In the past 15 years, clothing production has doubled, draining our natural resources and using up Earth’s limited carbon budget. Here, sustainability researchers share four things that we can do to tackle the fast fashion problem.
Leather is part of many of our wardrobes, but producing it creates carbon pollution and drives deforestation. Thanks to science, sustainable lab-grown leather could soon be a reality. Entrepreneur Andras Forgacs explains how it works.
Can we be outraged about the war, worry about energy security and fight climate change — all at the same time? Yes. TED global curator Bruno Giussani explains why the war in Ukraine is, in many ways, an energy war and how we should use it to develop a climate policy that can stand up to future crises.
Our window to adapt to a warming world is narrowing quickly, according to a grim report from the IPCC. What it will take to avert the crises that unchecked planetary heating will bring? Three vice-chairs of the IPCC report explain.
Yes, it’s possible to be a conscientious citizen of the Earth and a loving dog parent. Here’s a look at the environmental impact of our four-legged friends as well as smart ways to decrease it.
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.
More than 20% of the world’s largest corporations have set a 2050 target of going carbon neutral — but there’s a big difference between making a pledge and taking action. Here’s how to spot which companies are actually walking the walk.