She is 16-years-old, and she already has a phenomenon named after her called the “Greta Thunberg effect”. It refers to the huge increase in individuals and businesses choosing to offset their emissions by investing in carbon-reducing projects in developing countries. Ever since … [Read more...] about Greta Thunberg effect: How carbon offsetting has spiked in the past 18 months
We already knew that Greta Thunberg was the coolest teenager around, but she proved it once again this week after refusing to accept a “prestigious” environmental award. The young climate activist had won the Nordic Council’s annual environment prize, which comes with a prize … [Read more...] about Greta Thunberg declines environmental prize: ’The climate doesn’t need awards’
While motorboats and jet skis look like harmless fun above the waves, under the waves they’re a nightmare for the aquatic beings that live below. And although the pollutants that motors spew into the water are one part of the problem, it’s the loud noise these sea-faring vehicles … [Read more...] about Motorboats are a disaster for subaquatic eco-systems. This electric boat isn’t.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Greta Thunberg are two of the most visible climate campaigners in the world, spearheading a movement that is forcing those in power to address the climate crisis. And although they both have a very similar agenda, they are also as different as two … [Read more...] about The world’s most inspirational climate activists have finally met each other
There’s a reason why the 16-year-old Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg has successfully goaded powerful politicians into long-overdue climate action in just six months. Thunberg, who is on the autism spectrum, has become a moral authority. Again and again, she’s clearly … [Read more...] about How to use moral clarity to counter defeatism around the climate crisis