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Over 1,000 scientists from around the world take to the streets

By Alejandra O'Connell-Domenech

The protest came after a report from the UN stated humanity only has three more years to curb greenhouse gas emissions and avoid climate-related disasters…


States are moving too slowly to guard the nation’s infrastructure

By Ian Duncan Photo: Kyle Grantham for The Washington Post

Responding to increasingly common extreme weather is a vast undertaking that many state transportation departments are only beginning to tackle.


11 Steps to Encourage Water Conservation in Your Community

By Brian Brassaw Photo: Victoria lslas

When Don and Lynn Ireland moved to Cherry Creek 3, they were a bit frustrated by the fact that the entire community shared one single water meter. This meant everyone was responsible for the community’s full bill. The two began to look into why so much water was being used and sought to encourage water conservation within their community. Their chief aim was to replace the turf lawns and juniper plants that covered the landscape with native plants. They also planned to build a community garden, replacing a large amount of turfgrass.


7 Important Ways You Can Help Relieve Extreme Heat Caused by Climate Change

By Kate Nakamura Photo: John Froschauer/AP Kate Nakamura

This past June was the hottest June in the recorded history of the United States, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Rising temperatures have been felt all around the world with countries in Europe, the Middle East, and South Asia, also experiencing record-breaking temperatures.


5 Smart Tricks to Green Your Tech

By Katherine Martinko Photo: Josh Seong , Getty Images

In this edition of Small Acts, Big Impact we look at some simple steps to help lighten the load of modern technology.


Ten Ways Your Community Can Go Solar: A Toolkit for Cities and Towns

The United States has enough solar energy installed to power over 11 million American homes. America’s cities and towns play a key role in driving the adoption of clean, renewable energy. Yet, most have only begun to tap their solar energy potential.


One Thing We Can Do: Fix Recycling

By Eduardo Garcia and Kendra Pierre-Louis Photo by Tyler Varsell

Recycling in the United States is broken.For years, we relied heavily on recycling operations in China to take our waste. But that came to an end in 2018, when Beijing barred the import of recycling materials.


These Creative Billboards Encourage People To Save Water

By Ausrys Uptas

Did you know that an adult human body is about 60% water? It’s the most important chemical substance we need to survive yet we only seem to think about it when we get thirsty. Sadly, a lot of water is wasted in ways that can easily be reduced: taking a shower for ten minutes – why not make it five? Ignoring that dripping tap – why not get around to fixing it? Sometimes it only takes a small step to make a change.


Environment of greater concern than housing or terrorism – UK poll

Concerns over climate crisis growing among British public, poll findings reveal Protecting the environment has overtaken affordable housing and the threat of terrorism in the British public’s policy priorities over the last eight months, polling has revealed. Polling by BritainThinks, commissioned by Engage Britain, found that concern about the climate crisis has risen at roughly […]


Britain’s first climate assembly: can it help fix democracy too?

At meeting of randomly selected Londoners there are differing views but a respectful tone In an airless library in north London, 56 people are trying to help fix not one global crisis but two. There are students and builders, a civil servant, an entrepreneur, a restaurateur, a support worker. There are immigrants and retirees and […]