climate change

A man wades through brown floodwaters. There is a building and trees in the background.

COP27 is over, but Loss and Damage is not

The United Nations Climate Change Conference “COP27” was held from November 6th until November 20th  in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, to assess progress in tackling the climate crisis. The conference concluded … Read more

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Inside COP27— Key Takeaways 

Over the last two weeks, world leaders, negotiators, and thousands of other participants converged in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt for COP27, the 27th meeting of Parties to the United Nations Framework … Read more

Education Newsletter Fall 2022

Hello, from the National Wildlife Federation’s Education Team In this issue, you’ll read about an inspirational mural in Texas, environmental justice and youth leadership in New York, and a nationwide … Read more

Aerial photo outside of Xingu Indigenous Park in the Amazon.

Brazil’s Newly Elected President Prioritizes Protecting the Amazon

“We will resume monitoring and surveillance of the Amazon, and combat any and all illegal activity – whether it is mining, logging or improper agricultural occupation” – Luiz Inacio Lula … Read more

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Alternative Energy Can’t Move Forward Without These Critical Minerals

The most recent Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report stated that the world is set to reach the 1.5 degrees Celsius increase in the next two decades. Therefore, we must … Read more

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Teachers Explore Climate Resilience Education at RiSC Summer Professional Learning Institute

Resilience has become a buzzword, but what does the term really mean, especially in relation to the climate crisis, and how can it be discussed in the classroom? This was … Read more

Why Cleaning Up Our Degraded Lands—All 4 Million of Them—Is a Climate Solution

What if I told you we have an opportunity to help fight climate change sitting right under our noses? Depending on where you live, you’ve probably driven past a deserted … Read more

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Congress’s Major Achievement for Climate and Wildlife

After decades of trying, and weeks and months of squabbling and setbacks, Congress is poised to pass the largest effort ever to reduce climate-polluting emissions, reduce carbon dioxide in the … Read more

Education Newsletter Summer 2022

Hello, from the National Wildlife Federation’s Education Team As we start to think about heading back to school, we’re excited to share stories about two programs that have kept us … Read more

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RiSC Students: Climate Resilience Ambassadors in Coney Island

Over the past decade, the need to protect our nation’s coastlines from sea level rise, erosion, and coastal storms has become one of the most critical and immediate challenges we … Read more