Posts Tagged 'climate change'

Paradise smoke: Not just wood

Paradise smoke: Not just wood

The World Meteorological Organization predicted 2018 will be the fourth hottest year on record.  The other three hottest years were 2017, 2016 and 2015.  The “new ab-normal” will be bush fires in Australia, forest fires

EU bans single-use plastic

EU bans single-use plastic

  The European Union Parliament voted this week to phase out the use of plastic for straws, cutlery, plates and shopping bags.  The restrictions would begin by 2021, and EU states would also be required

Dire warnings from IPCC report

Dire warnings from IPCC report

Heat waves, rising sea levels, severe rain events with flooding and mass migrations due to human displacement are predicted in an updated UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report on climate change. 90 scientists