In India's Bhitarkanika mangrove, researchers have made a surprising discovery: locals there can generate almost double the income from protecting the mangrove instead of converting it to rice paddies.
The largest study on the topic to date demonstrates that the higher a country’s carbon price, the more it reduces emissions.
How computerized arugula (aka roquette) farms take over the world
When Ecuador asked the world for $3.6 billion to not drill for oil, the world balked. But in terms of reining in carbon, Ecuador may be on to something.
Even if the nations of the world are able to achieve sharp cuts in carbon emissions to achieve the aspirational goals of the Paris Agreement and limit warming to 1.5-2°C, the frequency of extreme weather will increase.
A new kind of solar cell uses bacteria instead of silicon to convert sunlight into electricity. It could lead to a cheap, sustainable way to generate electricity even when skies are overcast or the light is dim.
A new study suggests it is the most efficient, cost-effective way to capture the sun
How many animal lives are impacted by restoring a prairie ecosystem or a protecting a swamp? That's the sort of number so-called effective altruists look for when deciding where to put their philanthropic funds, and it represents both a challenge and an opportunity for conservation.
What if there was a way to go on vacation while helping fix the carbon emissions problem? According to new research, tacking on an $11 tax to each trip could do just that.
Reindeer foraging habits change the tundra’s surface so that it reflects rather than absorbs sunlight, in essence applying sunscreen to an overheating planet.