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Ovie Mughelli: Make a change for our environment

Ovie Mughelli: Make a change for our environment

My name is Ovie Mughelli, ten year NFL veteran and two time all-pro fullback with the Falcons and the Ravens and I want to let you know that if you care about your family, your brother, your sister, your mother, your father, your friends, you’ve got to do something for the environment, not just talk …

Ipek Gençsü on Europe’s fossil fuel subsidies

Ipek Gençsü on Europe’s fossil fuel subsidies

Through the Paris climate agreement European governments reaffirmed their commitment to limit greenhouse gases and achieve net zero carbon emissions by the second half of this century. This will require moving away from fossil fuels. EU member states have also committed to phasing out harmful fossil fuel subsidies by 2020, but our new research shows …

Carbon Capture – Humanity’s Last Hope?

Carbon Capture – Humanity’s Last Hope?

This episode of Real Engineering is brought to you by Skillshare. Home to over twenty five thousand classes that could teach you a new life skill. We rarely witness evolution on a timeframe short enough for a single human life to take notice. These changes usually occur over many lifetimes, the gradual drift of a …

How Our Trash Reaches Remote Beaches

How Our Trash Reaches Remote Beaches

(ukulele music) – [Narrator] John Mickett is traveling to a beautiful remote island. He spends hours in the car, hops a ferry, drives some more. – Oh, there’s the Pacific Ocean! Check that out! – [Narrator] Arranges a helicopter ride with a satellite phone. – [Mickett] It’s ringing! – [Narrator] It’s a 13-hour trip, one …

Environmental Problems You DON’T Want to Deal With

Here are a few of the worst man-made problems out there! 8 – Huangpu River pig problem It’s no secret that there are plenty of people out there who loooove their pork. The booming demand for meat in general has created ever more crowded farms, ripe for the spread of diseases. Have you ever watched …

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 …