#environment

  • Article: 'Community' Refrigerators Aim to Freeze Out Food Waste
    Food & Hunger

    'Community' Refrigerators Aim to Freeze Out Food Waste

    March 7, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Communal refrigerators often have excess or unsold food that can be given to those in need Read more

  • Article: This Mammal Is the First to Become Extinct From Human-Induced Climate Change
    Environment

    This Mammal Is the First to Become Extinct From Human-Induced Climate Change

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Jerica Deck|Feb. 21, 2019

    If temperatures rise, almost 8% of all species around the world could become extinct Read more

  • Article: Study: Lab-Grown Meat May Be Worse for Climate Than Cow Farts
    Environment

    Study: Lab-Grown Meat May Be Worse for Climate Than Cow Farts

    Feb. 21, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Cultured meat production could spur global warming more in than some types of cattle farming Read more

  • Article: Norway Will Start Paying Indonesia for Cutting Down on Deforestation
    Environment

    Norway Will Start Paying Indonesia for Cutting Down on Deforestation

    Feb. 18, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Indonesia's deforestation rate declined, triggering a payment under a $1 billion climate deal. Read more

  • Article: These 5 Valentine's Day Traditions Are Being Threatened by Climate Change
    Environment

    These 5 Valentine's Day Traditions Are Being Threatened by Climate Change

    Feb. 14, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    From rising seas to declining chocolate supplies, climate change threatens romantic traditions. Read more

  • Article: These Drones Are Spraying Pollution Out of the Sky in Thailand
    Environment

    These Drones Are Spraying Pollution Out of the Sky in Thailand

    By Jerica Deck|Jan. 24, 2019

    Bangkok’s air pollution has been deemed “code red” by officials Read more

  • Article: Closing the Loop on Food Production Could Generate Trillions of Dollars
    Food & Hunger

    Closing the Loop on Food Production Could Generate Trillions of Dollars

    Jan. 24, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Redesigning the food industry into a "circular economy" would reduce health costs. Read more

  • Article: Solar Power Brings Water to South Sudan Neighborhood
    Water & Sanitation

    Solar Power Brings Water to South Sudan Neighborhood

    Dec. 20, 2018|Voice of America

    The $70,000 project will also lessen sexual attacks on women who often walk for hours to find water. Read more