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“Right now, the economy is controlled by big corporations whose profits are dependent on the continuation of climate change. This arrangement benefits few, but comes at the detriment of our planet and all its inhabitants."
With sea ice reduced, polar bears in the Arctic are spending more time on land, leading to increased attacks on people. Concerned Inuit communities want to increase hunting quotas, but researchers are testing new technologies they hope will reduce these often deadly confrontations.
Several NGOs are considering filing an application to the administrative court of Paris in 2019. However, French law may be more rigid than Anglo-Saxon law, which has already convicted several other states on this matter. EURACTIV France reports.
The COP24 climate conference in Katowice, Poland played out against a coal-centric backdrop - but new modeling shows it could save $19 billion annually and cut emissions 40% with clean energy technologies and policies.
Using an integrated approach, we assess climate change resistance at a globally important green sea turtle rookery in Poilão Island, West Africa. We project 200 years of primary sex ratios (1900–2100...