climate change

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Enlisting farms, fields, and forests in the fight against climate change, part 2

Part 2: Biodiversity and ecosystem integrity concerns From forests to fields and from ranches to rooftop gardens, working lands can play a role in reducing greenhouse gas emissions. In Part … Read more

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Enlisting farms, fields, and forests in the fight against climate change, part 1

Part 1: Enhancing equity and environmental justice Working lands and the people who steward them are facing dire threats from climate change—but they’re also uniquely poised to take a leadership … Read more

Carbon Recycling: Reduce, Remove, Reuse

Recycling is not a new concept, in fact, it is one that most Americans are very familiar with. Aluminum cans are broken down and recreated into new products, while clothing … Read more

Mexican ballet Folklόrico dancers beneath a rainbow at the 2022 Columbia Heights Bilingual Monarch Festival. Credit: Mayor Amáda Márquez Simula

Celebrating a Milestone for Monarchs: 365 U.S. Cities Take the Mayors’ Monarch Pledge to Protect Our Pollinators!

The Mayors’ Monarch Pledge was introduced in 2015 to provide a framework to engage communities across the U.S., Canada, and Mexico to address monarch butterfly decline and the pollinator crisis. … Read more

Students at the Resilient Schools Consortium Community Open House bring messaging to Neptune Avenue in Coney Island. Credit: Alex Nawrocky

Climate Education Program in New York City Provides Hope

RiSC Community Open House: “Coney Island: Past, Present and Future” On June 6, 2023, student teams from eight New York City public schools came together in Coney Island’s Kaiser Park … Read more

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The 5 Pillars of Responsible & Just Clean Energy Transmission

Electricity allows our communities to function; clean electricity allows our communities to thrive. Shifting the electric grid to clean forms like wind and solar will require a massive buildout of … Read more

6 Claves Sobre la Eliminación de Dióxido de Carbono de la Atmósfera

El Grupo Intergubernamental de Expertos sobre el Cambio Climático de las Naciones Unidas, (IPCC), reitera en su Sexto Informe de Evaluación de marzo de 2023, que será necesario reducir las … Read more

Five Things to Know About Carbon Dioxide Removal

1. What is carbon dioxide removal and how does it work? How is it different from carbon capture? Carbon dioxide removal (CDR) is a strategy where carbon dioxide (CO2) is … Read more

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Three Ways Heat Waves are Impacting Americans More Than any Other Disaster

It’s no surprise that people across the US—and the world—are experiencing higher average temperatures year-round. The effects of this changing climate are all around us, from prolonged 20-year droughts to … Read more

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Our Offshore Energy Future Will Be Defined by This One Choice

Offshore wind development is well underway in the United States. The Biden Administration established a national target of generating 30 gigawatts (GW) of offshore wind by 2030—enough to power 22,500,000 … Read more