Amazon founder Jeff Bezos pledged $1 billion in June 2020 to invest in the Amazon Rainforest through an initiative called The Agroforestry and Restoration Accelerator (AGA), which would attempt to remove carbon from the atmosphere and compensate landowners for not ...

Currently, Germany is engaged in a balancing act — a feat in which the country attempts to manage its sources of energy between environmental, political, and economic considerations. This issue is likely true about most countries in the 21st century, ...

From Australia to the Amazon, the world is on fire, and the most important voices aren’t getting seats at the decision-making table.  Climate change is no longer a distant threat of the future but rather a devastating actor in the ...

It is generally well-understood by the public that scientific research about climate change guides global climate change policy. However, when it comes to generating the science behind this policy, the standard is often to only look toward Western science.  One ...

In February 2022, the turbines of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) — located nine miles into the Ethiopian side of the Ethiopia-Sudan border and on the Blue Nile tributary — were turned on and began generating electricity. Up and ...

The week before my first-year fall classes began at the University of Southern California, I signed up for a two-day-long seminar. The title was unexpectedly enthusiastic: “Horrors and Solutions: The Climate Reality Project and how media can change behavior,” taught ...

The Ron Finley Project is a small Los Angeles-based nonprofit started by a man who dreamt of bringing community-based farming to his neighborhood. By simply converting unused land by highways into farmable soil, Ron Finley created an urban farm. Urban ...

A new study revealed that in 2020, the EU killed approximately 50 million sharks in order to meet the East Asian market demands for shark fin products. Unfortunately, these numbers represent only a fraction of the reality behind the disturbing ...

LOS ANGELES — Despite recent storms bringing intense rainfall to some parts of California, the state—along with the American Southwest—continues to experience its most dire drought conditions in decades. This is caused in no small part by the extremely low ...

LOS ANGELES — Picture this: you are an environmental activist who has spent years of your life campaigning for global awareness of the climate crisis.  You have given up private interests to advocate in the name of the public good. ...