“One overlooked way to fight climate change? Dispose of old CFCs.”

“AT CITY WASTE Recycling in Accra, Ghana, owners Jürgen Meniel and Vivian Ahiayibor mostly focus on plastics and metals, but they also reclaim refrigerants from old equipment. Several years ago, they learned of a large cache of unused… Read More

“A warming Arctic could cost the world trillions of dollars”

“A warming Arctic is shifting from white to dark as sea ice melts and land-covered snow retreats, and that means it can absorb even more of the sun’s heat. Plus, the Arctic’s vast permafrost area is thawing, releasing… 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

“The Bank of England lays bare the “very real” trillion-dollar risks of climate change”

“My message today is simple. Climate change poses significant risks to the economy and to the financial system, and while these risks may seem abstract and far away, they are in fact very real, fast approaching, and in… 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

“Sea level rise could threaten California cities and ports by 2040”

“A new U.S. report, using advanced analytic software, says waves and storm surges are gaining momentum from sea level rise and collectively pose a more immediate threat than was previously believed. The result could be serious damage to… Read More

“Environment is a deadly mess, but ‘there is every reason to be hopeful,’ UN says”

“Climate change, a global major extinction of animals and plants, a human population soaring toward 10 billion, degraded land, polluted air, and plastics, pesticides and hormone-changing chemicals in the water are making the planet an increasing unhealthy place… Read More

“Climate change: Angela Merkel welcomes school strikes”

“It appears to contradict some education officials, who have criticised participants for skipping school and threatened them with exclusion. Mrs Merkel said students might be frustrated at the time taken to move away from coal-based energy but asked… Read More