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Technology The 20 firms behind a third of all carbon emissions

16:51  28 november  2019
16:51  28 november  2019 Source:   espressocommunication.com

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Ecosia will highlight these firms (along with several other culprits) with a fossil fuel plant icon He recently published an article revealing the 20 companies that are driving the climate emergency. Ecosia: You revealed that only 20 companies are behind a third of all carbon emissions .

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Ontario Provincial Police are offering up some helpful tips in an effort to curb the theft of deliveries from the front porch of homes over the holiday season.

A recent survey by FedEx showed that one in four Canadians have fallen victim to so-called 'porch pirates.'

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One such incident happened in Fergus, Ont., on Nov. 8, when pet medication was stolen off the front step of someone's home in the small community north of Guelph.

OPP say a 15-year-old was identified and the package was returned to the house.

Their Fergus detachment has several suggestions on stopping porch pirates, like recommending that those expecting a package make arrangements to be at home for the delivery or ask someone, such as a neighbour or a friend, to collect it.

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What can I possibly do when 20 firms are responsible for 33% of emissions ?!?" He says while filling up his truck with Chevron gas. Instead of developing new energy sources to lead the world to a low carbon economy, they spend billions to fund climate change denialism and lobby politicians around

A signature request or special delivery instructions can be left with some companies and residents should consider those options, OPP said.

"Even leaving a package out of sight may make all the difference," they said.

Another option is to have a package delivered to the recipient's workplace or held for pickup.

OPP mentioned the suspect in the Fergus theft was identified because the homeowner had surveillance footage.

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They said residents should consider installing a home security system that can send live updates to their smartphones.

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New analysis by the Guardian shows how 20 fossil fuel companies are directly linked to more than a third of all greenhouse gas emissions in the modern era. The chemistry Nobel has been awarded to three scientists behind the development of lithium-ion batteries, according to Science.

See figure 4, the carbon emissions of the wealthiest 1% in the US are 6 times higher compared to regular people. Of course but refinement is not enough to make these companies responsible for a third of all emissions .

As always, OPP said any suspicious activity in the neighbourhood can be reported to the police.

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