Unless we drastically cut our carbon emissions, today’s young people will have to pay up to US$535 trillion to clean up the atmosphere using negative emissions technologies, according to a new study.
Making creative accommodations for the urban wild
As aquaculture increases at a steady pace, one new study delves into the question of how we can sustainably feed all those extra fish.
Think about the ways that nature generates economic value. Environmental stewardship, however, the hard work of people restoring ecosystems, picking up litter, and helping animals, likely doesn’t enter the equation. Yet the value might be surprisingly high.
Reducing our dependence on coal comes with some unexpected agricultural benefits, two recent studies find.
A new material to capture carbon dioxide comes from a surprising green source: spruce cones.
The patch reflects sunlight and dissipates body heat, bringing down body temperature by a few degrees.
A new life-cycle analysis finds the best way to distribute biomass resources for various uses—liquid fuels, heat, and electricity—in order to slash the most emissions.
A team calculated that a decarbonized world could lose 9.5 million fossil fuel jobs—and gain a whopping 17.4 million renewable jobs.
In a significant first, the world now has the capacity to produce more power from renewables than from coal, according to the International Energy Agency.