Glasgow becomes first university in Europe to divest from fossil fuels

Glasgow University has become the first academic institution in Europe to divest from the fossil fuel industry, in a turning point for the British arm of the student-led global divestment movement. After 12 months of campaigning, led by the Glasgow University

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Why not?

The Next Generation Asks World Leaders at UN: Why Not Act on Climate Change? Source: The Climate Reality Project Date: September 2014

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Carbon map – which countries are responsible for climate change?

An interactive in-depth map to find out who the big polluters are internationally, how China’s emissions have grown stratospherically and see who is most vulnerable to global warming’s impacts. Turn your sound up to hear the introduction to the map.

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Watch 62 years of global warming in 13 seconds

13-second video that depicts how temperatures around the globe have warmed since 1950. The data come from NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies in New York (GISS), which monitors global surface temperatures. Source: NASA Date: January 2013

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How solar energy could be the largest source of electricity by mid-century

The sun could be the world’s largest source of electricity by 2050, ahead of fossil fuels, wind, hydro and nuclear, according to a pair of reports issued today by the International Energy Agency (IEA). The two IEA technology roadmaps show

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Global Fossil-Fuel Subsidies Map

See which countries pay the most for tax breaks and other mechanisms that keep fossil-fuel prices down. Source: The National Geographic Date: September 2012 Watch the interactive map

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What’s possible: The U.N. Climate Summit Film

Presented to world leaders at the United Nations Climate Summit in New York, this short inspirational film shows that climate change is solvable. We have the technology to harness nature sustainably for a clean, prosperous energy future, but only if

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Reports: Renewables, Energy Efficiency Can Help Avert Water Crisis

Dependency on fossil fuel-based energy will lead to a global water crisis by 2040 unless power generators increase efficiency and the use of renewables, according to two new reports by CNA Corporation, a nonprofit research and analysis organization. The research,

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A Crude Awakening: The Oil Crash

“A Crude Awakening: The Oil Crash” is an award-winning documentary film about peak oil, produced and directed by Basil Gelpke and Ray McCormack. Source: Lava Productions AG Date: June 2012

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Wind power is cheapest energy, EU analysis finds

Onshore wind is cheaper than coal, gas or nuclear energy when the costs of ‘external’ factors like air quality, human toxicity and climate change are taken into account, according to an EU analysis. The report says that for every megawatt hour

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