Expert Opinions

Sustainable is no longer about doing less harm. It's about doing more good.
- Jochen Zeitz
Putting a dollar value on nature will give governments and businesses more reasons to protect it

Putting a dollar value on nature will give governments and businesses more reasons to protect it

Overhauling society’s concept of wealth to include “natural capital” – the value nature provides to humans – is a critical step for slowing and reversing the loss of precious ecosytems.

Climate change will transform how we live, but there is cause for optimism

Climate change will transform how we live, but there is cause for optimism

We will have to change how we generate and use energy, transport people and goods, design buildings and grow food.

A gardening boom shows how gardens can cultivate public health

A gardening boom shows how gardens can cultivate public health

Even as Covid-19 restrictions have eased, we see some real lessons for the way gardening can continue to play a role in people’s lives.

Raising cattle on native grasses in the U.S. benefits farmers, wildlife and the soil

Raising cattle on native grasses in the U.S. benefits farmers, wildlife and the soil

Reintroducing native grasses to farms could benefit cattle farmers as well as birds in the eastern part of the United States.

Arctic greening won’t save the climate

Arctic greening won’t save the climate

Temperatures in the far northern region rise three times faster than the global average. But will a greener Arctic help us combat climate change?

How fast can we stop Earth from warming?

How fast can we stop Earth from warming?

If people everywhere stopped burning fossil fuels tomorrow, stored heat would still continue to warm the atmosphere.