Hot Air: Whither the Fight Against Climate Change?

Fossil fuel is plentiful, energy use is surging, and carbon emissions continue to climb. In December, global diplomats will meet in Paris to try to hammer out a new agreement to slow global warming. A quarter-century into the fight against climate change, what's working, what's not, and what's a way forward that's environmentally robust, politically realistic, and economically viable?

Festival: 2015

Watch and Listen: Environment

Urban farming utopias have been envisioned for decades—feed our urban dwellers by growing food vertically close to the... See more
Some three billion people use biomass fuel – typically from wood, crop residues, or animal dung – to cook indoors in... See more
Meat production requires far more water, grain, land, and fossil fuel than anything else we eat – for example, one... See more
The killing of Harambe, the gorilla at the Cincinnati Zoo, caused uproar around the country, raising questions about... See more
Every year, one-third of all the food produced on the planet is lost or wasted, an amount valued at about one trillion... See more
It is no longer possible to separate the health of the planet from the health of its people. Disease patterns are... See more

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