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New bill could require California to get 100% of its electricity from renewable sources by 2045

45 hours ago From zmescience.com  View Original Article

Scottsdale, ARIZONA - Despite the country is run at a federal level by climate change deniers and literally big oil CEOs, many legislators resist the current Administration’s quest of undoing anything related to clean tech. Democrat Kevin de Léon, for instance, just intro ...

London to introduce “T-charge” to combat polluting vehicles

Archived, 2 days ago From climateactionprogramme.org 

London, U K - London Mayor Sadiq Khan announced on Friday 17 February the introduction of a ‘Toxicity Charge' (T-Charge) for the capital's most polluting vehicles, coming into effect on October 23 2017.

The T-Charge will apply to cars which do not m ...

Antarctica's Larsen C ice shelf: The latest climate change wake-up call

Archived, 2 days ago From startribune.com 

Minneapolis, MINNESOTA - There is no way to comprehend the massiveness of the disintegration of Antarctica’s Larsen C Ice Shelf unless you have skied and walked across it. In early winter 1989, as I set out across it on the International Trans-Antarctica Expedition, it would ...

Renewed threat to Polish forest as government confirms illegal logging plan

Archived, 2 days ago From clientearth.org 

London, U K - Europe’s oldest forest is facing a renewed threat, after the Polish government confirmed that it will continue with illegal plans to massively increase logging in the World Heritage site despite protests from the European Commission and UNESCO.

Tasmanian kelp forests dying as water warms, dive operator Mick Baron says

Archived, 2 days ago From abc.net.au 

Sydney, AUSTRALIA - Once strewn all along the east coast of Tasmania, the kelp has now been completely wiped out in that area, according to dive tour operator Mick Baron.

Mr Baron was among a number of stakeholders who gave evidence at a Senate inquiry in ...

Revealed impact of mass coral die-off on Indian Ocean reefs

Archived, 3 days ago From eurasiareview.com 

Albany, OREGON - Warming seawaters, caused by climate change and extreme climatic events, threaten the stability of tropical coral reefs, with potentially devastating implications for many reef species and the human communities that reefs support.

New ...

Hanoi to revoke out-dated motorbikes to reduce air pollution

Archived, 3 days ago From english.vietnamnet.vn 

Ha Noi, VIETNAM - Chung disclosed the information at a meeting with Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung on February 17.

The chairman admitted that Hanoi's environment is now at red alarming level; since 2016, Hanoi has installed 10 air monitoring ...

Australia’s new normal … as city temperatures hit 47C people shelter from the deadly heat

Archived, 3 days ago From theguardian.com 

London, U K - Nahid is resting on a bench outside a Target clothing store, her groceries beside her. A cheery, middle-aged woman with a soft Egyptian accent, she is eating a cone of bubblegum ice-cream as though it contains the secret of life. When I ask her if sh ...

California city on its way to becoming the first zero net energy city in the U.S.

Archived, 3 days ago From inhabitat.com 

El Segundo, CALIFORNIA - The city of Lancaster, California is one step closer to becoming a Zero Net Energy city – the very first in the U.S. The proposed ordinance, recently moved forward by the city council, will require all new homes to be equipped with solar panels or to ...

Cameroon to restore 12 million hectares of forest in species-rich Congo Basin

Archived, 3 days ago From iucn.org 

Gland, SWITZERLAND - The Bonn Challenge, launched in 2011 at an event hosted by Germany and IUCN, is a global effort to restore 150 million hectares of degraded and deforested land by 2020 and 350 million hectares by 2030. With Cameroon’s commitment, the Challenge has re ...

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