“Climate Change Is Complex. We’ve Got Answers to Your Questions”

Here’s answers to the most commonly asked question about climate change. https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2017/climate/what-is-climate-change.html?hp&action=click&pgtype=Homepage&clickSource=story-heading&module=second-column-region&region=top-news&WT.nav=top-news

“These 9 states just pledged to reduce emissions by 30 percent”

“Nine states — Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island, and Vermont — agreed to further lower emissions from power plants by 30 percent from 2020 levels. Environmentalists, who are increasingly turning to states… Read More

“Canada Seeks To Eliminate Dairy As A Food Group”

“Health Canada, part of the Canadian Department of Health, is overhauling its national food guide. The proposal eliminates dairy as a food group in response to debate over the health benefits versus risks of dairy, as well as… Read More

“Which American cities are the most sustainable?”

“U.S. coastal cities are coming the closest to meeting sustainability goals set by the U.N., according to the first analysis of 100 metropolitan cities by the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN). But no U.S. city has yet managed… Read More

“Why is climate change’s 2 degrees Celsius of warming limit so important?”

“Recently a series of scientific papers have come out and stated that we have a 5 percent chance of limiting warming to 2°C, and only one chance in a hundred of keeping man-made global warming to 1.5°C, the… Read More

“139 Countries Could Transition to 100% Renewable Energy Under New Plan”

“Nations that create the vast bulk of the Earth’s greenhouse gases can eliminate carbon emissions — thereby slowing climate change and other damaging consequences — if they move aggressively toward energy systems dominated by solar and wind power,… Read More

“Pulling plastic off the shelf”

“Single-use plastic may be convenient for a few minutes. But once it’s out of our hands, it adds to a growing global problem that threatens the health of marine wildlife like fish, turtles and seabirds. These animals can… Read More

“The Evidence for a Vegan Diet”

“There’s plenty of science to justify a plant-based diet, but the stories of personal transformation—curing diabetes, losing 100 pounds, living an active lifestyle—make the biggest impression.” Not to even mention the benefits of it when trying to lead… Read More

“5 Little Actions You Can Take to Create a More Sustainable Home”

“Sometimes, it’s the little things in life that make the biggest difference. While big changes like a fancy thermostat or new solar panels can have a big impact on your home’s energy efficiency and thus sustainability, there are… Read More

“Are you veg-curious? The sustainability benefits of plant-based diets at work”

“Our current diets and the agricultural system they depend on cause deforestation, strain our water resources and are a major contributor to greenhouse gas emissions. Depending on the analysis, agriculture contributes as much as 17% to global emissions… Read More