A lot of pro-environmental messages suggest that people will feel guilty if they don't make an effort to live more sustainably or takes steps to ameliorate climate change. But a recent study from Princeton University finds that highlighting the pride people will feel if they take such actions may be a better way to change environmental behaviors.
Climate change and environmental health risks associated with it are becoming deadlier causing millions of deaths every year around the globe yet no serious measures and policies have ever been adopted even after the recent floods and devastating droughts in Thar to minimize the bad effects of the phenomenon.
The slaughter of people defending their land or environment continued unabated in 2017, with new research showing almost four people a week were killed worldwide in struggles against mines, plantations, poachers and infrastructure projects.
A top environmental advocacy group is preparing a lawsuit against the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), helmed by Scott Pruitt, for the agency's rollback of environmental protections under the Trump administration.
Widespread use of a futuristic energy technology to remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere would create severe environmental problems, scientists argue in a new critique, casting doubt on one potential method of helping humanity escape the worst effects of climate change.
Amid major debates over energy and environmental policy changes, Americans tilt toward supporting government regulations as the best way to encourage renewable energy development, believe that reliance on solar and wind power are effective in minimizing pollution, and are less convinced that pro-coal and pro-oil policies are viable antipollution strategies.
Two environmental groups filed a lawsuit accusing Norway of violating its pledges under a global agreement to combat climate change by letting energy firms explore for oil and gas in the Arctic Barents Sea.