Reading Time: 4 minutes The dire state of the environment is one of humanity’s greatest challenges. Here are some of our 2020 environmental stories you may have missed.
Reading Time: 8 minutes As British naturalist David Attenborough — an indisputable “influencer” of today’s youth — has noted on various occasions, time is running out for our planet. The move to action may now lie in the hands of young people. Maybe it’s time to do more than simply pretend that we are listening to the concerns of the new generation.
Reading Time: 11 minutes As the Basel Convention receives a major update, outsiders like the US may suddenly have to face their own trash.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Meet the opposition the Trump administration faces as it pushes to auction off one of Alaska’s last remaining wild places to the oil and gas industry.
Reading Time: 12 minutes Energy expert Daniel Yergin on Joe Biden facing a world whose geopolitics have been transformed by climate, fracking, and an insatiable global demand for energy.
Reading Time: 12 minutes A specialist explores the detrimental influence the coronavirus is having on wildlife in Africa and beyond — and what urgently needs to be done to counter it.
Reading Time: 3 minutes COVID-19 and spontaneous wildfires were bad enough; now it’s the quality of the air which keeps us prisoners in our own homes.
Reading Time: 9 minutes Both the pandemic and our compromised environment require a unified global response.
Reading Time: 4 minutes In an unprecedented year for climate disasters, the RNC opted to lambaste Democrats rather than face the two storms raging in the Gulf and the fires in California.