climate change

$10 Billion Jeff Bezos Earth Fund Will Fight Climate Change

Posted in Business, Science on 21st Feb, 2020
by Alex Muller

Jeff Bezos launched the Bezos Earth Fund with an Instagram announcement.

Global CO2 Emissions Did Not Increase in 2019

Posted in Science on 13th Feb, 2020
by Alex Muller

Global emissions were unchanged at 33 gigatonnes in 2019 even as the world GDP grew by 2.9%. Increased wind, solar power, natural gas power and higher nuclear power output in developed countries offset increased emissions in emerging countries.

US Government Joins the Trillion Tree Initiative

Posted in Science on 22nd Jan, 2020
by Alex Muller

There were once six trillion trees on the planet, now there are only three trillion and we’re still losing ten billion trees per year. That leads to a changing climate, a shrinking habitat for wildlife, and harder lives for billions of people. The scale of the problem calls for radical action.

Saving the ozone layer drastically reduced climate change effects

Posted in Science on 9th Dec, 2019
by Alex Muller

A new study estimates that the international pledge to save the ozone layer has lessened the effects of climate change

The 5 most groundbreaking scientific achievements of the decade

Posted in Featured, Science on 1st Dec, 2019
by Alex Muller

The world has seen some pretty major scientific achievements in the last 10 years, as discoveries and developments decades in the making were finally realized.