From flooding in Asia to heatwaves across Europe, climate-related disasters are intensifying everywhere. Over the next two weeks, world leaders are meeting at COP27 to discuss what can and should be done. International relations expert Matt McDonald PhD explains what’s at stake.
Changing what we eat can help reduce carbon emissions and promote sustainable farming practices — but which diet could make the biggest difference? Earth scientist Mark Maslin PhD breaks down the different options and tells you what they mean for climate change, your health and the planet.
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.