COP27 was held in Sharm-El-Sheikh, Egypt from Nov. 6-18 as an opportunity for leaders from around the world to build on past climate change momentum and deliver on the goals set out by the Paris Agreement. This yearly UN climate ...

The Conference of Parties is the world’s largest climate conference. It has met once a year since 1995 when it was first held in Berlin, Germany. It was created by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) as ...

Often referred to as the “Lungs of the Earth,” the Amazon rainforest  “produc[es]20% of the world’s oxygen” and holds “more than a third of all carbon stored by tropic forests worldwide.” It also contains “20% of the world’s flowing freshwater… ...

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 ...

LOS ANGELES — For centuries, Indigenous peoples have coexisted with ecological systems, preserving and conserving their rich biodiversity. Centuries of natural harmony have advantaged modern Indigenous communities with an understanding of how to protect the environment from the impending climate ...

LOS ANGELES — When envisioning a smart city, one might think of self-driving cars, robots, and sparkling clean streets. Fortunately, this vision will soon be within reach. The automobile company Toyota plans to fulfill this idealistic vision through its Woven ...

“There are no passengers on Spaceship Earth. We are all crew.”  These words, from Canadian philosopher and futurist Marshall McLuhan, emphasize both the necessity of a collectivist attitude and the necessity of coordinated action toward climate change. As the world ...

LOS ANGELES — The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) has been one of the most controversial issues in North Africa for the last decade. The GERD, a gravity dam which is currently being filled, is located nine miles off of ...

MEXICO CITY – When Mexico’s current president ran for office back in 2018, he campaigned on a platform that called itself “progressive,” and which prided itself on being pro-sustainability, even promising to reach 30% of renewable energy production by 2021. ...

Plagued by unprecedented forest fires deep in the heart of the Amazon, an economic downturn that has plunged thousands of citizens back into poverty, and soaring COVID fatality rates, Brazil is undeniably in a state of crisis. Well, undeniable to ...