Tag: climate change

The Conversation

Farmers Worldwide Face a Soaring Risk of Flash Droughts, New Research Shows

June 14, 2023

Flash droughts develop fast, and when they hit at the wrong time, they can devastate a region’s agriculture. They’re...

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Rob Goodier

Introducing the Drawdown Roadmap, a Scientific Plan to Solve Climate Change Now

June 5, 2023

We can stem the flow of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere. But with atmospheric carbon dioxide concentrations now at...

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Rob Goodier

Project Drawdown’s Scientific Plan to Stop Climate Change

May 19, 2023

It’s difficult to know what matters amid the barrage of voices pitching plans to fight climate change. To simplify,...

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Rob Goodier

A Startup in Nairobi Cuts Carbon in Construction with Mass Timber

April 28, 2023

Construction, and the concrete and steel used in buildings, account for at least 10 percent of global greenhouse gas...

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Rob Goodier

COP27: A Fund for Vulnerable Nations and Trillions for Carbon Cuts

November 23, 2022

Two stark messages announced at the United Nations Climate Change Conference COP27 underlined the middling progress the world has...

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Arijit Goswami

Making Ink Out of Polluted Air

November 18, 2022

E4C Fellow Arijit Goswami revisits a creative carbon-capture startup that proposes to convert tailpipe exhaust into ink and sell...

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Rob Goodier

Arctic Climate Experts: Cutting Black Carbon Emissions from Shipping Should Be Easy

If you’ve seen sooty snow banks on the side of the road, you may have an idea of the...

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The Conversation

Using the Ocean to Fight Climate Change Raises Serious Environmental Justice and Technical Questions

November 8, 2022

Heat waves, droughts and extreme weather are endangering people and ecosystems somewhere in the world almost every day. These...

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The Conversation

Climate Change Threatens Food but Microscopic Algae Offer Answers

October 7, 2022

In 2021 the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change issued the first volume of its latest authoritative report on climate...

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Lorine Ouma

It’s Time to Boost Extreme Heat Resilience in Low-Income US Housing

September 30, 2022

One of the numbers that reveals the consequences of poverty in the United States is the energy burden. Low-income...

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