The Pros And Mostly Cons Of CO2 Emissions

The Pros And Mostly Cons Of CO2 Emissions

Todd Bates, Rutgers University
What, quantitatively, is the social cost of carbon dioxide—the economic damage caused by a 1-ton increase in emissions…
10 Ways Vancouver Created a Greener, More Efficient Transportation System
10 Ways Vancouver Created a Greener, More Efficient Transportation System
by Cat Johnson, Shareable.com
In 2012, the city of Vancouver in Canada's British Columbia province set a lofty transportation goal — for people to…
Temperatures and water costs are both rising in US cities such as Philadelphia. Image: Evan via Flickr
Clean Water Predicted To Be Unaffordable For Up To A Third Of US
by Tim Radford
US scientists provide new reality check for Donald Trump on the combined stresses of global warming and the rising…
China To Make Solar Power Rise From Chernobyl's Nuclear Ashes
China To Make Solar Power Rise From Chernobyl's Nuclear Ashes
by Kieran Cooke
Chinese companies plan to spend $1 billion over the next two years building a giant solar farm on land contaminated by…
3 Ways Progressives Can Reconnect With Rural America
3 Ways Progressives Can Reconnect With Rural America
by Anthony Flaccavento, YES! Magazine
First, understand the environment is not only about climate change—it’s about livelihood for miners, drillers, loggers,…
Lessons from the Homeless: Vital Principles of Sharing and Simplicity
Lessons from the Homeless: Vital Principles of Sharing and Simplicity
by Wayne Teasdale
I have come to believe that people living on the street have a lot to offer us: profound insights gleaned as we process…
How Ancient Climate Change Drove The Rise Of Reptiles
How Ancient Climate Change Drove The Rise Of Reptiles
by Richard Butler and Andrew Jones, University of Birmingham
After lying largely forgotten in a museum for decades, a set of fossilised footprints have revealed a new glimpse of…
Why Science Loses Out To Uninformed Climate Change Opinion
Why Science Loses Out To Uninformed Climate Change Opinion
by Phillip Williamson, University of East Anglia
Ocean acidification is an inevitable consequence of increasing carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. That’s a matter of…
Technological Advances Wouldn’t Save US Crops From Another Dust Bowl

Technological Advances Wouldn’t Save US Crops From Another Dust Bowl

Robert Mitchum, University of Chicago
Technological advances wouldn’t protect US agriculture from a drought on the scale of the legendary Dust Bowl crisis of…
The Global Road Building Explosion Is Devastating Nature
The Global Road Building Explosion Is Devastating Nature
by Bill Laurance, James Cook University
If you asked a friend to name the worst human threat to nature, what would they say? Global warming? Overhunting?…
Exxon Predicts Energy Demand Up 25% By 2040
Exxon Predicts Energy Demand Up 25% By 2040
by Alex Kirby
A quarter more energy will be required in 23 years’ time due to population growth, and oil will remain the primary…
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Are Electric Vehicles Sales Starting To Overtake Biofuels?
by Jan Rocha
A sharp increase in the predicted global number of EVs prompts Brazil to rev up its promotion of low-carbon biofuels.
Our Task: To Reconnect and Live With and Within Nature
Our Task: To Reconnect and Live With and Within Nature
by Anthony Weston
I propose that our task is to reconnect with the natural world right next to us, and all the time. Waking to sunlight…
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This Bangladeshi Woman Can Tell You Why The Latest Round Of Climate Talks Matter
by Sonja Ayeb-Karlsson, United Nations University
A year after the historic Paris climate agreement was reached by 192 states, country representatives are back at the…
Global Warming Is Already Changing Genes
Global Warming Is Already Changing Genes
by Beverly James, University of Florida
Global climate change has already impacted every aspect of life on Earth, from genes to entire ecosystems, according to…
Why Sea Level Is Making Storm Surges On The Coastal Living Risky
Why Sea Level Is Making Storm Surges On The Coastal Living Risky
by Kathleen McInnes;Mark Hemer and Ron Hoeke, CSIRO
Australia is a huge continent, but a coastal nation. About 80% of Australians live within 50km of the coast, and a…
Why African Croplands Are Heading For Food Deficit

Why African Croplands Are Heading For Food Deficit

Alex Kirby
New research warns it will be almost impossible for African cropland to feed the continent by 2050 without massive…
What 2016 Revealed About The Deadly Dangers Of Air Pollution
What 2016 Revealed About The Deadly Dangers Of Air Pollution
by Gary Haq, University of York
Beijing, London, Mexico City, New Delhi and Paris are among the cities that have drawn attention for their dangerously…
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Trump's Hot Air on Global Warming Is Far From the Greatest Climate Threat
by Andrew Revkin ProPublica
President-elect Donald J. Trump has long pledged to undertake a profound policy shift on climate change from the…
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How High-tech Agriculture Can Prevent Oncoming Global Water Wars
by Rupesh Paudyal, University of Leeds
Forget about oil or gas – you should be worrying about the less discussed but far more concerning fact that the world…
Why The World Needs To Consider How To Manage The End Of The Fossil Fuel Era
Why The World Needs To Consider How To Manage The End Of The Fossil Fuel Era
by Georges Alexandre Lenferna, University of Washington
At the UN Climate Negotiations in Paris the world agreed to keep global warming to well below 2°C, above pre-industrial…
Why The Arctic's Freakishly Warm Winter Is Due To Humans
Why The Arctic's Freakishly Warm Winter Is Due To Humans
by Andrew King, University of Melbourne
For the Arctic, like the globe as a whole, 2016 has been exceptionally warm. For much of the year, Arctic temperatures…
Why The US Environmental Movement Needs A New Message
Why The US Environmental Movement Needs A New Message
by Nives Dolsak and Aseem Prakash, University of Washington
Environmental issues had a marginal impact on this year’s elections. This hard truth, and the strong pro-fossil-fuel…
Is Food Our Best Hope For Cutting Methane Emissions?
Is Food Our Best Hope For Cutting Methane Emissions?
by Rob Jordan, Stanford University
A major opportunity for avoiding climate change’s worst impacts lies in reducing methane emissions, particularly from…

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