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Using gene-editing technology CRISPR, a group of researchers aims to develop crops that can help in the fight against climate change. The effort to engineer rice and soil that’s better at trapping carbon just got backing from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative. Can gene-editing technology CRISPR create new crops that help fight climate change as they grow? That’s what a group of researchers hopes to do with $11 million in funding from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative. The funding will go toward efforts to

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Meet the unique group of polar bears living with less sea ice

A newly identified group of polar bears surprised researchers with how they’ve found a way to live with less sea ice. The group shows how some bears are coping with climate change. Researchers have identified a special group of polar bears described in a paper published today in the journal Science. The bears might have found a unique sort of refuge from the effects of climate change in Southeast Greenland, the authors write,

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The US has fallen way behind on climate goals

The US has dropped the ball on taking swift action on climate change. Two new studies show how far behind the US is on cutting emissions and leading on climate action. The US is doing a pretty horrible job of following through on promises it’s made to tackle climate change, according to two separate new studies. A global ranking of countries completed by Yale and Columbia found that the US now ranks 43rd among

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Big Tech is pouring millions into the wrong climate solution at Davos

At Davos, Alphabet, Microsoft, and Salesforce announced a new $500 million commitment to removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. But that climate solution is no silver bullet for Big Tech’s pollution. Alphabet, Microsoft, and Salesforce today pledged $500 million to new climate tech that’s supposed to pull carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere to keep it from heating up the planet. It’s the latest move by Big Tech to propel the emerging

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Twitter bans ‘misleading’ ads about climate change

Twitter announced a new policy on Earth Day: it now bans ads pushing climate denial. The company says conversations about sustainability and climate change are becoming more popular on its platform. Twitter levied a new ban today on “misleading” advertisements “that contradict the scientific consensus on climate change.” “We believe that climate denialism shouldn’t be monetized on Twitter, and that misrepresentative ads shouldn’t

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This Earth Day, cut through the corporate climate hype

Companies are hyping up their goals on climate change, but their promises can be misleading. The Verge spoke with sustainability experts about what to look for in pledges to become carbon neutral or reach net zero greenhouse gas emissions. With Earth Day around the corner, it’s that time of the year again, when companies start doling out sustainability pledges like candy. Unfortunately, some of those promises can be misleading. So,The Verge spoke with sustainability experts for tips

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How a sustainability scientist uses TikTok to fight climate anxiety with solutions

Alaina Wood is a climate communicator and sustainability scientist that uses her platform on TikTok to minimize eco-anxiety and spread information about climate change. In this Q&A, we’ll be talking about making practical changes, choosing TikTok to relay climate information, and her "good climate news" series. When Alaina Wood started posting to TikTok in 2020, her videos mostly had to do with strange things around her “historic” apartment, such as issues with leaks and doors. Eventually, Wood, a climate communicator and a sustainability scientist,

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Smart devices and the fight against climate change

A major new United Nations report includes smart devices in its strategies for tackling climate change. Smart devices have a role to play in the move from dirty to clean energy, according to a major new climate report released this week. People need tools that help them better understand where their energy comes from, see how much they’re using, and

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A ‘liveable future’ depends on slashing emissions this decade, major climate report finds

The world is at a "crossroads" that will determine "a livable future," a major new United Nations climate change report finds. The world needs to slash greenhouse gas emissions in half this decade, a landmark new United Nations report urges. To reach that goal, the globe needs to make a speedy shift to clean energy, reduce energy use, and deploy technologies that can trap

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Crypto exchange FTX is reportedly looking into buying Robinhood

Massive cryptocurrency exchange FTX is reportedly thinking about buying Robinhood. FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried denied the rumors. Bloomberg reports its sources say FTX is still exploring the possibility. Cryptocurrency exchange FTX is reportedly considering an acquisition of the trading platform Robinhood, according to a report from Bloomberg. Sources close to the situation told Bloomberg that FTX is still weighing the possibility and hasn’t yet

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Overwatch 2 will replace the original Overwatch

As the Overwatch 2 release date of October 4th nears, Blizzard revealed that upon release, Overwatch 2 will overwrite the original Overwatch, effectively ending the game. The original Overwatch’s days are numbered. Last week, Blizzard revealed in a Reddit AMA that when Overwatch 2 launches on October 4th, it will overwrite Overwatch prime, effectively ending the six-year-old game. “When OW2 launches on October

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