Obama Administration commits more funding to the Green Climate Fund in order to fight climate change

Climate Change - Funding for Green Energy

Program will receive more funding to aid in the fight against climate change With its time coming to an end, the Obama Administration has taken steps to increase the federal government’s investments in the Green Climate Fund. The fund is meant to provide financial aid to developing countries in order to assist them in their fight against climate change. Initially, the federal government had committed $500 million to the Green Climate Fund. Now, however, the Obama Administration has announced that it has doubled this investment, bringing its level of financial…

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Methane emissions are growing, which may be accelerating climate change

Report shows that methane emissions are growing very quickly Rising carbon dioxide emissions are often cited as a major contributor to climate change, but methane may actually be much more problematic for the environment. Scientists from Stanford University have released a new report, which highlights the growth in methane emissions and the potential effect this can have on climate change. The report notes that methane emissions hit new heights in 2014 and 2015. Moreover, methane emissions have been growing since 2007 and researchers are not entirely sure why this is…

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Primary Duties Of A Waste Disposal Service Provider

There have been debates on the effects of global warming all across the world. Though it has not been well proven to be happening, there are some negative effects of waste products that can be seen. To improve or at least keep the environment looking good, you need to work on better ways of doing it. Businesses have always been competing with each other, fighting for more customers and profits. If you are looking to hire a waste management company, you will first need to understand how they work. There…

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Rockefeller Family Fund to divest from fossil-fuels to fight climate change

Fund will be distancing itself from fossil-fuels as soon as possible The Rockefeller Family Fund has announced that it will be divesting from fossil-fuels as soon as possible. The Rockefeller Family made one of the world’s largest fortunes in the oil business many years ago, but it has now become very concerned with the potential impact of climate change. The fund plans to eliminate its holdings of Exxon Mobil Corp., claiming that the prominent oil company has been misleading consumers about the risks associated with a changing climate. Companies may…

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The Climate Change Controversy

A changing climate is not a comfortable subject Climate change is a hot topic, but not because everyone thinks it’s important. For the past few decades, people have been hearing about global warming and its potential side effects, but the issue has been steeped in controversy for nearly as long. Global warming is still referred to today, but it is more commonly linked to the overarching matter of climate change as one of the most prominent side effects of this phenomenon. Climate change itself is more controversial than global warming…

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Worst Industries for Landfills, and What They’re Doing About It

Recycling Technology - Reuseable rubber for tires

Earth’s skyrocketing levels of waste are contributing to the planet’s proliferating landfills. Waste material in the form of rubber, Styrofoam and plastics are three of the worst culprits of society’s growing landfill dilemma. The good news is that the industries of these products have become aware of the environmental danger their products pose and are taking steps to become more sustainable. Rubber Tires It’s a sad fact that the most common types of car tires do not decompose; they last nearly forever. Given that there are countless landfills brimming with…

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Whole Foods market opts for hydrogen fuel cell

Whole Foods Hydrogen Power

Whole Foods Market, the largest retailer of organic foods in the world, has announced that UTC Power, a leading manufacturer of hydrogen fuel cells, will be providing the energy for their store in Fairfield, Connecticut. This will be the fourth Whole Foods store in the U.S. to be powered by a singular fuel cell system. Whole Foods has long supported renewable energy and environmental conservation and continues to express the importance of adopting alternative fuel technologies for the sake of the future. The store will be powered by UTC’s PureCell…

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