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To Fight Climate Change, More Companies Pledge ‘Net-Zero’ Emissions – But What Does That Really Mean?

Amrou Awaysheh, Indiana University You’ll probably hear the term “net-zero emissions” a lot over the coming weeks as government leaders and CEOs, under pressure, talk…

Many Infrastructure Projects China Is Financing Around The World Could Harm Nature And Indigenous Communities

Blake Alexander Simmons, Boston University; Kevin P. Gallagher, Boston University, and Rebecca Ray, Boston University China is shaping the future of economic development through its…

Attribution Science Says Yes, Climate Change Is To Blame For Some Extreme Weather Events – Here’s How It Works

SCIENCE Xubin Zeng, University of Arizona Extreme rainfall and flooding left paths of destruction through communities around the world this summer. The latest was in…

Moving To 100% Renewable Electricity – These 3 Energy Storage Technologies Can Help Solve The Challenge

TECHNOLOGY Kerry Rippy, National Renewable Energy Laboratory In recent decades the cost of wind and solar power generation has dropped dramatically. This is one reason…

Why Aren’t More Companies Reducing Methane, It’s Crucial For Protecting Climate And Health, And It Can Pay For Itself

Methane, the main ingredient in natural gas, is a larger climate problem than the world anticipates, and cutting its emissions will be crucial to slow…