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Net-zero carbon emissions, or carbon neutrality, is the effort to reduce carbon dioxide output at least to the level estimated to be absorbed by Earth’s carbon sinks…




RCP

RCPs (Representative Concentration Pathways) are scenarios that describe how Earth’s climate could potentially change in the future up to the year 2100 used by the IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change)…


Volta 2 Hour Limit Free Charging

white Tesla charging with Volta station

Instead of monetizing the electricity for EV charging, Volta generates ad revenue from its video screens. This means that Volta provides charging to EV and HPEV (hybrid plug-in electric vehicle) drivers completely for free…


Climate Change and Plastic Pollution

An article titled, “The Fundamental Links Between Climate Change and Marine Plastic Pollution”, describes the interactive relationship between climate change and marine plastic pollution. The article’s authors claim that climate change and marine plastic pollution are linked in three ways…



China’s Summer 2022 Heatwave and Droughts

Chinese mountains with red sun on horizon

China not only witnessed its lowest levels of rainfall in 61 years but also felt what is arguably its most severe heatwave ever recorded in terms of duration and intensity…


Ivory-Billed Woodpecker Declared Extinct

After years of empty searches, the United States Fish and Wildlife Service has just declared more than 20 species extinct…


Is Seitan Good for Weight Loss?

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Plant-based diets are more than just a strategy for promoting sustainable agriculture, they can also improve weight loss efforts and reduce heart disease risks…


Michigan’s Plan to Decarbonize from Liesl Clark

In the first week of May 2021, Ken Haddad, Digital Content Manager and newsletter writer for ClickOnDetroit.com interviewed Liesl Clark, director of the EGLE and the chair of the Michigan Climate Council. Their conversation focused on Michigan’s plan to become carbon neutral and limit total emissions. As of 2016, Michigan ranked as one of the top 10 states in America for total greenhouse gas emissions…


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Climate Change Is

Climate change is an environmental phenomenon associated with increased surface temperatures, heightened sea levels, melting ice sheets, biodiversity loss, and decreased agriculture production.


Authored by daVarius Robinson