- Black Friday: the Planet is not discountedby Editorial Board on 24 Novembre 2023 at 01:00
In the new WWF #ThePandaWeAreWe video, there is a scene of shopping sprees, reminiscent of Black Friday, the discount period. Some people are competing, literally tearing cheap clothes out of their hands, as if being able to grab them was a vital need, a necessity. The image is deliberately excessive, a symbol of the over-consumption The post Black Friday: the Planet is not discounted first appeared on SmartGreen Post | news about the environment.
- How to survive in a plastic world?by Editorial Board on 13 Novembre 2023 at 01:00
Our daily actions can affect our own health, starting with the products we buy or how we sort our waste. It is estimated that each of us ingests around 5 grams of plastic per week. With the new provocation #IlPandaSiamoNoi and the Sustainable Future campaign, the WWF is also talking about plastic and recounting the The post How to survive in a plastic world? first appeared on SmartGreen Post | news about the environment.
- Climate crisis, Italy in a state of permanent climate calamityby Editorial Board on 7 Novembre 2023 at 01:00
Only yesterday, UNEP, in its latest Climate Adaptation Gap Report, showed how the world is not taking the impacts of the climate crisis seriously due to slow progress in financing, planning and implementing adaptation measures. A state of grave emergency in Tuscany, where five deaths have already been mourned, but there is also a state The post Climate crisis, Italy in a state of permanent climate calamity first appeared on SmartGreen Post | news about the environment.
- Once upon a time there was a factory, a journey through the transformations of the Italian industrial landscapeby Giuseppe Lupo on 29 Ottobre 2023 at 01:00
If you walk down Viale Sarca in Milan, the road that once led to the outskirts of the big factories, you see the old Pirelli cooling tower caged inside an elegant glass and metal structure. It is a monument, not a ruin, a kind of celebration of a bygone era but without the rhetoric of The post Once upon a time there was a factory, a journey through the transformations of the Italian industrial landscape first appeared on SmartGreen Post | news about the environment.
- Norway’s greenlight for Deep Sea Mining in the Arctic shatters international credibilityby Greenpeace International on 5 Dicembre 2023 at 13:35
“By opening up for deep sea mining, Norway has lost all credibility as a responsible ocean nation and signatory of the UN Ocean Treaty”
- Greenpeace Volunteers: A collective force shaping a vision of a greener and fairer worldby Greenpeace International on 5 Dicembre 2023 at 08:09
Volunteers are at the heart of Greenpeace, united in their passion to take action for people and the planet. Here are some of their stories.
- ‘Getting away with murder?’: European Oil and Gas majors’ 2022 emissions alone could cause at least 360,000 temperature-related premature deaths before 2100by Greenpeace International on 5 Dicembre 2023 at 02:00
An estimated 360,000 people could die prematurely before the end of the century because of global heating caused by the 2022 greenhouse gas emissions of nine major European oil and gas companies alone.
- Greenpeace activists scale 140-metre crane to call out Australia’s biggest climate threat Woodsideby Greenpeace International on 4 Dicembre 2023 at 23:56
Greenpeace Australia Pacific activists scaled a 140 metre crane and dropped a 25-metre banner calling out fossil fuel giant Woodside as Australia’s greatest climate threat.
- COP28: Record number of fossil fuel delegates at climate talkson 5 Dicembre 2023 at 05:00
Over 2,400 participants are linked to coal, oil and gas, four times more than attended last year’s gathering.
- Firefighters rescue injured owl from crowson 5 Dicembre 2023 at 04:31
An injured owl in the Russian city of Smolensk has the good fortune to end up outside a fire station.
- Air pollution: map shows ‘concrete jungles’ more pollutedon 5 Dicembre 2023 at 00:03
A Sheffield school is fighting dirty air with trees as new data links their absence to pollution.
- Water firm wrongly downgraded pollution events, documents suggeston 4 Dicembre 2023 at 13:51
Leaked papers suggest United Utilities logged dozens of incidents as less serious than they had been.
- It’s Big Oil vs. Science at the U.N. Climate Summitby David Gelles, Lisa Friedman and Vivian Nereim on 5 Dicembre 2023 at 15:00
As negotiators work to agree on a final text, attention has turned to a fundamental question: Will the talks call for a phaseout of fossil fuels?
- What It Takes to Save the Axolotlby Jennie Erin Smith and Luis Antonio Rojas on 5 Dicembre 2023 at 14:58
On the outskirts of Mexico City, biologists are working to reintroduce a treasured amphibian to the wild. But first they must revive an ancient method of farming.
- Sultan Al Jaber Tries to Calm Uproar Over a Remark on Fossil Fuelsby Lisa Friedman on 5 Dicembre 2023 at 12:18
Sultan Al Jaber, responsible for leading the world away from fossil fuels, had said there was “no science” to support a phaseout of oil and gas.
- Got Climate Angst? At the U.N. Summit, There’s a Quiet, Spiritual Place.by Jenny Gross on 5 Dicembre 2023 at 10:03
A pavilion at COP28 offers a space for meditation, prayer and something that feels lacking, at times, from global warming talks: hope.
- Sugar permeation discovered in plant aquaporinson 5 Dicembre 2023 at 02:59
Aquaporins, which move water through membranes of plant cells, were not thought to be able to permeate sugar molecules, but researchers have observed sucrose transport in plant aquaporins for the first time, challenging this theory.
- Fossil CO2 emissions at record high in 2023on 5 Dicembre 2023 at 02:59
Global carbon emissions from fossil fuels have risen again in 2023 — reaching record levels, according to new research.
- In hotter regions, mammals seek forests, avoid human habitatson 4 Dicembre 2023 at 22:02
As the climate warms, preserving forest cover will be increasingly important for wildlife conservation, finds a study of North American mammals.
- Deep sea sensor reveals that corals produce reactive oxygen specieson 4 Dicembre 2023 at 22:02
A new sensor on the submersible Alvin discovered reactive oxygen species for the first time in deep-sea corals, broadening our understanding of fundamental coral physiology.
- Cop28 live: anger after record number of fossil fuel lobbyists given access to summitby Sandra Laville (now) and Natalie Hanman (earlier) on 5 Dicembre 2023 at 14:43
Coalition of climate NGOs highlights that there are more fossil fuel lobbyists than delegates from 10 most climate-vulnerable countries combinedRecord number of fossil fuel lobbyists get access to climate talksAlok Sharma, an MP for the Conservative […]
- ‘Dirty 30’ and its toxic siblings: the most dangerous parts of the Sellafield nuclear siteby Alex Lawson and Anna Isaac on 5 Dicembre 2023 at 13:00
Cracks in ponds holding highly radioactive fuel rods lead to safety fearsSellafield nuclear site has leak that could pose risk to publicIn the early 1950s, a huge hole was dug into the Cumbrian coast and lined with concrete. Roughly the length of […]
- Revealed: Sellafield nuclear site has leak that could pose risk to publicby Anna Isaac and Alex Lawson on 5 Dicembre 2023 at 12:59
Safety concerns at Europe’s most hazardous plant have caused diplomatic tensions with US, Norway and Ireland‘Dirty 30’ and its toxic siblings: the most dangerous parts of the Sellafield siteSellafield hacked by groups linked to Russia and […]
- When is the seaside at its very best? In the darkest days of winter | Alys Fowlerby Alys Fowler on 5 Dicembre 2023 at 12:23
As the days shorten and cool, the sea offers up its secrets. Those who stick around to enjoy it are truly blessedOnce my work is done, and as long as the winds aren’t whipping up the valley, I head into Aberystwyth to dip into the sea. Some days I […]