How Urban Forests Add To Cities’ Health And Wealth

How Urban Forests Add To Cities’ Health And Wealth

Tim Radford, Climate News Network
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Scientists Are Breeding Super-nutritious Crops To Help Solve Global Hunger
by Heather Ohly, and Nicola Lowe, University of Central Lancashire
An incredible 155m children around the world are chronically undernourished, despite dramatic improvements in recent…
With Cheap Solar And Wind Power, Is It Time To Rethink Energy Efficiency?
With Cheap Solar And Wind Power, Is It Time To Rethink Energy Efficiency?
by Nicholas Good and Eduardo Martínez Ceseña, University of Manchester
The need to cut emissions from the energy sector has motivated the use of hydro, solar and wind power, and the…
How The Legacy Of Dirty Coal Could Create A Clean Energy Future
How The Legacy Of Dirty Coal Could Create A Clean Energy Future
by Amin Al-Habaibeh, Nottingham Trent University
Energy from coal is now being linked to global warming and pollution on a global level. In fact, it has been estimated…
This Water-based Air Conditioner Cools Without Harmful Chemicals
This Water-based Air Conditioner Cools Without Harmful Chemicals
by National University of Singapore
A new water-based air-conditioning system cools air to as low as 18 degrees Celsius (about 64 degrees Fahrenheit)…
Meet the Man Bringing Cheap Renewable Energy to His Hometown
Meet the Man Bringing Cheap Renewable Energy to His Hometown
by Gabriel Ware, YES! Magazine
“I wanted to bring these projects to the community, so people can see renewable energy working.”
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As Climate Changes, Why We Need The Arts More Than Ever
by Richard Heinberg, Ensia
In tumultuous times, art can and must express the turmoil and help us process what’s going on.
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Once We Geoengineer The Climate, We Can’t Stop Abruptly
by Todd Bates-Rutgers University
In the future, should we try to fight climate change by spraying sulfur dioxide into the upper atmosphere to form a…
How District Heating Warms Cities Without Fossil Fuels
How District Heating Warms Cities Without Fossil Fuels
by Paul Brown, Climate News Network
Many cities which endure cold winters are adapting district heating schemes to keep people warm without the use of…
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Passive housing cuts costs – and global warming
by Alex Kirby
Buildings which heat and cool themselves – passive housing – save householders money and cut greenhouse gas emissions.
Solar lamps light up more African nights
by Paul Brown
Solar lamps are shining more brightly in Africa, tackling poverty, ill-health and natural hazards, thanks to Chinese…
GMO crops could expect a brighter future
by Paul Brown
Genetically modified (GMO) crops remain controversial, but scientists still have faith that they will help both to…
Planting trees will not slow global warming
by Tim Radford
Nothing, not even the creation of huge plantations of trees to absorb carbon dioxide, is a viable alternative to…
Green energy tips good for business
by Paul Brown
Sharing energy-saving ideas such as using seawater pumps to heat buildings is helping big charities and businesses cut…
Bigger isn't better for energy savings
by Inga Vesper
The desire for more spacious cars and houses is cancelling out energy savings made by environmentally friendly…
Nuclear waste problems start gold rush
by Paul Brown
Staggering sums of money involved in the long-term challenge of solving the world’s nuclear waste problems make it a…

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