Tag Archives: Climate change

Richard Parks: from record-breaking solitude in Antarctica to flat isolation | Sport

Richard Parks passes the ball out during the Powergen Cup semi-final between Leeds Tykes and London Irish at Headingley in March 2005.

As each of us languishes in isolation, one man is about to enter the Guinness Book of World Records for being on his own. When the next edition of every aspirant child’s bible comes out later this year, Richard Parks will be included for skiing more miles (2,299) in Antarctica, …

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New Study Finds Data Centres Not as Harmful to the Planet as Earlier Thought

New Study Finds Data Centres Not as Harmful to the Planet as Earlier Thought

Can digitisation be more harmful to mother nature? A recent study suggests, yes it can be but not as much as thought earlier. Over the years, the transition into digitisation has created a high demand for data centres – a storage room of large networked computer servers typically used by …

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Could Climate Change Make Flu Seasons Worse?

No Reason for 45% of Antibiotic Prescriptions

By Robert Preidt               HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Feb. 20, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Climate change, and the sudden weather changes it brings, could fuel future flu epidemics, researchers warn in a new report.         They used historical data to assess how …

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Amazon’s Jeff Bezos pledges $10 billion to launch Earth Fund for combating climate change

Amazon's Jeff Bezos pledges $10 billion to launch Earth Fund for combating climate change

Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos speaks at the new Amazon Spheres opening event at Amazon’s Seattle headquarters in Seattle, Washington, U.S., January 29, 2018. Lindsey Wasson | Reuters Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos on Monday announced the launch of a new Earth Fund that the e-commerce chief plans …

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A climate of uncertainty: pro cycling in a warming world | Adam Phelan | Sport

Tour Down Under

A graveyard of trees fixes into focus on the screen. The television footage zooms in on their burnt skeletons, thin and black. Dark ash is spread beneath their leafless arms. The camera then catches the peloton, a kaleidoscope of colour blurred against the barren landscape. The riders snake through the …

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Carrier will go ‘fully carbon neutral’ next month

Carrier will go 'fully carbon neutral' next month

Delta Air Lines CEO Ed Bastian told CNBC on Friday that the company is going “fully carbon neutral” on a global basis starting March 1. “It’s a big challenge and it’s a big commitment,” Bastian said on “Squawk Box.” Delta is committing at least $1 billion over the next decade …

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