Climate Change and Earth’s Carbon Cycle

Understanding climate change and Earth’s carbon cycle with TED Ed. As climate change becomes a more prevalent topic in the news, it’s important to have a basic understanding of what it means and, more importantly, how it is affecting our planet. Becoming aware of climate change is vital to the preservation of our environment, and it will allow individuals and … Read More

2015: The Hottest Year on Record

NASA video showcases Earth’s long-term warming trend from 1880 to 2015. Analyses and data have been released independently by NASA, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), and the UK Met Office showcasing that 2015 was the hottest year on record since modern record keeping began in the late 1800s. In fact, since 2001, 15 of the 16 warmest years on … Read More

The Big Pivot and the Future of Sustainable Business

For the sake of our environment and future economy, a shift in how companies do business must be made. Evermore at the forefront of business practices since last year’s COP21, is the topic of a company’s sustainability strategies. It is becoming more and more understood that in order to survive and thrive in our world’s future economy, businesses and their leaders must become … Read More

5 Myths of Climate Change

Green.TV’s video debunks dangerous climate change myths. Although the majority of scientists – 97%, according to the below video – agree that climate change is real and occurring due to human behaviour, there are still those who believe that it isn’t happening. Perpetuating the doubt surrounding climate change are several inaccuracies and non-truths. However, these “facts” are often cited out of context … Read More

Warning Labels at the Gas Pumps

Climate change is creating problems for us: more extreme weather, a decrease in biodiversity, acidification of our oceans… So what about warning labels at gas pumps?

RE100 Projects 15% Global Emissions Reduction

If the private sector fully embraces renewables, RE100 suggests that 15% of global carbon dioxide emissions could be saved. Imagine a world in which all private companies are fully committed to reducing greenhouse gas emissions by operating solely on renewable electricity. This world, according to internationally collaborative enterprise RE100, could potentially reduce worldwide carbon dioxide emissions by 10 to 15%. That … Read More

Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS)

Discover why CCS is a viable and important solution for the prevention of increased global warming. Have you ever wondered what one metric tonne of carbon dioxide would look like if you were standing next to it? Or how the amount of coal, oil and gas would stack up if measured within the scope of our everyday lives? What would our fossil fuel consumption … Read More

UK Proposes to Close Coal Plants by 2025

Energy Secretary Amber Rudd has announced the UK’s intent to phase out coal fired power plants within the next 10 years. If UK Energy Secretary Amber Rudd’s recent proposal is seen to fruition, an excellent step will have been taken by the United Kingdom towards the goal of shutting down the world’s coal fired power plants. Rudd has announced the UK’s intention to close the … Read More

The World’s Climate Pledges

Countries around the world pledge their climate action commitments in anticipation of COP21. With just one week to go until the start of the 21st Conference of the Parties (COP21), a majority of the world’s nations have already submitted their pledges for Paris. Throughout 2015, in the lead up to the conference, countries around the globe have been submitting their pledges … Read More