The last thing the current U.S. environment of high mortgage rates and inflation needs is a Category 4 storm like Hurricane Ian. Set to cost an estimated $65 billion in damages, 2022’s latest disaster signals how much worse things could get given the current trajectory of climate change.
What’s the greenest drive to work—especially if it’s relatively close by? With an evolving electric car economy, substituting your conventional car for an electric car and driving it daily for as long as possible (especially with a low-carbon intensive grid mix) seems the way to go. But what is the true impact of this?
Who owns the Arctic and what exactly is so important about it? As climate change leads to the further melting of Arctic ice, countries are scrambling to stake their economic claim in the region. We examine these claims, explore what is driving the claims in the first place, and give some considerations in regards to the future of the earth’s “last frontier.”