The latest sustainability news, fun, facts and reviews from the Green Elephant for 28th April 2021.
01:21 Bolsonaro’s Sudden Pledge to Protect the Amazon Is Met With Skepticism
03:21 Biden Commits to Reducing GHG by as Much as 52% by 2030 during Two-Day Summit
03:21 Biden Pledges Rapid Decline of Fossil Fuel Use by US
05:17 China’s leader, Xi Jinping, promises to “strictly limit” coal.
07:02 Greta Thunberg warns US lawmakers over climate change
08:45 New triple COVID mutation found in India, here’s what we know of this new variant
14:20 European Super League: ‘A seismic, pivotal week in football – but game not yet over’
19:18 M16 is ‘green spying’ on world’s biggest polluters to see climate commitments being met
20:15 Somehow, a majority of Americans still don’t think climate change will affect them
21:20 Why renewables can’t save the planet and how renewables destroy the environment to save the climate: An honest analysis from a lifelong environmentalist
22:58 Logitech Unveils Mouse Packaging with Carbon Impact Label; More Products to Follow
24:44 Twitter is Setting New, Science-Based Carbon Emission Targets
25:41 Grow Fragrance offers 100% non-toxic, plant-based candles and air fresheners
28:17 Construction to Begin on World’s Largest Liquid-Air Energy Storage Project
29:29 Now you can wash your clothes with recycled carbon emissions
31:20 First Round-the-World Hydrogen-Powered Vessel Journeys on Quest for Zero-Emission Shipping Industry
32:18 Interview with Tentshare
46:03 Fact or Fake?
- The process to get validated for Science Based Targets costs 1950USD
- Of the millions of companies in the world, just 6811 have set themselves Science Based Targets
- There are in fact no such things as Science Based Target and companies have to make up their own
50:07 Play Your Carbon Right
- Driving a mile in a mid-sized electric car – more or less CO2e than:
- 1 hour of browsing the internet on a laptop – more or less CO2e than:
- 10 inch pizza – Mighty Vegan (no cheese) collected, on foot, from a takeaway – more or less CO2e than:
- Box of 6 large chicken eggs
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