Carbon dioxide emissions stemming from fossil fuel use in the European Union rose by around 1.8% in 2017 as compared to 2016, according to the most recent estimates from Eurostat. … [Read full article]
Auroral sounds have, for the first time, been confirmed to exist. The sounds accompanying the Northern Lights have long been described in folktales and by wilderness wanderers, but evidence until … [Read full article]
Some top activism stories from the past week or so that I haven’t been able to get to but deserve a big share: Two Finland animal activists who were being … [Read full article]
Animal rights and environmental activists are increasingly being targeted by governments as terrorists (or “eco-terrorists”) as award-winning independent journalist and author Will Potter repeatedly shows. One of his recent posts on his site Green is the New Red was on animal activists in Finland being prosecuted for undercovering filming of factory farms. The story:
Clean-energy demonstrations in 175 countries, 2,000 of them, stimulated by 350.org were or are underway today. Here’s more, plus 10 great photos.
Many studies have shown that people who live in the city help the environment by having a much smaller carbon footprint than those living in the country. However a new study shows that this is not the case, and that no matter where you live, your carbon footprint will be pretty much the same.
This beautiful image captures parts of the Baltic region still covered in snows and ice, thanks to the European Space Agency’ Envisat.
This sounds absolutely wonderful. A green underground data center. Building its facilities underground, Helsinki is cutting its carbon emissions by huge amounts. Instead of using electricity to cool the computers … [Read full article]
According to statistics from the Finnish Meteorological Institute the first decade of the 21st century was the warmest decade in recorded history, where records were taken all the way back … [Read full article]
Statistics provided by the Finnish Meteorological Institute have shed light on the extremes that made 2010 a year to remember in Finland. Cold periods at the start and end of … [Read full article]
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BAzrSl0ztsQ Foie gras is a “luxury food” or delicacy. However, if you watched the video above, I imagine you’d rather not pay anything for it. Completely horrifying. It is nice … [Read full article]