Yes, trees and soils can absorb and store carbon, but the carbon doesn’t stay stored forever. That’s one of the problems with how net-zero plans for the climate are being designed.
Clean energy innovation, giving up coal, cutting methane and getting China and India on board for net-zero can deliver progress at COP26.
Who wins, who loses and whose natures are being talked about when nature-based solutions are proposed?
It’s easy to spot outright rejection of the facts on climate change. But it’s far harder to see our own biases and excuses that lead us to delay or deny the need for real action.
From 3D printing using plastic waste to growing cherry trees in the Himalayas, young people are not sitting idle while the world burns.
From media coverage to story books, children are consistently represented as prophets or puppets in the midst of climate emergency. It’s time for that to change.
In order to achieve progressive change and combat the climate crisis, workers need to help build a movement powerful enough to challenge the status quo.
Few feel the pain of the Great Barrier Reef’s decline more acutely than the scientists trying to save it. Ahead of a UN climate summit, two researchers write of their grief, and hope.
More and more evidence has accumulated which shows that changes in global and regional climate over the last 50 years are almost entirely due to human influence.