COP27, the UN’s annual meeting on climate change, starts November 6. Find out what’s on the agenda and why success at this gathering is essential to humanity’s future
European rivers are at their lowest levels in over 500 years. Find out why this is a problem for the global economy and for ecosystems throughout Europe.
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released its Sixth Report in the midst of Russia's illegal invasion of Ukraine. Find out why the unfortunate timing has diverted attention from a growing global crisis. (4:00 min read)
Invasive plants can be as serious a threat to the environment as climate change. Discover how a new study shows that combined factors like drought, fire and invasive species start a vicious cycle that makes matters even worse.
NASA, NOAA and EEMA all agree that the past eight years have been the warmest ever recorded. Find out how this led to more extreme weather last year, and how we can address the climate crisis.
Coral reefs offer some of the most beautiful and diverse ecosystems on Earth. Find out how a new study explains the connection between land forests and preserving this vital undersea habitat.
Air pollution has a cooling effect on the atmosphere, while greenhouse gases cause global warming. Discover why both emission types must be cut in combination to preserve our environment. (4:00 min read)
Carbon taxes aren’t terribly popular in some circles, but they work. Discover what a new study found about the results of putting a price on carbon compared to other measures to combat the climate crisis.(4:00 min read)
Trees and plants absorb carbon dioxide, mitigating climate change. Find out why a new study concludes that this C02 fertilization effect is getting weaker. (4:45 min read)
Net-Zero Emissions is the stated goal of a bill tabled this week in Ottawa. Find out why opposition parties are calling it an empty shell. (4:00 min read)