The Sundarbans, on the leading, seaward edge of the Bengal Delta, are disappearing. But with the Sundarbans also goes the heat of Bangladesh.
Small changes in food availability or cost have life-and-death consequences for half of the people on our planet.
Earth is a single planetary-scale ecosystem, and changes in one part of that system will inevitably affect the whole system to one degree or another.
The climate crisis arrived at our doorsteps with unexpected rapidity and vigor. Events foretold for 50 years from now are unfolding long before their predicted time.
Stopping all that momentum takes science, planning, and collaboration. So why did we leave the Paris Agreement on November 4th, 2020?
Louis Pelton could be a farmer of the future. Not the type of farmer who awakens each morning to till the land, but an algae farmer tilling the ocean.
The only real threat we face is the inability of society to collectively rise to the challenge. Such a defeat is a failure of reason and planning, not a failure of courage.
Even though La Niña is part of a natural cycle, it serves as a stark reminder of how interconnected our environment is. Changes in the Pacific Ocean impact cities on the Gulf Coast. Warming in the Arctic affects property owners in Miami as sea levels rise.
Evolution is slower than short term species adaptation. Rapid environmental change means most species have only three options: adapt, migrate, or perish.
Geologists search for fossil fuels, but this doesn’t make them climate change deniers.