The unstoppable transformation
Former U.N. climate chief Christiana Figueres spoke last month about “a transformation that is now unstoppable, irreversible and more than anything else, it is exponential."
Plastic bag bans draw unexpected supporters in Texas: cotton ginners and cattle rancher
Bans or fees on carryout bags have become a popular and effective way to act locally to reduce the global impacts of single-use plastic consumption.
Don’t be complacent: climate change will ravage rich and poor alike
The road to a low carbon future
There are multiple ways the U.S. can reduce carbon pollution and save money for consumers while creating sustainable new businesses and jobs for American workers. Once such example is California’s Low Carbon Fuels Standard.
Flying laboratory reveals crucial tropical forest conservation targets in Borneo
About 40% of northern Malaysian Borneo's carbon stocks exist in forests that are not designated for maximum protections, according to new remote sensing and satellite mapping from Carnegie's Greg Asner and his colleagues.
To address the climate crisis, we must address inequality
At least a quarter of all forest carbon storage occurs on lands managed by indigenous peoples. When these communities’ rights are more secure, rates of deforestation are lower - and carbon storage and biodiversity are higher.
No Straw November from the Jr. Ocean Guardians
Guest author Shelby O’Neil founded Jr. Ocean Guardians to help educate lower grade level children on plastic pollution and recycling and started the “No Straw November” movement, which has gained a worldwide following.
Climate change will lead to loss of sleep for millions
A new study published in Science Advances attempts to find a correlation between raising global temperatures and human sleep patterns.
Trump is wrong on Paris in many different ways: here are just a few
Immediately after President Donald Trump announced his decision to begin the process of removing the United States from the Paris Agreement, fact checkers began pointing out the many things he got wrong. The AP, Washington Post, New York Times, and...