Posts by tag: climate change

Eco Friendly December 13, 2019 posted by

Ocean Cleanup Works – now on to the next steps

Good news! The Ocean Cleanup’s device meant to clean up the ocean actually works! The first of the collected garbage has been successfully hauled back to shore after its successful test run. The company’s next steps are fortifying the device to handle the real deal garbage patch and figure out what to do with all that trash, both of which are harder than they seem.

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Eco Friendly December 13, 2019 posted by

Denmark’s Offshore Wind Farms – the country has big plans for wind power

Did you know that Denmark got 41% of it’s energy from wind power last year? That’s almost half! And the highest level in Europe. But they’re not content with just that, they want to drop their emissions down even further in the next ten years with carbon neutrality achieved in the next 20. and to that end, they have plans to build artificial islands surrounded by off shore turbines to generate even more power.

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Denmark’s Offshore Wind Farms – the country has big plans for wind power
Eco Friendly December 5, 2019 posted by

Nitrous Oxide – the hidden emission

Emissions from carbon dioxide and methane are pretty well known and people are pretty clear on the fact that they need to be lowered. There’s more than just those two out there though. Another one that causes quite a bit of problems is nitrous oxide and unlike its counterparts, it’s flying under the radar.

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Nitrous Oxide – the hidden emission
Eco Friendly November 25, 2019 posted by

Climate Change and VR – planners use headsets to hopefully help us avoid a bad end

Everyone has heard that sea levels will rise and that there will be flooding, fires, and drought all due to climate change. But what does that actually mean? What does it look like for the people who will be affected? Climate researchers and planners are using virtual reality to show people what it will really be like to encourage more to act against it.

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Climate Change and VR – planners use headsets to hopefully help us avoid a bad end