#medio ambiente

  • Feature: 7 Key Places That Have Declared Climate Emergencies
    FeatureEnvironment

    7 Key Places That Have Declared Climate Emergencies

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|July 11, 2019

    “Cities and local governments have historically been the spark for progress.” Read more

  • Article: Planting Trees Could Be the Best Way to Fight Climate Change, Scientists Say
    Environment

    Planting Trees Could Be the Best Way to Fight Climate Change, Scientists Say

    July 5, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    The tropics lost 12 million hectares (29 million acres) of tree cover in 2018. Read more

  • Article: These College Students Invented a Beach Vacuum to Suck Up Microplastics
    Finance & Innovation

    These College Students Invented a Beach Vacuum to Suck Up Microplastics

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|June 28, 2019

    “We want to use our engineering skills to help to save the planet.” Read more

  • Article: 7-Eleven Japan Will Switch to Biodegradable Packaging and Eliminate Plastic Bags
    Environment

    7-Eleven Japan Will Switch to Biodegradable Packaging and Eliminate Plastic Bags

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Gabrielle Deonath|June 26, 2019

    To combat Japan's high levels of plastic waste, the company will switch to biodegradable wrappers. Read more

  • Article: Costa Rica Has Banned Styrofoam — A Major Win for the Environment
    Environment

    Costa Rica Has Banned Styrofoam — A Major Win for the Environment

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Sushmita Roy|June 19, 2019

    Fines for using styrofoam range from about $760 to $7,600. Read more

  • Article: This Striking Photo Reveals the Devastating Impact of Climate Change on Greenland’s Ice
    Environment

    This Striking Photo Reveals the Devastating Impact of Climate Change on Greenland’s Ice

    By Erica SanchezSushmita Roy  and  Pia Gralki|June 18, 2019

    About 40% of Greenland experienced melting in the last week alone. Read more

  • Article: Pope Francis Just Got Oil Companies to Commit to Cutting Emissions
    Environment

    Pope Francis Just Got Oil Companies to Commit to Cutting Emissions

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|June 14, 2019

    “There is still hope and there remains time to avoid the worst impacts of climate change.” Read more

  • Article: Brazil's President Is Making It Impossible to Fight Deforestation, Activists Say
    Environment

    Brazil's President Is Making It Impossible to Fight Deforestation, Activists Say

    By Erica SanchezJoe McCarthy  and  Pia Gralki|June 12, 2019

    Enforcement agencies are being blocked from taking action. Read more