Nature lovers are bonded by shared ideas, habits, and emotions. Think you fit in? These are 13 signs that you love the environment. 1. You get abnormally excited over animals–even everyday animals like squirrels via GIPHY Exotic animals that you might never get to see in the wild, like whales, tigers, or elephants, are special.
When people talk about global climate right now, they often use two terms: global warming and climate change. So, what gives? Is our climate getting warmer, or is it just changing? Unfortunately, both are true. But global warming and climate change aren’t just two ways of saying the same thing. Global warming describes the rise
Sparse green spaces and smog-filled air have earned cities a reputation as heavy polluters. But with the right plans in place, they can become powerful agents in the fight against climate change. Cities can seem like the opposite of the natural world. Skyscrapers stand in the place of mountains, car horns drown out birdsong, and
We all know that air pollution is harmful. But how bad is it, exactly? The answer lies in the connections between air quality, our health, and the health of our favorite blue sphere. The World Health Organization estimates that seven million deaths every year can be traced back to air pollution. That’s one in nine
An upsurge in green lifestyle products have created a widespread perception that “going green” is a spendy habit. But sustainable living doesn’t have to be expensive! Today, we offer up 10 ways that you can “go green” and save money at the same time.
For the last 40 years, the United States electricity sector has been the country’s leading source of greenhouse gas emissions. Now, that’s changing–here’s how.
We get so many ‘asks’ these days from people trying to cut down on their carbon footprints & make the world a better place, but there’s only so much time in a day. So what are the most effective actions you can take to live a sustainable lifestyle in 2018?
Sometimes it can be hard to grasp the idea that climate change is really happening in 2018, especially when you don’t see its impacts every day. In fact, studies from Yale University show that although most Americans believe that climate change is real, very few believe that it will actually affect them. Far fewer realize
“This last year has been a turbulent one for the solar industry, between new tariffs and threats to federal funding for energy innovation programs…With all that’s going on, you’re not alone if you find yourself asking: what can the average person do to support local clean energy?” Solar has been through its share of challenges, though,
We’ve covered the climate benefits of solar energy extensively because we know that our energy systems are the single biggest emitter of greenhouse gases—but we also know that when it comes to climate change, that’s only half the story. When experts such as the writers of Drawdown consider how best to halt climate change, they take a holistic view