climate change

FOOD

You’re Literally Sprinkling Plastic On Your Food

A study published this week in ‘Environmental Science & Technology’ sampled salt brands from across the globe and found 92 percent contained microplastics.
Kaleigh Rogers
3 days ago
climate change

Scientists Accidentally Discover that an Antarctic Ice Shelf 'Hums'

Researchers uncovered the sound accidentally while studying seismic data on the Ross Ice Shelf.
Samantha Cole
5 days ago
mass extinction

Mammals Can’t Evolve Fast Enough to Outrun Human-Caused Mass Extinction

Thanks to humans, arguably the worst species on the planet, we’re currently in the middle of a mass extinction event that threatens much of Earth’s biodiversity.
Kaleigh Rogers
5 days ago
beer

Climate Change Will Cause Beer Shortages and Price Hikes, Study Says

Hundreds of millions of people may lose the luxury of enjoying a cold one on a hot day.
Becky Ferreira
10.15.18
climate change

The UN's Devastating Climate Change Report Was Too Optimistic

The IPCC has been criticized for being "too alarmist. If anything, it is the opposite. With their latest report, they have been overly conservative."
Nafeez Ahmed
10.15.18
climate change

Experts Want to Label Foods That Are Environmentally Unfriendly

Denmark has been toying with the idea of an environmental impact label on food products for years, and in the wake of the latest UN climate change report, the idea is getting renewed attention.
Kaleigh Rogers
10.15.18
Anthropocene

We Still Don’t Understand the Superstorms of the Anthropocene

Hurricane Michael has killed five people and counting in Virginia—more than 800 miles from where the storm first made landfall.
Caroline Haskins
10.12.18
environment

Hong Kong Wants to House 1.1 Million People on Artificial Islands to Solve Housing Crisis

Amid a housing crisis, Hong Kong's government plans to create new developable land in the middle of the ocean.
Sarah Emerson
10.12.18
ecosocialism

Ecosocialists Believe the Only Way to Stop Climate Change Is to Abandon Capitalism

This week's devastating IPCC report has brought the impending impacts of climate change, and just how far we are from meeting our goals to stop them, into crisp focus.
Kaleigh Rogers
10.10.18
climate change

Devastating UN Report: CO2 Emissions Must Go to Zero By 2050 to Avoid Worst Effects of Climate Change

The IPCC's '1.5 Degree Report' paints a dire picture that suggests we must fundamentally change the nature of society in the next decade.
Caroline Haskins
10.8.18
climate change

Climate Models Overestimate How Much CO2 Plants Can Remove From the Atmosphere

Carbon dioxide levels might increase even more rapidly than expected based on new research on the molecular mechanisms of photosynthesis.
Daniel Oberhaus
10.3.18
renewable energy

This Solar-Powered, 'Low Tech' Website Goes Offline When It's Cloudy

Low Tech Magazine has completely re-envisioned how websites work in order to create a site that uses very little power.
Caroline Haskins
10.2.18