Monthly Archives: August 2022

The Sustainable Utilization of Wood in Construction

Analysts have calculated that utilizing wood in 80% of new residential building projects in Europe alone would absorb 55 million tons of carbon dioxide (CO2). This would effectively halve the CO2 annual emissions caused by the construction industry in Europe. Meanwhile, supply chain issues, rising energy costs, and scarcity of materials highlight a need for […]

Action for the Climate Emergency

We believe in justice and equity. Communities most impacted by racial injustice and social inequity are also those most vulnerable to the impacts of climate change. We place special focus on lifting up these voices within the global climate movement. We believe in telling the whole truth, because young people have the right to understand the […]

Earth Overshoot Day

Humans use as much ecological resources as if we lived on 1.75 Earths. The Ecological Footprint is the only metric that compares the resource demand of individuals, governments, and businesses against Earth’s capacity for biological regeneration. Spread the word

How the rich wreck the climate (and how to stop them)

Private jets. Mega-yachts. Helicopters. Mansions. The luxury lifestyles of the ultra-rich are pumping our air full of pollutants. So how do we clean them up. We’re destroying our environment at an alarming rate. But it doesn’t need to be this way. Our new channel Planet A explores the shift towards an eco-friendly world — and […]

Revealed: how climate breakdown is supercharging toll of extreme weather

Chart showing extreme what types of weather events have been made more severe or likely by human-caused global heating. But with a crunch UN climate summit in Egypt in November fast approaching … Spread the word

Environmental science lesson for kids, summer nature program

I wanted to send some positive feedback – I was teaching an environmental science lesson to the kids in my summer nature program, and when they were doing a sustainability webquest they ended up on the Resilience 2 to 1 Resources webpage. They thought I should tell you we were using it as a resource […]