Trends related to Climate & Geoscience
We are in a new geological epoch defined by the permanent impact that humans have had on Earth.
Rising sea levels could reshape countries and trigger mass-scale human migration.
Extreme weather events became a more frequent and pronounced worldwide phenomenon in 2017.
Climate change is forcing people from their homes and communities, which can undermine a region’s economic stability.
Plastic has long been the bane of the environment, piling up in oceans and landfills. We now know that, when exposed to the elements, plastic releases […]
To counteract extreme weather and climate change, researchers are looking to geoengineering—large-scale technological and scientific interventions to counteract the damage we’ve caused to the planet.
Scientists are building tubular bioreactors, filling them with green algae, and letting them eat away at the carbon captured from our environment. Quebec City-based CO2 Solution […]
Carbon dioxide captured from industrial factories can be repurposed as building materials. Startup Blue Planet developed a way to convert carbon dioxide into a limestone coating […]
Also known as solar radiation management, this technique involves injecting tiny particles into the sky that would reflect sunlight back into space. The idea comes from […]