Climate fears affecting meat, bottled beverage and plastic production industries

AGreenLiving

Of the 65,000 people surveyed in 24 countries across Asia, Europe and Latin America, one-third expressed worry about the environment. ” Just last month, the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change conveyed the urgency that global meat consumption must decrease to help reverse global warming. Surging global awareness of the environmental damage wreaked by plastic has hiked restrictions, in turn, denting demand for their production.

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Event - World Congress on Earth and Environmental Science

Green Market Oracle

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Impacts of Climate Change in Vietnam

The Environmental Blog

Vietnam, known for its beaches, rivers, and bustling cities, is considered as one of the countries which are significantly impacted by global climate change. With a national average of 232 people/km2, Vietnam has the highest population density in Southeast Asia after Singapore.

New study pinpoints the places most at risk on a warming planet

Grist

As many as five billion people will face hunger and a lack of clean water by 2050 as the warming climate disrupts pollination, freshwater, and coastal habitats, according to new research published last week in Science. People living in South Asia and Africa will bear the worst of it.

Increasing Wildfires are the New Abnormal

Green Market Oracle

is not only Europe, Asia and Latin America are also experiencing wildfires. Arctic warming is making wildfires larger and more common. Arctic wildfires are part of a feedback loop in which peat releases carbon exacerbating global warming and causing more fires. The thread that weaves all these wildfires together is global warming and the catalyst is heat , the harbinger of fire.

Geoengineering’s gender problem could put the planet at risk

Grist

The problem is that while the benefits of solar geoengineering are potentially large (slowing global warming), so are the potential consequences , such as the possible disruption of the monsoon season in Asia and the depletion of the ozone layer.

Ozone 83

'We will not fight climate change with a virus': UN chief warns both climate and coronavirus emergencies 'must be defeated'

Business Green

The world may be on the cusp of a global pandemic, but the scale of the climate crisis presents a greater long term threat and political and business leaders should not be "diverted away from climate action" as they seek to contain the worsening outbreak.

Solar energy as a solution to a cleaner planet. - Meet Little Sun

Green Tech Challenge

Primarily, they are centered in parts of Africa, parts of India, Pakistan and regions in Asia – and most of them are centered in rural areas. It is, however, also very dependent on the burning on fossil fuels, which contributes to global warming and carbon emissions.

The Trump administration tried to bury a climate study on … rice?

Grist

Here’s the gist of the research: Rice may not be super flavorful by itself, but for millions of people, particularly in Southeast Asia, it’s an important source of both protein and calories. The U.S.

Biofuels: An Environmental and Economic Catch 22?

R-Squared Energy

Biofuels are still expected to play an important part in hitting ambitious climate targets; to keep global warming under 1.5°C Yearly forest fires have spewed plumes of smog across Southeast Asia and put populations of already-endangered species at risk—and there is every indication the fires are getting worse. Sinar Mas spinoff Paper Excellence, for example, has been picking up Canadian assets, estimating that the company’s customers in Asia will ensure long-term demand.

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The World’s Top 10 Carbon Dioxide Emitters

R-Squared Energy

Under that 2015 agreement, more than 2oo countries agreed to take steps to keep global warming to below 2 degrees Celsius from pre-industrial levels and, to less than 1.5 The Asia Pacific region saw carbon dioxide emissions increase by 50% since 2005, while emissions in the U.S.

COP 52

Leaving trees alone might be better than planting new ones

Grist

While Moomaw lauds intensifying efforts to plant billions of young trees, he says that preserving existing mature forests will have an even more profound effect on slowing global warming in the coming decades, since immature trees sequester far less CO2 than older ones.

How Much Energy Do Data Centers Really Use?

Energy Innovation

Energy Innovation partners with the independent nonprofit Aspen Global Change Institute (AGCI) to provide climate and energy research updates. Official statistics are not currently compiled on data center energy use at national or global levels.

Carbon-negative snack company AKUA offers kelp jerky and pasta

AGreenLiving

For one, Harvard University has documented that kelp plays a significant role in reducing global warming. Today, 98% of all seaweed is sourced from Asia, while AKUA sources 100% of its kelp from U.S.-based Amidst the growing awareness about our planet’s climate crisis , there is now a burgeoning need for more sustainable food resources.

A-List: Which companies are the world's climate action leaders? And why are they so commercially successful?

Business Green

What is more, the benefits of being a corporate climate leader are only set to keep stacking up in the coming years, particularly given growing pressure from consumers and investors, according to Dexter Galvin, global director of corporations and supply chains at CDP. "I

The Biggest Sustainability Stories of 2019 (and what to watch for in 2020)

Andrew Winston

Beginning in late 2018 and stretching into 2019, she created a global movement, spoke truth to power , and collected more than 10 million followers on social media. These Gen Z kids will soon become voters and buyers, and Gen Z and Millennials are already half the global workforce.

References to Climate in the 2019 Canadian Federal Leaders Debate

Green Market Oracle

They spend your money to buy a seat at the UN Security Council, and also, they are giving your money to other countries to fight climate change in Asia and build roads in Africa. If it fails to meet the goal of holding global average temperature to no more than 1.5

28 Posts Commemorating the Seminal Efforts of Female Environmentalists

Green Market Oracle

The despicable abuse hurled at global climate icon Greta Thunberg by world leaders is a deplorable case in point. She also serves on the board of 350.org and is the coordinator of the Global Campaign to Demand Climate Justice.