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greenhouse gasses

Tourism Accounts for 8 Percent of Humanity’s Carbon Footprint

The study says more affluent travelers mean higher emissions.
Rachael Lallensack
5.7.18
climate change
climate change

Climate Impacts of the Kinder Morgan Pipeline Could Cost Up to $8.7 Billion

There are real costs associated with releasing more CO2 into the atmosphere. Here, we crunched some numbers.
Stephen Leahy
5.3.18
Moveable
Moveable

Electric Cars Make Excellent Autonomous Vehicles—So Why Are Most AVs Gas-Powered?

These engineering students are making an autonomous electric car.
Tracey Lindeman
5.3.18
water
water

Cape Town Residents Tell Us What It's Like Living in the Shadow of 'Day Zero'

Facing a water shortage, residents can no longer wash their cars with municipal water. And bars are cutting frozen margaritas from the menu.
Jay Fleming
4.30.18
climate change
climate change

Rising Sea Levels Could Render 'Thousands' of Islands Uninhabitable Before 2065

A Pentagon-funded study found that thousands of islands could be uninhabitable by the middle of the century due to rising sea levels.
Daniel Oberhaus
4.30.18
Dolphins
Dolphins

How Did Tropical Dolphins End Up Off the Coast of Canada?

“It certainly does suggest the North Pacific is warming up,” says one researcher.
Tracey Lindeman
4.20.18
Dig Deep
Dig Deep

The Geoduck Diver

Hozoji Matheson-Margullis is widely recognized for her pummeling drum chops. But at 37, the emerging marine biologist is making waves at the forefront of Native American STEM in an age of climate change and Trump.
Brian Anderson
4.14.18
climate change
climate change

This Interactive Tool Lets People See How Climate Change Will Screw Up Their Towns

Canadians can now explore the impacts of climate change where they are, and see what's being done about it.
Stephen Leahy
4.4.18
environment
environment

More Than 75 Percent of Earth’s Land Areas Are ‘Broken,’ Major Report Finds

Once-productive lands have become deserts, are polluted, or deforested, putting 3.2 billion people at risk.
Stephen Leahy
3.26.18
Moveable
Moveable

People Are Buying Electric Cars in Bulk to Get Cheaper Prices

‘Electronauts’ are laying the groundwork for EV adoption.
Tracey Lindeman
3.5.18
Arctic Heat Wave
Arctic Heat Wave

It's the Middle of Winter and the Temperature at the North Pole Is Above Freezing

The sun won't rise at the North Pole for nearly a month, and yet you could still walk around there with just a normal winter coat.
Rebecca Flowers
2.26.18
environment
environment

The Sinking Brothel

The sex workers of Banishanta, an island on Bangladesh’s southwestern coast, stand to be washed away by rising sea levels.
Matthew Bremner
2.24.18