The industrial revolution was the starting point of an unstoppable increase in carbon emissions, which inevitably leads to global warming. Many scientists believe that a 2°C (3.6°F) rise in global temperature would lead to a major environmental catastrophe. Learn about the climate crisis, current developments in climate research and the emerging technologies that could save the world.
How Can Journalism Get Better at Covering Climate Change?
Being a bummer might help.
Neiman Lab, 2022
Lead for the Planet
Five Practices for Confronting Climate Change
University of Toronto Press, 2020
Tiny Creatures, Part Plant and Part Animal, May Control the Fate of the Planet
Mixotrophs, tiny sea creatures that hunt like animals but grow like plants can change everything from fish populations to rates of global warming.
Scientific American, 2018
Boston Consulting Group, 2021
Droughts and Floods May Level Off until 2050, but Then Watch Out
Strange waves in the jet stream foretell a future full of heat waves and floods
Scientific American, 2019
Boston Consulting Group, 2022
Global Environment Outlook
GEO-6: Healthy Planet, Healthy People
Cambridge UP, 2019
What It's Like to Fight a Megafire
Wildfires have grown more extreme. So have the risks of combatting them
The New Yorker, 2021
The Case for a Supply-Side Climate Treaty
The Paris Agreement can be strengthened by a treaty limiting global fossil fuel supply