Penguin in Antarctica
“Climate change has all the hallmarks of an issue which is difficult for people to engage with psychologically,” says an environmental psychologist.
Wood scraps
Europe and the US say wood pellets are a carbon neutral alternative to coal. Many experts say otherwise.
Miners leave after working the final shift at Kellingley Colliery
The UK will stop burning coal for electricity by 2025. The US, meanwhile, is trying to end the “war on coal.”
A ship carrying tourists plies the waters off Antarctica.
Every trip to Antarctica inspires awe and concern for the fragile frozen continent. But every trip also contributes to the global warming that's eating away at the place. So is it better to visit Antarctica, or stay away?
Máxima Acuña-Atalaya de Chaupe
Máxima Acuña-Atalaya de Chaupe has waged a years-long battle against Newmont Mining to try and retain her farm — and stop a new open pit mine.
Workers install panels at a solar farm built by Cypress Creek Renewables in Laurinburg, North Carolina. The company has cancelled projects in 10 states since new tariffs were implemented.
Back in January, the Trump administration imposed tariffs of 30 percent on imported solar panels and modules. It was aimed at Chinese and Asian imports.
Because of renewable energy sources, Wolfhagen, Germany, with 14,000 inhabitants, is able to generate about 106 percent of the its electricity needs throughout the year. The surplus is sold to neighborhing communities, and the Wolfhagen's residents receiv
Wolfhagen, Germany has embraced Germany's push to get rid of most fossil fuels and use 100 percent green energy instead — ahead of almost everyone else in the country.
The “Copenhagen Wheel” is designed to help give riders a boost up steep hills like in San Francisco. Cyclists still have to pedal to get the extra thrust.
There’s a growing trend in cycling today: electric bicycles. We’re not talking about less powerful motorcycles. These are bikes that have small motors to give you a little extra thrust as you pedal.
Two men brewing with bread
Toast Ale has been making beer out of surplus bread for two years. Now the British beer-maker is trying to get other breweries in on the game.
Thwaites Glacier
A new five-year US and British research project hopes to give policy makers a better sense of how much west Antarctica will drive rising seas.