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Week 49:

  • Balance between CO2 and warming means life or death fortrees. Link
  • Climate emergency: world “may-have crossed tipping points. Link + Link
  • Schmelzwassersee beim auslaufen beobachtet. Link
  • This-dark material: the black alchemy that can arrest carbon emissions. Link
  • Worlds donkeys being “decimated” by demand for Chinese medicine. Link
  • The downside of solar energy. Link
  • Impact of air pollution on health may be fa worse than thought, study suggests. Link 
  • Are electric vehicles really so climate friendly. Link
  • Re-greening: can Louisville plant its way out of a heat emergency? Link
  • “Insect apocalypse” poses risk to all- life- on earth, conservationists warn. Link + Link
  • Amazone deforestation “at highest level in a decade”. Link
  • See how much Arctic ice has vanished over the last 25 years. Link
  • What’s driving Antarctica’s  melt down. Link
  • The carbon bomb. Link
  • Who’s funding global deforestation. Link
  • Money to burn. Link
  • Climate crisis: 11000 scientists warn of untold suffering. Link
  • Sea levels set to keep rising for centuries even if emission targets met. Link 
  • Can secondhand shopping dent fast fashions environmental damage. Link 
  • Frühwarnsystem schlägt an: 2020 wird ein El Nino Jahr und das sind die folgen. Link
  • Quarter of world’s pig population “to die of African swine fever. Link 
  • Rising sea levels pose threat to homes  of 300 million people-study. Link  
  • Amazon rainforest “close to irreversible tipping point. Link 
  • “Once they’re gone, they’re gone”: the fight to save the giant sequoia. Link 
  • The fight for world’s largest forest. Link 
  • Mother Earth doesn’t like to be naked. Link 
  • Giant iceberg breaks off east Antarctica. Link 
  • Ocean Cleanup Mission finally collects plastic. Link 
  • Silent skies: Billions of North American birds have vanished. Link
  • Deforestation intensifies warming in the-Amazon rain forest. Link 
  • Five years after New York declaration, forest-promises-go-unmet. Link
  • Marine heatwave hits Pacific, raising fears of a new hot “blob”. Link 
  • Fukushima: Japan will have to dump radioactive water into Pacific, minister says. Link
  • Weltklimarat rechnet mit 280 Millionen Flüchtlingen durch-Meeresspiegel-Anstieg. Link
  • Climate change is making spiders mean. Link 
  • Flammenhölle Amazonas: Brände zerstören Braziliens grüne Lunge. Link + Link + Link
  • Scientists have been underestimating the pace of climate change. Link
  • The reason Antarctica is melting: shifting winds, driven by global warming. Link
  • Latest data shows steep rises i CO2 for seventh year. Link + Monthly Average CO2. Link
  • It’s raining plastic: microscopic fibres fall from the sky in the Rock Mountains. Link
  • We must change food production to save sthe world, says leaked report. Link 
  • Heatwave hits Greenland melting 11 billion tons of ice. Link
  • Tree planting has “mind-blowing potential” to tackle climate crisis. Link
  • Can Africa’s Great Green Wall combat climate change and massmigration? Link + Link
  • After scorcing Europe, heatwave is poised to melt Greenland. Link
  • Manmade Antarctic snowstorm could save coastal cities from rising seas. Link
  • The age of consequences. Link
  • The rain in Spain: how an ancient Arabic technique saves Alicante from floods. Link
  • Leben wir auf Kosten der Dritten Wel?t Was jeder wissen sollte. Link
  • Two million in Zimbabwe’s capital have no longer water as city turns off taps. Link
  • “Precipitous fall in Antarctic sea ice since 2014 revealed. Link
  • Glacial melting in Antarctica may become irreversible. Link
  • Welcome to the fastest heating place on earth. Link
  • Dutch bus stops help bees. Link 
  • Device could bring both solar power and clean water to millions. Link
  • Arctic permafrost is going through a rapid meltdown – 70 years early. Link + Link
  • Shell is not agreen-saviour. It’s a planetary death machine. Link + Link 
  • The story of a 4-pound Boohoo dress: cheap clothes at high cost. Link
  • Europe swelters under devatating heatwave. Link 
  • Photograph lays bare reality of melting Greenland sea ice. Link 
  • Human civilization will crumble by 2050 if we don’t stop climate change now, new paper claims. Link 
  • US beekeepers lost 40 of honeybee colonies over past year,  survey finds. Link 
  • Global warming pushes microbes into damaging climate feedback loops. Link 
  • No, climate action cant be separated from social justice. Link
  • We must transform lives to save this burning planet. Link
  • Deforestation of Brazilian Amazon surges to record high. Link
  • It is absurd to question whether we can afford to keep our planet liveable. Link
  • Frightening number of plant extinctions found in global survey. Link
  • Most meat in 2040 will not come from slaughtered animals report. Link
  • Renewable energy is quickly becoming cheaper than fossil fuels, report finds. Link
  • Worlds biggest sovereign wealth fund to ditch fossil fuels. Link
  • How Monsanto manipulates journalists and academics. Link
  • The unseen carcinogenic danger lurking in New-York-city’s public park. Link
  • Pentagon nuclear war plans: fallout would have wiped out many more  countries than previously estimated. Link 
  • The ocean is sinking into Earth’s mantle, and a dead supercontinent is partly to blame. Link 
  • How much plastic do you consume every day. Link
  • Mysterious Antarctic ice holes explained. Link
  • What is the Gulf of Mexico dead zone? Link
  • Wild bees are recycling plastic, study finds. Link
  • Humans causing shrinking of nature as larger animals die off. Link
  • Safer air for the kids? Grow more houseplants. Link
  • Much shorter working weeks needed to tackle-climate-crisis-study. Link 
  • “We need everyone”:  Greta Thunberg calls on adults to join climate strikes. Link
  • Republicans aren’t just climate deniers. They deny the extinction crisi -too. Link
  • Specieswatch: farmers fight to save Britain’s disappearing earthworms. Link + Link
  • Could you give up flying? -Meet the no plane pioneers. Link
  • Latest global school climate strikes expected to  beat turnout record. Link.
  • What “rewilding” really means for forestry and heather moorland. Link
  • Is modern life poisoning me? I took the tests to find out. Link
  • Explained: the toxic threat in everyday products, from toys to plastics. Link
  • From lipstick to burgers:-how our lives have become so chemical dependent. Link
  • CO2-concentration Mauna Loa Observatory: absolute record. Link
  • Bomb carbon from Cold War nuclear test found in the ocean’s deepest trenches. Link
  • Bolsonaros plan to unlock the  Amazon: split its indigenous peoples.Link
  • 9 Unusual ways air pollution harms your health. Link
  • How my son and I took our love of nature and turned it into a book. Link
  • There is a tree in in this North Carolina Swamp that’s  at least 2624-years old. Link
  • The impossibly cute Pika’s survival may say something about our own future. Link 
  • Humanity must save insects to save ourselves, scientist-warns. Link
  • The battle to save the worlds biggest bumblebee from extinction. Link
  • Supporting bio-Industrial meat production?A vicious, untreatable killer leaves China guessing. Link + (beware of content following gruesome video) Link + If you want to save the world, vegetarism is not the answer  Link + Should we stop eating meat? Not when humans are the real weapons of climate destruction Link
  • The world lost a Belgium sized area of primary rainforests last year. Link
  • Australia declares “war on cats”. Link
  • Unhealthy air plaques our national parks, just like it plaques our cities. Link
  • Only a third of worlds great  rivers remain free flowing, analysis finds. Link
  • Why biodiversity is a bigdeal?. Link 
  • Biodiversity and nature’s contributions continue dangerous decline, scientists warn. Link + Link + Link
  • Death of the birds and the bees across America. Link
  • Plastic bag found at the bottom of World’s deepest ocean trench. Link  
  • Global 5G wireless networks threaten weather forecasts. Link 
  • Alarming rate of forest loss threatens a crucial climate solution. Link
  • Bee saviour sugar cards could help starving bees. Link
  • Dare to declare capitalism dead. Link
  • “Death by a thousand cuts”: vast expanse of rainforest lost in 2018. Link
  • It’s time to start demanding justification for drilling in the Arctic refuge. Link
  • What would Earth look like if all ice meldted. Link
  • Millions more Americans breathing dirty airv as planet warms study finds. Link
  • How a key energy technology can help developing countries . Link 
  • Arctic warming will cost at least 24-trillion dollar-more than we thought, study finds. Link
  • Only rebellion will prevent an ecological apocalypse. Link
  • With widespread deforestation, North Korea-faces an environmental disaster. Link
  • Saving ecosystems to protect the climate,  and vice versa: a global deal for nature. Link
  • Extinction Rebellion proposal inspired by Irish climate, abortion breakthrough. Link 
  • Rwandan farmers lead tree-planting effort to meet rising wood demand. Link
  • 4 Ways to cut plastic’s grwoing greenhouse gas emissions. Link
  • This scientist thinks she has the key to curb climate change: super plants. Link 
  • Encounters with the Keeling Curve. Link
  • Microplastics are blowing in the wind. Link + Link
  • Global warming is pushing Arctic toward “unprecedented state”, research shows. Link + Link
  • Is climate change really causing walruses to jump off-cliffs? Link 
  • Buildings are killing up to 1bn birds a year in US, scientists estimate. Link 
  • French court finds Monsanto guilty of poisoning armer. Link
  • The young Republicans breaking with their party over climate change. Link
  • Climate crisis:  today’s children face lives with tiny carbon footprints. Link
  • Norway won’t drill in Arctic archipelago for billions of barrels of oil. Link 
  • Humans have caused the most dramatic climate change in 3 million years. Link 
  • Mountain glaciers are major contributors to rising seas. Link
  • Why the Guardian is putting global CO2 levels in the weather forecast. Link
  • Canada warming at twice the global rate, climate report finds. Link
  • “Historic breakthrough”: Norways giant oil fund dives into renewables. Link
  • Saudi Aramco says climate lawsuits “could result in substantial costs”. Link
  • Marine plastic pollution costs the world up to 25tn a year,  researchers-find. Link
  • Mutilated dolphins wash up on French coast in record numbers. Link
  • Toxic air will shorten childrens lives by 20 months, study reveals. Link
  • If  you want to feel happier, just spend 20 minutes in nature. Link
  • What happens to Greenlands’ Helheim Glacier. Link
  • As sea ice disappears, so do nutrients for wildlife. Link
  • Rebuilt wetlands can protect shorelines better than walls. Link
  • Forests are a low-tech but high-impact way to fight climate change. Link
  • Trees are the not-so-secret weapon in keeping our cities cool. Link
  • Dust from melting glaciers could create clouds. Link
  • Can soil microbes slow climate change. Link
  • We can now speak the universal language of honey bees. Link
  • Destruction of earth is a crime. It should be prosecuted. Link 
  • Aspen leaves inspire an new energy harvester fit for Mars. Link
  • After 25 years of failure we should abandon UNFCCC. Link
  • Don’t know how to save the planet? This is what you can do. Link
  • Hunderte Forscher slagen Alarm: Wenn wir nicht sofort handeln kollabiert uns Ökosystem. Link 
  • Nebraska flooding seen from space. Link 
  • We are all tortoises. Link
  • Climate change claims its first mammal extinction. Link
  • Coral refugees: certain corals could “outrun” climate change. Link
  • Greta Thunberg nominated Nobel Peace Prize. Link
  • Birthstrikers: meet-the women who refuse to have children until climate change ends. Link
  • “Almost certain extinction”: 1200 species under severe threat across world. Link
  • Why scientists should support the youth climate strike. Link
  • Air pollution deaths are double previous estimates, findsr esearch. Link
  • Energy oil majors turn to rural Africa in grab for world’s next billion customers. Link
  • Energy Execs: Climate Change a concern,  but oil & gas will be needed for decades. Link
  • In California, rising seas pose a bigger economic threat than wildfires, quakes. Link
  • To limit solar geoengineering’s side effects, the right “dose” is-needed. Link + Link

    !! One scientist who read the paper published on Monday said it was not comprehensive enough to conclude that solar geoengineering – most likely involving spraying sulphur dioxide into the atmosphere, thereby mimicking gas from volcanoes and reflecting the sun’s heat – would be safe.

    Some climate advocacy groups argue that banking on an unproven technology could hamstring efforts to reduce carbon dioxide still spewing from power plants and cars.

  • Climate solution: use carbon dioxide to generate electricity. Link
  • Radioactive glass beads may tell the terrible tale of how the Fukushima meltdown unfolded. Link
  • Carbon tax plans: how they compare and why oil giants support one of them. Link 
  • Rain is triggering more melitng ont the Greenland ice sheet- in witner too. Link 
  • Why Antarctica icebergs are green. Link
  • Adults failed to take climate action. Meet the young activists stepping up. Link
  • Burning wood for power breaches EU treaty, new lawsuit claims. Link
  • Heatwaves sweeping oceans like wildfires, scientists reveal. Link
  • The last great tree: a majestic relic of Canadas vanishing boreal forest. Link
  • Weeds flourish and fish decline in lake Victoria’s “deadest” corner. Link
  • Last chance to see? Five species under threat in the age of Trump. Link
  • “Fallingout of trees”: dozens of dead possums blamed on extreme heat stress. Link 
  • Microplastic pollution revealed “absolutely everywhere” by-new-research. Link
  • Coal ash contaminates groundwater at 91% of U.S. coal plants, tests show. Link 
  • What China can learn from New-York city about wastewater management. Link
  • Mosquito borne disease could threaten half the globe by 2050. Link
  • UN aviation body agrees to close carbon emissions loophole. Link
  • French experts propose trillion-euro EU climate finance pact. Link
  • Is Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez right to ask if the climate means we should have fewer children? Link
  • Switzerland puts geoengineering on UN environment agenda. Link
  • Clouds may hold the key to future warming. Link + Link + Link
  • Fuel to the fire: How geoengineering threatens to entrench fossil fuels and accelerate the climate crisis. Link + Link
  • Scientists pin down cause of mysterious “icequaks” shaking Antarctica. Link
  • As Russian military moves into thawing Arctic, U.S. strategy shifts. Link
  • Concrete the most destructive material on Earth. Link
  • Ply in the sky: the new materials to take us  beyond concrete. Link 
  • Iceberg twice the size of New-York is set to break away from Antarctica. Link
  • The ocean is running out of breath, scientists-warn. Link
  • Arctic bogs hold another global warming risk that could spiral out of control. Link + Link
  • Plummeting insect numbers “threaten collapse of nature” Link + Link + Link + Link
  • Worlds food supply under severe threat from loss of biodiversity. Link + Link
  • European farms could grow green and still be able to feed population. Link + Link