84% of People Now Consider Climate Change a ‘Global Catastrophic Risk’

A majority of people in eight countries say they are ready to change their lifestyles if it would prevent climate catastrophe, a survey on global threats released Wednesday found. The poll of 8,000 people in eight countries—the U.S., China, India, Britain, Australia, Brazil, South Africa and Germany—found that 84 percent …

Solar Power Brings Light to Dark Corners of Indian Train Stations

The pounding of trains running through the night does not disturb the fatigued sleep of the homeless migrants huddled at the foot of the sky bridge at Visakhapatnam railway platform. “It is the dark corners that frighten us, near the water taps and where we take a child to relieve …

Wind Power Could Supply 20% of Global Electricity by 2030

Although solar power gets more press, the wind power industry is growing nearly as fast. The (GWEC) released an historic report Tuesday in Beijing, saying 20 percent of the world’s total electricity could come from wind by as early as 2030. With last year’s Paris climate deal as a strong …