The shallow waters off Svalbard are warming and releasing a greenhouse gas into the atmosphere – but the net effect has been one of cooling thanks to a strange phenomenon.
Bio-jet fuel is generally two- to seven-times more expensive than conventional fossil-derived jet fuels but can reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 60-70%.
The bulletin cited nuclear volatility, especially as the US and Russia seek to modernise their atomic arsenals and remain at odds in war-torn countries such as Syria and Ukraine.
1. The Paris Agreement has deftly crafted language to ensure no legislative approval is required for its ratification by USA, underscoring the absence of broad political support for tackling climate change.