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Polar bears lose up to 2kg per day as climate crisis bites

We’ve all seen the pictures of starving polar bears, struggling to survive climate change. But as global temperatures continue to rise, experts say bears today are spending up to a month longer than their parents waiting for the ice to return after summer. Every year, starting in late June when the bay ice disappears, polar …

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Encouraging productivity in a hybrid work environment

Annemarie Estess explores the impact of a hybrid work environment and how to encourage productivity for employees working from home CREDIT: This is an edited version of an article that originally appeared on Aspire Back in November 2020 when I asked my coaching clients how they were doing with working from home, they described some …

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Wildlife areas highlight borough’s environmental vision. – IN THE C

TWO wild and birdlife areas created next to prime commercial land by North East Lincolnshire Council are examples of how industrial development and nature can thrive side-by-side. As residents are being encouraged to give their views on the review of the borough’s Local Plan, a key planning document which helps shape and guide future development, …

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Paris Joins Other Cities in Boycotting World Cup to Protest Human and Environmental Abuses in Qatar

Paris has joined several other French cities in announcing they will not broadcast matches of the World Cup in protest at human rights and environmental abuse in Qatar. Source: FRANCE 24 English / YouTube Paris, along with numerous other French cities, has decided not to show the World Cup matches in public places or set …

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EPA Announces Innovative Effort to Bring New Chemicals Used in Battery Electric Vehicle, Semiconductor, Clean Energy Sectors to Market

EPA announces innovative effort to bring new chemicals used in battery electric vehicle, semiconductor, clean energy sectors to market. The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a new effort under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) to implement a streamlined and efficient process under the New Chemicals Program to assess risk and apply mitigation measures, …

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Just 20% of climate change studies are ‘written by women’

Professor Chioma Blaise Chikere at work. Credit: SciDev.Net ‘ Chioma Blaise Chikere is at the pinnacle of her career, as a professor of environmental microbiology and biotechnology at the University of Port Harcourt in Nigeria and director of the institution’s Entrepreneurial Center. Yet in this part of the world, such an achievement by a female …

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Chicken in British supermarkets ‘linked to deforested Amazon’ | Environment

A new investigation into industrial poultry farming in Brazil claims that chicken fed with corn and soya beans grown on deforested land or with unclear origins is ending up on British dinner plates and supermarket shelves. The joint investigation by Reporter Brasil and Ecostormpublished today, once again highlights how global food chains are linked to …

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Ventilation ‘vital’ to tackle overheating risks, UK environment watchdog says

Committee on Climate Change report says ventilation is among a range of solutions that need to be considered as part of a holistic design approach to reduce overheating risks in homes The Effective ventilation of buildings will have a vital role in addressing overheating risk in UK homes. This is the warning from new findings …

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Climate Change Risks Are Rising In Importance For The Office Of The Comptroller Of The Currency

Office of the Comptroller of Currency getty The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), the regulator of the US’s largest banks stated today that it is working “to better understand climate-related financial risks in the context of safety and soundness, particularly as they relate to risks at large banks. ” Given that the …

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