The average carbon footprint of a person in the US is 16.5 tons –TONS. So, what can you actually do to decrease this number and make a meaningful difference? Our partners at Hot Mess from PBS Digital Studios find out.
Weather and climate are very different. But our experience of weather can have a big effect on how we view climate change. Why is that?
What do you think of when you hear the words “climate change?” Chances are, you might think of sad nature, somewhere far away. But climate change also affects humans, in every corner of the world, including the corner where you live, and where ...
Splitting the atom once promised to be the carbon-free energy source of the future. But today, nuclear power plants are aging and retiring worldwide. What happened?
We’ve known about the greenhouse effect for nearly 200 years and about global warming for more than a century, but we’ve had a hard time acting because our brains aren’t a good match for a problem this big.