The consequences of climate change are already here, and will only become more pronounced, prompting Maryland residents, governments and businesses to respond. Climate Change: Ready or Not is an occasional series by Baltimore Sun reporter Scott Dance exploring the ways we are adapting to climate change, and the areas where more action is needed to protect lives and property.
The lockdowns, travel restrictions, and remote working and remote learning that became obligatory for many people around the world during the COVID-19 pandemic may have been inconvenient for some of them but they also represented a lesson we might learn regarding how well we can cope without the daily commute. Such a lesson could point us to new ways of working and learning that might even have a reduced carbon footprint, suggests work published in the International Journal of Global Warming....
Business leaders need to understand the entire range of opportunities in climate mitigation and climate adaptation.
Racial redress should be modeled on the global anticolonial tradition of worldbuilding.
As usual, progressive environmentalists are making perfect the enemy of good — this time in Amherst, Massachusetts. The victim? Solar power.
Thawing Arctic permafrost laden with billions of tonnes of greenhouse gases not only threatens the region's critical infrastructure but life across the planet, according a comprehensive scientific review.
On Wednesday, the nonprofit Risk Management Association announced it had corralled 19 banks into joining the RMA Climate Risk Consortium, with the goal of developing “standards for banks to integrate climate risk management throughout their operations, preparing the industry to help economies transition to a low-carbon future.” Altogether, members of the consortium have furnished $765.7 billion to fossil fuel projects since the Paris Agreement was brokered in 2015. Speaking to The Wall Street...
The pace of global heating is forcing insect populations to move and adapt – and some aggressive species are thriving
Our food systems are continuing to change at a dizzying pace as consumers become more invested in the stories and sources behind the food they eat. The biggest question they have: How can my food choices have a positive impact on climate change? Global warming has undoubtedly transformed what we eat, both because of increased