Pollution reduction is not enough to combat climate change

Pollution reduction is not enough to combat climate change

The new coronavirus pandemic is expected to cause a 6 percent drop in pollution.

The new coronavirus pandemic has brutally affected the entire planet, but as far as the environment is concerned, the news are more positive. The decrease in economic activity has led to a reduction in emissions of polluting gases, which this year is expected to be at least 6 percent…

Temperature in Antarctica exceeds 20 degrees

Temperature in Antarctica exceeds 20 degrees

The temperature in Antarctica broke all records and exceeded 20 degrees last Sunday.

According to scientists, the 20.75 degrees recorded on the island of Seymour is an “incredible and abnormal” phenomenon.
This information comes practically a week after knowing that, on February 6, Argentine Antarctica experienced the warmest day since there are meteorological records in the region, with the thermometers reaching 18.3 degrees.

UK anticipates ban on gasoline and diesel vehicles to 2035

UK anticipates ban on gasoline and diesel vehicles to 2035

Measure anticipates the previously established term by five years.

The UK plans to ban the sale of new petrol and diesel vehicles until 2035, in an attempt to accelerate the reduction of carbon emissions and combat climate change, announced British Prime Minister Boris Johnson.

The measure anticipates the deadline previously set, up to 2040, by five years, including automobiles and vans and, for the first time, hybrid vehicles that combine fuels that generate emissions with clean technologies.

Warmer temperatures were recorded between 2010 and 2019

Warmer temperatures were recorded between 2010 and 2019

The United Nations considers that the growing global warming is confirmed, marked by the increase of extreme weather phenomena. 2016 was the hottest year and 2019 followed, according to the World Meteorological Organization (WMO).

“Unfortunately, many extreme weather phenomena await us in 2020 and in the coming decades, motivated by the record levels of concentration of greenhouse gases that retain heat in the atmosphere,” said Petteri Taalas, secretary general of the United Nations agency Nations (UN) in a statement.

The official said that the year started with “strong meteorological and climatic phenomena”, as in Australia, which “had its warmest and driest year in 2019”, he added.

Fourth climate strike takes place in 157 countries

Fourth climate strike takes place in 157 countries

Since August 2018, young people from 6,600 cities in 223 countries have participated in the climate strikes.

The Global Climate Strike is held today in 157 countries and its fourth edition aims to mobilize young people to participate in the 2019 United Nations Conference on Climate Change (COP25). In total, 63,000 climate strikes have already taken place.