Tag: carbon dioxide

    The structure of the oceans changes with the climate much faster than anticipated
    25 Nov 2021

    Scientists continue to sound the alarm over the unpleasant consequences of global climate change, National Geographic states. Climate change has brought about major changes in ocean stability faster than scientists predicted, according to a new study. The study looked at 50 years of data and tracked how surface water is “separated” from deeper layers of […]

    Australian beer makers fight climate change by feeding carbon to algae
    25 Nov 2021

    Australian beer makers have brewed up a novel way to fight climate change: capturing the carbon dioxide produced by fermenting hops and feeding it to micro-algae, Reuters reports. The carbon emitted by fermenting hops to make a six-pack of beer can take a tree two days to absorb, experts say. To tackle that problem, the […]

    Emirates Environmental Group mobilizes drive to promote aluminum recycling

    Emirates Environmental Group (EEG) successfully concluded the 25th Cycle of the ‘Can Collection Drive (CCD)’ on November 6, Gulf News reports. Hundreds of people of all age groups, including academic and government institutions, hospitality, industry establishments, private organizations and families came together to deposit aluminum cans for recycling. With their dedication and combined efforts, EEG […]

    ‘Expo Live’ program benefits 5.8 million-plus people worldwide

    More than 5.8 million people – including farmers, traders, students, teachers, doctors, patients, and people of determination – have benefitted from the work of 140 social entrepreneurs supported under Expo 2020 Dubai’s global innovation and partnership program Expo Live, WAM reports. The Expo Live grantees – named ‘Global Innovators’ – have committed themselves to making […]

    All new buildings in Amsterdam from 2025 will build partly from wood

    32 Amsterdam’s municipality adopted the Green Deal Timber Construction Agreement, according to which all new buildings in the city from 2025 will have to consist of at least 20% of wood or other biomaterials, such as hemp or cork, Dezeen reports. According to the project authors, the use of wood during construction will reduce the […]

    The concentration of carbon in the planet’s atmosphere has reached a record high – the UN
    27 Oct 2021

    The concentration of carbon in the planet’s atmosphere has reached a record high, DPA-international states. This figure is higher than the average growth recorded during 2011-2020. The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) in Geneva said that due to the economic slowdown caused by the coronavirus pandemic, new emissions actually fell by 5.6% last year. However, according […]

    Save the forest – save the climate
    21 Oct 2021

    The 26th United Nations Conference on Climate Change will definitely impact the environmental debate that humanity currently has. How exactly – the world will understand in early November 2021. But the need to slow global warming will remain unchanged. Until there are immediate, rapid, and large-scale reductions in greenhouse gas emissions, we will not contain […]

    Expo 2020 Dubai pavilions are inspired by nature

    You’ll find gorgeous flora and fauna all over Expo 2020 Dubai, with lots of pavilions inspired by nature, The National News states. While mushrooms and edible herbs are being grown inside a vertical farm in Holland’s pavilion, Singapore’s is covered by more than 80,000 plants, including the country’s national flower, the pink Vanda Miss Joaquim. […]

    Living organisms form the global state of the planet

    “The daily lives of so many people pass among the dead creations of their hands that they have lost the ability to understand living creatures.” Konrad Lorenz, Austrian zoologist, Nobel Prize winner.   Let’s continue our acquaintance with how living organisms have formed ecosystems on the planet, on the example of the steppes. I thank […]

    Natural gas to play a pivotal role in powering UAE’s economic growth for next 50 years: Al Jaber
    25 Sep 2021

    Natural gas is set to play a pivotal role in powering economic growth in the UAE over the next 50 years, according to Dr. Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber, Minister of Industry and Advanced Technology and Managing Director and Group CEO of the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC). Delivering the opening address of Gastech 2021, […]