Animated graphics and satellite images reveal the causes and effects of climate change.
Plastic bottles are easy to buy, but hard to get to get rid of. They end up as trash on the street or in nature, are recycled into products like fleece clothing – and sometimes enter our food chain. We need alternatives.
Raising environmental awareness could help safeguard the future of Colombia's Los Colorados forest.
We've all heard of the greenhouse effect, but what exactly is it and how does it work?
More than twenty million people go on cruises each year. Cruise ships burn heavy oil full of pollutants, which are emitted unfiltered into the atmosphere. It does not have to be this way. If the vessels burned diesel instead, the emissions would be significantly reduced, though the fuel costs would rise.
The impact of climate change on international food production has long been underestimated. New studies looking at the effects of extreme weather scenarios on global food prices in 2030 project that the consumer price of corn and other grains could increase by as much as 140 percent.
GLOBAL Ideas seeks to break down complex issues regarding climate change. That's why we've begun a series of information films to answer some basic questions. In this episode we deal with the question -- "What is the best way to tighten up your home? Like it's been done 3000 years ago, or will the future know what's best?" We look forward to your discussion on the topic.
Global Ideas is on to find the basic answers to climate issues. In our series of information films, we explain these complicated issues in a very simple and clear way. The first episode raises the question: Does global warming really exists? - The background is the increasingly colder winters in Europe in recent years. A film by Wiebke Feuersenger and Anna Wills.
How does emission trading work?
Superfoods are supposed to make us happier and healthier. But what are the consequences for people and the planet?
Forests are vital for both human and animal life, and for climate protection.
The world over people use plastic bags but how damaging are they to our climate?
The damage caused by chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) came to light in the 1980s when scientists discovered a huge hole in the ozone layer.
Despite all warnings, more than 34 billion tons of CO2 were emitted into the atmosphere last year.
Global Ideas seeks to break down pressing, complex issues about climate change. In this episode, we answer the question "how much carbon do you emit?" Everything that we eat, do and consume has its own CO2 value that helps determine the size of our carbon footprint. Who uses a lot of energy and who doesn't?
GLOBAL Ideas breaks down complex issues regarding climate change. In this episode we deal with the question – “How much are forests worth? Is it possible to save a forest by placing a value on each tree? And what does REDD+ mean in this context?”
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