Project

Tue, September 30th, 2014 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Setting Aside Half the Planet as a National Park

“a new kind of park that won’t let species vanish.”

Fri, September 19th, 2014 23:52 by capnasty NEWS

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All The Things You Should Do Before Climate Change Destroys Them

Fri, September 5th, 2014 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

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"Why fertilising the ocean with iron is not such a crazy idea."

Geoengineering climate change

Fri, August 29th, 2014 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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There Are Plastic Islands in the Pacific Ocean You Can Walk On

Thu, August 28th, 2014 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Ozone Hole Not Getting Any Smaller

Chlorofluorocarbons are still being released.

Fri, August 22nd, 2014 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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How to Explain a Dangerous Place to People 10,000 Years from Now

Wed, July 30th, 2014 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Upcycling Old Mobile Phones to Monitor Illegal Logging

Sun, July 27th, 2014 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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"The first 'truly feasible' contraption to reduce ocean plastic is already in use"

Wed, July 23rd, 2014 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Tiny World Cup Flags Responsible for an Additional 3 Million Kilograms of Carbon Emissions

Fri, June 27th, 2014 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Bill Nye the Science Guy, the Best Person to Speak Against Climate Change Sceptics

Tue, May 13th, 2014 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

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"Climate change has moved from a distant threat to a present-day danger."

Wed, May 7th, 2014 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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"Fuck Earth Day."

Wed, April 30th, 2014 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Nazi Weapons At the Bottom of the Baltic Sea

Thu, April 24th, 2014 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

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For the Earth to Remain Human-Habitable, Carbon Emissions Must Be Brought to "Near Zero" by 2100

Thu, April 17th, 2014 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

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The Oceans are Dying (And We Pulled the Trigger)

Thu, February 6th, 2014 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

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"Pollution from China travels in large quantities across the Pacific Ocean to the United States"

Tue, February 4th, 2014 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Gravity Batteries

Sat, November 16th, 2013 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Climate Name Change: Petition to Name Extreme Storms After Climate Change Deniers

Wed, August 28th, 2013 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Global Warming: "atmospheric levels of carbon dioxide hit a new record high."

Tue, May 14th, 2013 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Thanks to Climate Change, Canada's Weather Now More Like the United States

Fri, March 15th, 2013 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

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MAN: Animation Looking at Man's Relationship with the Natural World

Thu, January 3rd, 2013 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

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The State of Staten Island

Mon, November 5th, 2012 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

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"There is no hope of saving the global coral reef ecosystem." A World Without Coral Reefs

Tue, July 17th, 2012 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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IKEA to Start Building Neighbourhoods

Tue, April 10th, 2012 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

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The Dutch Want a Mountain, So They're Going to Build It

Thu, September 8th, 2011 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Keep an Eye on Irene With New York Times' Beautiful Hurricane Tracker

Fri, August 26th, 2011 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

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A Room Full of Hipsters That Rotates

Mon, July 11th, 2011 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Ecological Footprint Quiz

Mon, February 20th, 2006 16:37 by capnasty NEWS

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