03 September 2021
Where covering the environment means risking your life
Investigating the environment in developing countries can be a particularly dangerous game, far from the Western media spotlight.
Economist Partha Dasgupta takes issue with our failure to account for the cost of Earth's destruction
Partha Dasgupta is a Cambridge University economist who has criticized politicians and economists for not including the cost of Earth's destruction when tallying things like economic growth.
This engaging video featuring Dasgupta and Danish actor Alexander Skarsgård boils his 600-page treatise down to five minutes.
Stanford University biologist Paul Ehrlich says "watching this is likely your mind's best use of five minutes this week."
The bottom line: We have to start accounting for Nature.
Not doing so, Skarsgård notes in the video, is like using only the goals your team scores to assess a soccer game. You might have an impressive number, but you have no idea if your team is winning or losing.
"Equity and justice are central to everything that we do”: As the U.S. Department of Energy’s deputy director for energy justice, Dr. Tony Reames helps to put equitable energy policy into action.
EU countries have approved an end to the sale of gas-powered cars in 2035, allowing the law to enter into force.
The federal government has announced plans to increase funding for the Columbia River Basin’s salmon hatcheries, the often-crumbling facilities that maintain the river’s dwindling salmon populations. But tribes and state agencies say the influx of funds is only a fraction of what is needed.
Researchers and start-ups are exploring a variety of ways of locking up carbon in the sea, from seaweed farming to fertilising the oceans with iron – but we know little about the implications.
Climate Action 2.0 means acknowledging Canada is now in a competition with other advanced nations that are building their own foundations to attract the top talent of the green economy.
Diversified Energy’s liabilities exceed its assets, according to a new report, sparking concerns about whether taxpayers will wind up paying to plug its 70,000 wells.
In his new book, the famous scientist reflects on an unparalleled career on our fascinating, ever-changing planet.
California will soon have the largest oil drilling setbacks in the U.S. Experts say other states can learn from this move.
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