100% global renewable energy. A utopic dream or a future reality? If we are to limit average global temperature rise to the maximum of 2℃ in the Paris Agreement, or 1.5℃ as many scientists argue, ensuring that everyone around the world receives energy produced from renewable sources is vital and will go a […]

via Does Renewable Energy have a Viable Future? — Think Sustainability

We’ve all seen the heartbreaking photos of animals being caught up in plastic waste and often killed. We’ve all seen the reports of whales, dolphins, birds and other marine animals washing up dead on beaches with stomachs full of plastic bags and other objects. Just last week, a pregnant sperm whale washed up on a […]

via The Mind-Blowing Cost of Plastic Pollution — Think Sustainability

Dolphins may be in serious trouble as ocean temperatures – affected by global warming – continue to rise. After a heat wave struck the waters of Western Australia in 2011, scientists noticed warmer ocean temperatures caused fewer dolphin births and decreased the animal’s survival rate. The heat wave caused the water temperature of an area called Shark Bay to rise about 4 degrees above the annual average. After the heat wave, the survival rate for some species of dolphins fell by 12%, […]

via Warming oceans are killing dolphins, causing fewer dolphin births, study finds — KFOR.com

Source: PR from the Center for Biological Diversity “New border-wall construction will decimate the Lower Rio Grande Valley National Wildlife Refuge in Texas…” WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity sued the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today for failing to release public records on President Trump’s plans to build border walls through protected national wildlife […]

via Lawsuit Seeks Public Records on Border Wall Plans in National Wildlife Refuges — Straight from the Horse’s Heart