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How Crypto Can Be Good for the Environment | Klima DAO

Bankless Nation, meet Klima DAO, the carbon-backed digital currency and algorithmic climate protocol. Dionysus, Archimedes, and Oxylos join to dis...

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YouTube · 21 Sep

Amazon rainforest now emitting more CO2 than it absorbs

Cutting emissions more urgent than ever, say scientists, with forest producing more than a billion tonnes of carbon dioxide a year

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'Sleeping giant' Arctic methane deposits starting to release, scientists find

Exclusive: expedition discovers new source of greenhouse gas off East Siberian coast has been triggered

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The Guardian · 27 Oct 2020

CO2 in Earth's atmosphere nearing levels of 15m years ago

Last time CO2 was at similar level temperatures were 3C to 4C hotter and sea levels were 20 metres higher

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The Guardian · 9 Jul 2020

Do personal consumption habits really matter in the climate emergency?

In a word, yes. We don't have to buy what they're selling.

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TreeHugger · 19 Jan 2020

New climate models suggest Paris goals may be out of reach

New climate models show carbon dioxide is a more potent greenhouse gas than previously understood, a finding that could push the Paris treaty goals...

physics carbon · 16 Jan 2020

Finland is considering a four-day week. Is this the secret of happiness?

Reduced working hours can boost productivity and cut carbon emissions. Here’s the evidence behind the idea


The Guardian · 7 Jan 2020

Sustainable supply of minerals and metals key to a low-carbon energy future

The global low-carbon revolution could be at risk unless new international agreements and governance mechanisms are put in place to ensure a sustai...

physics governance carbon · 7 Jan 2020

York to ban private car journeys from city centre within three years

City councillors unveil ‘unashamedly ambitious’ goal to cut carbon emissions


The Guardian · 7 Jan 2020

2050 is too late – we must drastically cut emissions much sooner

At current rates of reduction, the UK's fair carbon budget will be spent in just four years' time.


The Conversation · 7 Dec 2019

To disrupt the flow of carbon into the atmosphere, we must disrupt the flow of money to coal, oil and gas

Very interesting New Yorker article from the veteran US climate campaigner Bill McKibben, the pioneer of the university disinvestment campaigns. H...

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UN issues 'bleak' warning that countries must increase carbon-cutting aims five fold to avoid climate chaos

Countries have procrastinated for too long and will need to increase their carbon-cutting efforts five fold to avoid climate chaos, the UN has warn...

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The Independent · 27 Nov 2019

Ardern says New Zealand on 'right side of history' as MPs pass zero-carbon bill

Centre-right opposition National party throws support behind the legislation that has been applauded around the globe

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The Guardian · 7 Nov 2019

Politician shuts down heckler with 'OK, Boomer' while calling for environmental reform

New Zealand PM Chlöe Swarbrick reminded the Olds that the younger generations will bear the brunt of climate change.

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Mashable · 6 Nov 2019

Cambridge accepts £6m Shell donation for oil extraction research

Cambridge Zero Carbon says university has been ‘hijacked’ by fossil fuel industry


The Guardian · 5 Nov 2019

Thawing permafrost turns Arctic into net source of carbon, study finds

The Arctic is home to vast swathes of permafrost which lock in large amounts of carbon and stop it from being emitted into the atmosphere and contr...

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The Independent · 23 Oct 2019

Britain is G7's biggest net importer of CO2 emissions per capita, says ONS

Fall in UK-produced emissions has been offset by those from increase in imported products

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The Guardian · 22 Oct 2019

Guardian Media Group becomes first major news organisation to become a B Corporation and pledges to reach net zero emissions by 2030

Guardian Media Group (GMG) today announces it is to become a B Corporation - making it the first major international news organisation to achieve B...


The Guardian · 20 Oct 2019

Bank of England boss says global finance is funding 4C temperature rise

Mark Carney says capital markets are financing projects likely to fuel a catastrophic rise in global heating

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The Guardian · 19 Oct 2019

Revealed: the 20 firms behind a third of all carbon emissions

New data shows how fossil fuel companies have driven climate crisis despite industry knowing dangers

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The Guardian · 16 Oct 2019

Renewable electricity overtakes fossil fuels in UK for first time

New offshore windfarms opening in third quarter mark milestone towards zero carbon


The Guardian · 16 Oct 2019

$1m a minute: the farming subsidies destroying the world - report

‘Perverse’ payments must be redirected to measures such as capturing carbon, report says

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The Guardian · 17 Sep 2019

Arctic wildfires spew soot and smoke cloud bigger than EU

Plume from unprecedented blazes forecast to reach Alaska as fires rage for third month

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The Guardian · 18 Aug 2019

How Blockchain Could Create Incentives to Protect the Environment

According to Dr. John Henry Clippinger, Research Scientist at MIT Media Lab, City Sciences Group and co-founder of Token Commons Foundation, the wo...

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hackernoon · 18 Aug 2019

This is how trees could help solve the climate crisis

Most strategies for tackling climate change focus on reducing future emissions. Reforestation could help deal with the hundreds of gigatonnes of ca...

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Carbon calculator: how taking one flight emits as much as many people do in a year

Even short-haul flights produce huge amounts of CO2, figures show

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The Guardian · 21 Jul 2019

Planting Billions of Trees Is the 'Best Climate Change Solution Available Today,' Study Finds

Planting more than 500 billion trees could remove around 25 percent of existing carbon from the atmosphere, a new study has found.

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EcoWatch · 8 Jul 2019

'Unprecedented' Wildfires Are Burning Across the Arctic Circle

More than 100 wildfires in the Arctic Circle released 50 megatons of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere in June. They're still burning.

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Vice · 8 Jul 2019

Tree planting 'has mind-blowing potential' to tackle climate crisis

Research shows a trillion trees could be planted to capture huge amount of carbon dioxide

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The Guardian · 5 Jul 2019

Flying is more than twice as damaging to climate than previously thought

The trails left by planes in the sky have a more damaging effect on the climate than all the carbon dioxide ever emitted from their engines, a stud...


The Independent · 2 Jul 2019

Finland pledges to become carbon neutral by 2035

New left-leaning government sets ambitious target as it plans major rise in public spending

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The Guardian · 6 Jun 2019

Latest data shows steep rises in CO2 for seventh year

Readings from Hawaii observatory bring threshold of 450ppm closer sooner than had been anticipated

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The Guardian · 5 Jun 2019

Finland to become carbon neutral by 2035

The new Finnish government has pledged to make the country carbon neutral by 2035, one of the fastest targets set around the world.


The Independent · 5 Jun 2019

Costa Rica Aims To Be the World’s First Plastic- and Carbon-Free Country by 2021

As climate change accelerates and the oceans fill up with plastic, Costa Rica sets the bar for environmental action with a pledge to be carbon-neut...

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Culture Trip · 13 May 2019

Humans Are Speeding Extinction and Altering the Natural World at an ‘Unprecedented’ Pace

A dire United Nations report, based on thousands of scientific studies, paints an urgent picture of biodiversity loss and finds that climate change...

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