Climate Change

The Amazon region is where the world's largest rainforest is and is called the “lungs of the world”

Oil spill won’t pass easily: Peru indigenous groups block river in the Amazon

A crude oil spill of approximately 2,500 barrels happened in the Amazon region. It seems that this incident won’t pass easily as Peruvian indigenous groups decided to block a large river in the country’s part of the Amazon region. The Amazon region is where the world’s largest rainforest is and is called the “lungs of …

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U.N.: Australia’s climate inaction violated human rights

A United Nations committee made a decision this week that Australia had violated the human rights of Torres Strait Islanders. Torres Strait Islanders are a group of people who live on the Australian north coast. The Committee finds that Australia failed to adequately protect Torres Strait Islanders from the impacts of climate change. The committee’s …

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Coral reefs on Galapagos need replanting

Galapagos: Replanting corals to restore the ecosystem

Galapagos National Park in Ecuador is trying out several different procedures for corals replanting. They are trying to replant corals to restore underwater ecosystems nearby the famous islands. The Galapagos ecosystem is fragile due to climate change that influences on dying of coral reefs. The experimental project enacts in a bay on the island of …

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The unjust distribution of resources doesn't help climate change combat

Global protests demand climate change compensation

Protests of young activists who mobilized for climate action were held today in around 450 locations. Ahead of COP27, campaigners from different countries gathered in different locations to demand climate change compensation. They want rich economies to pay compensation for the damage poor countries to suffer due to climate change and global warming. Affected countries …

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U.S. Capitol building in Washington

Amendment to a global treaty to cut greenhouse gas passed U.S. Senate

Two-thirds of the U.S. Senate voted to approve the so-called Kigali Amendment to cut HFCs gases. It will improve the global environmental treaty known as Montreal Protocol. The envoys recommended ratification of the Kigali Amendment that would gradually limit the emissions of critical greenhouse gasses, such as HFCs gases, that contribute to climate change. The …

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Drax power generator agreed with carbon finance firm Respira International to sell carbon removal credits

British Drax power station sold the credits for carbon removal

British power generator Drax signed an initial memorandum of understanding with U.S. carbon finance firm Respira International. Drax will sell approximately 2 million carbon removal credits from its proposed biomass projects in the United States. Drax has developed technology to capture and store emissions from its power plants. Its plants burn wood-based biomass pellets in …

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Oil refineries in Africa produce emissions causing climate change

Africa must develop by controlling emissions: Not repeat the mistakes done

Investing in long-term gas projects in Africa might help the African economy, but controlling emissions should be in the first place. Taping recently discovered oil and gas reservoirs in some African regions should be cautious. The countries on the continent should continue to develop and promote clean energy usage. This was the message of the …

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U.N. General Assembly has an annual session in progress in New York

Pacific Islands students hope the ICJ to set climate change as a human right

Students from the Pacific Islands’ countries gathered together to put forward a petition to the world’s highest court – the UN’s International Court of Justice (ICJ). They aim to urge world leaders to react promptly to climate change and set it as a human right. A change of world policy became a necessity and a …

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