Solar Power Reached a Global Milestone This Year

Solar Impulse 2 plane took renewable energy to new heights on its epic adventure. Read more at The Canary: Solar power just reached a global milestone Featured image via Twitter / SOLAR IMPULSE

The hole in the ozone layer is closing at last

Thanks to combined global environmental efforts to ban chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) since the 1980’s, the massive hole in the ozone layer above Antarctica is finally showing evidence of healing. The results, published in Science, show that the ozone layer hole has shrunk each year by more than 1.7 million square miles since its peak in 2000….

Australia: UN climate change report modifications shock lead author

The “World Heritage and Tourism in a Changing Climate” report is a major United Nations project that highlights the effects of climate change on World Heritage sites. Naturally, you’d think that big Australian tourist spots like the Great Barrier Reef and Kakadu would be featured prominently in the report. However, the lead author expressed shock on…