Representatives from a small group of nations providing absolutely essential, increasingly scarce ecosystems services met in Paramaribo, Suriname Feb. 12-15. Swimming against the rising tide of tech-driven industrialization and globalization, deforestation, and a Sixth Great Extinction, the efforts of High Forest Cover and Low Deforestation (HFLD) countries go largely unacknowledged and little valued. Identifying and elaborating ways to increase international…
Drones have come a long way from being used primarily for recreation. They’ve become one of the most important technologies of our time, and they’re making an impact in many different sectors. They are even having a substantial effect on how we study and mitigate climate change. Here are six examples.
The Trump administration defies utilities, scientists, health professionals, and his own EPA to rollback mercury emissions standards and put lives in danger
A scan of the past week’s climate news suggests this may be the case.
After Ryan Zinke left in disgrace, Trump’s nomination of David Bernhardt As Interior Secretary represents more of the same: the fox guarding the henhouse.
Agriculture is one of the most vital industries in the world and always has been. But one drawback of being one of the oldest and largest human endeavors is that change can be hard-won and slow to come. The attempt to pivot toward more sustainable agricultural technologies and techniques lays bare how resistant to change agriculture can be. Nevertheless, real-world…
The Sierra Club raises concerns ahead of a vote in the Senate Environment and Public works committee to advance Andrew Wheeler as permanent head of the EPA.