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Earth’s ozone layer is still shrinking, and scientists don’t know why — Quartz

In 2016, environmental scientists celebrated victory in an almost-two-decade battle. The stratospheric ozone layer—a blanket of molecules made up of three oxygen atoms that protect the planet from some...

Kigali Amendment to Create Jobs

Over the past month, a growing chorus of Senate Republicans, conservative taxpayer groups and corporate executives has been urging President Trump to implement a major Obama-era policy to tackle...

California Leading the Way in Climate Policy

This is GOOD News because California has been a leader in pollution reduction since the 1970's. California’s big, ambitious experiment on climate policy is off to a promising start. Last...

Green UK 50% Energy from Low Carbon Sources

More than half of the electricity generated in the UK in 2017 came from low-carbon sources for the first time ever, new analysis has concluded. Renewables and nuclear provided more...

Something weird is happening to the Gulf Stream current

And that could mean trouble. We know that at the end of the last major ice age, rapid fluctuations in the circulation led to extreme climate shifts on a global...

Canadian company testing system to convert carbon dioxide into fuel

A Canadian startup is testing a system that sucks carbon dioxide from the air and converts it into fuel for cars and other vehicles. Carbon Engineering’s technique combines several common...

No Public Funds for Fossil Fuels

This GOOD News for the planet as more and more countries move to reduce emissions. Ireland on Thursday moved to pull its public funds out of fossil fuels, a development...

What happens if Earth gets 2°C warmer?

If the world gets warmer by two degrees Celsius, we’re screwed. To prevent that, the United Nations signed the Paris Agreement, an international treaty designed to keep the average...

No Children Because of Climate Change? Some People Are Considering It

Add this to the list of decisions affected by climate change: Should I have children? READ MORE HERE

Coffee Growers are Fighting Climate Change

While rising temperatures have caught many industries flat-footed, coffee companies have responded in force, bolstering their presence on the ground in coffee-growing countries like Costa Rica, Ethiopia and Indonesia....