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October 2023

Greenland’s Ice Sheet: A 27-Year Long Tale of Loss and What It Means for Us

According to the National Snow and Ice Data Centre, Greenland’s ice sheet has suffered a net loss for the 27th consecutive year, presenting us with a multifaceted problem that extends beyond the realm of scientific inquiry [1]. Despite fluctuations in melt rates and an increase in snowfall, particularly in late spring and early summer, the …

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How Climate Change Worsens Extreme Weather Events

According to the World Meteorological Organisation, the occurrence of extreme weather is increasing in frequency and intensity worldwide, largely due to climate change. The scientific community agrees that as long as the emission of greenhouse gases continues, the situation will persist [1]. Here are four key mechanisms linking climate change to extreme weather events. [2] …

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Can Miniature Relatives Of Crabs And Lobsters Slow Climate Change?

Researchers at the University of Exeter have put forward a compelling notion that tiny ocean-dwelling crustaceans, known as copepods, may hold the key to combating climate change. These copepods are a subcategory of zooplankton—organisms that drift with ocean currents—and are considered to be the most abundant multicellular organisms on our planet. The researchers posit that …

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West Antarctic Ice Shelf Melting Deemed Inevitable, Says New Study

The forthcoming dissolution of ice shelves in West Antarctica appears to be “unavoidable,” according to recent research carried out by British Antarctic Surveys. These ice platforms, which stretch from the primary ice mass into the ocean, act as vital barriers that contain the inland glaciers. However, the melting of these ice shelves can cause the …

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Understanding the Global Wildfire Crisis: Causes, Consequences, and Control

According to the Imperial News, in an era marked by climate shifts and environmental challenges, wildfires have surged to the forefront of global attention. Countries across continents, from the United Kingdom and Greece to the United States, find themselves grappling with fires that are increasingly frequent, expansive, and intense. Experts unanimously agree: the long-term ramifications …

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Climate Change Simplified: A Straightforward Guide

According to the European Environment Agency, global warming is no longer a topic for debate; it’s an ongoing reality. Humanity is feeling the ramifications, be it in the form of intense heat waves or the slow but steady increase in sea levels. Although the situation is expected to deteriorate further, scientists insist that there’s still …

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Clearvolt and the Race Against Climate Change: How Solar Innovation is Paving the Way for a Greener Tomorrow

The Climate Change Crisis Climate change isn’t just knocking on our door; it’s already in our living rooms, disrupting supply chains, and affecting our daily lives. In the UK, we’ve felt its scorching heatwaves and witnessed its impact on food production. But what’s the business angle, and why should entrepreneurs and CEOs care? Enter Clearvolt …

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How Solar Energy Can Elevate Your Business’ ESG Credentials:  A Clearvolt Perspective

As business leaders, we’re all aware of the increasing emphasis on environmental, social, and governance (ESG) goals. No longer a ‘nice-to-have,’ these goals have become a central part of business strategy. Solar energy stands out as a remarkable investment to improve ESG credentials while offering an attractive ROI. With Clearvolt’s innovative zero CapEx model, solar …

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The Renewable Energy Paradox: Exceptional Growth Yet a Persistent Reliance on Fossil Fuels

The Rapid Ascent of Renewable Energy In the year 2023, wind and solar technologies emerged as more than mere contributors to the global energy mix; they became titanic forces in renewable energy, accounting for an impressive 12% of global electricity [4]. Furthermore, in a remarkable milestone, wind energy production reached one terawatt this year—nearly equivalent …

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The Unstoppable Rise of Solar Power: A Clarion Call for Business Leaders

Solar energy isn’t just the future; it’s the here and now. According to the International Energy Agency (IEA), solar power has become the cheapest form of electricity ever recorded in human history [1]. It’s not merely a feather in the cap for environmentalists but a seismic shift for CEOs and CFOs looking to optimise their …

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