Similar arrangements already support the National Park Service, the National Institutes of Health and other federal agencies.
Conservation and development scheme REDD+ has manifested as a series of models, which increases its perceived success and enables it to continue despite not delivering on its wide-reaching promises.
With trees infested by the emerald ash borer deemed essentially worthless, a team of designers wanted to see if the decaying wood could be repurposed as a building material.
In general, the larger the tree, the more carbon it stores.
The findings will help determine the age of whale sharks, protecting the endangered animals into the future.
Insect populations are falling as what they eat becomes more like iceberg lettuce and less like kale.
An innovative method of carbon capture and storage could substantially reduce the emission of small industries while using geothermal energy to heat homes and thus replacing fossil-fuel energies.
About 24,000 square miles of Amazon rainforest have been deforested over the last decade.
Rainforest species didn't co-evolve with fire – and even a low intensity wildfire can kill half the trees.
The species which surround a tree in a forest make up the character of its neighbourhood. Good neighbours can make forests resilient to climate change.
The vast majority of climate scientists agree that rising CO₂ is driving climate change, yet barely 50% of the public agrees. Did scientists get the story wrong? No, as the fossil record makes clear.
By enacting a legislative framework to achieve carbon neutrality, France and the United Kingdom are making a difference in the fight against climate change.
A nanotube innovation using waste plastic could help solve one of the world's energy problems.
South Africa will introduce the carbon tax which should be used to ensure benefits to poor communities.
Don't let stock markets reports convince you that when the markets are up, all is well in the world. When the market is up, carbon dioxide in the atmosphere is up, and the global environment is down.
Recent extreme rains and weather in the Midwest are causing a multitude of problems in the topsoil that much of the nation's food supply relies on.
The Earth’s past shows the key role of CO₂ on climate for 4.45 billion years, and how human industrial activity has disrupted its cycle at an unprecedented rate over the past 160 years.
Democrats such as Rep. Ocasio-Cortez and Sen. Markey are proposing an ambitious decarbonization plan that critics are calling unaffordable. A green economist explains how the US could pay for it.
While countries recognise the urgent need to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions by favouring greener energies, the ever-increasing demand for electricity has led to rising coal consumption.
Ponds are good for more than just decorating the garden – they could be your best tool in fighting climate change.