Tag «environment»

Future Risks: Climate change

Future Risks: Climate change

Climate change is a reality. Extreme weather can disrupt the production and shipment of commodities putting global supply chains at risk. Often, environmental threats are connected in ways we don’t expect. Consider the case of the Bark Beetle, a parasite that kills trees. Warmer weather expands the beetle’s habitat destroying more forests. Wildfires then become …

Save the Earth

Save the Earth

I’ve got some bad news for you. Well, the Earth is kind of dying right now. So, for those who have been sleeping for the past 30 years, here’s what happened: natural disasters have been getting stronger and stronger with record-breaking earthquakes, tsunamis, hurricanes and most recently wildfires. A huge plastic island formed itself in …

Nuclear Reactor Unprepared For Global Warming

Nuclear Reactor Unprepared For Global Warming

an stunning to fairly innocuous story a reactor at the millstone nuclear plant in waterford connecticut and i remember the nuclear plant will actually i went to a college right around there and uh… the cooler students who would live off campus of which i was not one uh… would off rent make these nice …

The real problem with Palm Oil.

The real problem with Palm Oil.

This video is sponsored by Dashlane Oil palms. Known for the oil its fruits produce, these trees are consuming the countryside and rainforests of Indonesia and Malaysia at a shocking pace. And this massive terraforming endeavor is all happening to satisfy demand from western countries hooked on palm oil’s ability to replace more costly alternatives …