Unit 2 – Environment (‘New Language Leader’)

Interesting articles / Research topics:

Diverse environment(al) issues: 

http://environment.nationalgeographic.com/environment/

Climate Change:

http://www.upworthy.com/these-kids-arent-all-right-7-photos-show-you-a-world-of-change?c=ufb1

Global Warming:

What is Global Warming?

https://www.theguardian.com/cities/ng-interactive/2017/nov/03/three-degree-world-cities-drowned-global-warming?CMP=fb_gu

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-03-20/paris-climate-accord-could-make-the-world-19-trillion-richer?utm_content=bufferf5e84&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Rise of Sea Levels:

http://www.nasa.gov/content/goddard/antarctic-sea-ice-reaches-new-record-maximum/#.VRr-ktybKlI

https://news.vice.com/article/it-was-warmer-in-antarctica-than-in-new-york-city-last-week-and-thats-not-even-the-bad-news?utm_source=vicenewstwitter&utm_medium=post&utm_term=hotter%20than%20new%20york,hot%20antarctica&utm_campaign=Polar&__surl__=IgDhM&__ots__=1427832072310&__step__=1

https://news.vice.com/article/antarcticas-melting-ice-sheets-might-bring-more-sea-level-rise-to-the-us-than-anywhere-else

Usage of Fossil Fuels:

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/ng-interactive/2015/apr/10/how-much-fossil-fuel-are-we-using-right-now?CMP=fb_gu&utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=post&utm_term=guardian%20carbon%20ticker&utm_campaign=Climate&__surl__=IgDLP&__ots__=1428669561048&__step__=1

Renewable Energies:

http://exploringgreentechnology.com/green-living/alternative-energy-sources/

http://www.ecowatch.com/coal-mine-hydroelectric-2321724350.html?utm_campaign=RebelMouse&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook&utm_content=EcoWatch

Wind Farms / Wind Energy:

http://www.alternative-energy-news.info/technology/wind-power/wind-farms/

http://www.spiegel.de/international/germany/wind-energy-encounters-problems-and-resistance-in-germany-a-910816.html

http://www.takepart.com/article/2015/06/22/owl-wings-wind-turbine-quieter

Solar Power on the Rise!:

http://www.treehugger.com/renewable-energy/striking-chart-showing-solar-power-will-take-over-world.html?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=post&utm_term=solar%20uturn%20smiling%20graph&utm_campaign=Climate&__surl__=IgDX2&__ots__=1429273865353&__step__=1

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-04-14/fossil-fuels-just-lost-the-race-against-renewables

Plant Power:

http://www.smithsonianmag.com/innovation/turning-energy-plants-produce-usable-electricity-180955110/?utm_source=Twitter.com&no-ist

Global Water Crisis:

Millions of Gallons of Water are Being Pumped Out of California for the Worst Possible Reason

http://www.mnn.com/earth-matters/wilderness-resources/blogs/how-extensive-is-californias-drought-compare-the-photos

Californian Drought and Nestle bottled water scandal:

Millions of Gallons of Water are Being Pumped Out of California for the Worst Possible Reason

The Volcanic Eruption that Changed the World:

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2015/04/150410-tambora-volcano-eruption-climate-change-famine-earth-science/?utm_source=Facebook&utm_medium=Social&utm_content=link_fb20150410news-eruption&utm_campaign=Content&sf8515268=1

Eco-fashion / Sustainable Fashion – New York Fashion week Autumn Winter 2010. “Going green is the new black”:

Textile Recycling (BoergroepHolland) :

Waste reduction in the food-service industry:

http://www.newyorker.com/business/currency/the-untapped-potential-of-wasted-food?mbid=social_facebook

Lego search for sustainable plastics:

http://magazine.good.is/articles/lego-invests-in-greener-bricks?upw

Reusable Coffee Cups – The ‘Freiburg Cup’:

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-38066528

 

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