MHI Explores Zero Carbon Marine Fuel Conversion

A project led by the McKinney Möller Marine Center for Carbon-Free Transportation Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) has launched a project to assess the viability of converting existing vessels to be carbon-free. The technical, financial and environmental assessments will be carried out mainly by the two companies of the Group – Mitsubishi Shipbuilding Co. and Mitsubishi …

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Flatulence in cows has a detrimental effect on climate change

Flatulence in cows has a detrimental effect on climate change Livestock produces significant greenhouse gas emissions, accounting for up to 15 percent of greenhouse gas emissions. Due to the respiration of animals, carbon dioxide is produced, and the intense flatulence accompanying digestion leads to a significant release of methane, which is much more dangerous than …

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Climate Change and Shipping

While frequent debates occur over the causes of climate change, the reality of a changing climate over the past 50-70 years cannot be disputed. Across the globe, data shows increasing average temperatures. Average global surface temperature has increased 1.14 degrees Celsius since the late 19th century, with increased frequency of extreme temperatures. From a meteorological …

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Climate change is driving climate change

Global warming is homemade. For sustainable development, people must reduce their emissions of climate-damaging gases by three quarters by 2050. If that doesn’t work, climate change could accelerate dramatically. Consequences of the industrial revolution For many million years, the Earth’s climate has been linked to a fairly well-regulated carbon budget. As if God’s Minister of …

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Phenology and climate change

The role of phenology in climate researchGlobal warming has been discussed for decades. It is now undisputed that it exists, also because it can be backed up with phenological data. “The earth is getting greener,” read the headline of a 2001 NASA study. From space it is clearly visible that plant growth above the 40th …

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