Tuesday, 26 October, 2021

Category: Environment


The upcoming COP26 convention on climate change will be a decisive moment for future generations. But with increasing heatwaves, floods, wildfires and access to endless information, the mental health of young people is declining. FRANCE 24 spoke several young people suffering from climate Read more…


In the early years of World War II, when Jane Goodall was around 6 years old, she was often woken from her sleep by the blare of air-raid sirens. The sound warned that Nazi planes were flying over Bournemouth, the Read more…


(WASHINGTON) — In what officials call a key step to combat climate change, the Environmental Protection Agency is sharply limiting domestic production and use of hydrofluorocarbons, highly potent greenhouse gases commonly used in refrigerators and air conditioners. The new rule Read more…


In fact, it’s far worse. Nationwide, electric utilities, grid operators and regulators have struggled to adequately prepare for the hazards of global warming, like storm surges that can knock out substations and heat waves that can cause power plants to Read more…


When looking at the climate crisis, it’s easy to see that the ten hottest years have all come since 2009. That means that there’s a very good match between the ten hottest years, and just the last ten years. The direct Read more…


Iron batteries could transform electrical grids Another week, another battery breakthrough. University labs and startup companies seem to announce a new battery technology every week, if not every day, and yet the real advances in battery storage have been agonizingly Read more…