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France Says All New Rooftops Must Be Covered In Plants Or Solar Power Panels

A law approved recently in France makes it mandatory that new buildings built in commercial zones be partially covered in either plants or solar power panels, the Guardian reports: “The law approved by parliament was more limited in scope than initial calls by French environmental activists to make green roofs that cover the entire surface […]

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300 Million People In Danger Of Losing Their Homes Due To Rising Sea Levels

Coastal flooding caused by rising sea levels will affect at least 300 million people over the next 30 years, according to a new study. That figure is three times higher than had previously been forecast. According to HuffPost: “According to the findings published in the scientific journal Nature on Tuesday, roughly 300 million people are […]

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Google Employees Sign Open Letter Demanding Company Take Decisive Climate Action

In the fight against the climate crisis, it may seem like disaster is imminent and there’s nothing we can do about it. But people around the world are stepping up to join the battle, and that’s what Google employees want their place of work to do as well. In an open letter to Chief Financial […]

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Three-Story Water Battery Will Save University $100 Million In Energy Costs

A university in Queensland, Australia, is trying an experimental three-story water battery to save on the cost of energy while also allowing it to become carbon neutral by as soon as 2025, EcoWatch reports: “The University of the Sunshine Coast … got a boon from the success of the experimental battery, which was turned on […]

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