En los últimos 70 años hemos quemado más energía que en los 12.000 años anteriores

El gran consumo de energía por parte de los humanos está provocando un impacto ambiental, en especial en el clima, sin precedentes en nuestro planeta, por lo menos por lo que se refiere a la velocidad en este cambio traumático.

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Drew Shindell and Jim Warren: In NC, pandemic points to need for cooperation on climate

North Carolinians have a shared moral obligation to help reduce the suffering of people being harmed by climate change.

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Mohamed Adow: It's time to cut shipping pollution to protect Africa’s coast

Nowhere suffers more from the ravages of climate change than Africa. Be they rising temperatures, droughts or coastal storms like Cyclone Idai, we are bearing the brunt. One of the primary culprits that drives this climate crisis is the global shipping industry.


Alex Flint: What Trump should say about climate change at the last presidential debate

As public opinion and demographics on the issue of climate change shift, to win in November, and in the future, the Republican Party must take the issue of climate change seriously and present real solutions without betraying our conservative principles.

Mami Mizutori, Peter Eriksson and David Beasley: Climate change and COVID show why we must act before crises hit

We are living in the midst of a climate crisis. Climate change is no longer a distant problem for future generations - it affects all of us living now.


Fred Grimm: Even if deniers don’t, Florida insurers recognize the cost of climate change

If the insurers abandon us, the effect will be devastating as a natural disaster. Climate deniers haven't noticed, but pot has begun to boil.


Margaret Renkl: I am watching my planet, my home, die

Our world cannot survive four more years of the Trump administration’s environmental policy.

Francis Suarez, Buddy Dyer and Jane Castor: Florida’s cities can’t fight climate change alone; we need help from federal and state leaders

Given the annual threat to Florida, our citizens and the economy, we can no longer afford to allow this issue to be fractured across partisan lines. We must work as Floridians for Floridians to keep the beauty of Florida for everyone and forever.


Jordan Thomas: The new line of attack on climate science

Earlier generations failed to base policy on science. Our communities are now dealing with the consequences of that failure.


John M. Barry: What fans of 'herd immunity' don't tell you

A proposal to let people with low risk of infection live without constraint could lead to a million or more preventable deaths.

Brett Hutchins, Libby Lester, Michael Ambrose: Fewer flights and a pesticide-free pitch? Here's how Australia's football codes can cut their carbon bootprint

Professional sport has enormous power to influence positive change. So ahead of this weekend's grand finals, let's examine the carbon emissions of our major men's football leagues.

Anna Bruen and Natalie Messer Betts: Boost circular economy to improve climate change and social cohesion

A new generation of innovators proposes a circular economy as a key climate strategy. In contrast to our current system, which relies on wasting resources, a circular economy would be regenerative, just and resilient

La mayoría de fabricantes está en camino de cumplir las metas sobre emisiones de los nuevos vehículos

Las normas comunitarias sobre emisiones de CO2 de los vehículos de la UE están empujando a la industria automovilística a invertir y ofrecer tecnologías y modelos de emisiones cero.

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Thanks to the Clean Water Act and one relentless activist, Georgia's South River may finally stop stinking.

Dust from your old furniture likely contains harmful chemicals—but there’s a solution

Researchers find people's exposure to PFAS and certain flame retardants could be significantly reduced by opting for healthier building materials and furniture.

Hormone-mimicking chemicals harm fish now—and their unexposed offspring later

Fish exposed to harmful contaminants can pass on health issues such as reproductive problems to future generations that had no direct exposure.

America re-discovers anti-science in its midst

Fauci, Birx, Redfield & Co. are in the middle of a political food fight. They could learn a lot from environmental scientists.

How Europe’s wood pellet appetite worsens environmental racism in the US South

An expanding wood pellet market in the Southeast has fallen short of climate and job goals—instead bringing air pollution, noise and reduced biodiversity in majority Black communities.

Roadmap points Europe toward safer, sustainable chemicals

EU Commission releases ambitious strategy for getting hormone-disrupting chemicals out of food, products, and packaging.

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