“How Atlanta plans to get to 100% green energy by 2035”

“Like any other city, Atlanta is woven with power lines, trams and buses. The electricity that makes Atlanta run comes mostly from coal, natural gas and nuclear energy. Only 6% to 8% comes from renewable sources. “Obviously, going… Read More

“Climate Change Is ‘Greatest Challenge Humans Have Ever Faced,’ Author Says”

“This is FRESH AIR. I’m Dave Davies, in for Terry Gross, who’s off this week. If you want to hear some alarming facts about climate change, Bill McKibben has them. He writes in his new book that as… Read More

“UN: Climate disasters imperil Bangladesh kids’ lives, future”

“Around 12 million of the most affected children live in and around the powerful river systems which regularly burst their banks, UNICEF’s Dhaka spokesman, Jean-Jacques Simon, told the AP. “In the big cities … thousands of children arrive… Read More

“Maersk charts course toward sustainable shipping”

“In March, global shipping giant Maersk inched closer to meeting its commitment to go carbon neutral by 2050 with a pilot of a biofuels-powered vessel. Teaming up with Shell and other members of the Dutch Sustainable Growth Coalition,… Read More

“15 Things You Probably Don’t Recycle, But Should”

“On Friday waves of youth protests rippled across the United Kingdom calling for climate action. This movement emerged just one month after a global youth strike where more than a million students took to the street and demanded… Read More

“Capturing carbon, once a fringe idea, may be key to fighting climate change”

“Despite decades of warnings from climate scientists, the world is still struggling to cut down its CO2 emissions, the main driver of climate change. But a handful of researchers and private companies are trying to fill in some… Read More

“This 17-Year Old Activist Is Changing the Way We Talk About the Climate Crisis”

“On Friday waves of youth protests rippled across the United Kingdom calling for climate action. This movement emerged just one month after a global youth strike where more than a million students took to the street and demanded… Read More

“From ruined bridges to dirty air, EPA scientists price out the cost of climate change”

“By the end of the century, the manifold consequences of unchecked climate change will cost the U.S. hundreds of billions of dollars per year, according to a new study by scientists at the Environmental Protection Agency. Those costs… Read More

“While the rich world braces for future climate change, the poor world is already being devastated by it”

“Known for its busy port and views of the Indian Ocean, the 19th-century city used to be the fourth largest in the country. Now Beira will go down in history as being “90% wiped out” by global warming,… Read More

“Recently unveiled by Bjarke Ingels Group, Oceanix City is a floating city concept designed to mitigate rising sea levels”

“Between floating harbor pools and resilient coastlines, Bjarke Ingels’s firm BIG knows a thing or two about designing for rising sea levels. Now, the Danish studio is working with a floating cities non-profit called Oceanix and the MIT… Read More