From solar panels to electric vehicles, all sorts of exciting technologies are being used to address the climate crisis. But some solutions already exist in the natural world. Seaweed — yes, seaweed — could help us absorb carbon emissions, generate marine protein and replace petroleum-based products.
The Paris agreement is aimed at limiting global temperature rise to no more than 2°C, but we could reach 1.5°C within the next decade. Here’s the difference that half degree could make to our world — and to our lives.
Across Europe, legislation is restoring something that companies have taken away from citizens: The right to repair what they’ve bought. These new guidelines can save people money — and help save the environment.
Climate change is now affecting every continent, region and ocean on Earth and every facet of the weather. Here’s an explainer to the new report and what it means for our future.
If we don’t act on climate change, we’re looking at a future with more refugee camps, malnutrition, diarrheal disease and asthma. Here’s why cutting out fossil fuels isn’t just good for the planet — it’s critical for our health, says global health expert Jonathan Patz MD MPH.
As global temperatures rise, greening the world’s hottest megacities like Cairo, Egypt, and Dhaka, Bangladesh, can help prevent air pollution and reduce heat. And in densely packed urban areas, a great place to start is on the rooftops.