October 23, 2017

Climate Change And A Dry Kabul Wetland

The degraded condition of Kabul’s largest wetland area, and its declaration as a heritage site, are emblematic of Afghanistan’s challenges and efforts to save its water resources. Read More »

How Renewable Energy Will Excel Despite the Trump Admin

Donald Trump has famously called climate change a hoax. He’s been a bit more ambiguous about his views since he started his presidential campaign, but still seems to lean more on the side of disbelief. His policies certainly don’t place much importance on combating climate change or using more renewable energy. His rhetoric has focused much more on coal and ... Read More »

South Africa: Water is Scarce, But Solutions Can Be Found

South Africa can look to the arid Israeli model for its water solutions. Read More »

How Will California Solve Its Public Health Crisis?

While California has begun to deviate from the traditional coal-fired factories and power plants, managing methane emissions from rangelands and farms should gain a stronger focus. Read More »

Who’s Searching for Electric Cars?

As all-electric cars come down in price, sales are expected to surge. Some analysts predict that by 2035, more than 50 percent of all vehicles sold will be all-electric. Read More »

Impact of US Withdrawal from Climate Treaty

It will probably be a few years before we really feel the effects of Trump’s new climate policies, so there’s also a chance we’ll have a new deal by then or a new president coming up in the near future, writes Kate Harveston . Read More »

7 Crazy Things That Will Happen As Sea Levels Rise

Sea levels are currently rising, and that’s not good. But what exactly is going to happen. Here are 7 crazy things. Read More »

In China and Pakistan’s Coal Romance, Where’s Love for Climate?

Instead of seeking foreign investment to fulfill its energy needs with fossil fuels, Pakistan can ride the renewables wave, developing its workforce and technical and institutional capacity to harness solar energy. Read More »

Trump Slams Brakes on Obama’s Climate Plan

Badly looking for a political win that would both fulfill some campaign promises to his political base and satisfy the demands of rank-and-file Republicans in Congress, President Trump on March 28 signed an expansive Energy Independence and Economic Growth Executive Order.   The executive order signals a sharp shift in federal climate change rules, standards and work procedures. This was ... Read More »

Pakistan’s Unheralded Fight Against Climate Change

Small steps by Pakistan are helping it create resilience in the face of climate change, an issue the Indus Waters Treaty did not anticipate, and which endangers it. Read More »