Have you heard of ecological footprint and earth overshoot day?

Our Ecological Footprint is how much we demand from nature. Currently, humanity is using the equivalent of 1.6 planets. Every year, Global Footprint Network calculates Earth Overshoot Day. It marks the date when humanity’s demand on nature exceeds what the

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Five years after Bp oil spill, Gulf habitat resilient

While dolphin and turtle numbers have declined following the BP Deepwater Horizon disaster, marine life in the Gulf of Mexico has proven tougher than first thought. Mark Kelly reports on Wall Street Journal channel.

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A fundamental change might be coming to the world’s oil markets

A flood of bearish news has pushed down oil prices to their lowest levels in months, with WTI nearing $45 per barrel and Brent flirting with sub-$50 territory. With a bear market back, there is pessimism throughout the oil markets.

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Everyday Climate Change

Climate Change is Real! A diverse group of photographers from 5 continents document visual evidence of climate change. People in the developing world don’t need to be told about climate change. They are already living with the consequences. The industrialized

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Wind, solar cheer as coal vows battle on Obama’s Energy Plan

The wind and solar industries cheered while coal companies vowed to kill President Barack Obama’s new limits on climate-change pollution as details of the historic regulations emerged. The rules include tougher limits on planet-warming carbon emissions and more incentives for

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These are the four SDGs (sustainable development goals) we need to agree on to help the planet

Tackling indoor air pollution, protecting coral reefs, boosting R&D in cleaner energy and ending subsidies for fossil fuels are the most important sustainable development goals for safeguarding the environment. The governments of the UN’s 193 member states are gearing up

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Statistical Review 2015: data on world energy markets

The 2015 edition of the Review highlights that significant changes in global energy production and consumption have had profound implications for prices, for the global fuel mix, and for global carbon dioxide emissions. BP chief economist Spencer Dale discusses the

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Germany breaks a renewable energy record

Germany’s transition from coal- and oil-fired power to carbon-free electricity hit a new milestone on July 25 when solar, wind, and other sources of renewable energy met 78 percent of the day’s energy demand. That beat the old record of

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Renewables industry dismayed at ‘handbrake turn’ on policy

Renewable energy companies have reacted with dismay to what it described as the Government’s “handbrake turn” on support for the industry. The Department of Energy & Climate Change (DECC) has unveiled a series of sweeping measures including: – an end

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NOAA temperature record updates and the ‘hiatus’

In a new paper in Science Express, Karl et al. describe the impacts of two significant updates to the NOAA NCEI (née NCDC) global temperature series. The two updates are: 1) the adoption of ERSST v4 for the ocean temperatures

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