Tag Archives: climate-change

5 Ways Drones Are Impacting Climate Change

Drones are now an important technology used to help tackle climate change

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.

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Is the Agriculture Industry Ready to Combat Climate Change?

Agriculture is a key component to combat climate change

The agriculture industry is a large contributor to climate change. In the last 50 years, greenhouse gas emissions from fisheries, livestock and agriculture nearly doubled and could continue to rise in the future. Agriculture will also be one of the industries hardest hit by climate change, as global temperatures rise and weather patterns become more erratic. With a growing world population, it’s more important …

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The History of Geothermal Energy in America

The history of geothermal energy

Geothermal systems offer an efficient, low-carbon way to generate electricity and provide heating and cooling for homes. They use the naturally occurring heat in the rock and fluids in the Earth to accomplish their objective. Today, we have numerous technologies that enable us to access geothermal energy. We have geothermal power plants and geothermal heat pumps. We also use the hot water in the …

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How Countries Can Prepare for the Environmental Impacts of Hurricane Season

Resilience in a world of stronger hurricanes

Category four and five hurricanes have increased in frequency, intensity, and duration since the early 1980s, according to the National Climate Assessment. Hurricanes above a category three are estimated to now be twice as likely as they were about a century ago. Many scientists attribute this increase to global warming. These changes mean that hurricanes may continue to cause rising numbers of injuries and …

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How Businesses Can Keep Sustainability Goals

The path to sustainability. How Business can meet their CSR goals

Sustainability is becoming an increasingly important business objective, and growing numbers of companies are setting sustainability goals. Making commitments is one thing, but actually keeping them has proven to be a challenge. A recent survey found that a disappointing two percent of companies meet or achieve their corporate sustainability goals, as compared to 12 percent for other company objectives. What can businesses learn from …

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What Can Realistically Be Done to Fight Climate Change?

The environmental issues plaguing the planet seem like insurmountable problems, but everyone can do their part to help the Earth. It’s no secret that our lifestyle has had an impact on the environment. Our dependency on fossil fuels to power our lives and transport us to every corner of the world has been detrimental to our health. The increasing population and the demand to …

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