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3 New Years Resolutions (for the Environment)

3 New Years Resolutions (for the Environment)

Happy New Year. I hope you’re recovered from whatever frivolities accompanied celebrating the earth successfully orbiting the sun. I am still working through an ice-cream sandwich hangover so if that gives you any idea of how cool i am. you’re probably right. But, this is the season of making and breaking resolutions so in that …

CO2 and the Greenhouse Effect

CO2 and the Greenhouse Effect

we’ve all heard the term greenhouse effect but how many of us can really explain what it means do we know why carbon dioxide has such a critical influence on the Earth’s climate do we know the main sources of this carbon dioxide join us now in an exploration of these and other questions if …

Is it Too Late to Solve Climate Change?

Is it Too Late to Solve Climate Change?

We can’t just sweep climate change under the rug. But what if we swept it 7000 ft under ground? You know if you visit a hot night club in Miami, you might see some international models dancing to some bass heavy techno music. But in the near future you might just see fish. You see, …

Advancing collaboration between forest and oil and gas sectors

Advancing collaboration between forest and oil and gas sectors

The forest sector and oil and gas industries are cornerstones of Canada’s economy. But how can these industries work together and learn from each other to build a future that is more innovative and environmentally responsible? Natural Resources Canada’s Canadian Forest Service is finding innovative ways to get more value from trees. Introducing FOR-C. The …

How does fracking work? – Mia Nacamulli

How does fracking work? – Mia Nacamulli

Deep underground lies stores of once inaccessible natural gas. This gas was likely formed over millions of years as layers of decaying organisms were exposed to intense heat and pressure under the Earth’s crust. There’s a technology called hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, that can extract this natural gas, potentially powering us for decades to come. …

UN Environment

UN Environment

Energia dall’oceano Le rinnovabili, come il sole e il vento, sono il futuro sostenibile dell’energia della Terra Ma il loro problema principale è la consistenza in base al clima e all’orario Una fonte di energia che non si ferma mai è l’oceano Una startup, Eco Wave Power, sta cercando di sfruttare quella potenza in modo …

Real World: Ozone Alerts

Real World: Ozone Alerts

Good ozone? Bad ozone? What’s the difference? And why is NASA interested in measuring ozone? Find out, next, on Real World. Have you ever lived in a city that posted an ozone alert on a really hot summer day? Just what does that alert mean and what causes the problem? It all goes back to …