“These ‘Plastic’ Bags Are Actually Made of Potato & Tapioca – and Can Become Animal Food on Disposal!”

“The partial or total ban on plastic bags in several Indian cities is often lauded as a welcome move by most people. As it should be! But if you ask those who cannot afford alternatives like cloth bags… Read More

“Wetlands Can Help Fight Climate Change”

“Coastal wetlands take in carbon quickly and hold it for a long time, the literature review found. If they are not protected, the ecosystems could release huge amounts of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere, potentially jeopardizing the ability… Read More

“Climate Change, Resilience, and the Future of Food”

“Although the costs of industrial food and the benefits of sustainable food systems are widely recognized, and despite new evidence that the global industrial food system is uniquely vulnerable to climate change and other 21st-century challenges, national and… Read More

“Mayans Have Farmed The Same Way For Millennia. Climate Change Means They Can’t”

“In recent years, however, Yam Moo and other Yucatán milperos have struggled to keep their farms alive. Climate change has brought erratic rainfall, making the growing season less predictable.” As the climate warms more and more, there will… Read More

“Five Endangered Species Recoveries You’ve Never Heard Of”

“More than 40 species have been officially recovered by the Endangered Species Act. Some, like bald eagles and peregrine falcons, have received a lot of publicity. Here are five lesser known – but no less interesting – stories… Read More

“Electric cars and cheap solar ‘could halt fossil fuel growth by 2020′”

“Falling costs of electric vehicles and solar panels could halt worldwide growth in demand for oil and coal by 2020, a new report has suggested. A scenario that takes into account the latest cost reduction projections for the… Read More

“U.S. utilities seek solar power as Trump sides with coal, fossil fuels”

“Solar power represents just about 1% of the electricity U.S. utilities generate today, but that could grow substantially as major electric utilities move into smaller-scale solar farming, a niche developed by local cooperatives and nonprofits.” Solar energy is… Read More

“New Power Plant Shows India is Serious About Solar”

Massive renewable energy projects, such as this one, will be required to move towards a sustainable future. http://www.climatecentral.org/news/new-plant-shows-india-serious-about-solar-21119

“Flooding is the New Normal in Miami”

“In Miami, sea-level rise is not a problem for future generations. It’s a present-day reality.” Other areas close to the coast are also experiencing the effects of climate change through sea level rise and the effects will become… Read More

“Mangroves and marshes key in the climate change battle”

“With the advent of green technologies, it is easy to view the battle against climate change as one for the tech world. A lesser-known but increasingly recognized solution lies in nature. According to a new scientific paper, the… Read More