More than a third of the Antarctic’s ice shelf area could be at risk of collapsing into the sea if global temperatures reach 4°C above pre-industrial levels, new research has shown.
“The Flotta terminal has a working life left of less than a decade, but it could have an innovative future as for example a Green hydrogen hub, and we’d be delighted if that scenario transpires.”
“75% of Earth’s ice-free land is directly altered as a result of human activity, with nearly 90% of terrestrial net primary production and 80% of global tree cover under direct human influence.”
“Now that we know who some of the biggest beneficiaries from the ocean economy are, this can help improve transparency relating to sustainability and ocean stewardship.”
The Earth’s ability to absorb nearly a third of human-caused carbon emissions through plants could be halved within the next two decades at the current rate of warming.
Based at the Bo’ness and Kinneil Railway, a Class 314 car passenger train will be converted and made available by ScotRail.
Scotland’s Arctic Connections document is built on the image of a Scotland “as a progressive and dynamic nation that does not hesitate to take the lead on key global challenges.”
Two speakers – Dr Sarah Crowe an ecologist and Erlend Spence an Orcadian farmer both spoke about the actions they have taken and how we can move forward in Orkney to improve our natural environment.
“an international public forum to develop a new human right to protect the freedom to live without physical or psychological threat from above”
A group of researchers from the Toronto Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering have modelled what would happen if personal ownership of EVs was to become the norm.