Climate Change

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The Importance of Earth Day to Planet Aid

This Earth Day, and every day, Planet Aid continues to help the planet by diverting over millions and millions of pounds of clothing from landfills. 

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International Day of Peace: A Spotlight on Climate Change

September 21 marks the 38th year of the International Day of Peace, which was founded by the United Nations (UN) in the hope that all of humanity would to contribute to the building of a culture of peace.

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Plastics Changing the Climate

Plastic waste has a huge environmental impact and has been especially destructive to marine life. Now a new study shows that plastics are a gr…

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Recyclables Getting Burned

Materials being collected by U.S. cities for recycling are not being recycled but are being incinerated or landfilled. A ban on imports is creating the problem. 

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Weather Wreaking Widespread Havoc

While the U.S. saw the lowest temperatures in a generation, many in Africa are enduring severe drought and flooding. Learn how we are helping communities in southern Africa develop their capacity to cope with the impacts.

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Climate Change and Chinese Medicine

Traditional Chinese medicine sees the problem of climate change in a holistic way, taking into account the relationship between individual well-being and the global environment.

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Climate Joy for the World

  We’ve covered a lot of great climate progress in the past year, from the ozone hole healing to airlines looking for alternative …

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Nowhere to Run from Climate Change

The Earth has reached a crossroads. According to numerous studies, reports, documentaries, and books, the planet is teetering on the edge of…

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Slow Burn for the Environment

The poor in Africa rely on wood to meet their basic energy needs. Find out what is being done to reduce wood use.