Can your personal investments really help to fight climate change and advance sustainable development? The real-world impacts are inconclusive.
Renee Cho, Author at State of the Planet - Page 2 of 21
Women scientists continue to face unequal access to resources and opportunities in climate science. This lack of gender diversity is concerning, since women around the world will bear the brunt of climate change impacts.
While elevated levels of CO2 can help plants grow, the impacts of climate change mean it’s not all good news for the plant world.
2021 may turn out to be the most critical year in our efforts to combat climate change. What things helped and what things hurt climate progress this year?
The latest U.N. climate summit resulted in a spate of new net zero pledges. But net zero doesn’t necessarily mean cutting emissions.
Will overshooting 1.5°C of warming push us over climate tipping points, triggering irreversible and abrupt changes?
Scientists can now determine what role climate change plays in making extreme weather events more frequent and intense.
Natural climate solutions offer cost-effective ways to reduce carbon emissions, provide ecosystem benefits, and increase resiliency to climate change impacts.
The cryptocurrency’s high value comes at a high cost to the planet.
Filtering salt out of water is used in many parts of the world that deal with severe drought, but it can come with its own set of problems.