Sam Taylor

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How Not Cutting Trees Has Become One of the World's Most Successful Climate Efforts

We are only a few weeks away from the COP21 climate summit in Paris. According to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), 11 per cent …

Let's Cut Amazon Deforestation to Zero. Here's How.

<i>This article is adapted from the Fall 2015 print edition of</i> Americas Quarterly<i>. To subscribe, please click</i> <i>here</i><p>When Theodore Roosevelt explored the …

Deforestation 'may have started west Africa's Ebola outbreak'

Environment ministers from all over the world attend one-day conference on deforestation and climate change in London<p>Deforestation may have triggered the recent Ebola outbreak in west Africa, France’s environment minister Ségolène Royal told a London summit hosted by the Prince of Wales ahead of …

Governments do not know the best way to save the Amazon rainforest. And that needs to change

<i>In December talks in Paris involving more than 200 countries may result in a new agreement aimed at reducing carbon emissions. In the months leading</i> …

Save the trees: New campaign against deforestation launched

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Since the money raised by governments and corporations hasn't managed to halt the destruction of the world's rainforests — an area …

Rainforests

After the flood, a rush to preserve drinking water

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina's capital city had too much water. Now, officials are racing to make sure it has enough.<p>A canal that serves as …

Weather

This new idea could change recycling in the U.S. forever

By this time next year a major high-tech recycling plant in Baltimore could be sorting 54,000 tons of recycled plastic materials—yogurt cups, milk …

EPA May Underestimate Landfill Methane

Landfills may be emitting more methane than previously reported because the Environmental Protection Agency may be drastically underestimating how …

Sustainability

7 Awesome Hands-On Ways You Can Volunteer to Help the Environment

Making a conscious effort to change your day-to-day lifestyle — whether it’s eating plant-based foods, composting all your scraps, ditching plastic, …

Study: US puts twice as much trash in landfills than thought

Americans are sending more than twice as much trash to landfills as the federal government has estimated, according to a new study.<p>It turns out that …

Americans send twice as much trash to landfills than previously thought: study

Americans are sending more than twice as much trash to landfills as the federal government has estimated, according to a new study.<p>It turns out that …