This piece was originally published by the Center for Public Integrity and Columbia Journalism Investigations and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. Charlie Rhodes lived alone on a tree-sparse street with sunburned lawns just outside Phoenix, Arizona. At 61, the army veteran’s main connection to the world was Facebook; often, he posted several times [
Amazon has secured the naming rights to Seattle's KeyArena, which will henceforth be known as Climate Pledge Arena in honor of the ecommerce platform's 2019 pledge to achieve net-zero operations by 2040. The venue, which is currently undergoing redevelopment, will be the "first net zero carbon certified arena," according to Amazon. In fact, the retail
RZA, a founding member of the Wu-Tang Clan, kicked off Hulu’s virtual NewFronts presentation Monday with a stark call to action for an audience mostly comprised of digital ad buyers, brand executives and talent. Wearing sunglasses and standing behind a DJ mixing board, RZA (whose given name is Robert Fitzgerald Gibbs) delivered a short set [
Climate change-related discussions among S&P 500 companies dropped 50% during first-quarter earnings calls, compared with the previous quarter.
The state had acted early and aggressively against the virus, but cases are growing there now, too.
Melati and Isabel Wijsen began campaigning to reduce plastic waste in Bali seven years ago. Now 19 and 17, they say the pandemic shows that stark measures to protect the planet are possible.
Amazon on Tuesday pledged to invest $2 billion in projects aimed at combating climate change, stepping up efforts to reduce the carbon footprint of the tech giant and others.
To cut the carbon, programmers are cutting the code. Call it green programming.
A pair of palm-tree-fringed coves form two narrow notches, about a quarter of a mile apart, along the shoreline of an undisclosed island somewhere in the Caribbean. After a site visit in early March, researchers with the San Francisco nonprofit Project Vesta determined that the twin inlets provided an ideal location to study an obscure
A new report shows it’s unlikely Australia will meet its Paris Agreement targets, even as coronavirus wipes out most air travel emissions. A report by environmental auditing company Ndevr Environmental has said Australia will not hit its projected 2030 target until at least 2035, as reported by the Sydney Morning
K-State Football Coach Chris Klieman released a statement saying racism is not welcome at K-State now or in the future.
There's a tendency in modern America to think of flooding as nothing but dangerous, a threat to homes, farms, roads, and bridges. But flooding—when the waters of a river rise above the banks and inundate the nearby land—is a natural phenomenon that benefits wildlife habitat and has been crucial for human civilizations ever since the first ones relied on the flooding of the Tigris, Euphrates, and Nile rivers to irrigate their crops.