Environment

July, 2022

  • 8 July

    Boris Johnson Resigns as PM – Here’s Who Could Replace Him

    Johnson was not a typical leader, and his successor will have a difficult job. They will need to strengthen the Conservative party before the next general election (which could come sooner rather than later). They will need to distance themselves from the more problematic aspects of Johnson’s legacy, while steadying the ship and appealing to the electorate.

June, 2022

  • 14 June

    Timely Warnings Avert Loss of Life from Surging Glacier in Pakistan

    Floods rage through the Hunza valley every year from an unstable lake below the Shishper glacier, but an early warning system gives people time to evacuate.

December, 2021

  • 31 December

    4 New Year’s Resolutions for a Healthier Environment in 2022

    Collectively, thinking about our relationship with nature and finding ways to protect the environment can help us be better stewards of the planet.

November, 2020

  • 25 November

    How Biden and Kerry Could Rebuild America’s Global Climate Leadership

    Strengthening cooperation and partnerships with like-minded countries will be critical to bring about a transition to cleaner energy as well as sustainability in agriculture, forestry, water and other sectors of the global economy.

July, 2020

  • 5 July

    How to Manage Plant Pests and Diseases in Your Victory Garden

    A general rule of thumb is to follow a consistent daily watering regimen – preferably first thing in the morning – and to avoid over-watering, which can encourage root pathogens in soil.

May, 2020

  • 26 May

    Amid US Groundwater Declines, Water Data Gains Importance

    As Ogallala Aquifer dries up, New Mexico has started a new initiative to help the state better track water use, quality and scarcity. The idea is that by collecting data in one central location and making it available to everyone, policy makers will have a better understanding not only of current water resources, but also how to shape water management policies moving forward.

August, 2019

  • 9 August

    Land Clearing and Farming Contribute a Third of the World’s Greenhouse Gases

    Given the mounting impacts of climate change on food security and land condition, there is no time to lose.

June, 2019

  • 13 June

    Why Defense Department is Worried About Climate Change?

    Climate change should be front and center in U.S. national security debates. Cutting Pentagon greenhouse gas emissions will help save lives in the United States, and could diminish the risk of climate conflict.

  • 1 June

    Can Ogallala Aquifer Survive Drought and Pollution?

    The high plains aquifer, also known as the Ogallala aquifer, is one of the largest in the nation and the primary source of water for a vast stretch of our agricultural heartland. But what exactly is an aquifer, and how does it work? Many imagine a giant underground lake—in fact, the Ogallala is sometimes referred to as the sixth Great …

May, 2019

  • 29 May

    Black-Necked Cranes Face Plastic Threat in Bhutan

    Black-necked cranes are classified as vulnerable and globally threatened, and they are also considered sacred in many communities along the Western Himalayan region, from China to India.