Global Climate Change


Pushing Sustainability Forward Through a Pandemic

Pushing Sustainability Forward Through a Pandemic

Businesses have a responsibility to consider to environment--for the sake of the earth and consumers. That responsibility does not disappear during a pandemic, as climate change, resource scarcity, and many other challenges do not shelter in place along with us.

For the First Time, Renewable Energy is Expected to Surpass Coal in the U.S.

For the First Time, Renewable Energy is Expected to Surpass Coal in the U.S.

The coronavirus pandemic has caused hardships on many industries—the fossil fuel and clean energy industries alike. However, this is the first time in history that renewable energy use is expected to eclipse coal reliance in the U.S., and its effects on climate change are big.

Emissions Declines Set New Records—and Cause Worry

Emissions Declines Set New Records——and Cause Worry

Research suggests that a nearly eight percent in overall fossil fuel use, driven by the coronavirus pandemic, is both record-setting and worrysome.

Earth Day and Climate Change Books: The NYT Greenhouse Part 3

Earth Day and Climate Change Books: The NYT Greenhouse Part 3

As part of Earth Week last week, the NYT Greenhouse gave its recommended list of books on climate change and hosted a conversation with Earth Day organizer, Denis Hayes, and other environmentalists. Here’s the inside scoop.

Earth Day Celebrates 50 Years: a Walk Through History

Earth Day Celebrates 50 Years: a Walk Through History

Since its birth in 1970, Earth Day has become a worldwide movement to garner more attention for the environment, its resources and its species. While the movement has evolved over the years, its ultimate call to action has only gotten louder.

The Visuals of Climate Change: The NYT Greenhouse Part 2

Today the New York Times hosted its second digital climate change event, The Greenhouse, to talk about climate change stories using visual elements—and how the simple technology of a photo has helped transform the climate change discussion over the last few decades.

Reduce Your Carbon Footprint at Home—While Social Distancing

Reduce Your Carbon Footprint at Home—While Social Distancing

Just because you are at home, cooking more and testing your boredom does not mean you should forget about your carbon footprint reduction checklist. Here are the New York Times’ best at-home, eco-friendly steps that are easy.

Climate Change in the Age of COVID-19: The NYT Greenhouse, Part I

Climate Change in the Age of COVID-19: The NYT Greenhouse, Part I

Kicking off the first of a five-part series titled The Greenhouse, the New York Times has invited listeners around the U.S. to hear what climate journalists have to say about global warming climate change in the age of the coronavirus. Here’s a recap of the first event.



An Ocean Renaissance: There is Hope for Marine Life

An Ocean Renaissance: There is Hope for Marine Life

Major review reports the recovery of marine life—but we are not done yet.

The Environmental Protection Agency Loosens Pollution Rules During Pandemic

The Environmental Protection Agency Loosens Pollution Rules During Pandemic

In response to the coronavirus pandemic, the EPA drastically reduced pollution rules for power plants, factories and other facilities.

COVID-19 and Climate Change: The Unexpected Pairing

COVID-19 and Climate Change: The Unexpected Pairing

The worldwide pandemic has had some unexpected effects on climate change. The question is: can the world learn from it?

First-Ever Climate Report by a Non-Partisan, Security Body Relates Climate Change to Global Instability

First-Ever Climate Report by a Non-Partisan, Security Body Relates Climate Change to Global Instability

A recent report details national and global security threats related to climate change in the hopes that decision-makers and leaders will recognize the relationship between global warming and security.

Five Growing NGOs Protecting Our Environment

Five Growing NGOs Protecting Our Environment

Many non-governmental organizations (NGOs) are taking proactive steps to help protect and heal natural areas, and us with it.

Five Biggest Environmental Issues Affecting the U.S.

Five Biggest Environmental Issues Affecting the U.S.

We take a closer look at the current environmental issues in the U.S., how it may be exacerbating these problems and what the country may do to resolve them.

Climate Change Explained: The New York Times’ Answers to FAQs

Climate Change Explained: The New York Times’ Answers to FAQs

In case you’re one of many people often confused about global warming and climate change, the New York Times published the most commonly asked questions and some pretty straightforward answers.

New Jersey Marks a “Novel” First in Fighting Climate Change

New Jersey Marks a “Novel” First in Fighting Climate Change

Now, builders will be forced to consider climate change, including rising sea levels, in order to win government approval for projects.

Colorado College Becomes Carbon Neutral

Colorado College Becomes Carbon Neutral

CC is the first in the Rocky Mountain Region to achieve this milestone—and it didn’t come without student activism and hard work. Now, other universities are following in suit.

The University of Oklahoma is Awarded $4.5 Million for Climate Study

A $4.5 million grant was given to the University of Oklahoma (OU) to study climate extremes such as droughts, floods, and heat waves

Australia Burns On: How it Happened and What to Do

Australia Burns On: How it Happened and What to Do

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.

Satellites are Exposing Methane Leaks—and It Found a Huge One That’s Raising Eyebrows

Satellites are Exposing Methane Leaks—and It Found a Huge One That’s Raising Eyebrows

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.