We Look Back Earthily at 2012

January 15 [Tue], 2013, 14:20

Twenty-twelve was quite a year of change for the planet, if not quite theby New Age shamans or Hollywood producers.

Arctic summer sea ice shattered its previous record low, and set off a storm of speculation about what anmight mean for future weird weather. In a bid to counter exactly this kind of thing, a team of would-be geoengineersoff British Columbia to prompt a plankton bloom, in hopes of boosting local salmon populations and sucking CO2 out of the air.

In a perhaps less quixotic bid, scientists continued to work on breakthroughs that could alter our dependence on fossil fuels, from using microbes to turntofor electric cars.

Speaking of which, an electric car, the , became simply the best car of the year, according to Motor Trend. Meanwhile, the human population kept growing, urbanizing and struggling to either feed itself or not overfeed itself.

Finally, there was , which closed our offices for a week and appeared to have blown climate change back onto the American political landscape, however briefly. Judging by what happened at the United Nations , however, 2012 was not the year when the United States or the world finally did something about restraining the greenhouse gas emissions causing climate change, not even . And it doesnt look like 2013 will be either.

That said,in the U.S., driving down greenhouse gas emissions. And that's a good thing. Happy New Year!

David Biello

[The above text is a transcript of this podcast.]

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