Fires rage in the West as storms, hurricanes, and floods hit the rest of the country. Progressives are pushing Biden to transform the food system and manage and mitigate the effects of the climate crisis.
We can’t get to zero net greenhouse-gas emissions without robust voluntary carbon markets, and the Bank of England’s Mark Carney has launched a global initiative to make that happen.
Free-market fundamentalism is killing the planet, and Capitalism needs to be reimagined if we’re to save it, says Harvard Business Professor Rebecca Henderson.
Investments in agroforestry systems are growing along with the recognition that this model of farming is climate-friendly, environmentally sustainable, and profitable.
In 2007, Mark Lynas’s “Six Degrees: Our Future on a Hotter Planet” provided a grim summary of all known climate science. Now, he’s updated the book, and the news is even more dire.
Brazilian deforestation surged 34 percent in 2019 as President Jair Bolsonaro relaxed restrictions on development in the Amazon. Now COVID-19 is spreading across indigenous territories – threatening the people who have long served as guardians of the forest.
People in the foothills of Malawi’s Mulanje Mountain have long chopped trees for energy. Now they’re using small-scale hydro-power instead – and reforesting depleted areas.