Wendy Koch at National Geographic wrote recently about how NASA satellites are showing China’s efforts to meet their pledge to the UN to cut carbon emissions, by comparing images of China’s Gobi Desert comparing how much land was covered by solar panels in 2012 and in 2015—the covered surface tripled in just three years.
Meanwhile, Switzerland is busy planning to fill the sky with postal delivery drones, reports the Guardian.
And a fabulous little video (see below) at the Guardian explains just how much global warming is affected by the production and consumption of meat and animal products. In a word, meat eating contributes more to global warming than cars, planes, and many other factors all added together.
Do you have to be a vegan to help fix climate change?
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Resilience (A Journal of the Environmental Humanities)
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