Environment


August 31, 2021

Researchers Discover That Reforestation Cools the Planet More Than We Thought

Reforestation is an important strategy to combat climate change. Research has shown forests can store the huge amounts of the carbon that is driving global temperatures. Forests also promote biodiversity and support wildlife. Recent research published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences even shows that reforestation encourages cloud cover, which in turn has a cooling effect on Earth's climate. Reforestation and afforestation (encouraging forest growth where there was not a forest before)

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August 18, 2021

Madrid Is Planning an Urban Forest To Improve Air Quality, Lower Temperatures, and Fight Climate Change

Cities generate about three-quarters of the world’s greenhouse emissions and they take up about two-thirds of the global energy supply. Now, more than ever, cities are being asked to address their impact on the world. Luckily, Madrid has a plan to reduce its emissions while making the city more livable with a massive urban forest. Defined as a “green wall” the Bosque Metropolitano (aka the Madrid urban forest) will help to fight climate change.

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July 20, 2021

20 Easy Ways to Help Save the Environment Every Day

With so much being said about climate change and how it's affecting our planet, it can be hard to understand how a single individual can make a real impact. But the reality is that it's much easier than you may think to incorporate eco-friendly habits into your daily life. While these actions may seem minor, the truth is that they can lead up to big consequences.

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