Saturday, November 26, 2022

Tag: forest

California-sized area of forest lost in just 14 years

These include nine forest areas in Latin America, eight in Africa, and seven in Asia and Oceania.

Pakistan’s next prime minister wants to plant 10 billion trees

What's more, Pakistan is among the six countries that will be most affected by climate change, meaning that reforestation is critical to mitigate the impacts of global warming.

Tropical forests lost 40 football fields of tree cover per minute...

That amounts to 40 football fields worth of trees cut every minute of last year in a devastating blow to biodiversity and the global climate.

Volunteers plant 67,500 trees in Portuguese forest devastated by wildfires

"In an era of climate change, such disasters are becoming reality all over the world."

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The renewable energy transition is failing

Renewable energy isn’t replacing fossil fuel energy—it’s adding to it.

Let’s rename the day after Thanksgiving ‘extinction Friday’

The annual Black Friday ode to commercialism and overconsumption sits at the core of our ongoing destruction of Earth’s ecosystems.

Guinea Pig Nation: How the Nuclear Regulatory Commission is reducing government regulations for ‘advanced’...

“Under the direction of Congress, the NRC is developing new regulations to facilitate licensing of experimental reactors."

Biden administration announces largest direct federal investment in transmission and distribution infrastructure

The announcement to dedicate $13 billion in grants to improve transmission and distribution systems will "improve energy resiliency through microgrids, local renewable energy, and energy storage.”

On Black Friday, Amazon workers in 40+ countries strike and protest ‘despicable’ treatment

"We have to make Amazon pay all its workers a decent wage in dignified workplaces and for its environmental damage."