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UTS Science: Seagrass – Greenhouse gas fighter

UTS Science: Seagrass – Greenhouse gas fighter

Facilitator: Doctor Peter Macreadie, you’re with the School of Environment at UTS, and I understand you’re doing lots of interesting things. Firstly, tell me about your research with seagrass. Interviewee: Well, the seagrasses have been identified as one of the most powerful natural systems for removing greenhouse gases. So when we’re thinking about tackling climate …

Environmental awareness short film – Until when?

Environmental awareness short film – Until when?

Our forecast plenty of sunshine throughout today with seasonal temperatures. We should reach our normal high… Humans have reached so far. We have developed our technology up to levels that were unthinkable a couple of decades ago. We have always striven for growth and progress, through effort, and nowadays we have many things to be …

Climate Change | Spotlight: China — VR

Climate Change | Spotlight: China — VR

(slow Chinese music) – [Voiceover] For thousands of years China has stood as a global beacon of culture, achievement, and natural beauty. As industrialization spread massive change, a mere 21 people have redefined how we think of China. (dark, brooding music) The earth’s leading greenhouse gas emitter. The factories, controlled by just 21 people, are …

UQx DENIAL101x 2.1.1.1 Week 2 Overview

UQx DENIAL101x 2.1.1.1 Week 2 Overview

Last week, we briefly looked at the many lines of evidence that humans are *causing* global warming. We also looked at how all this evidence has resulted in an overwhelming scientific consensus. However, a small minority don’t even accept that global warming is *happening*. So this week, we’re going back to basics. We’ll examine the …

How San Francisco Is Becoming A Zero Waste City

LAURA LING: Did you know that the urban waste produced from cities around the world is enough to fill a line of garbage trucks stretching more than 3,100 miles? That’s a distance from Florida to Washington, every day. And things are only expected to get worse. Thankfully, some cities such as San Francisco are paving …

We Are Duke Environment: A Community of Purpose and Passion

We Are Duke Environment: A Community of Purpose and Passion

(happy music) – Hi, I’m Toddi Steelman. Our world today is changing rapidly, and the environmental challenges we face are growing increasingly complex. At the Nicholas School, we’re a community of innovators, doers, dreamers, and disruptors. A community united in our purpose to address these complex challenges and have a positive impact on the world. …

Water Vapor and Climate

One of the most contentious of climate crocks is the role of water vapor in climate change. And climate deniers are always trying to “fog the issue”. But don’t be scared – Crock of the Week is here to make sure you don’t get sucked in. Water vapor is the most abundant Greenhouse gas but …