A $4.5 million grant was given to the University of Oklahoma (OU) to study climate extremes such as droughts, floods, and heat waves
As brushfires in Australia rage into massive, destructive flames, the world watches people get displaced from homes and trees and animals burn. Here’s why there’s a crisis to begin with and what you can do, even thousands of miles away.
The first satellite designed to monitor the planet’s methane leaks is definitely doing its job: a little-known gas well accident in Ohio is reportedly one of the largest methane leaks ever recorded.
The COP25 of this year, hosted in Madrid, proved a disheartening end to urgent climate talks. World leaders disagreed on how to discuss a number of topics, let alone do something about them.
Food waste is a bigger conversation than that spinach-gone-bad in the back of your fridge. Food waste is a massive, systematic problem, and cities are finally doing something about it.
Despite the mixed opinions already flying in response to TIME’s 2019 person of the year, one thing is indisputable: this teen activist has been incredibly impactful all over the world this year.
At the COP25 this week, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) issued its annual report on the state of global climate change. The data-heavy results are notable, and alarming.
Madrid will host about 25,000 people this week for the 25th Conference of the Parties (COP) to the UN Convention on Climate Change. This summit really does mark the ‘point of no return’ for climate change discussions.
For years now, humans have mistreated and contaminated the very environment that sustains them. But the broad concern for the environment can be so overwhelming that people don’t know what to do or where to start making a difference.
Earlier this week, researchers received $1.2 million to develop a model to better measure the effects of particulate air pollution on human health, according to the Milken Institute School of Public Health.
The annual World Energy Outlook was just released, and along with it, various forecasts for the future of energy sources and the climate crisis. Clean energy is growing, but not fast enough, it reports.
HP Inc. is making huge strides in the manufacturing and recycling sectors for its products. Environmental Protection was lucky enough to witness how the company meets its impressive sustainability goals at the Summit last week with site tours and a speaker agenda.
With ocean levels rising, many other bodies of water are affecting cities, too. The Great Lakes are overflowing with record-breaking levels, and 2020 is projected to see no relief.
Global icon and climate activist Greta Thunberg is one of four winners for Sweden’s Right Livelihood Award. She has also been nominated for the actual Nobel Peace Prize, winners to be announced.
Environmental experts believe we can still halt a mass environmental catastrophe – if we act fast. Read about the main ways experts say the world can curb emissions.
This week, the United Nations headquarters in New York will host the annual United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). The 2019 priority is one that is not unfamiliar: the world’s climate emergency.
Today, HP Inc. announced its $11 million partnership with WWF to protect, restore, and manage forests in the paper printing industry. Not only is the company making huge environmental strides, but it’s encouraging other companies to do the same.
The Global Climate Strike is expected to be one of the biggest in the history of environmental protests, and it is fueled by young people concerned for their future.
Last week, the EPA under the Trump Administration proposed to adjust the existing methane regulation rules from the Obama Era. The rule could potentially save companies money but gravely impact the climate crisis.
The Rainforest Action Network (RAN) recently shared a couple different ways bystanders can help the Amazon Rainforest that is ablaze. The options include supporting both environmental and indigenous communities.