One million species, or a quarter of all that are left, are now under threat of extinction

Posted in Featured, Science on 8th May, 2019
by Alex Muller

Even though the rate of species extinction is already currently tens to hundreds of times faster than it's averaged over the last 10 million years, it will continue to accelerate should our current practices continue.

New study shows human development is destroying the planet at an unprecedented rate

Posted in Science on 7th May, 2019
by Alex Muller

“We are eroding the very foundations of our economies, livelihoods, food security, health and quality of life worldwide.”

We must cut greenhouse gas emissions to zero by 2050, says UK climate committee

Posted in Science on 4th May, 2019
by Alex Muller

The impact of global warming, which has already risen by 1 °C above preindustrial levels, is becoming increasingly clear. If we’re to avoid catastrophic changes, we must avoid going above 1.5 °C, the report adds. If other countries agree to adopt this target, there’s a chance.

Antarctica Ice shelf the size of France threatened by effects of climate change

Posted in Science on 29th Apr, 2019
by Alex Muller

According to the authors of the study, this temperature increase could intensify the rate of melting, and thus undermine the stabilizing pinning points that allow Ross Island to exert its influence.

Climate protestors in "Dippy die in" at Glasgow's Kelvingrove museum

Posted in Science on 27th Apr, 2019
by Alex Muller

Extinction Rebellion says it wants to highlight the "severity and urgency of the climate and ecological emergency".