Climate Change

Faux snow: Man-made snow to be used in Beijing and beyond

The forecast for the next Winter Olympics: cold with a 100 percent chance of fake snow. In other words, a lot like the Olympics which wrap up Sunday in South Korea . Though freezing temperatures and windy conditions punctuated the action in Pyeongchang, between 90 and 98 percent of the snow at the Read more

One family's struggle to conserve water in dire Cape Town drought

Living sustainably borders almost on an obsession for the James family. They grow much of their own food, only use organic products, keep chickens and have long used the many natural springs around Cape Town that provide alternative sources of water. They’ve always been careful. But the prospect of Read more