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  • Photo of The Impact of Climate Change on Winter Sports

    The Impact of Climate Change on Winter Sports

    What’s a ski slope without snow? That’s the question on the lips of many climate scientists who fear that the future of winter sports is hanging in the balance. As global temperatures continue to rise, are we putting future Winter Olympic games, championships, and recreational snowsport at risk? In the UK, it is estimated that 6,340,000 people participate in skiing…

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  • Photo of 26 climate technology start-ups win place on COP26 funding programme

    26 climate technology start-ups win place on COP26 funding programme

    Greenbackers Investment Capital has revealed the identity of 26 climate technology start-ups who will be taking part in an innovative six-month programme designed to help them secure international funding ahead of the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow. Called 26ForCOP26, the programme will introduce the businesses to a global investor base through Greenbackers Showcase, an online deal platform, via…

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  • Photo of How Renewable Energy is the Cheapest Option – Even without Subsidies

    How Renewable Energy is the Cheapest Option – Even without Subsidies

    With decreasing costs, the promise of renewable energy will be realized sooner than we think. Although renewable energy has several advantages to its credit and is the need of the hour, high costs associated with renewable energy have proven to be a major stumbling block. Steady Decline in Renewable Energy Costs But with scientific advancements and innovations such as AI…

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  • Photo of Climate Scientists: How Are They Trying to Slow Climate Change?

    Climate Scientists: How Are They Trying to Slow Climate Change?

    With 19 of the 20 warmest years on record all occurring since 2001, earth is now the warmest it has been in more than 120,000 years. Calls for action on climate change have often fallen on stony ground for almost 20 years, but now the situation looks increasingly critical. The plans set to make a third runway in Heathrow airport…

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  • Photo of Is Warm Weather Going to Halt the Spread of COVID-19?

    Is Warm Weather Going to Halt the Spread of COVID-19?

    There’s been a lot of mass confusion and rampant disagreement about when the COVID-19 pandemic is going to calm down, how it’s going to end, and what steps we can take to solve the crisis. If there’s one thing that people agree on, it’s that leadership hasn’t made the solutions to these problems clear at all. Experts say one thing,…

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    ULEZ has arrived: What does this mean?

    At the end of January 2018, one month into the new year and resolutions are in full flow. Some succeed but many fail, some lasting little over a few days without chocolate, cigarettes or wine, but the initial hope existed. For London however, 31 days was all it took the capital to reach its annual legal limit for air pollution.…

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  • Photo of Is the UK ready to face extreme weather?

    Is the UK ready to face extreme weather?

    According to recent reports, the UK will have to prepare for more frequent extreme weather events as a result of climate change. After the intensity of Storm Ciara and Storm Dennis which buffeted the UK with rain, winds of over 90mph and flooding, it’s hard to know what to expect next. Minister at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural…

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