Issues & Trends
|Recycling in the U.S. Is Broken. How Do We Fix It?
Recycling in the U.S. is broken. In 1960, Americans generated 2.68 pounds of garbage per day; by 2017, it had grown to an average of 4.51 pounds.
|The world’s climate goals are not sufficient. They are also unlikely
Governments’ wholehearted support for the fossil-fuel industry is to blame
|Global Renewable Energy Sites Mapped for First Time
|Team Deciphers Sea-Level Rise From Last Time Earth’s CO2 Was as High as Today
Scientists have discovered evidence in a coastal cave off Spain showing that more than 3 million years ago, when temperatures were roughly equivalent to those projected for the end of this century, sea levels were as much as 16 meters higher than they are now.
|Education in serious crisis, say stakeholders at UN
Senior United Nations officials and other stakeholders on Friday in New York raised concerns about the “alarming crisis’’ in the educational sector with a call on governments to act fast.
|Online Map Identifies Contaminated Land With Potential for Renewable Energy Development
|Should New York Build a Storm Surge Barrier?
|The Global Price Tag for 100 Percent Renewable Energy: $73 Trillion
|Warm Currents: Graphite Powder Stirs Up Hints of Room-Temperature Superconductivity
|California ‘sets very high benchmark’ for emissions reduction