Wildlife Populations Plunge 69 Percent Since 1970
Wildlife populations have plunging a whopping 69 percent since 1970, according to World Wildlife Fund’s (WWF) Living Planet Report 2022. Alandmark assessment released on October 13 showed that the populations of monitored wild animal species have plummeted nearly 70 percent...
Bitcoin Mining is Environmentally Unsustainable, New Research Shows
The world's most controversial cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, has a climate impact greater than the production of beef and results in nearly as much environmental damage as crude oil, researchers in the United States have calculated. Research from the University of New...
Half of the World’s Palm Trees Face Extinction
More than half of the world's palm species may soon face extinction according to a new study. Scientists conducted a study using artificial intelligence to assess the entire palm family, from tall trees to climbing plants. The international team was...
Patagonia’s Chouinard Gives Away Billion-Dollar Fortune to Combat Climate Change
Wealthy founder Yvon Chouinard of the outdoor clothing retailer Patagonia says he has passed on his company to a charity trust. According to Yvon Chouinard, a new ownership structure would direct any earnings that weren't put back into running the...
Air Quality Sinks as Climate Change Accelerates
According to a new report from the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), the quality of air on earth will likely worsen due to an anticipated rise in frequency, intensity, and duration of heatwaves and wildfires. The WMO report indicates that heatwave...
Climate Change Dominates US Envoy John Kerry’s Visit to Greece
The challenges posed by climate change and ways to strengthen cooperation between Greece and the United States in dealing with the climate crisis and achieving the goal of zero carbon emissions by 2050 were the main focus of the...
Athens Leads Global Initiative Against Extreme Heat
Athens will be leading the global initiative against extreme heat in urban environments, known as City Champions For Global Heat Action.
Almost 30% of All Tree Species in the Wild are Facing Extinction
Almost 30 percent of tree species in the wild are facing extinction, according to a report published by the Botanic Gardens Conservation International. The group's report, entitled "the State of the World's Trees," concluded that 17,510 out of Earth's 58,497...
What is an NFT? How Non-Fungible Tokens Took Over Crypto
If you're an avid investor in cryptocurrency or a digital art lover, it's likely that you've heard about non-fungible tokens, commonly referred to as "NFTs." So what exactly are NFTs? Non-fungible tokens certify the ownership of a one-of-a-kind piece of...
Earth Spinning Faster than Usual Scientists Say
The Earth has been discovered to be spinning faster than usual, and this is resulting in shorter days. It is a phenomenon that has left scientists perplexed. According to new measurements by the UK’s National Physical Laboratory, the Earth is...