Rejoining the Paris agreement is just the start of Biden’s climate and clean energy policy.
Indigenous Peoples from the Arctic and the U.S. Southwest have joined together to tackle issues of food sovereignty in two environmental extremes. Their bond led to a swift response to COVID-19.
A gigawatt of installed renewable energy saves 42 species from going extinct due to climate change. Let’s find a way to acknowledge that in policy and regulation.
It’s been a tumultuous decade for deforestation – one that culminated with a global pandemic and fires around the world. But there have been successes that we can replicate and build on to reach zero net deforestation by 2030.
2020 was a rough year for tropical rainforest conservation efforts, but what’s in store for 2021? Rhett Butler of MongaBay identifies 11 trends to watch.
Carbon accounting should provide the kind of transparency and precision that helps policymakers understand where climate mitigation is happening and where it’s lacking. Efforts to require national-level adjustments for voluntary transactions, however, will discourage much-needed mitigation action.
The Paris Agreement provides a global framework for tracking and transferring greenhouse gas reductions at the national level. Carbon markets provide a way of enabling those reductions through cooperation. One requires a corresponding adjustment, while the other one doesn’t, as Jos Cozijnsen explains.