Best of CH 2022: Link About It

Edible sneakers, batteries powered by gravity, breakthroughs in physics and more inspiring articles from the year

Our Link About It section allows us to shout out fellow writers, publications and journalists whose reporting helps continue to shape us as readers, thinkers and listeners. In sharing their inspiring articles, we hope to create a helpful resource and reminder about the endlessly exciting research, design and movements happening in the world. From medical progress and ancient discoveries to life-saving inventions, community-minded endeavors and …

An Underwater Art Gallery Protects Natural Climate Change Solutions

Meadows of seagrass once flourished alongside the shores of Talamone, Italy, but have since diminished in size due to bottom trawling, an illegal practice where chain-weighted nets scrape the seabed. This seagrass is crucial for fighting climate change as it captures more carbon dioxide than the Amazon rainforest. Further, a 2021 paper detailed that if seagrass is protected around the world, it could lower global …

How Cheese Can Help Fight Climate Change

In Vermont, small artisanal cheesemakers are working to make cheese regeneratively and renewably in order to help combat climate change. For these turophiles, cheese is more than a delectable provision and could be a solution to the warming climate—one that harkens back 11,000 years. As University of Vermont’s professor of nutrition and food science Paul Kindstedt explains, that was “the beginning of an extraordinarily moist, …