All right: Time to see if you’ve been paying attention to The Washington Post coverage of the people, organizations and governments trying to mitigate climate change, found on our Climate Solutions page. If you have, this quiz should be an easy A.
1. Which major oil and gas company says it will either eliminate or offset its carbon emissions to a net zero level by 2050?
Answer: C. Under a new CEO, BP has pledged that it will invest heavily in renewable energy and, through a combination of buying carbon offsets and scaling back the amount of gas and oil it produces, will be carbon neutral by 2050.
2. There’s an unusual material showing up in fashion design houses that could help solve the problem of textile waste in landfills. What is it?
Answer: C. Increasingly, scientists are using mycelium, the threadlike vegetative roots of fungus, to create everything