Climate Change – GBRI
 

A new initiative called The Restore California Renewable Restaurant program asks its participating restaurants to add a 1 percent surcharge to each customer’s bill. This surcharge is supposed to go to a public fund that will help farmers adopt sustainable farming practices and reduce carbon emissions. It would still be optional for customers, but if all […]

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Thousands of people have been forced to evacuate after heavy flooding in the Canadian provinces of Quebec, Ontario and New Brunswick. As the floodwaters continued to rise amid heavy rains, Montreal and Ottawa declared states of emergency. Many environmentalists and leading government officials are linking the severe flooding event to climate change. “This flooding is happening […]

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Most people’s reaction upon seeing a bug would be “Ewww…get rid of it!” But while they may not be the most welcome sight, insects are extremely crucial for the survival of life on our planet. In fact, without insects, all life on Earth would end within a span of 50 years! However, a new research […]

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The latest report from International Energy Agency (IEA) confirms that carbon emissions around the world hit a record high last year. With booming global economy, the energy demands also increased and this was one of the main reasons behind the record energy-related CO2 emissions. And of course, climate change was also one of the culprits […]

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Every mountaineer worth their salt dreams of scaling the majestic Mount Everest at least once in lifetime. However, the treacherous journey, thin air and freezing temperatures often take their toll on climbers. As a result, while nearly 5,000 people have successfully climbed the mountain, another 300 are thought to have died along the way. Some […]

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