Climate Solutions

The people and organizations tackling our biggest environmental challenges

Ocean Rebellion activists hold banners as they stage a protest before the U.N. Ocean Conference in Lisbon on June 27. (Carlos Costa/AFP/Getty Images)
Delegates from more than 20 nations are meeting in Lisbon to draft a treaty on protecting the world’s oceans.
Executive editor Sally Buzbee on The Post's Climate Solutions coverage.
Homeowners unable to relocate in the face of climate disasters have found innovative ways to protect their possessions.
Renting a house or an apartment can make living more sustainably challenging. These small, inexpensive changes are better for the environment — and your wallet.
New Zealand's draft plan to make farmers pay for emissions produced by their livestock would be the first of its kind, the government said.
Editor’s picks
From snow sports to watercraft, battery-powered recreation could save millions of gallons of gasoline — and cut back on noise, fumes and pollution.
10 questions to test your knowledge on global warming.
Miranda Massie founded the institution in 2015. Since then, she’s worked to elevate the intersection of art, science and climate action.
The threat of wildfires is growing because of climate change. These are the steps you can take to prepare.
Climate Visionaries
Gen. Richard Nugee is making the British military greener to improve the climate — and security.
Marjan de Blok has no engineering, architecture or hydrological training — but she’s spearheaded a movement for urban dwellers grappling with the accelerating impacts of climate change.
At 12 years old, Alhaji Siraj Bah was living on the streets. A decade later, his business in Sierra Leone employs nearly three dozen people as they work to create an alternative to wood-based charcoal.
Katherine Sizov is only two years out of college, but her high-tech sensors — which monitor ethylene, a gas key to the ripening of fruits and vegetables — are keeping watch over 15 percent of U.S. apples
Andrea Meza has ambitious plans for the country’s fight against climate change. But between a warming planet and limited time in her role, she’s on a tight deadline.
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The Biden administration said Wednesday it intends to protect a massive underwater canyon about 100 miles off the coast of New York City. The Hudson Canyon rivals the Grand Canyon in scale and is home to sperm whales, sea turtles and deep-sea corals.
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During harvest journeys, a small village collects the native seeds being used to replant one of the world’s most biologically rich areas
The Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday proposed to ban chrysotile asbestos, the most common form of the toxic mineral still used in the United States.
The U.N.'s latest climate change report details the massive shifts necessary to cut the world’s emissions. But it also outlines various ways that can help hit the brakes on the planet’s warming.