#science News

jason gan, site manager at LTTW
Among the many responsibilities he has as site manager, Jason Gan's job involves him waking up at odd hours to catch sea turtles in the midst of laying eggs, to protect them from natural predators and poaching. Here's how he spends his day.
Covid-19 booster vaccine
Health experts say Omicron's appearance underscores the need to share vaccines more fairly.
Residents of Kasiglahan Village in Rodriguez, Rizal, Philippines go through mud and debris caused by the devastation of Typhoon Vamco in 2020
The department of finance, whose chief will head the Philippine delegation for the climate talks, said that it will lobby for the long-delayed mechanism that will record how much funds rich nations are giving to poorer recipients.
Wind farm, energy transition outlook
A growing number of countries, cities and companies are aiming for 'net zero' emissions to meet climate goals—but it will require huge changes in how we live and work.
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#science Opinion

Forests cleared along Oregon’s Coast Range in the US
Permanently protecting large, mature forests is a faster and cheaper way to stabilise Earth's climate than complex carbon capture and storage schemes, and more effective than planting new trees.
smokestacks at a power plant
US President Joe Biden's administration must put a high enough price on carbon pollution to encourage the scale and urgency of action needed to meet the commitments that it has made to Americans and the rest of the world. The future of the planet depends on it.
arctic ice melting
It is comforting to imagine the Arctic as a snowy faraway place, populated by reindeer and polar bears. In fact, it is a cornerstone of the climate system that keeps our weather stable, our communities habitable, and our economies prosperous.
smoke stack berlin
Companies that set science-based targets have successfully reduced their emissions by 25 per cent since 2015, according to a new report. But much work lies ahead.
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#science Videos

fossil fuel warning on greenwash ads
In the video, environmental law group ClientEarth compares the oil and gas giant's advertisements on its low-carbon investments to a burger chain claiming that they’re vegan because they’ve got salad on the menu.
changing course 2019
Eco-Business releases the trailer for a documentary that traces the relationship between ecosystems in the North Pole and Asia, in the second edition of its flagship campaign on climate action, Changing Course.
Bertrand Piccard
The first person ever to fly around the world powered only by solar energy has taken on a bigger challenge: find solutions to protect the planet while making a profit.
monsanto
Monsanto, the name once synonymous with Agent Orange, has left its past behind. Or has it? A video made by a Brisbane-based current affairs site is accusing the American agribusiness giant of grave environmental and social transgressions, and it doesn't stop at the Vietnam War.
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#science Podcasts

Earth300
Forget Lady Gaga and K-pop. It’s time to celebrate those working feverishly to avert climate doom, says Aaron Olivera, the man behind a proposed research ship that will gather more than a hundred scientists to study climate solutions.
The billion-dollar Gardens by the Bay project is built on 101 hectares of land in Marina Bay, the heart of Singapore's Central Business District.
Climate change is causing sea levels to rise at an alarming rate, and nowhere is more at risk than archipelagic Southeast Asia. Climate scientist Professor Benjamin Horton of the Earth Observatory of Singapore tells the Eco-Business Podcast about the risks of rising waters and what can be done to address the problem.
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