The Raw Story - 2 hours 58 min ago
While U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken draws attention to climate change in the Arctic at meetings with other national officials this week in Iceland, an even greater threat looms on the other side of the planet. New research shows it is Antarctica that may force a reckoning between the choices countries make today about greenhouse gas emissions and the future survival of their coastlines and coastal cities, from New York to Shanghai. That reckoning may come much sooner than people realize...
Forbes - 3 hours 32 min ago
Tackling climate change by achieving net zero greenhouse gas emissions by mid century is "the greatest challenge humankind has ever faced" requiring that "no new oil and gas fields" can be developed, the International Energy Agency announced today.
Fast Company - 5 hours 47 min ago
After 20 years of working in Big Tech, I can say from firsthand experience that it’s quite unusual for this industry to ask to be regulated—regulated by anyone, let alone by government. Yet that is exactly what is happening when it comes to climate change. Notoriously tight-lipped Apple was first to step up when it publicly called for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to mandate climate disclosures for companies, rationalizing that consistent, audited emissions reporting...
New York Times - 6 hours 47 min ago
Steam rising from the cooling towers of a coal-fired power plant near Bergheim, Germany.
BBC - 6 hours 47 min ago
A ban on gas boilers from 2025 is one step to reach net-zero emissions by 2050, say energy experts.
Quartz - 7 hours 35 min ago
Journalist and founder of China Dialogue Isabel Hilton talks to Quartz about China's role in the fight against climate change.
Nation Review - 10 hours 22 min ago
The new focus includes dealing with global warming and reducing the military's carbon footprint.
The Independent - 12 hours 8 min ago
The country is not neither prepared for, nor used to, change on the scale required to deal with climate change, Brexit, an ageing population, Covid and technological shifts, says Resolution Foundation...
The Independent - 15 hours 22 min ago
More than a hundred scientists says wolf population not fully recovered in letter to interior secretary Deb Haaland...
NY Post - 15 hours 32 min ago
The Minnesota Zoo has made the decision to euthanize two elderly musk oxen, whose health declined rapidly due to rising temperatures in the state, according to zoo officials.
Insider - 16 hours 8 min ago
Summary List Placement Dear Anna, My partner and I are thinking about starting a family. It's something we've both always imagined for ourselves, and we're lucky to be at financially stable place in our lives with family nearby. But. I have a little pit in my stomach thinking about the impact of children on the environment. Is it hypocritical to care deeply about climate change and yet contribute to it in perhaps the biggest way possible? I also worry about raising a child or several...
New York Magazine - 16 hours 47 min ago
A vast amount of captured carbon would stay where it is.
Forbes - 18 hours 22 min ago
Although the pandemic has undoubtedly been the main focus of governments around the world over the past year, an even greater challenge lies on the horizon: climate change.
Architectural Digest - 21 hours 14 min ago
New York's Madison Square Park will feature Ghost Forest, a public art project that re-creates a skeletal forest of trees destroyed by climate change...