When the news broke that one of Botswana’s biggest elephants recently got killed by a trophy hunter, animal activists and wildlife conservation organisations flocked on Twitter to express their rage. Continue Reading
Over the past 15 years, the amount of clothes made around the world has doubled. The growing middle classes demand more clothes, more quickly. If the fashion industry continues on its current path, it will use a quarter of the world’s remaining global carbon budget to keep warming under 2 degrees by 2050.
While an Easter heatwave is welcome news to many, those with climate anxiety see something more sinister behind the sunshine.
Blue carbon is finally getting the recognition it deserves after a pioneering salt marsh trial on the Steart peninsula in Somerset. Scientists at Manchester Metropolitan University found that the marshes Continue Reading
A report by the New Climate Institute said that many of the world’s biggest companies exaggerate or misreport their environmental progress on tackling climate change. The study had 25 corporations, Continue Reading
This month marks one year since Europe entered its first lockdown, prompting a collective look back at just how much life has changed. As we entered a new technological revolution, Continue Reading
Experts are concerned with the environmental impact of storing so much data on blockchains. Much like cryptocurrency, NFTs use huge amounts of energy to be “mined”. That energy cost increases as more are created. This is because to do this requires increasing amounts of computer processing power.
Online meeting platforms such as Zoom and Microsoft Teams are taking up a lot of room in our everyday life. In the past year, the use of these platforms increased Continue Reading
As Kenya becomes a leading African nation in its geothermal energy developments, indigenous land in Mount Suswa become a topic of conversation, as many Maasai fear eviction and displacement. The Continue Reading