Steven Cohen Archives - State of the Planet

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You Asked: Should I Buy Biodegradable Materials If My Trash Just Goes to a Landfill?

Our expert says: It’s better than adding another piece of plastic to the problem.

by Emily Halnon |August 2, 2022

What Is Decarbonization, and How Do We Make It Happen?

To keep the planet from warming more than 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels, economies must rapidly decarbonize. What will this involve?

by |April 22, 2022
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Are Wind and Solar Power Really More Expensive and Less Reliable?

Recent technological advancements and an evolving market challenge these old myths.

by Jeff Ballinger |February 10, 2022