Is Being a Vegetarian Harmful to the Environment?
Dec 18, 2015 A new study suggests that sticking to an all-vegetable diet could be harming the environment. According to the researchers who carried out the study, this is due to the amount of resources needed to produce certain types of vegetables and fruits.
UN Says Countries’ Plans to Cut Down Emissions Not Enough to Save Environment
Nov 03, 2015 The United Nations (U.N.) is worried because the plans by almost 150 countries to limit their carbon emissions will not be enough to effectively reverse the effects of climate change. According to the international agency, although the efforts are admirable, they are not enough to bring down the global temperature to a safe level.
Miami, New York City, New Orleans and Other Coastal Areas in Danger of Going Underwater due to Rising Sea Levels
Oct 14, 2015 A team of researchers warned that if carbon emissions are not drastically reduced within the next decades, rising sea levels could end up washing away several coastal cities in the U.S. Although some cities such as New York can still be saved, the researchers said other cities are already doomed to sink.