Carbon in transit tripled between 1995 and 2012—accounting for about 10% of global emissions in 2016
Researchers found that recent improvements in life expectancy are only weakly coupled to increases in carbon emissions
Switching to electric cars and home heating will almost always decrease carbon emissions, even with the current energy mix.
They just don’t agree on how to get there.
But you might still want to stay connected to the grid—unless you live in an apartment building.
Meaningful experiences of urban nature are linked to parks’ “wildness”
Only 7% of institutional investors in a new survey said they had done nothing to manage climate risks in last 5 years.
“This demonstrates the potential to reduce aviation’s climate forcing immediately,” researchers say.
The rural-urban divide is the second most important driver of a Swiss person’s carbon footprint. The first is household income.
Preparing for rising seas will be expensive. Not preparing—even more so.