climate change

Climate Equity Collaborative’s Inaugural Youth Advisory Council

The Climate Equity Collaborative™ (CEC) is a public-private partnership that engages nontraditional partners, with an emphasis on youth and underserved communities, in climate innovation and climate action. CEC engages at … Read more

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For Clean Water and Flood Protection, We Need to Protect Wetlands and Streams

In November, the Fifth National Climate Assessment was issued and it has more troubling news for our nation’s waters. The Assessment concludes that “[c]limate change will continue to cause profound … Read more

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Momentum is growing for restoring freshwater ecosystems

Freshwater ecosystems provide clean drinking water, reduce the impacts of floods and fires, and are essential habitat for fish and wildlife. Despite these benefits, rivers and wetlands are often undervalued … Read more

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Enhancing Community Resilience in the Face of Climate Change

Natural climate solutions are often championed for their ability to either pull carbon from the atmosphere through photosynthesis or to prevent emissions related to ecosystem disturbances. But natural climate solutions … Read more

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The Benefits of Investing in Natural Climate Solutions

Conservation, restoration, and improved stewardship of forests, wetlands, oceans, and farmlands around the world can provide up to a third of the emissions reductions we need to prevent the worst … Read more

A group of people stand on a stage in front of an audience. A large screen behind those onstage reads, "UNITED FOR NATURE".

Harnessing the Power of Nature at COP28

Delegates from around the world gathered in Dubai this month for the United Nations climate change negotiations, called COP28. They had plenty to discuss: from assessing progress toward the world’s … Read more

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New Climate Education Bill for New York

In November 2023, scientists in Europe reported that Earth’s global average temperature was briefly two degrees Celsius hotter than pre-industrial levels. NOAA and NASA— U.S. federal agencies—both confirmed that 2023 … Read more

Top Issues to Watch at COP28

What is the COP? Since 1995, world leaders, negotiators, and thousands of other participants have converged for the COP, the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention … Read more

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The Urgency of Effective Interregional Transmission Planning

The role of electricity transmission is crucial to our everyday lives. As we face the reality of climate change, ensuring that our power grid is efficient, effective, and resilient is … Read more

The Hype Around Hydrogen

Offshore wind might be the next big thing to energize the hydrogen market, but ensuring hydrogen production and use is truly clean will require work from industry, government, and advocates. … Read more