Climate Protection

The climate is changing. As we burn oil and coal and cut down forests, the planet’s eco-systems are thrown off balance, resulting in more extreme weather patterns and rising sea levels.

We can call on our politicians to engage in responsible climate politics and urge cor­po­rations to invest in climate pro­tection. We can change our habits and consume in a climate­-friendly way.

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Sam Hawley

News Artificial Mini-Glaciers to Combat Melting Himalayan Ice

Over the last three decades, climate change, with decreasing snowfall and rising temperatures, is causing Himalayan glaciers to recede, putting entire livelihoods under threat. Sonam Wangchuk, an engineer from the arid Himalayan region of Ladakh, may just have the answer: artificial mini-glaciers in the shape of Tibetan temples. Read on

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Wissen Satellites: Environmental Protectors and Development Aids in Space?

Initially developed for military purposes, satellites are these days being used more and more frequently in the fields of enviromental protection and humanitarian aid, opening up completely new possibilities in the fight against illegal logging, epidemics, environmental pollution and facilitating in monitoring and protecting endangered species. But what do satellites actually do and how is their data used? Can they really be helpful as environmental and development aids? Read on

Organisation MIT Climate CoLab

The goal of the Climate CoLab is to harness the collective intelligence of thousands of people from all around the world to address global climate change. Read on