Budweiser Is Brewing Beer With Wind Energy

Budweiser is now using wind energy to power its breweries and other facilities. That’s right; your next six-pack will be brewed using wind power. This new wind farm is known as the Thunder Ranch. This should come as little surprise if you watched the Super Bowl back in February. They had a very clear commercial …

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Coastal Cities at Risk as Rising Sea Levels Move Faster Than Expected

According to a new Proceedings of the National Academy of Science (PNAS) report, rising sea levels are expected to increase approximately 2 meters (6.6 feet) by the end of the century. This poses a serious threat to coastal regions like New York City, Florida,  Shanghai and many other regions. However, the rising sea levels will …

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Generation closes $1B growth fund targeting sustainable startups

Generation Investment Management, the firm co-founded by environmentalist and former Vice President Al Gore, was built on the premise of backing sustainable startups. Now, as the idea of sustainability starts to gain wider traction, the firm is doubling down on the concept. Today, Generation is announcing that it has closed a $1 billion Sustainable Solutions […]

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What Cities Can Do To Help Animals Survive Climate Change

  It’s no secret that climate change is negatively affecting the lives of wildlife around the world. Over one million different species are currently being pushed towards extinction by human activity with climate change front and center. Due to massive habitat destruction, wildlife has no choice but to relocate to a new home. However, many …

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At least 414 Million Pieces Of Plastic Washed Up On A Remote Island

The Cocos (Keeling) Islands is a remote location off the coast of Australia in the Indian Ocean. According to a recent study, an estimated 414 million pieces of plastic weighing 238 tonnes was found washed up on these islands. This takes plastic pollution to a whole new level. The report states that remote islands are …

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By 2040, Over Half Of New Cars Will Be Electric

Currently, electric cars make up only a small portion of the total cars on the road. However, according to a new Bloomberg New Energy Finance report, 57% of vehicles sold and over 30% of all cars will be electric by 2040. There are multiple factors that will play a big part in the growth of …

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There is More Carbon Dioxide in the Atmosphere Than Ever Before

Throughout our planet’s history, the carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere have never been so high. Currently, 415ppm (parts per million) of carbon dioxide can be found in the Earth’s atmosphere. Carbon dioxide is the most abundant greenhouse gas in our atmosphere. It is the largest contributor to climate change and global warming. Humanity is …

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For the First Time in 137 Years, the UK Went One Week Without Coal Power

From May 1st to May 8th, the National Grid’s Electricity System Operator (ESO) has stated coal generators were turned off. This is the first time since 1882 when they were invented that there was no power from coal in the UK. In order to fight climate change, the UK is committed to zero emissions in …

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The First Electric Highway For Trucks Will be Opening In Germany

Germany is hosting the first electric highway built for freight trucks. The freight transportation industry is one of the hardest problems to solve. This is because food and other products need to be transported. Unfortunately, an electric motor often can’t get the job done. Instead of a pure electric vehicle, a hybrid truck will utilize …

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Humanity Threatens One Million Different Species With Extinction

A new comprehensive report from the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) states that over one million species are facing extinction due to human interference. The IPBES is a UN committee that does comprehensive reports with experts from around the world. In the past, the committee has done a lot of work …

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