Climate change is real, and it’s serious. But parents can point their children to solutions and show them we all have something to contribute, say climate scientists Katharine Hayhoe PhD and Rosimar Rios-Berrios PhD. Here’s how.
Growing an ounce of cannabis indoors can produce as much carbon pollution as driving 370 miles! Researchers explain why it’s so energy-intensive — and what we need to know in order to cultivate it more sustainably.
We shouldn’t ignore the grief that stems from the loss of biodiversity and the impoverished lives of many people. But then we need to look to the future and set our sights on what we can still create, say coauthors Christiana Figueres and Tom Rivett-Carnac.
From wind turbine technicians and forest fire inspectors to urban farmers and new plastics engineers, these positions represent just some of the employment opportunities available as we transition to a cleaner economy.
Next time you read an editorial proposing a climate fix or hear politicians touting plans to address the climate crisis, this basic framework will help you cut through the clutter and pick out the most viable ideas, says Bill Gates.
Using glacier water and pipes (with a big boost from gravity), Indian engineer Sonam Wangchuk has devised a way to store water in the dry high desert.