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Study Shows We Can Reduce 99% of Cow Methane by Adding Seaweed to Their...

Could seaweed eating supercows help reduce greenhouse gas emissions and save the world from climate change? Irish farmers hope so and have welcomed the opportunity to investigate a 2016 study that claims...

Vicious Cycle Discovered: Global Warming Is Thawing Permafrost and Releasing Trapped Methane

As the world warms, methane trapped underneath the frozen tundra could be released, increasing the rate of warming in a vicious circle. Runaway global warming is, without a doubt, a nightmare scenario...

100 Percent Renewable Energy: 100 Percent Possible, 100 Percent Happening

Over the past couple of weeks, a much-needed conversation about moving to 100 percent renewable energy has exploded into the national spotlight. Unfortunately, the focus has largely been on personal disputes...

Study: CO2 Must Be Removed From the Atmosphere to Prevent Extreme Climate Change

Humans must start removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere as soon as possible to avoid saddling future generations with a choice between extreme climate change or spending hundreds of trillions of...

China Is Crushing the US in Renewable Energy Jobs, Investments and Technology

China may be the planet's biggest polluter but it's also powering ahead of other countries on renewable energy. More than 2.5 million people work in the solar power sector alone in China,...

Electric Cars Will Cut Oil Demand by 8 Million Barrels a Day by 2040

More than a year after oil prices hit rock-bottom amidst a global supply glut, the cost of a barrel of crude is still stuck in the range of $50. The U.S. Energy...

We Can Remove 90 Gigatons of Carbon From the Atmosphere by Just Making Better...

According to Drawdown editor Paul Hawken, if wind energy could provide 21.6% of the world’s energy by 2050, that would eliminate 84.6 gigatons of carbon emissions. A lofty and laudable goal,...

Brazil Opens 860k Acres of Protected Amazon Rainforest to Logging, Mining

The Brazilian environment ministry is proposing the release of 860,000 acres in the National Forest of Jamanxim for agricultural use, mining and logging. The government’s order was a compromise measure after protests from local...

A State in Australia Just Committed $146 Million to Renewable Energy

Former U.S. vice president Al Gore helped the Australian state of Victoria launch its renewable energy action plan on Thursday. The plan includes building renewable energy and battery storage facilities to...

Trump Approves Oil Drilling in Alaska Waters, Prompting Fears for Polar Bears and Marine...

An Italian multinational oil and gas company has received permission to move ahead with drilling plans in federal waters off Alaska which environmental campaigners say will endanger polar bears, bowhead whales...

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