Climate change: Green energy plant threat to wilderness areas
Conservation

Climate change: Green energy plant threat to wilderness areas

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption All over Europe, renewable installations are often located in protected areas Wind, solar and hydro power installations pose a growing threat to key conservation areas, say researchers. Researchers found that over 2,200 green energy plants have been built within the boundaries of the Earth’s remaining wilderness. They say that…

Shell will change its name to She’ll for International Women’s Day, effectively solving sexism
Renewable Energy

Shell will change its name to She’ll for International Women’s Day, effectively solving sexism

By Morgan Sung2020-03-06 21:57:19 UTC In a stunning display of performative feminism, Shell is changing its name to She’ll for International Women’s Day.  Well, one Shell. A female-owned Shell station in San Dimas, California will add an apostrophe to its logos on Mar. 8 in an effort to inspire “the female leaders of tomorrow by…

Climate change and pollution could eliminate nearly all coral reefs by end of century
Nature & Science

Climate change and pollution could eliminate nearly all coral reefs by end of century

Coral reefs around the world are dying and scientists are looking at a variety of ways to save these endangered structures, including growing them in labs and trying to make them pollution-resistant. However, newly presented research says climate change and pollution could eliminate nearly all coral reef habitats on the planet by the end of the century.The research said that warming, acidic…

How Climate Change Could Bring About the Next Great Recession
Climate Change

How Climate Change Could Bring About the Next Great Recession

Workers clean up an oil spill after Hurricane Dorian.Photo: GettyOur weather is becoming more extreme, litigation is targeting fossil fuel companies—and our whole economic system is at risk of imploding if the energy sector doesn’t prepare for climate change, financial experts warn.In a series of commentaries published in Nature Energy on Monday, experts shared their…