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Energi’s Impact - Beyond Blockchain

19 Feb 2020 2 minute read 8 comments Energi

Since we started Energi, we’ve noticed organizations talking more and more about changing the world. You can probably think of countless companies that are trying to tackle the most significant issues of our time. But how many actually put this at th...

Antarctica is Warming Three Times than the rest of the World

10 Jul 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Jjpn47

Antarctica is warming three times the global average, according to a new study conducted by Ohio University Climatologist Ryan Fogt and Kyle Clen. The study was published at the Journal Nature Climate Change suggest that the likely caused of the war...

More fresh water diversions along the Mississippi River could reduce harmful spillway flows

28 Jun 2020 1 minute read 0 comments mike88

The Problem The Bonnet Carre Spillway is a flood control structure on the Lower Mississippi River. Located in about 12 miles (19 km) west of New Orleans – it allows floodwaters from the Mississippi River to flow into Lake Pontchartrain and then into...

Utilizing search engine Ecosia + Presearch helping the environment

7 May 2020 2 minute read 7 comments Renan Rosa

Original source: Portal Geographia (www.geographia.com.br) - portuguse version Today we are going to take advantage of the post about Presearch and bring the news of how to support the socio-environmental project Ecosia. Well, let's get a better unde...

Environmental Regulations waived for infrastructure projects - Trump signed an Order

8 Jun 2020 1 minute read 1 comment raamesa

This is what everyone suspected would happen. Trump signed an executive order recently to revive the Covid affected economy that is said to speed up the approval of large scale infrastructure projects. Agencies are not required to follow existing env...

Kenya Bans Single-Use Plastics from National Parks, Beaches, and Forests

6 Jun 2020 1 minute read 0 comments AverageVancouverite

Coinciding with World Environment Day, Kenyan authorities have banned all single-use plastics such as water bottles, disposable cutlery, plastic bags, and straws from national parks, beaches, forests, and protected regions. The new ban comes three ye...

Russian President Putin Declares State of Emergency After Diesel Spill

4 Jun 2020 1 minute read 0 comments AverageVancouverite

Russian President Vladimir Putin has declared a state of emergency after a powerplant operated by Norilsk-Taymyr Energy Company, a division of the Norilsk Nickel company, reported that nearly 20,000 tonnes of diesel fuel spilled following the collaps...

Rwanda is Leading the Climate Action in Africa

2 Jun 2020 1 minute read 0 comments raamesa

It was speculated that the Corona virus pandemic will delay the submission of Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) – a set of national climate action plans governments are required to submit to UN under Paris Agreement- due to the lack of coord...

#EarthDay: Stock Trailer - Beware of the Plastics

22 Apr 2020 1 minute read 0 comments piliz

Happy Earth Day everyone! In celebration, here's the new video of my Stock Trailer series: Beware of the Plastics. For those of you who don't know about Stock Trailer, it's an original concept I developed for my Youtube channel. The idea is simple, c...

IS THERE SOMETHING GOOD IN THE BAD?

27 Mar 2020 1 minute read 0 comments LeftHouse

With all of the news looking so grim about our world and the virus we are dealing with, a good friend of mine pointed out to me that with all of the stay at home orders, lock downs, quarantines, our planet is getting a little bit of a break! Polluti...