In response to this growing threat, scientists at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) are conducting groundbreaking research to better understand and predict wildfires’ impacts on the environment, the carbon cycle, and biodiversity.
Credits were purchased from Brazilian startup, Mombak, which will plant some100 species of native trees to restore deforested land.
The companies plan to leverage energy efficiency technologies, such as HVAC systems, for those business facilities.
The company plans to pursue $20 billion of lower-emissions opportunities through 2027 and lower greenhouse gas emissions intensity by 40% to 50% by 2030.
The new parka was made from rigid packaging waste and industrial textile strappings made into biorecycled polyester through Protein Evolution’s Biopure process.
While there are thousands of people here in Dubai at COP28 fighting for genuine change, the climate summit is facing a barrage of disinformation. Combatting climate change has never been more urgent, and COP28 is poised to advance critical global action. Yet, driven by vested interests in the fossil fuel industry, misleading narratives aim to […]
Fossil fuel industry influence has been front and center in the UN international climate negotiations—the 28th conference of the parties (COP28)—in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. This is alarming but not surprising, given that the nations of the world are finally working toward an agreement to phase out fossil fuels. They know it’s the end of […]
We’re well into the first week of COP28, the annual UN climate talks, and have secured a promising early win on operationalizing the Loss and Damage Fund. The United States has made important announcements on standards to limit methane emissions, along with a contribution to the Green Climate Fund. But things are definitely getting harder […]
Last year, I made three predictions for what would happen in climate litigation in 2023. Two of my predictions hit the mark, while the other one revealed the complexity of the legal battles waged against climate injustice. Below I reflect on my predictions before venturing into the uncharted territory of 2024. 2023 in Review US […]
As hard as it is for Black students to earn advanced degrees in science, technology, engineering and medicine (STEM) fields, a final insult accompanies the diploma. They leave school dragging a ball and chain of debt far heavier than that for most White graduates. The latest evidence of this comes in a report last week […]