Let's balance out

Let's balance out: one good and one bad news about the climate. The projects of many oil and gas companies put the planet at risk
Published by Ludovica Luvi F. on 2022-05-18 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: the ecologist who protects bats

Although we have had a love and hate relationship with bats (bats are thought to have played a role in the birth and spread of Covid), protecting them is very important for the planet. For example, they help keep many ecosystems active. That's why there are people, like the ecologist Morgan Hughes, who spend their days protecting and studying them. This job is very important, and they don't even pay her to do it... If you want to know more, read this article in the Guardian!
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Bad news: the projects of many oil and gas companies put the planet at risk

According to The Guardian, many of the largest oil and gas companies in the world have projects in the pipeline that would seriously jeopardize the goal of keeping temperatures below 1.5C. According to The Guardian's investigation, these projects would produce greenhouse gas emissions equivalent to ten years of CO2 emissions from China, the most polluting country in the world.
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