This Yale Environment 360 article discusses why mature forests are critical in fighting climate change. Preserving mature forests can play a vital role in removing CO2 from the atmosphere, says policy scientist William Moomaw. In an e360 interview, he talks about the importance of existing forests and why the push […]Continue reading
This Mother Jones article discusses a potential climate change that scientists may have been overlooking. You might have learned about it in sex ed.
Overpopulation is a major contributor to climate change, but according to new research, a solution is lying in plain sight: increased access to effective contraceptives.
“Global climate change represents […]Continue reading
This audio recording discusses the impact on insurance companies from climate change.
Last year, insurance payouts caused by climate-related events totaled $2.4 trillion worldwide.
And with forecasts that climate events — floods, fires, hurricanes and droughts — will become more severe, the risk becomes more difficult to assess, […]Continue reading
This National Geographic article discusses how Greenland’s melting ice may affect everyone’s future. NASA scientists are trying to understand how this region is responding to climate change—and how that will influence sea levels around the world.
Greenland’s ice is shrinking, this we’ve known for a while, since the science of global […]Continue reading
This Daily Climate Op-ed discusses natural gas vs. renewable energy — beware the latest gas industry talking points. By keeping Americans focused on the climate benefits of gas vs. coal, industry seeks to delay a broader debate of the deficits of gas vs. renewables.
The natural gas industry is on […]Continue reading
This NY Times article discusses how energy companies are wasting natural gas, burning it away.
When leaders from Exxon Mobil and BP gathered last month with other fossil-fuel executives to declare they were serious about climate change, they cited progress in curbing an […]Continue reading
This DW article discusses how the shipping sector is gearing up for new emissions regulations. The shipping industry has long been one of the most important to the world economy, and one of the most destructive to the environment. New regulations come into effect on January 1 which could have […]Continue reading
This CBC article discusses activist Greta Thunberg’s arrival in Alberta ahead of climate strike at legislature. Swedish environmentalist spotted on Stephen Avenue in downtown Calgary.
Environmental activist Greta Thunberg has followed through on her pledge to visit the heartland of Canada’s oil and gas industry, showing up in downtown Calgary on Wednesday […]Continue reading
This article discusses how Brussels is seeking to change its role in the melting Arctic. European leaders warn that regional security is at risk and call for the introduction of a new Arctic governance structure. But a stronger EU role in the region might not be welcomed by Arctic states.
Unprecedented […]Continue reading
This Thomson Reuters Foundation article discusses how a city in Minnesota might become a climate migrant destination. A Minnesota town is among a group of cities that scientists predict will become top destinations for Americans abandoning parts of the country made inhospitable by climate change.
Before the advent of air […]Continue reading