This week on Landscape News, we look at ways to mitigate and adapt to a warming world, including tree planting, carbon markets, sustainable fashion and much more.
Many farmers in the Global South grow organic food by default – but is certification always worth the cost?
In the foothills of Mount Kenya, local communities are setting up tree nurseries to bring degraded forests back to health.
And in Brazil, this young eco-feminist is harnessing the power of stories to drive climate action.
Last month’s North American heatwave would have been virtually impossible without the climate crisis, which is also likely to blame for the unprecedented floods in Germany.
Unless we drastically reduce greenhouse gas emissions, around three-quarters of the world’s population could be at risk of malaria and dengue fever by 2080.
While it may be too late to prevent many of these impacts, here are 15 ways that cities can adapt to climate risks.
But as climate disasters multiply, many Pacific Islanders have sought refuge in the continental U.S., only to be caught up in an endless cycle of heatwaves, wildfires and drought.
Meanwhile, billionaires Richard Branson, Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk are engaging in a new space race that could make matters worse for the climate.
The Amazon rainforest is no longer a carbon sink: it’s now emitting 1 billion tons more carbon than it absorbs each year.
Canada’s west coast is littered with boiled mussels, clams and starfish following a heatwave that might have killed more than a billion marine animals.
A deadly new conflict is brewing in disputed Kashmir. This time, it’s between humans and wildlife.
The Vjosa is one of Europe’s last unaltered rivers, but how long can it hold up against a hydropower boom in the Balkans?
Fashion brand Lululemon is trialing a new way to cut carbon emissions: turning them into fabric.
And despite claiming to support climate action, the oil industry is lobbying hard behind the scenes to weaken legislation. Meet the trade organization that does its dirty work.
The E.U. has unveiled plans to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050. In the blueprint: an expanded carbon trading scheme, a carbon border tax, and a ban on diesel and gasoline cars by 2035.
The U.K. will slash its foreign aid budget by GBP 4 billion, which could expose millions of people to preventable tropical diseases across the Global South.
Greenland could have more than 17 billion barrels of oil lying undiscovered – but as the climate crisis deepens, it won’t be searching for them after all.