When urban planners consider and work to maximize all effects on greenhouse gas emissions, the potential of these and other nature-based solutions (NBS) to contribute to climate goals multiplies many times over.
A look back at US climate solutions this year.
The country may have a long way to go in its decarbonization goals, but these stories show signs of progress.
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The controversial concepts shaping climate action, defined.
With an economy largely underpinned by irrigated crops like rice, water is a crucial resource in Thailand. But as climate change exacerbates floods and droughts in the country, sustainable water management is an increasing challenge.
Nature-based solutions that incorporate the natural processes of the country’s abundant rivers, floodplains and watershed forests are beginning to be trialed via various projects at large and small scales.
If you care about conservation, read this.
From printable DNA to bird-bashing buildings these 15 issues are likely to have a big impact on biodiversity in 2024.
This year’s horizon scan includes 15 key issues looming over biodiversity in 2024:
Dubai’s glitzy skyline was obscured by a blanket of smog rated as “unhealthy” on Sunday as thousands of delegates attended the fourth day of the COP28 summit, which was designated as “health” day and where topics of discussion include air quality and the unhealthy affects of climate change.
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Ex-employees at “West Virginia’s Chernobyl” speak out on lethal cancers, regulatory failure and contaminated drinking water.
Traditionally unpopular carbon taxes could be achieved with regulatory compliance, IMF head tells Cop 28.
The issue dominating the climate talks may appear to be a simple scientific one but is in fact complex and deeply political
But country’s climate envoy, Xie Zhenhua, would not say whether it would support phase-out wording in climate deal.
Rittel and Webber noted that wicked problems have ten important characteristics.
New report by DeSmog and Drilled reveals extent of commercial partnerships between trusted outlets and Big Oil.
A brilliant blue butterfly species has been declining in Japan as the grassland-mimicking agricultural landscapes its host plant relies on fade, due to urban migration, the ageing of the population, and the nation importing food from abroad.
The key lies in preserving this traditional landscape called satoyama, a mosaic of various ecosystems like grasslands, woodlands and human uses such as farms and rice fields.
“We’re challenging the EPA’s failure to protect us. The air we breathe has become a casualty of their opposition.”
Black farmer looks to ancestors to help Californians battle climate change
Compost is a physical reminder that soils, farms, and farmers are all part of a larger food system inextricably linked with municipalities and urban areas.
The strategy cites ongoing commitments to building out organic waste recycling infrastructure, including on-farm anaerobic digestion and decentralized community composting programs.
It’s the first of its kind in Roanoke, and All the Dirt gave you a preview of it in July. Davey Stewards joined Amanda Kenney to give us all the dirt on the progress of Star City Compost.
The stadium’s compost consists of food items, as well as compostable containers, such as cups, trays, napkins and pizza boxes. The garbage is collected at the stadium, separated by contractors to remove recyclable items such as plastic bottles, and the compost is sent to the farm, Richardson said.
Some neighbors complain about composting component of farm.
The city is collaborating with local businesses that can help residents compost in their homes and encouraging residents to donate unused food and learn how to make changes in their homes that reduce food waste.
Reeder expects the RDOS’s new compost facility to divert 26% to 40% of the waste currently being buried at the Campbell Mountain landfill, which has approximately 100 years of space left.