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1-10 of 19 for the Category : Air and the Subcategory : Climate Change


( Article Type: Explanation )

Biofuels are liquids, solids or gases derived from sustainable renewable sources, whose use instead of fossil-based fuel is an important route by which to achieve major gains in the reduction of carbon emissions.

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Carbon Calculator

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The resources we use and greenhouse gases emitted through our lifestyle choices are exceeding the capacity of life support systems of Earth.

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Carbon disclosure project (The)

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The Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) is a UK-based not-for-profit organisation holding the largest database of corporate climate change information in the world.

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Carbon storage/ Sequestration

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Carbon sequestration is the process by which carbon is removed (naturally or artificially) from the atmosphere and effectively placed in storage.

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Carbon Trading

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Carbon Trading (also known as Emissions Trading or 'Cap and Trade') is a market-based mechanism designed to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in commerce and industry by creating an economic incentive.

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Climate Change

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Climate change is now one of the most far reaching sustainable development issues of our times, with implications for the global environment, and for global socio-economic development for decades to come.

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( Article Type: Sustainable Development )

Have you practiced Ubuntu today? Perhaps you listened to, and empathized with the health problems of a colleague. Maybe you gave a generous tip and exchanged friendly banter with a car guard.

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El Nino

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El Nino, meaning 'the Christ Child' in Spanish, is the name of a warm, Pacific Ocean current that periodically flows southward along the coast of Ecuador, as opposed to the normal, cold, north-flowing current.

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Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals

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Along with Rachel Carson’s book the “Silent Spring” in 1962, came the realisation of the potential danger of certain chemicals to humans and the environment. She questioned people’s faith in technological advancement by exposing the hazards of th

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Food security

( Article Type: Opinion )

Food security exists when people everywhere are able to obtain enough, safe, nutritious, and culturally appropriate food for a healthy and productive life, and are not at risk of losing such access.

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