Meat production has well-documented impacts on the environment, and because dogs and cats are both carnivorous species, this got a researcher thinking: How bad is pet food production for the environment?
In a forceful opposition against US President Donald Trump’s executive order on energy independence, prominent economists and lawyers argue that the US$50 per tonne of carbon emissions is the “best estimate” of climate change’s costs.
Jennifer Morris –
There's no telling how strict national regulations on greenhouse gas emissions will be in the future, but it might be less costly for the electricity industry—and the environment—if they invested in carbon-free electricity now, says MIT's Jennifer Morris.
and Karen Winterich, Lisa E Bolton –
People don’t think companies can make a profit and support a social cause at the same time, which bodes ill for firms that want to do both. How can social enterprises balance both in their communications to the general public?
Can the world reach peak demand for oil by 2040? Switching to electric vehicles is one way to get there, but trends such as ride-sharing programmes and car-free urban zones can be just as critical, writes researchers.
U.S. withdrawal from the Paris Agreement offers opportunities for India and China to lead on international climate action, but global progress is not yet matched by leadership on domestic environmental policies in these two countries.
While Donald Trump has committed to pulling the United States out of the Paris Agreement, the majority of the world’s richest nations recognise the urgency of the climate change crisis and are ready to act, says Paris mayor Anne Hidalgo.