Medicine & TechnologyNearly 14,000 scientist signatories from over 150 countries urge the implementation of a few big climate policies to combat climate change and to avoid untold suffering brought by ignoring global warming.
Solar geoengineering, or reflecting the Sun's radiation back to space, is one of many proposed solutions to global warming. However, cloud simulations revealed that in the long-term, there may be devastating consequences.
Food systems contribute nearly one-third of greenhouse gas emissions, yet aren't accounted for in climate change mitigation policies. The University of California has included changing food systems across all campuses as part of its Carbon Neutrality Initiative.
Google, Facebook, and Microsoft are just a few of the tech giants that have plants to run on carbon-free technologies by 2030. Google made new commitments following the recent wildfires in the West Coast.
The transportation sector causes the highest percentage of greenhouse gas emissions in the United States. California's Clean Miles Standard program opts for zero-emission vehicles for the sake of the environment.