We hear a lot about brands offsetting their carbon footprint. But what does that really mean?
New tools make choosing the most fuel-efficient flight easy, but not flying at all is the only sustainable choice.
We still have work to do, but 2021 saw big wins in the fight against climate change. Here are the 12 wins we’re excited about.
SustainabilityWhy We Need to Go Beyond Electric VehiclesElectric vehicles will drastically reduce global carbon emissions. But lithium mining required for batteries has major social and environmental costs. Innovations are making extraction of the precious metal more sustainable. Peehee mm’huh, or Thacker Pass, in Humboldt, Nevada, is a vast, largely untouched expanse of wilderness. And if […]
A heat pump is a highly efficient way to both heat and cool your apartment or house — and reduce your carbon emissions, too. If you visit the state of Maine on a cold winter day, you might hear the whirring of heaters. But there’s something special about most of these heaters: they aren’t boilers […]
Millions of pounds of perfectly good furniture end up in landfills every year. By freecycling, you can give trash-bound pieces a new home while reducing waste and your carbon footprint. If you’ve ever shopped for furniture, you know it’s expensive. And with demand set to reach nearly $70 billion in 2022 — according to Market […]
Carbon capture is a start, but if we don’t also decarbonize our economy, we can’t make meaningful impacts in the fight against climate change. In early August, the latest UN IPCC climate report delivered some grim news: Our planet is already two degrees warmer than it was during the last century. And, more unsettling science. […]
Canadian-based company Flash Forest is using drones to plant thousands of trees in an effort to fight climate change. The Earth has a problem. Every year, 33.1 billion metric tons of carbon dioxide are released into the atmosphere, and we’ve surpassed the planet’s natural ability to absorb it all. Carbon emissions are causing issues you’re […]
The climate crisis is devastating the planet, but activists, advocacy organizations, and these latest climate change wins are giving us hope for the future. Each quarter, we’re sharing our favorite environmental wins to help us stay optimistic in the fight against climate change. This is the latest. The Southwest is experiencing a devastating and historic […]
Carbon offsets are great in theory, but they ignore the bigger picture when it comes to climate change — lowering carbon emissions now.