Today’s Solutions: June 16, 2024

5 Optimistic predictions about

5 Optimistic predictions about the COP26 climate conference

The stakes (and tensions) are high this week as the COP26 climate summit kicks off in Glasgow. Big issues, like renewable energy and biodiversity, are being discussed on a global scale, and while there are huge issues to tackle, there are also reasons to be optimistic. Just the fact that world Read More...

Britain went the entire Easter

Britain went the entire Easter weekend without using coal power

This weekend, Britain showed that it’s possible in this day and age to live without coal —at least, when the conditions are right. For a stretch of time spanning more than 90 hours this Easter weekend, Britain generated no electricity at all from coal, marking the longest period since the Read More...

To save a forest threatened by

To save a forest threatened by mining, this startup offered to buy it

Germany is working on plans to phase out coal, and the head of a large German energy company, RWE, has said that the company is “ready to abandon coal.” But before that happens, the company wants to cut down the remaining slice of a 12,000-year-old forest to expand a coal Read More...