India and China, Full Speed Ahead in Climate Change Mitigation

While the United States is wondering what will happen next on climate change mitigation in their country, both India and China have recently unveiled very ambitious plans to fight local air pollution and global climate change. According to an article from the Guardian, India plans nearly 60% of electricity capacity from non-fossil fuels by 2027. ThisContinue reading “India and China, Full Speed Ahead in Climate Change Mitigation”

How Climate Change Impacts Our Water Supply

The water cycle, the process by which water circulates through the planet’s atmosphere and waterways, helps make life here on Earth possible. Climate change, however, caused by excessive greenhouse gas emissions, is disrupting that process. It’s creating a vicious cycle in which higher temperatures, changes in rainfall and water contamination cause environmental consequences that make globalContinue reading “How Climate Change Impacts Our Water Supply”

Emerging Nations Have Taken the Lead on Renewable Energy

Historically speaking, wealthier, developed nations, particularly the US and Europe, have led the world on renewable energy, investing the most capital and building the most capacity. Last year, that changed. In 2015, for the first time, countries outside the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) invested more in renewable energy and added more renewableContinue reading “Emerging Nations Have Taken the Lead on Renewable Energy”