China’s pollution is ironically hurting its renewable energy technology.
The need for more ambition on climate action was once more highlighted following a new report on China’s greenhouse gas emissions. The country’s emissions reached 12.3 billion tons in 2014 – a 53.5% increase in just a decade. The figures were part of a report filed to the United Nations by China, as part of its obligation to regularly
Still a long way to go, but it’s an important step in the right direction.
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“In the future, we might also adapt dietary regimens for insect rearing in order to increase their antioxidant content for animal or human consumption,” say the authors.
Everything is connected in nature — and negative effects cascade.
A laudable initiative from Sweden.
“We are incredibly excited about this first discovery on the road to realizing the goals of the Harnessing Plants Initiative,” the authors say.
The bird’s hyper-elongated third toe is longer than its whole lower leg, the authors report.
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Everybody seems to be running from the heat this summer.
The record-breaking belt of brown algae stretches from West Africa to the Gulf of Mexico.
A new study shows that there’s still plenty of room for almost a billion hectares of forest.
Currently, sea levels are 20 cm (almost 8 inches) above pre-industrial levels.
The permafrost is like a graveyard. Some of that graveyard is waking up.
The all-too-familiar story about the rainforest versus economic development.
This includes the Spix’s Macaw, the lovely birds which inspired the main characters in Rio.
Contrail cirrus clouds have warmed the atmosphere more than all the carbon dioxide from planes since the dawn of aviation and will do so even more in the future.
Between three and six such species have existed in the past.
With only two females surviving in captivity, the species is functionally extinct.