Understanding ecoregions and the climate change impacts of each is key to protecting biodiversity. Climate and biodiversity are intertwined.Read More
A plan by the Biden Administration aims to reduce aviation emissions by 20% by 2030 through increasing sustainable aviation fuels. But there are problems.Read More
Carbon offsetting, when done right, can help mitigate the carbon footprint of our activities. It is not a total solution, but one tool we can use.Read More
The oil and gas industry intends to invest an estimated $4.9 trillion over the next 10 years to explore for and extract oil and gas from new fields. An analysis from Global Witness concludes that we can't afford any production from new oil and gas fields, much less new fields, if we're to meet the U.N. Paris Climate Agreement goals and avoid moving beyond a critical climate change tipping point. Read More
Sobering, unsettling, and at times startling climate change-related news emerged in Antarctica, Canada, Iceland, and Australia this past week. Read More
Besides warming climate by intensifying the greenhouse effect, modern coal-fired power plant emissions are the biggest source of ultra-fine particles (UFPs)Read More
Thirty-three global banks have financed the fossil fuel industry to the tune of $1.9 trillion since adoption of the U.N. Paris Climate Agreement in 2016. JPMorgan was the fossil fuel industry's biggest banker overall, while Chinese banks financed more coal mining and power plants than others. Read More
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The plastic ocean
On the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, scientists find a surprise: Coastal life https://nbcnews.to/3IgDD3G
@earth_warming My sister always points out the human rights aspect of mining. Cobalt mining, for example, is tied to child labor in the DRC.
Saying you want to transition away from fossil fuels is one thing, doing it is another.
Biden Gulf Oil Sale Means More Drilling Within Legacy Chemical Dump Site https://bit.ly/3o6BK1m