To reduce many of the undesirable impacts of climate change, humans may adapt to changes already underway, mitigate greenhouse gas emissions, or adopt policies to encourage more sustainable practices. Economics will determine to a large extent which responses or solutions are chosen.
This video is of a lecture that Stephen Schneider presented a number of times. It covers climate change from a risk perspective, discussing the underlying science,...
Natural gasLast Updated on 2013-05-08 at 17:54
Natural gas is a gas consisting primarily of methane (CH4). It is found as a raw naturally occurring gas in underground reservoirs, as gas associated with underground... More »
Nuclear powerLast Updated on 2013-04-30 at 15:25
Nuclear power is the generation of electricity from controlled reactions within the nucleii of atoms that release energy used to boil water, the steam from which drives a... More »
Bicilavadora: Green Washing MachineLast Updated on 2013-04-04 at 17:06
In Peru, many women earn their living by washing clothes by hand, which limits the amount of laundry they can do each day.
How does it... More »
Forests as a Carbon SinkLast Updated on 2013-01-08 at 12:06
Forests as a carbon sink are often overlooked as a major source of carbon removal from the atmosphere, a process known as carbon sequestration. Conversely, deforestation,... More »
Animal Agriculture and the EnvironmentLast Updated on 2013-01-06 at 17:27
Environmental Interactions with Agricultural Production: Animal Agriculture and the Environment
Animal production industries have seen substantial changes over the... More »