Vegetables grown in home gardens are associated with lower greenhouse gas emissions than vegetables bought at the store, according to a study by researchers at the University of California,
Around the world, cities tend to be warmer than nearby rural areas, mainly because of the way pavement and buildings absorb and retain heat.
If every person on Earth adopted a vegan diet – without milk, meat, honey, or any other animal-sourced foods – the greenhouse gas emissions associated with the food system in 2050 would
As the concentration of CO2 in the atmosphere increases, so does the amount of carbon that plants sequester in their own tissues through photosynthesis.
The growth in tourism will be unsustainable against a background of climate change, and yet there is little chance that folks will stop going on vacation.
Climate change has been intense on the Antarctic Peninsula.
One of these days, we are all going to have to make the switch to renewable energy – if not out of concern about climate change then simply because fossil fuels will eventually run out.
Harnessing people’s environmental good intentions is easier said than done, according to a new study evaluating the effectiveness of a carbon-footprint label that has been applied to
Biocrusts are the foundation of dryland ecosystems: they fix carbon and nitrogen, regulate water flow, and hold soil in place, preventing erosion and dust storms.
To most of us, carbon dioxide (CO2) is the most important greenhouse gas contributing to global climate change, an unwanted, unloved ugly duckling of a molecule.