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Brazilian Government Failing to Protect Amazon Rainforest
Deforestation in the Amazon is only accelerating. Some of the worst-affected countries, such as Brazil, may never grow back to what it once was. The world’s largest forest is being used for logging and is being replaced by humans. Humans want the land to grow crops and herd animals, but our Earth needs those forests. The Amazon is the world’s …View Post
Agricultural Industry Consuming 80% of Fresh Water
Fresh water is becoming more scarce as the global population rises at an alarming rate. Water scarcity means that people will be unable to use the rivers and lakes they rely on for drinking water. Water has become scare in may states really, such as California that has been experiencing extreme drought for almost a decade. In the last few …View Post
Renewable Energy Entering Global Market
Renewable energy is becoming increasingly popular as the years go by and the role of renewable energy in the US economy grows. Companies have started to invest in renewable energy to replace coal in their operations. So what do all businesses have in common? They all want to invest in what is up and coming. Many people want to help …View Post
Irena and Other Companies Look to Develop a Green Africa
Renewable energy is becoming more common in Africa and many companies look to invest in the rich sources of renewable energy located there. Africa is a very diverse continent and tends to have extreme biomes. The most of the North Africa lies the Sahara Desert, a prime place for solar panels. Those dunes get more solar energy than most places …View Post
Sea Level Rise Continues To Threaten Coastal Cities
Many cities along the coast of the US will be affected by rising sea levels and for some states such as Florida, it is predicted they will be under water by the end of the century. Sea levels are rising due to climate change, but one factor in the sea level rise is that coastal cities will be affected by storms and tidal flooding.View Post
Are the United States’ Carbon Emissions Worse than China’s?
While some countries are looking to become carbon neutral in the next few decades, the United States is nowhere close to having a carbon dioxide deficit. The US carbon dioxide emissions are around 6 billion metric tons per year, making it the second largest polluter in the world behind China, who is at about 9 billion metric tons per year. …View Post