Environment

 
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A fair wind for clean energy

How can the U.S. match Denmark’s success with wind power, especially offshore? Nicholas Gerry-Bullard reports from a recent fact-finding mission.

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Futurist Ray Kurzweil isn’t worried about climate change

The noted author and inventor predicts that in 20 years, we’ll be meeting all our energy needs with solar power.

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Was the Roman Empire a victim of climate change?

A new study suggests environmental factors contributed to the downfall of the great empire.

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The climate dilemma: How warm and when?

Scientists agree that greenhouse gases will warm the planet. But how much and when? Robert Fri explains the crux of the policy maker’s dilemma.

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‘A History of the Future’: Capturing the world to come

Through haunting landscape photos, the Canary Project shows glimpses of the world to come, transformed with the changing climate.

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  Photographing the world to come

This series, says photographer Susannah Sayler, documents the beginning of what is to come if climate change is allowed to progress unchecked.

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  What does the Bible have to say about climate change?

It depends on who you ask. In this Climate Desk podcast, we pose the question to a rabbi, a Muslim author, an evangelical pastor, and one of the founders of Ark Encounter, a Biblical theme park under development in Kentucky.

Cancun climate breakthrough

It isn’t perfect, but climate negotiators at the Cancun summit have struck a deal.

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  WikiLeaks and climate change

Just as diplomats gathered to draft a new climate change accord, U.S. embassy cables released by WikiLeaks suggested that world leaders were largely pessimistic about the chances for success.