Fort McMurray Oil Sands and the Women Reversing Its Damage (Video)

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Find out about the Fort McMurray oil sands and the women reversing its damage in this video In 1991, a pipeline running from Alberta, Canada, and through the US state of Minnesota, ruptured and spilt at least 1.7 million gallons of oil in Grand Rapids city. It was the largest ever inland oil spill in […]

Startups: Carbon Capture and Sequestration

Startups: Carbon Capture and Sequestration

2020 set a new record for venture capital investment in the carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) sector. In that year, €213 million went to hundreds of startups worldwide with the aim to reduce the amount of carbon dioxide (CO2) in the atmosphere. This represents a huge increase since 2018. That year, just €550,000 was invested […]

CCS Technology and Oil Companies (Video)

CCS Technology and Oil Companies

This video explains some of the reasons why CCS technology attracts oil companies   The biggest oil company in the world is ExxonMobil. They believe the carbon capture and storage (CCS) market will be worth USD $2 trillion by 2040. Therefore, they plan to invest USD $3 billion in lower-emission energy solutions through to 2025, […]

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, […]

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 […]