Home » Topic: climateaction

Topic: climateaction

Corporate America needs to level with investors on climate change

Corporate America needs to level with investors on climate change The Securities and Exchange Commission should establish minimum carbon-related disclosure requirements for all publicly traded companies. Billions of dollars of commitments have been made by cor...

‘Climate Change Is Not a Subjective Thing.’

‘Climate Change Is Not a Subjective Thing.’ How Does the U.S. Approach to the Environment Look From Abroad? The United States has a schizophrenic relationship with the environment. It boasts a spectacular system of more than 400 national park sites; a robu...

Australia’s Worst Floods in Decades Quicken Concerns About Climate Change

Australia’s Worst Floods in Decades Quicken Concerns About Climate Change In a country that suffered the harshest wildfires in its recorded history just a year ago, the deluge has become another awful milestone. WINDSOR, Australia — Kelly Miller stood in h...

This Is The Farming We Need to Address Climate Change

This Is The Farming We Need to Address Climate Change Agriculture is emerging as a major scalable climate solution. Indigo Carbon is a program that connects farmers and corporate supporters to accelerate this change. Learn more below in The Farming We Need, a ...

Climate change march fights for climate justice and youth representation

Climate change march fights for climate justice and youth representation More than 200 protesters marched through Oakland on Friday afternoon urging climate justice and fossil fuel divestment. The group chanted, “Divest. Protect. Rebuild” and, “Hey hey, ...

Material climate change already here

Material climate change already here The impact of climate change is already material, said Woodwell Climate Research Center’s Philip Duffy who warns that thawing permafrost could mean the loss of control of ever being able to manage climate change. Elsewher...

Tribal Regulatory Authority to Combat Climate Change

Tribal Regulatory Authority to Combat Climate Change Just last year, residents of the small community of Newtok, Alaska—home to approximately 380 Yup’ik Alaska Native people—packed up their belongings and moved away. As a result of climate change, the se...

Geothermal energy can help Chile decarbonise

Geothermal energy can help Chile decarbonise Chile seeks to capitalise on the potential of geothermal energy, which could generate 3,800MW and accelerate the decarbonisation of its energy matrix The Chilean government has already granted concessions for new ge...

Antarctic peninsula likely to warm over next two decades

Antarctic peninsula likely to warm over next two decades An analysis of historic and projected simulations from 19 global climate models shows that, because of climate change, the temperature in the Antarctic peninsula will increase by 0.5 to 1.5 degrees Celsi...

Why climate justice is impossible without racial justice

Why climate justice is impossible without racial justice The climate crisis is fueling inequality around the world and in particular racial injustice. For generations, inequality has exacerbated the impacts of the climate emergency for racial communities, and ...

New study challenges finding that climate change will drive dryland expansion

New study challenges finding that climate change will drive dryland expansion A new study suggests that, contrary to previous research, climate change will not cause global drylands to expand. The research, published in Nature Climate Change, argues that previ...

Renewables shine over Australian summer, as gas share slumps to new lows

Renewables shine over Australian summer, as gas share slumps to new lows Output from Australian gas generators fell to new record low levels over the latest summer, as output from wind and solar surged to new highs, raising new questions around a Morrison gove...

Electric Semi Trucks Are Actually Cheaper Per Mile Than Diesel Trucks, Report Finds

Electric Semi Trucks Are Actually Cheaper Per Mile Than Diesel Trucks, Report Finds Heavy duty electric trucks (a.k.a. semis) cost so much less to operate per mile than diesel-powered trucks at today’s prices that they would pay for themselves in just th...

BlackRock must commit to Indigenous rights ? not just climate change (commentary)

BlackRock must commit to Indigenous rights — not just climate change (commentary) I’ve lost count of the number of times, working as a journalist across Latin America, that I’ve met, spoken to, or heard from or about Indigenous peoples and other local co...

Colossal energy storage project in Columbia Gorge will be union-built

Colossal energy storage project in Columbia Gorge will be union-built A massive renewable energy storage facility in the Columbia River Gorge will be built with union labor, thanks to a newly signed agreement between Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners and two ...

How Climate Change Is Affecting Sea Squirts In Antarctica

How Climate Change Is Affecting Sea Squirts In Antarctica Antarctica may have a reputation for being cold, icy, and lifeless for miles on end, but an important marine animal near the continent is the focus of a new study. This study investigates how the animal...

One Of Biden’s Biggest Climate Change Challenges? The Oceans

One Of Biden’s Biggest Climate Change Challenges? The Oceans A few years ago, marine biologist Kyle Van Houtan spotted an online video that he couldn’t quite believe. It showed a young great white shark, about five-feet long, swimming just off a pi...

Crisis in the Himalayas: climate change and unsustainable development

Crisis in the Himalayas: climate change and unsustainable development The disaster last month in India demonstrated the risks from rising temperatures to the eight countries in the region Tending to his fields one crisp winter morning, Chandra Singh Rana saw w...

Sticker