Parking lots are becoming as important as cars in climate change efforts

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Parking lots are becoming as important as cars in climate change efforts

It’s not just cars that will be going through energy transition in the years ahead. The parking lots where EVs recharge are a growing focus of construction efforts linked to climate change and carbon reduction. A law approved in France last month requires that parking lots with 80 or more spaces be covered by solar […]

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Circular Services is poised to expand the circularity ecosystem

Recycling may be the lowest-priority action in the circular economy. But there’s no denying that it is a necessary component in the shift away from the current linear economy. With its recent launch of Circular Services, a recycling and reuse company, it’s clear that Closed Loop Partners (CLP) agrees. The investment firm majority-owns and manages Circular […]

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Why addressing climate change is crucial for our future – APC national youth leader

Dayo Israel, the national youth leader, of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), has tasked the world leaders, especially Europe and America, on the need to show serious commitment to climate funding obligations in Africa if the continent must meet the goals set on emissions and other actions identified to address the problem of the […]

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What Schools Can Do To Fight Climate Change

Whether you are concerned about fuel prices, global warming, or dependence on foreign oil producers like Russia or Iran, we need to find ways to reduce energy usage. Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) is taking helpful steps towards this goal. For example, FCPS committed to achieve a 20% reduction of energy usage from 2013 to […]

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Climate change will fuel diseases, warns Global Fund

GENEVA: Climate change will end up killing people by fuelling infectious diseases, the head of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria said Tuesday. Executive director Peter Sands said that in 2022, the fund had witnessed the “escalating impact” of climate change on health. While upsurges in malaria had hitherto been seen due […]

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Quants, Carbon, and Climate Change

The center-left mindset of favoring quantitative analysis and just-so mathematical solutions is particularly myopic when it comes to fossil fuel pollution. The Revolving Door Project, a Prospect partner, scrutinizes the executive branch and presidential power. Follow them at therevolvingdoorproject.org. It’s been a bad few weeks for the sort of opinionated center-left pundit who prides themselves on data-driven, hyper-quantitative […]

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Climate change to drastically cut Indonesia’s rice, coffee produce: Study

Continued carbon emissions would significantly reduce rice and coffee production in Indonesia — one of the world’s top producers of both crops — according to a study. Continued carbon emissions would significantly reduce rice and coffee production in Indonesia — one of the world’s top producers of both crops — according to a groundbreaking study that will be published by a […]

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7 in 10 young people are worried about the climate crisis – but they also want to make a difference

More than two thirds of children between the ages of seven and twelve are worried about climate change, a new survey reveals. Anxiety about the state of the planet is on the rise – and young people are particularly vulnerable. The survey by eco-grocery start up Modern Milkman found that 71 per cent of children born between […]

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Ofi sustainability officer seeks global government collective action on climate change

The chief sustainability officer for ofi cocoa, Gerry Manley has called on governments around the world to tackle climate change surrounding the Cop27 event this month in Egypt, writes Neill Barston. In a blog post on the how industry can play its part, he outlined the vital importance of companies playing their part in delivering […]

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‘Climate change is a health issue’

Medical professionals reflect on COP27 and how a changing climate is damaging health. When Dr. Jay Lemery gives presentations on climate and health, one of his slides has two pictures with an arrow between them: one with a polar bear and an iceberg, and another with a kid and an inhaler.    “This is the […]

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