environment

This Is How the Global Energy Crisis Ends

In the US, filling up your car has become 46 percent more expensive in the last year—though those outside the country can only dream of paying $4.25 for a gallon of gas. In the UK, the average price at...

The Race to Rebuild the World’s Coral Reefs

In the late 1990s, Vaughan learned that Aqua Life, an ornamental-fish-breeding operation on a small island in the Bahamas, was shutting down. Harbor Branch made a bid to buy what was left, and a month later, 22,000 orange and...

Chernobyl Was a Wildlife Haven. Then Russian Troops Arrived

Germán Orizaola was standing in the shadow of Chernobyl Power Plant’s reactor Number Four—the epicenter of the worst nuclear accident ever. It was the spring of 2016 and the giant dome of steel and plastic that now covers the...

Europe’s Biggest Lithium Mine Is Caught in a Political Maelstrom

Arriving soon after a year marked by protests, this weekend’s election was supposed to be the breakthrough movement for Serbia’s environmentalists, says Engjellushe Morina, senior policy fellow at the European Council on Foreign Relations. “Just as we were expecting...

A Wave of Startups Is Tackling Cow Burps and Other Climate Issues

“There’s a real belief that we can move at a pace that’s more similar to a software company,” says Brown, who worked at a data startup before starting Alga Biosciences. (His cofounders are both chemists.) Researchers have only just...

Companies May Soon Have to Reveal a Hidden Risk: Carbon Emissions

In 2020, Microsoft decided it wanted to be “carbon negative” by the end of the decade—to remove more greenhouse gases from the atmosphere than it produces. That first year, it started on the right foot; emissions fell 6 percent....

A Bold Idea to Stall the Climate Crisis—by Building Better Trees

Now a Californian startup has taken the same approach, but this time with poplar trees. In a non-peer-reviewed preprint first posted on February 19, scientists at Living Carbon claimed that by inserting new genes into poplar trees, they can...

A Global Boom in Fences Is Harming Wildlife

Fence construction is growing rapidly throughout the world. An extension of the dingo fence is underway to add another 460 miles. Stout, often impermeable, fences are going up on national borders in Eastern Europe to deter migrants, and Europe...

The Deadly Cyclone That Changed the Course of the Cold War

Frustrated, Frank got back in the Vauxhall to get to his next meeting. The car inched with the traffic past walls full of political slogans splashed in red paint in the Bengali script. Frank had no idea what they...

Coal Threatens a Comeback as the EU Pulls Away From Russian Oil

But experts believe the short term will be more complicated and could spark a resurgence of fossil fuels. In the first week of March, power plants in Europe burned 51 percent more coal than a year earlier, according to...
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