Weekly roundup: Protecting our future

Getting Dirty Cars Off the Road

Hamburg will be the first German city to ban older diesel cars, blocking 214,000 cars from the city center in order to improve air quality.



Gardens Blossom Amidst Chaos

Syrian refugees are planting gardens at refugee camps, spurred on by The Lemon Tree Trust and The Royal Horticultural Society.



It’s Electric!

The world’s largest network of batteries and rapid-charge stations is being built in the UK to make it easier to travel & ship freight via electric vehicle.



Shut It Down

A new study shows that soon after shutting down coal- and oil-fired power plants, premature birth rates nearby drop and fertility improves.



Protecting Wildlife, One Email at a Time

Governments in Central Africa have created an online network for sharing information to help enforce protections against wildlife trafficking.

About Patrick Metzger

Patrick is the founder of The New Climate. He is a writer, product manager, and musician. He grew up in Chattanooga, TN and now lives in Beacon, NY.