The REAL Reason Extinction Rebellion Protests

Hi everyone, I hope you’re all well. So, I know I said I wasn’t going to talk any more about climate change activists, but, given the events of the past week, I unfortunately felt like I had no choice. The past seven days has been International Rebellion Week; a self-imposed week of climate change action […]

Transforming Air Into Pure Drinking Water Is Finally Possible, Here’s How

Deserts are not particularly welcoming environments, and yet at least hundred million people live in desert regions around the world, according to the UN. They have to make due with less than 25 cm of rainfall each year, and for many, even that miniscule water supply is under threat as climate change is making dry […]

Climate justice in Sápmi: Jonas Vannar, Reindeer herder

JOKKMOKK SCHWEDEN Rentiere sind keine Kühe. Sie eignen sich nicht für ein Leben hinter Zäunen. Sie sind die Rotwildart mit dem größten Bewegungsdrang. Sie sind an ein freies Leben gewöhnt Jonas Vannar Rentierhirte und suchen sich ihr Futter selbst. Wenn man zu viele von ihnen auf zu engem Raum einsperrt, werden sie krank. Das ist […]

Space Mirrors and Other Weird Ways to Fight Climate Change

Today on Reactions: craziest ideas to combat climate change. Let’s do this. First up: massive gigantic enormous space mirrors. The Sun is constantly emitting all kinds of light — including visible, ultraviolet, and infrared— which heat up the Earth. A space mirror is designed to cast a small shade on the Earth and reduce the […]

Why transitioning to only renewable energy will be difficult for the U.S.

WILLIAM BRANGHAM: As we can see, these protests today are easily the biggest climate change demonstrations in history. As we heard, this movement is calling for a fundamental remaking of how we power our modern world. I’m joined now by our science correspondent, Miles O’Brien. Miles, walk us through some of the practicalities. If these […]

What If We Covered The Ocean With Solar Panels? | Unveiled

What If We Covered the Ocean with Solar Panels? With the planet’s future at stake, switching to renewable energy has never been more important, and solar power is usually put forward as one of the best options. So far, plans for solar farms have mostly taken shape across sprawling expanses of open land. But the […]

Varney: Rational voters aren’t on board with the Green New Deal

>>>JAY INSLEE HAS DROPPED OUT OF THE PRESIDENTIAL RACE. HE HAD RUN ENTIRELY ON CLIMATE CHANGE BUT HAD VERY LITTLE IMPACT. THIS TELLS US A LOT ABOUT THE CLIMATE ISSUE IN POLITICS. NUMBER ONE, IT IS NOT RESONATING WITH VOTERS. DESPITE ALL OF THE REPORTING ON EXTREME WEATHER, CLIMATE IS WAY DOWN ANY LIST OF […]

Solar XL – A Wave of Renewable Energy Resistance

The Dakota access pipeline is open for business I also did Keystone. We’ve been fighting the Keystone XL pipeline since early 2010 we’ve stopped this pipeline twice and we are damn ready to stop it for the third time again the idea behind solar excel is to put a very visual image of renewable energy […]

Iowa City Update: Climate Crisis Declaration

The City updates its Climate Action goals. Learn how you can be a part of the effort. Plus, one less lane on this street will help create a safer travel experience. And finally, spread your wings for a celebration of this vibrant butterfly. We have these stories and more coming right up on Iowa City […]

“Carbon neutral” is not enough: Ecosia has built its own solar plants

So here’s the thing, the climate emergency is upon us. And if we want to make it through this, we have to plant millions of trees, which, you know, Ecosia does. But that’s not gonna be enough. We also have to say goodbye to fossil fuels, once and for all, and accelerate the transition to […]