Discussions on how to address climate change have focused, very appropriately, on reducing greenhouse gas emissions, particularly those of carbon dioxide, the major contributor to climate change and a long-lived greenhouse gas. Reducing emissions should remain the paramount climate goal.
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A world where conflict-affected children thrive. The vision of the Blossom Hill Foundatio drives its mission to invest in solution-driven initiatives for refugees and internally displaced communities.
You know those recently-delivered boxes stacked up near your front door? They're more than piling up — they're shifting the tectonic plates beneath long-established shipping, logistics and last-mile delivery networks.
In its latest report, the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) warned that the world has only a dozen or so years to ensure that global warming is kept to a maximum of 1.5 degrees Celsius.
It's not often that environmental news even gets close to trumping the arrival of a royal baby. But fresh in the wake of Extinction Rebellion protests, the declaration of a "climate emergency," the publication of the Committee on Climate Change's Net Zero report and a surge in electoral support for the Green Party, some news outlets grasped which way the wind is blowing.
What exactly does "circular food" mean? My brain immediately conjures up a donut, although pie also qualifies.
Insects scuttle, chew and fly through the world around us. Humans rely on them to pollinate plants, prey on insects that we don’t get along with, and to be movers and shakers for Earth’s ecosystems. It’s hard to imagine a world without insects.
In order to keep the rise in global mean temperatures "well below 2 degrees Celsius" above pre-industrial levels and to try to limit global warming to 1.5 C, the Paris Agreement commits to net-zero emissions globally in the second half of this century.
I’ve been wondering for years when it would finally happen: an uprising by the world’s youth against grownup inaction on climate change.