Globe Climate: Bringing the climate change fight to your kitchen (and belly)

If you are reading this on the web or someone forwarded this email newsletter to you, you can sign up for Globe Climate and all Globe newsletters. here. Good afternoon, and welcome to Globe Climate, a newsletter on climate change, the environment and resources in Canada. For Canadians looking to reduce their carbon footprint, there … Read more

This environmental scientist turns to banking to drive sustainability transformation

MANILA, Philippines — For many of us, celebrating and getting involved in environmentally related projects only happens during events like Earth Day or Earth Moon. However, for environmental scientist-turned-sustainability practitioner Nikki Lizares, pushing for initiatives that contribute to saving the world is a daily routine. Nikki, who heads Sustainability at Security Bank, helps ensure that … Read more

Column: The reality of climate change demands that we decarbonise

Chip Fletcher This editorial by the University of Hawaii at Mānoa’s Chip Fletcher airs on The Star Advertiser on June 2, 2022. Sustainable human development requires a healthy and resilient planet. Yet we are surrounded by signs that accelerating climate change is driving widespread and rapid change into our world. Thousands of reproducible scientific studies … Read more

Climate-fueled heatwave will hamper western hydroelectric power generation

CLIMATE SENTENCE | When California experiences a heat wave, it relies heavily on hydroelectric power from the Pacific Northwest to power its lights. But those hydroelectric plants may not always be available when they are needed most, as climate change shifts the soil where the Western dams are located. Higher temperatures mean snowmelt occurs earlier … Read more

What If The First Adopted Wine Industry Didn’t Harm Mentality?

Vineyard workers harvest Vermentino’s 2021 Troon Vineyards estate in Applegate Valley. Craig Camp What If The First Adopted Wine Industry Didn’t Harm Mentality? Last Earth Day I attended the Annual Climate Leadership Gala in Washington DC as a guest of French winemaker Gérard Bertrand. In 2002, Bertrand began converting 16 Languedoc and Roussillon vineyards … Read more

Minerals Used in Kitty Poop Could Help Fight Climate Change | Smart News

Zeolite, a clay material found in cat litter, may be the next tool to help reduce greenhouse gases in the atmosphere. GK Hart / Vikki Hart via Getty Images Scientists from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have found a way to remove methane from the air by using a cheap type of clay called zeolite—a … Read more

What CFOs Should Think About This Earth Day

This Earth Day, Mars CFO discusses how financial leaders have an important role to play … [+] sustainable business. Getty Images We celebrate Earth Day 2022 against a backdrop of growing concern over climate issues. For CFOs, a renewed focus on decarbonizing operations and minimizing environmental impact is at the core of sustainable business management. … Read more

Large-scale marine sanctuaries could protect coral reefs from climate change

Earth’s oceans are home to some of the most diverse ecosystems on the planet, but warming temperatures are causing many marine animals, including corals, to die. A new study on managing the impacts of climate change on these organisms says that more international collaboration is needed to ensure the future of more than 6,000 coral … Read more