Tree Planting & How It Affects Global Warming

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This video explains how tree planting affects global warming Throughout the end of 2019 and the beginning of 2020, Australia experienced what is referred to as its Black Summer. This was a season of intense bushfires that blighted the world. By March 2020, an estimated 19 million hectares of forested land had burned down, destroying […]

Brazilian Deforestation Affects the Entire Earth

Brazilian Deforestation Affects the Entire Earth

“It’s ours, not yours” sounds like the words of a petulant child. Yet, this was the retort of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, speaking to a European journalist in 2019. He was referring to the Brazilian Amazon rainforest, the largest in the world and a significant carbon sink. Even though 60 per cent of this mighty […]

How Direct Air Capture Affects Our Atmosphere

How Direct Air Capture Affects Our Atmosphere

This video will help you to understand what direct air capture is and how it affects our atmosphere Last month, Shopify – Canada’s most valuable company – signed a deal to pull 11,023 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2) from the atmosphere. It is the largest publicly announced corporate purchase of direct air capture (DAC) ever. […]

Solutions to Stop Deforestation That Do Not Work

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This video outlines solutions to stop deforestation that do not actually work Many people think that planting more trees is the natural solution to deforestation and climate change. In fact, this view is surprisingly widespread. 90 per cent of American adults approve of planting a trillion trees to fight climate change. In 2019, even the […]

Climeworks: Everything You Need to Know

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There is just eight per cent of the world’s carbon budget remaining, according to the Global Carbon Budget report 2020. Yet, we continue to increase our global emissions each year. If humans continue to increase the amount of carbon dioxide (CO2) in the atmosphere above this, average global temperatures will exceed 1.5°C with catastrophic changes. […]

Alberta’s Tar Sands: All You Need to Know

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In this video, you will find out everything you need to know about Alberta’s tar sands After US President Joe Biden took office in January 2021, he directly took aim at the Alberta tar sands industry. This wasn’t limited to the cancellation of the Keystone XL pipeline, which would have transported Canadian oil into the […]

The Main Factors of Climate Change

The Main Factors of Climate Change

This video outlines the main factors of climate change, such as sources of power, deforestation and land use Climate change is caused by greenhouse gases in the Earth’s atmosphere. These are gases that prevent heat from escaping into space. The ‘greenhouse effect’ has increased the global average temperature by about 1°C since pre-industrial times. Forests […]

Why Are Fossil Fuel Companies Investing In Tree Planting?

Why Are Fossil Fuel Companies Investing In Tree Planting?

Fossil fuels are responsible for almost 90 per cent of global carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions. 20 fossil fuel companies have contributed 35 per cent of all modern greenhouse gas emissions. To offset the damage they cause, many oil, gas and coal companies are investing in tree planting. However, this alone will not repair the damage […]

Climate Change & Deforestation

Climate Change & Deforestation

Find out how deforestation and climate change are linked in this short video There is a close link between climate change and deforestation. Greenhouse gases, most notably carbon dioxide (CO2), are the most important driving force behind global warming. Forests remove about 30 per cent of man-made carbon dioxide emissions from the atmosphere. We must […]

What is CCUS?

What is CCUS?

This video explains everything you need to know about carbon capture, utilisation and storage (CCUS) What is CCUS? There are several different answers to the question, what is CCUS?  CCUS stands for carbon capture, utilisation and storage. CCUS is an umbrella term for several different technologies. Generally speaking, CCUS refers to capturing carbon dioxide (CO2) […]