Climate dispute: why oil giant Shell lost the case to environmentalists
The Hague Court considered the case of environmentalists against the Royal Dutch Shell oil and gas company. For the first time in history, a judge issued an order to industrialists for 45% carbon emissions reduction by 2030.
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 ecosystem of the "meadowlands": what role the grass and flowers play in the life of the planet.
June 5 is the day when people annually celebrate the World Environment Day. This day was established in 1972 by the UN General Assembly. This year, the event is dedicated to the protection and restoration of valuable ecosystems affected by human impact and climate change. Right before the World Environment Day, the Russian mass-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.
Globalism has entered a new phase with a Dutch court's order that oil major Shell accelerate cuts to its carbon-dioxide emissions, setting a troubling precedent for those who favor sovereign nations and accountable government. A district court in The Hague ruled on Wednesday that Shell must slash its CO2 emissions – those from its own operations and its products – by 45% by 2030.
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Current estimates of land-use change may be capturing only one-quarter of its true extent across the world, new research shows.
Mission IMPOSSIBLE: NASA warns even a nuclear bomb wouldn't stop a giant asteroid heading for Earth after massive six month simulation exercise ends in devastating impact
The media are writing: "The climate change has shifted the earth's axis". Is this true? The scientist from St. Petersburg State University gives explanations
Humanity's impacts on our planet's climate are so profound that they have caused shifting of the axis upon which Earth spins around. This statement was made by scientists from the Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research in China. But not everyone agrees with him.
The SpaceX CEO once again spoke about his desire to carry people to Mars. However, this time he was not so optimistic in his statements, telling what difficulties the first interplanetary travellers might face. He thinks, this may be the last adventure in their lives for them.
Under such assumed circumstances, the following questions inevitably arise:
- Is there a requirement for a manned expedition to Mars?
International Mother Earth Day 2022
International Mother Earth Day provides an opportunity to raise global public awareness of the challenges to the well-being of the planet and all the life it supports. The Day also recognizes a collective responsibility, as called for in the 1992 Rio Declaration, to promote harmony with nature and the Earth, to achieve a just balance among the economic, social and environmental needs of the present and future generations of humanity.