International community must prioritize researching and developing an overshoot risk management plan or risk irreversible catastrophic damage to the biophysical and physiochemical systems that support human civilization, argues Graeme Taylor.
Coal-mining regions in Mpumalanga province are at the frontline of South Africa’s Just Energy Transition (JET) process, which aims to repurpose coal power plants and coal-mining lands to greener energy. But coal workers are said to feel left out.
To meaningfully fight climate change, governments must shoulder the responsibility of investing in technologies to decarbonize large agricultural systems. What we need is an industrial policy and funding for agriculture that encourages climate innovation.
Photojournalist Roberto García Roa has been working with the Chimpanzee Conservation Centre in Guinea, which is trying to protect western chimpanzees, and is the only institution that releases rescued ones into the wild – a project now in danger.
The forest carbon offsets approved by the world’s leading provider and used by Disney, Shell, Gucci, and other big corporations are largely worthless and could make global heating worse, according to a new investigation.
Can we determine how big a factor climate change plays in specific natural disasters? Establishing a direct causal link between rising global average temperature and a single storm, for instance, is difficult and an evolving science.
Governments appear to have signed a once-in-a-decade deal to halt the destruction of Earth’s ecosystems, but the agreement seems to have been forced through by the Chinese president, ignoring the objections of some African states.
Rather than exhibiting rational consensus among dispassionate observers, Wikipedia mirrored the passion, emotion, and violence of Tahrir Square in Cairo in 2011. Did Wikipedia help shape the political events of the Egyptian Revolution?
The UN’s climate conference in Egypt limped over the finish line Sunday morning with a commitment to launch a fund to compensate poor countries suffering from catastrophic climate-change events. The breakthrough spared the COP27 event from total collapse.