Latest Mitigation of global warming Stories

2012-05-06 23:00:23

Award-winning Projects are Helping DuPont Meet its Commitment to Reduce Use of Non-renewable Fuels Wilmington, Del. (PRWEB) May 06, 2012 DuPont was recently honored by the American Chemistry Council for its work to reduce plant energy consumption and minimize energy-related environmental impacts. With over 100 manufacturing sites with annual energy targets, DuPont employees are committed to seek energy efficiency and renewable energy projects that deliver business and environmental...

NASA Expert Speaks On Coal-fired Power Plants, Climate Change
2012-04-11 10:14:05

Lawrence LeBlond for Redorbit.com A leading climate change scientist at NASA is urging the United Kingdom to cease building coal-fired power plants, and is calling for a worldwide tax on all carbon emissions, to tackle the climate change fight head-on, reports BBC Scotland. Dr. James Hansen said, in an interview with BBC Scotland, that averting the worst consequences of human-induced climate change is a “great moral issue” on par with slavery, and added that storing up...

State Of The Planet
2012-03-28 04:40:05

Scientists describe humanity's global impact as 'The Great Acceleration' and offer ominous outlook: An uncertain future on a much hotter world Time is running out to minimize the risk of setting in motion irreversible and long-term climate change and other dramatic changes to Earth's life support system, according to scientists speaking at the Planet Under Pressure conference, which began in London on Monday. The unequivocal warning was delivered on the first day of the four-day...

2012-03-19 19:10:39

Spotlight: Climate change Health must be taken into account in climate change mitigation strategies. It is not widely appreciated that there are many benefits to health that are likely to accrue from a low carbon economy, say experts in a special supplement published on bmj.com today. They believe that health professionals "are uniquely placed to guide the climate change conversation towards better policies that are good for the planet and for people." It follows a high level meeting,...

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