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September 22, 2021

The Government of the Russian Federation approved the concept of the development of hydrogen energy in Russia, which assumes the esablishmet of a high-tech export-oriented industry with an export volume of up to 50 million tons of hydrogen by 2050 (Decree of the Government of the Russian Federation No.

September 22, 2021

Corporate Bosses Called Out for Making Hollow Climate PledgesThe vast majority of companies in the world’s major economies are failing to make climate pledges that can be measured against meaningful yardsticks, according to the Science Based Targets initiative. The upshot of the group’s research is that, despite reams of corporate announcements professing to value sustainability, most business leaders aren’t walking the talk.

September 9, 2021

The countries most vulnerable to climate change are calling for an "emergency pact" to tackle rising temperatures. The group wants all countries to agree radical steps to avoid "climate catastrophe" at the upcoming COP26 meeting in Glasgow. Green campaigners are urging a postponement of the gathering, citing problems with vaccines for delegates. The Climate Vulnerable Forum (CVF) says the event is critical and cannot wait.

July 30, 2021

EU creates checklist for 'climate proof' infrastructure projects.

July 29, 2021

Ignoring climate change will yield 'untold suffering,' panel of 14,000 scientists warns.

June 21, 2021

Asteroid that was once thought to be worth $10,000 quadrillion and make everyone a BILLIONAIRE could actually be just a pile of rubble, new study suggests

A new study suggests asteroid 16 Psyche is not $10,000 quadrillion, but a pile of rubble

Researchers believe it could be 82.5 percent metal, 7 percent low-iron pyroxene and 10.5 percent carbonaceous chondrite

It could also have as much as 35 percent empty space inside

Previous estimates said 16 Psyche could contain as much as 95 percent metal, making it chock full of iron, nickel and gold

June 8, 2021

Underwater avalanche continued for two days. Scientists are reporting what they say is the longest sediment avalanche yet measured in action.

It occurred underwater off West Africa, in a deep canyon leading away from the mouth of the Congo River.

Something in excess of a cubic kilometre of sand and mud descended into the deep.

This colossal flow kept moving for two whole days and ran out for more than 1,100km across the floor of the Atlantic Ocean.

June 7, 2021

The “mountains” ecosystem: where will destruction of mountain ranges bring us to? Mountains play a great role in human life. Rocky massifs deliver 50% of fresh water supplies of the world population. Mountains are home for unique species of plants and animals: snow leopards, mountain goats, wild oxen, vultures, alpine flowers.

But like any other ecosystems, mountains are prone to destruction due to active development by humans, tourism and climate change.

June 6, 2021

Palaeontologists hope Biden will restore protections on fossil-rich US lands. Trump’s shrinking of Utah’s Bears Ears and Grand Staircase–Escalante reserves may be reversed — ensuring archaeological and fossil treasures are preserved for study.

June 4, 2021

"Urban ecosystems": will humans manage to preserve their habitat?  Right before the World Environment Day (celebrated annually on June 5), the Russian media "Ecology of Russia" initiated the ecosystems week to speak about the role of the most vulnerable ecosystems of our country and the planet as a whole. Today we will talk about the artificial ecosystem – “urban ecosystems”: will humans manage to preserve their habitat? 

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