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Climate change: Meet the professor leading a silently booming revolution at BGU

"We’re no longer this little college in the Negev on the way to Eilat:" In March, BGU announced the creation of Israel’s first School of Sustainability and Climate Change.

By PATRICIA GOLAN
30/11/2021

Climate-warming carbon located in only 3.3% of Earth's lands - study

If ecosystems were to be damaged, the carbon would be emitted into the atmosphere would then not be restored by the next couple of decades.  

More challenges arise for Israel's tax on disposable utensils

On November 1, Israel began taxing sales of disposable plastic utensils, including cups, plates, bowls, cutlery and straws at a rate of NIS 11 per kilogram.

24/11/2021

Millennia-old plant remains shed light on climate change in Israel

Archaeologists from TAU, Tel Hai College and U. of Montpellier reconstruct how weather evolved over 10,000 years.

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Leonardo DiCaprio invests in startup from the Technion

The company reportedly offers a solution to reduce the negative impact of the production of industrial beef, as global meat consumption is projected to grow within the next few decades.

18/11/2021

Disposable plastic utensils or reusable products?

Surprisingly, it is difficult to assess whether plastic or reusable products exert a higher environmental toll. One thing is certain - using existing products is better than manufacturing new ones.

By Tamar Lavi
18/11/2021

Climate change: Action, not political hot air, will cut carbon emissions - opinion

Actual investments in nuclear, carbon capture, wind and hydro will do much more for our planet than world leaders getting together via private jet to make goals without plans

By JUDAH WAXELBAUM
17/11/2021

EU, Peres Center, Frontier RNG hold roundtable on desertification

The topic in question is especially relevant, as desertification has worsened in recent years due to climate change reducing rainfall and making air hotter and drier.

New Knesset subcommittee to address impact of environment on public health

The subcommittee will be headed by long-term climate advocate MK Prof. Alon Tal and will operate under the Health Committee headed by Idit Silman.

Israeli startup develops innovative tech to combat global warming

New system is designed to make cooling and heating of food, pharmaceuticals and agriculture industries as energy-efficient as possible.

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