Under CORSIA — short for Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation — the industry will voluntarily (at first) offset its emissions through the purchase of credits, or the funding of still unspecified projects that reduce greenhouse gas emissions elsewhere.
Trees have feelings. They can feel pain, but can also have emotions, such as fear.
Trees like to stand close together and cuddle.
There is in fact friendship among trees.
Read more: http://www.care2.com/greenliving/trees-can-form-bonds-like-an-old-couple-and-look-after-each-other.html
Costco joins supermarket chains including Whole Foods, Trader Joe’s, Safeway, and Kroger in promising not to sell the genetically modified fish, according to environmental group Friends of the Earth.
Read more: http://www.takepart.com/article/2015/11/25/gmo-salmon-costco?cmpid=foodinc-fb
From 1964 to 1973, U.S. warplanes dropped more than 270 million cluster munitions on the communist country, one-third of which did not explode.
Read more: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/laos-cluster-bombs_us_57ce6229e4b0a22de096b350?section=&
While most human occupation harms the landscape, new research shows that British Columbia’s coastal First Nations have made the forest thrive.
Read more: http://www.care2.com/causes/how-first-nations-have-enhanced-the-forest-over-13000-years-of-habitation.html
A mysterious and long-disputed document purported to be America’s oldest surviving manuscript is genuine.
That’s the conclusion of a new review of research on the Grolier Codex, a fragmentary 13th Century Maya text whose unlikely provenance ― it was reportedly found by looters in a Mexican cave in the 1960s ― had led some to conclude that it was likely a forgery.
Read more: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/grolier-codex-maya-manuscript_us_57d07008e4b0a48094a74df1?section=&
Abell S1063, a galaxy cluster, was observed by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope as part of the Frontier Fields programme. The huge mass of the cluster acts as a cosmic magnifying glass and enlarges even more distant galaxies, so they become bright enough for Hubble to see.
The image above shows the galaxy cluster Abell S1063, which is “potentially home to billions of strange new worlds” according to scientists working with the Hubble Space Telescope. Visible near the center of the image, the cluster appears as it was four billion years ago.
The City Council is going to consider a motion this month that would direct the municipal utility to determine how to move the city to 100 percent renewable energy. The motion already has broad support from councilmembers, and Los Angeles officials confirmed that the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) has begun work on the report, which will be developed with research partners, including the Dept. of Energy.
Read more: http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2016/06/10/3786420/los-angeles-to-go-renewable/