Let's balance out

Let's balance out: one good and one bad news about the climate. Waterless skincare
Published by Ludovica Luvi F. on 2022-04-22 in Eco
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Let's balance out: what is it?

It isn't as bad as you think. Or maybe it is.

Another week has passed and we're back with the climate updates! This is "Let's balance out" and you'll read one good news and one bad news about the climate crisis. Here you can find the article of last week. Shall we begin?

So what do you want first? The good news or the bad news?
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Good news: waterless skincare

We all know how important it is to do our skincare, but have you ever thought about how much water you consume? Well, some beauty companies did and waterless skincare is becoming a trend now. This is because skincare products normally contain between 60% and 80% of water, and therefore some companies are developing alternative products such as soap or sticks that, by not containing water, also reduce the consumption of plastic for packaging. If you want to know more, read this article by The Guardian!

Bad news: climate change worsened rainfalls in southern Africa

According to scientists, many of the rains that have occurred in southern Africa have been made more intense by the effect of climate change. As the BBC explains, this study also made it clear that extreme events like these will be more common from now on, and that the damage inflicted on these areas has also been worsened by global warming. If you want to know more, click here to read the article.