Weekly Roundup: Look for the Helpers

Rebuilding Hurricane Florence—a natural disaster made worse by climate change—left death and destruction in its wake. But the helpers came out of the woodwork: from the Coast Guard to Google to Michael Jordan to everyday citizens. And for what it’s worth, solar infrastructure held up better than nuclear or coal. Germany launches world’s first hydrogen-powered train “Alstom is betting on the technology as a greener, quieter alternative … Continue reading Weekly Roundup: Look for the Helpers

Weekly Roundup: People Make the World Go Round

Rise for Climate Last Saturday, over 250,000 people protested across all 7 continents during the Rise for Climate, Jobs, and Justice day of action. Activists called on world leaders to transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy. When People and Trees Work Together A group of 17 philanthropic organizations this week commited $459 million to support land-based solutions to climate change, focusing in particular on … Continue reading Weekly Roundup: People Make the World Go Round