Governments took the ground-breaking decision to establish new funding arrangements, as well as a dedicated fund, to assist developing countries in responding to loss and damage.
Thousands March Through Edinburgh Demanding Action on #ClimateChange
“As world leaders gather once again to negotiate the future of humanity, thousands of people are marching to demand solutions to the climate crisis that put people and the planet first.” Mary Church, Friends of the Earth Scotland
Loss and Damage #ClimateChange #COP27 & Peaceful Protest
“loss and damage can generally be understood as the negative impacts of climate change that occur despite, or in the absence of, mitigation and adaptation.”
Letters: ‘the move to an EV future’
“The much lower running costs of EVs must already be attracting the attention of finance directors in their ongoing quest for best value on cash spent.”
The Earth’s First Mass Extinction Caused By #ClimateChange
Over 550million years ago there was a mass extinction on the Earth which led to the loss of nearly all the animals at the time.
Wood Burning Stove Users Needed for a Study
Researchers at the University of Nottingham and Sheffield are studying the Burner Alert system – the first and only system in the UK.
Managing Coasts: Drone Surveys
“To effectively manage our coastline for ecological, societal and economic sustainability, we need this improved understanding of the behavior of our beaches and nearshore dynamics.” Chip Fletcher. UH Mānoa
Scottish Water: Keeping It Clean
As part of a series of articles in the run up to COP27 we take a look at Water in Scotland.
60% Of Compostable Plastics Not Breaking Down In Home Compost Bins
“Compostable packaging does not break down effectively in the range of UK home composting conditions, creating plastic pollution. Even packaging that has been certified as home compostable is not breaking down effectively.” Danielle Purkiss
Arctic Plants: Their Role In Our Climate
Graminoid-dominated tundra with dwarf shrubs growing in national park Kytalyk, in the Siberian Arctic. The blurred areas in the image are created by heat haze, which occurs when various surfaces heat up differently and hence create turbulence in the air. Image credit: Gabriela Schaepman-Strub, University of Zurich