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    The Crucial Need For Carbon Capture, Utilisation, And Storage

    Rian Patel To roughly offset the carbon footprint of the life of an average 47-year old living in the UK, one would have to plant 2,250 trees. And then let them grow for 50 years, costing time, money, and land. Carbon dioxide is a long-lasting greenhouse gas that traps...
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    The Benefits Of Biden Reinstating US Membership To The Paris Agreement

    Daria Paterek When he became President, one of the first things that Joe Biden did was bring the United States back into the Paris Agreement. Trump decided to withdraw from the agreement in 2017, claiming in a televised announcement that the withdrawal was a result of his “solemn duty...
  • The State Of The Planet And How To Fix It

    The United Nations has placed the Climate Crisis squarely in the centre of its operations. The UN General Secretary António Guterres gave an address titled “The State of the Planet”, declaring that “Humanity is waging war on nature.” The address was a stark and impassioned plea to the countries...
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    Climate Events Of 2020

    Rebecca Herman 2020 has been a roller-coaster from the very start; testing our climate to the max and exhausting all it has to offer. Unlike many of our personal lives, the climate stopped for nothing this year and really proved its power to us. From fires, to greenhouse gases,...
  • Turning The Tide On Climate Change: Carbon Taxes And Ecocide Laws

    Hannah Pink A few weeks ago, I spoke about how COVID has started to change the way we think about the environment. I touched upon some radical solutions such as carbon budgeting and taxing which have been suggested. At the time, I thought although it would be needed to...
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    New Study Aids Scientists In Protecting Bowhead Whales

    Conducted by scientists at the New England Aquarium’s Cabot Center for Ocean Life in the US, a new study has uncovered ways to potentially protect bowhead whales from harmful human interference....
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    The Future Of The Environment With The Arrival Of Biden To The White House

    Kallista Jayasuriya In stark contrast to his predecessor, who withdrew the USA from the Paris climate agreement, Joe Biden believes in climate change, and in the importance of urgent action. In one of his campaign videos, he states how we need to act in the next 12 years in...