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

News Peat? Please!

A Swiss company developed a peat substitute made of corn straw. The resulting substrate can be used for gardening and landscaping, meaning that peat can remain in the ground where it serves as a precious habitat to biodiversity and an important carbon sink. Read on

Organisation Global Footprint Network

The Global Footprint Network is an international nonprofit organisation that aims to "end ecological overshoot by making  ecological limits central to decision-making." The website offers information on the development of the world's ecological footprint and its biocapacity. Read on