How do you like a juicy story with a brilliant and creative free-spirited character as its main protagonist, and a crazy plot to solve humanity’s biggest challenge—the very same one that has had governments dragging their feet for decades? The free spirit is James d’Angelo, who … [Read more...] about What if Bitcoin could help mitigate climate change?
The international fossil fuel divestment movement has been growing steadily, ahead of the U.N. Climate Summit in Paris later this year. The most recent announcement comes from French insurance giant Axa, who is slated to sell $559 million of its coal investments, while having … [Read more...] about Divestment from coal is good business for French insurance giant Axa
Half of the world’s mangroves have been destroyed. They play a critical role, however, in mitigating climate change, as The Guardian explains. Hence the government-backed project to protect 21,782 acres in Sri Lanka through the involvement of women from 1,500 local communities. … [Read more...] about Sri Lanka to recruit women for the world’s most ambitious mangrove protection project
UN Special Rapporteur for Food Olivier De Schutter first put agroecology in the public eye with his 2011 groundbreaking report on Agroecology and the Right to Food. Defined as "the integrative study and practice of the ecology of the entire food system, encompassing ecological, … [Read more...] about Agroecology, the science for food security on a warming planet
Electric cars hooked to renewable sources of energy like roofsolar are a major component of the kind of carbon-free infrastructure required to keep temperatures below the critical ceiling as defined by the International Panel on Climate Change. The good news is that the market … [Read more...] about Electric cars and combustion engine vehicles reach cost parity 6 years early