Climate change

Pacific heatwaves linked to decrease manufacturing facility emissions from China

Reductions in emissions of aerosols from Chinese language factories could also be partly accountable for latest heatwaves within the Pacific, a brand new research has mentioned. The research, printed within the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, means that repeated marine heatwaves over the previous decade could possibly be linked to discount in air pollution from factories in China. …

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The world’s largest direct carbon seize plant simply went on-line

Swiss start-up Climeworks has accomplished it once more. The corporate simply opened the world’s largest carbon seize plant in Iceland, dwarfing its personal file of how a lot CO2 it could possibly pull from the air. The corporate’s earlier record-holding carbon seize plant, Orca, from the ambiance per yr, however the brand new plant can deal with practically ten occasions …

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Chris Packham wants Taylor Swift to sell off her private jets

Chris Packham has asked pop sensation Taylor Swift to stop using her private jets. The TV presenter and environmental activist even suggested that Swift should consider selling some of her personal planes in order to minimise her impact on the climate crisis. The Springwatch host explained to the Mirror that Swift’s recent legal battle with Jack Sweeney, who uses social …

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Climate disaster movie The Day After Tomorrow faced criticism across the political spectrum

Roland Emmerich’s disaster epic launched 2004’s summer blockbuster season with extreme temperatures and a flood taking out New York City. But is it one of the most polemical popcorn movies ever? We caught up with co-screenwriter Jeffrey Nachmanoff to find out. Of all the millions of people writer/director Roland Emmerich (Independence Day) kills in 2004 disaster flick The Day After …

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More Canadian car buyers shunning EVs in 2024: J.D. Power

Limited driving distance per charge, or so-called “range anxiety,” was the top concern among those choosing not to buy an electric vehicle, according to J.D. Power Canada. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez) More Canadian car buyers are shunning electric vehicles (EVs) due to tighter household budgets and higher borrowing costs, according to J.D. Power Canada. A new survey by the market …

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