Since 2015 the Australian government has committed more than $1.5bn of taxpayer funds to climate change projects that plant or protect native habitat. Over a slightly longer period it has also spent nearly
Exclusive: Patagonia founder Yvon Chouinard talks about the sustainability myth, the problem with Amazon—and why it’s not
Patagonia’s Yvon Chouinard set the standard for how a business can mitigate the ravages of capitalism on earth’s environment. At 81 years old, he’s just getting started. “You want the truth? It’s hopeless.
Extensive use of fossil fuels has led to high amounts of carbon emissions into the atmosphere which is causing global warming. To remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, we can capture it using various
Click any temperature underlined in the story to convert between Celsius and Fahrenheit DOHA, Qatar — It was 116 degrees Fahrenheit (46.7 degrees Celsius) in the shade outside the new Al Janoub soccer
This Alaskan Forest Eats a Ton of Carbon. The Trump Administration Wants to Let Loggers Cut It Down.
The Trump administration just declared open season on the biggest temperate rainforest in the world, which naturally stores about half the amount of carbon the U.S. releases every year. If that forest
Volvo promised it would release its first all-electric vehicle by 2019, and lo and behold, today’s the day. The Swedish company unveiled the all-electric XC40 Recharge at a splashy event in Los Angeles
Canada’s federal election is a week away, and if incumbent Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau loses it’s looking like Conservative leader Andrew Scheer will be the one to take him out. According to
As part of a bigger effort to reduce its carbon footprint, Volvo unveiled its first fully electric vehicle at an event in Los Angeles Wednesday. The XC40 Recharge is the new battery-powered version of
In addition to providing updated guidelines on which images our editors should use to illustrate the climate emergency, we have updated our style guide to introduce terms that more accurately describe
More than a hundred celebrities have signed a letter admitting they are "hypocrites" for supporting recent protests against climate change while continuing to lead their high-carbon lifestyles. British
Blake Scholl has a vision. The former pilot and CEO of aircraft company Boom Supersonic wants “supersonic everywhere:” tens of millions of people each year rocketing around the world at a speed faster
For decades, travelers have stoically endured jet lag as an unavoidable menace on long journeys. Now, as airlines push for record-breaking non-stop flights halfway around the planet, efforts to counter
With fall weather setting in, it's the perfect time to cozy up in a favorite sweater. But does your woolen pullover come with a sheep included? It might if it's from English company Sheep Inc., which that
Volvo launches new ‘Recharge’ brand for electric vehicles, aims to reduce emissions across the board
Ahead of the launch of the electric version of the XC40 later today, Volvo announced the launch of its new ‘Recharge’ brand for its electric vehicles and a plan to reduce emissions across the board. “We
Extinction Rebellion celebrities admit they are 'hypocrites' for backing protests despite 'high carbon lives'
Extinction Rebellion-backing celebrities have written an open letter admitting that they are “hypocrites” for supporting the environmental protests despite living “high carbon lives”. Household names actor
When the Viking landers touched down on the Martian surface at the height of the Watergate scandal, they kicked up two clouds of rusty soil and a debate that would continue for more than four decades.