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Ways to help the Environment while in the kitchen

The concern about the Environment and to reduce our ecological footprint is something that has been gaining importance in our lives. You can also do it in the kitchen From our beauty routine, including the way we relate it to fashion, there are a thousand and one ways to…
World

'Like the speed of the wind': Kenya's lakes rise to destructive highs

Peering into the lake, the village elder struggled to pinpoint where beneath the hyacinth and mesquite weeds lay the farm he lived in his entire life until the water rose like never before and swallowed everything. A clump of sodden straw marked the spot: the tip of his…
FutureWorld

Apple's rare earth recycling steps up environmental response

Apple said Tuesday its newest iPhones would be produced using recycled rare earth materials, as part of a stepped up environmental initiative which also has geopolitical implications. Announced as part of a series of sustainability actions, Apple said the move builds on…
SocietyWorld

IEA: Virus crisis an opportunity to reshape climate reponse

Only massive investment in clean energy can help overcome the economic crisis caused by the novel coronavirus pandemic while setting the world on a path to meeting its objectives to slow climate change, the International Energy Agency said Tuesday. In its annual report…
World

Airbus thinks goose tip could trim fuel consumption

If planes flew in formation like wild geese they might use five to 10 percent less fuel, European aircraft maker Airbus said Wednesday as it signed up to test the idea Executive vice president Jean-Brice Dorman told an online civil aviation conference that wild geese…
Brazil

Central Bank launches environmental sustainability agenda

The Central Bank (BC) launched on Tuesday (8) a set of social and environmental responsibility actions. Actions include internal campaigns and creation of a credit line. The sustainability dimension was inserted in the BC # institutional agenda and includes everything…
ChinaWorld

From Shanghai to Stuttgart without a carbon footprint

Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go” — TS Elliot. German mechanical engineer Joerg Gebers is no poet, but he is prepared to go to great lengths to travel from Shanghai back to his home in Stuttgart without leaving a carbon…