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05-17-2022
Impacts of methane emissions are greatly underestimated
Although methane emissions have been increasing rapidly over the past years, contributing significantly to climate change, this problem is not adequately treated within current national and international governance frameworks. A new study led by the Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies (IASS) in Potsdam, Germany highlights the urgent need for action to curb methane emissions in order to mitigate global warming.  Under the Paris Agreement, the effects of all greenhouse gases are expressed in terms of “CO2 equivalents,” a unit of measurement which reflects these gases’ warming effects over...
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05-17-2022
One in six deaths in 2019 was caused by pollution
The most recent update of The Lancet Commission on Pollution...
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05-17-2022
Wildfire exposure increases the risk of certain cancers
In a recent study from McGill University, researchers tracked over...
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05-17-2022
Heavy metal pollution increases antibiotic resistance in rivers
Elevated heavy metal levels in rivers can lead to higher...
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05-17-2022
Deep ocean temperatures are steadily rising
A new study led by the University of Exeter has...
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05-16-2022
Global food system is unsustainable and must be transformed
The ways in which we produce food and manage our...
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05-16-2022
Deforestation threatens two new fish species with extinction
A new study highlights the excitement and tragedy of discovering...
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05-16-2022
Cutting emissions would save over 50,000 US lives each year
According to a new study led by the University of...
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05-15-2022
New Yorkers are ready to take control of single use plastics
A poll conducted by the NGO Oceana this month showed...
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05-15-2022
"Carbon bomb” projects must be halted to limit global warming
A new study led by the University of Leeds has...
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05-14-2022
Thousands of sea turtles still dying on the east African coast
A new study led by the University of Exeter has...
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05-13-2022
Dwindling right whale population linked to shrinking bodies
Previous research has shown that North Atlantic right whales are...
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05-13-2022
Climate change will "supercharge" forest disturbances
Tree planting is often an environmental solution to offset emissions...
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