Studies have shown that higher CO2 levels in the atmosphere could make our food less nutritious, causing zinc deficiency among 175 million more people. What does this mean for Asia, home to some of the most food insecure people in the world?
Kelly Levin –
Scientists have calculated the amount of carbon dioxide the world can emit while limiting warming to the internationally agreed upon goals of 1.5°C-2°C. This amount is our “carbon budget.” We're on track to exceed it in little more than a decade.
and Jamie Pringle –
Each year more than 300 tonnes of processed gold are dumped in landfills. What if we could mine landfills for gold and other precious metals, ask researchers from Keele University.
A carbon tax does not a model country make. In the case of France and Sweden, it obscures issues of outsourced emissions, historical responsibility for climate change and the social inequality, argues Fabrice Flipo.
Earth Overshoot Day—the date when humanity’s 'footprint' on nature exceeds what the Earth can regenerate in 365 days—is getting earlier each year. But the math behind it is problematic and could be vastly underestimating the damage we are doing to the planet, says Michigan State University's Robert Richardson.
Charlotte MIddlehurst and Lili Pike, Chinadialogue –
China has provided huge funding supposedly to help developing countries mitigate and adapt to climate impacts, but it is also financing coal projects included in the Belt & Road Initiative (BRI). What do recipient countries make of this?
Ping Manongdo –
It has been said that the fight against climate change will be won in cities. In this video by C40, mayors of the world’s mega cities share what they are doing to address the most pressing climate threats.
Moving away from narratives that spell fear of climate-related catastrophes, "Tomorrow" tells stories of how ordinary people -- from Icelandic volcanoes to Indian slums -- employ innovative ways to fight the effects of climate change.
Free, openly available tool from Autodesk enables cities to set science-based climate targets. By Emma Stewart, Ph.D., Head of Sustainability Solutions, Autodesk and Daniel Aronson, formerly Research Lead Director, Sustainability ...