Weekly Roundup: I Want to Ride My Bicycle

Leave the Car, Take the Bike

Scotland is investing £700,000 in electric bikes to encourage people to live more sustainably and depend less on their cars.



The Bubble Will Burst

A new report showcases the declining profits of the oil and gas industry, where shares have dropped over the past 5 years, while the rest of the market has soared.


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Why Waste It?

Food for All Africa is redistributing food that otherwise would have gone to waste and giving it to people in need. This is a huge deal in a country where almost half the food is wasted and 3.5 million children live in poverty.



Jaguar Circling in the Night

Mexico’s wild jaguar population has grown by 20% in the last 8 years, now totaling 4,800 jaguars. Meanwhile, reforestation efforts in China are bringing back rare species into their natural habitats.



Tax It

A new group is launching campaigns in favor of a carbon tax, bringing together the unlikely compatriots of Janet Yellen and Trent Lott, the former Senate Republican leader from Mississippi.

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.