Netherlands’ Supreme Court forces government to act on climate change

In what is being considered a landmark ruling, the Supreme Court in the Netherlands ordered the country’s government to scale up climate action and reduce much further greenhouse gas emissions – following a six-year legal fight at courts. The government has explicit duties to protect its citizens’ human rights because of climate change, the Supreme […]

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How High Schools Can Promote Stewardship and Save the Environment

Young activists like Greta Thunberg, the sixteen-year-old leader of a global youth climate strike movement, are clear signs of a revival of the environmental sentiments that famously marked the 1960s. As the media continues to publicize contemporary environmental issues, young people around the world have championed the growing environmental movement. A worldwide study from Nielsen […]

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For the first time, renewable energy generated more electricity than coal in the United States

Credit: Pixabay. In April, green energy provided more electricity than coal-fired power plants in the United States. Although coal will likely still dominate over renewable energy throughout the rest of the year, this situation was unthinkable only five years ago. The trend seems clear: renewable energy is growing faster than forecasted and is bound to […]

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