As a climate scientist and a mother, Emily Fischer says it can be hard to study climate change because the data feels “very real” to her. She thinks about our climate timeline in terms of her own kids, knowing that the estimated 10 years or less that we have to perform a massive … [Read more...] about Science Moms: This group is rallying mothers to become climate activists
If you’re feeling hopeless about whether the US will manage to reverse its environmental footprint in time to prevent catastrophic climate change, a new optimistic report from Princeton University is here to reassure you. Coming from researchers at Princeton University, the … [Read more...] about Princeton study shows how the US can achieve carbon neutrality by 2050
In a bid to help its residents shift away from internal-combustion engines and towards cleaner modes of transportation, Cambridge, Massachusetts, will be using gas pumps across the city as a means to do this. Now how exactly can gas stations, the existence of which is in itself … [Read more...] about These gas pump stickers aim to make drivers more eco-conscious
While the massive wildfires and apocalyptic skies hovering over California this year were an obvious sign of the climate crisis, there are more subtle yet dangerous effects of the climate crisis that many people don’t see or understand. To awaken people to the more abstract … [Read more...] about Can VR help lawmakers understand the hidden effects of climate change?
As the temperature of the oceans continues to rise as a result of climate change, coral bleaching events and mass die-offs are becoming more frequent. Some corals though have shown impressive resistance to rising water temperatures, leading researchers to think that there are … [Read more...] about Could gene-hacking coral reefs make them resistant to climate change?