The impact of COVID-19 on global GHG emissions

We recently marked the sad anniversary of the first national lockdown across the UK. Similar dates were observed in other countries across the world, with some minor differences in timelines. During the last 12 months, we have read many reports of animals reclaiming abandoned cities, wolf-packs roaming very close to humans, trees and vegetation coversContinue reading “The impact of COVID-19 on global GHG emissions”

How carbon harms the atmosphere

It’s been a while since you last heard from me. Time flows by, inexorably, we can’t just stop it. What we can do is to maximise the output of the time we invest in doing all sort of things. In my case, apart from studies and other commitments, I’ve found that researching environmental issues isContinue reading “How carbon harms the atmosphere”

A life on our Planet

On October 4th Netflix released the most waited documentary (perhaps) of the year: a life on our Planet, by David Attenborough. For those of you who don’t know him, David Attenborough is living legend and monument of environmentalism. He became his television career in the 50s by travelling the world and documenting about wildlife, ecosystemsContinue reading “A life on our Planet”

An environmental analysis of the first presidential debate

Yesterday night was on the first of the 3 public debates leading to the presidential election of the United States, planned for 3rd November. In one side we had the president of the United States Donald Trump (Republican candidates) while on the other the former vice president of Obama administration, Joe Biden (Democratic candidate). PrologueContinue reading “An environmental analysis of the first presidential debate”

Quick evaluation the Earth’s health

The Fall has come! That beautiful period of the year when nature starts to slowly retreat is finally among us. Summer holidays are gone, and humans, as well as animals, are preparing for the long nights of winter. In this period of the year, it is always good to check out satellite images of theContinue reading “Quick evaluation the Earth’s health”

A niche website can’t always deliver

Clickbait articles are not for me. This website has the goal to break down complex matter into simple and funny stories. What to do, then, when we don’t have stories? Most of the mainstream websites have paid freelance writer who are able to recycle old stories or transform a simple event into a 2000 wordsContinue reading “A niche website can’t always deliver”

4 environmental reasons why Donald Trump should not get the Nobel Peace Prize

My morning routine is pretty much the same as any other pothead you might know. You wake up, postpone the alarm and then you’re late for everything you set that alarm for the evening before. Business as usual they’d say. But not today: today I nearly choked on my morning coffee while waiting for theContinue reading “4 environmental reasons why Donald Trump should not get the Nobel Peace Prize”

Typhoon, cyclones or hurricanes?

The latest reports from South Korea and Japan inform us that thousands of households were left without electricity after the Typhoon Haishen swept all over the countries. Typhoon, cyclones and hurricane: what are the differences? Let’s find out, as always, together. Definition and how they form In short, we could summarize that there is noContinue reading “Typhoon, cyclones or hurricanes?”