The latest research team to tackle the question thinks it is. Their key insight: a lot of current energy use isn’t really contributing to human well-being
Simpler language and more context could aid public understanding of climate change
The findings partly dovetail with efforts to improve air circulation and ventilation to fight COVID-19.
But, there’s one place it still continues to fail: conservative media
German researchers document another case in which even novel experiences won’t budge people from entrenched attitudes
Previous studies have ignored regional differences in capital costs and painted a too-rosy picture of green energy development in Africa and elsewhere
Older cohorts started out less concerned (circa 2009), but worry has increased across all age groups at a similar rate over the last decade
A team calculated that a decarbonized world could lose 9.5 million fossil fuel jobs—and gain a whopping 17.4 million renewable jobs.
A New Zealand team found that batteries could be dramatically smaller and more efficient if they are deployed collectively in neighborhoods—rather than for individual households
If you want to take out a carbon “loan” (that is, emit more carbon than the 1.5 °C budget allows) you’ll have to pay interest on it