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New this month:
Carbon College Launch!
We are excited to launch the first in a
series of climate change blogs which we are calling our 'Carbon
College'. After reading these brief articles (put together by my
fabulous colleague Em), you will be armed with all the facts and
latest thinking, without having to do the research yourself. We will
be posting more blogs over the coming weeks, so check out our Carbon College page for the
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Climate College Tutorial 8 – What Happened to the Hole in the Ozone Layer?
The global action taken to repair the hole in the ozone layer is perceived as a success story for global co-operation and provides hope that we can also limit climate change from greenhouse gases. Learn more..
Carbon College Tutorial 7 – Feedback and Tipping Points
This is the seventh blog in our climate college series, focusing on the relationship between internal feedback mechanisms and climate change. Arctic ice cover, water vapour and also the release of methane from the melting of frozen tundra all have an impact on the rate of global climate change. Is there a ‘safe’ upper level of global warming suggested by scientists and what is the ‘tipping’ point?Learn more..
Carbon Offsetting - What's it all about?
It would seem that becoming carbon neutral is the new black. Our carbon offsetting tips section provides a summary of the things you need to know. It provides information on what it means to be carbon neutral and how to calculate and offset your greenhouse gas emissions. It also provides details of what to look for if you are buying carbon credits and who you can go to if you need some help.
How To Spot an Eco Innovation
This will help you recognise products and services which can reduce your environmental impacts and what to look out for when you are out shopping. We have also put together some tips on where to start if you fancy yourself as an inventor or eco-innovator.