Friday, January 21, 2022

Egyptian Minister of Foreign Affairs Tapped to Lead COP27 Climate Talks

Written by: Kimberly White  The Egyptian government has chosen Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry to lead this year's...

Nature Conservancy Tool Helps Identify Ideal Solar Farm Sites in Georgia

Written by: YCC Team The bright Southern sun makes Georgia an appealing place to build solar farms....

Modern Governments All Need a Ministry of the Oceans – Here’s Why

Written by: Chris Armstrong The ocean is becoming ever more central to our economies....

Using the Tool of Law to Reclaim the Right to a Healthy Environment

Interview with Lionel Chami, Special Advisor at the Global Pact Coalition https://youtu.be/uTCu9qdXBYQ

Study: Shifting Conferences Online Could Result in Slashing Carbon Footprint and Energy Use by...

Written by: Elizabeth Claire Alberts The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted many aspects of everyday life, including the way we...

Chrysler Set to Become All-Electric by 2028

Written by: Kimberly White  Chrysler is moving away from gasoline-powered vehicles. The American automaker has announced plans to shift...

New Study Says Conservation and Food Production Must Be Considered in Tandem to Limit...

Written by: Sheryl Lee Tian Tong Confining conservation efforts to only 30 percent of Earth’s land may render a...

Rewilding Mozambique: Leopards Return to Zinave

Written by: Kimberly White  Leopards have been introduced into Zinave National Park in an effort to rewild the region....

The Space AI Keeping Tabs on COP26 Carbon Pledges

Written by: Douglas Broom At the COP26 climate conference last month, world leaders pledged to stop and reverse the loss...

We Are All in This Together: Veganuary Launches New PSA to Encourage Everyone to...

Written by: Kimberly White  A new PSA from Veganuary is calling for everyone to do their part to combat...

4 New Year’s Resolutions for a Healthier Environment in 2022

Written by: Viniece Jennings When many people think of New Year’s resolutions, they brainstorm...

Solar and Crop Production Research Shows ‘Multi-solving’ Climate Benefits

Written by: Martín Bonzi and Sarah Spengeman Stabilizing the climate demands a rapid transition to 100 percent carbon-free power,...

Tropical Forests Can Recover Surprisingly Quickly on Deforested Lands – and Letting Them Regrow...

Written by: Robin Chazdon, Bruno Hérault, Catarina Conte Jakovac, and Lourens Poorter Tropical forests...

5 Ways Drones are Saving Lives and the Planet

Written by: Johnny Wood The overhead buzzing of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) – aka drones – is an increasingly...

Why It’s Time to Make Ecocide a Crime: For the Sake of Its Victims

Written by: Rachel Killean In November, the world’s first global citizens’ assembly – made up of...

Rights of Nature: Ecuador’s Highest Court Bars Mining Activity in Los Cedros Protected Forest

Written by: Kimberly White  Ecuador has moved to bar mining activity in the Los Cedros Protected Forest in a...

56% of Oil and Gas Workers Want Renewables Jobs as Fossils’ Recruitment Woes Grow

Written by: Mitchell Beer Oil and gas workers around the world are getting set to vote with their...

Why Protecting the Okefenokee Swamp Matters for the Climate

Written by: YCC Team Along the Georgia-Florida border, the vast Okefenokee Swamp is home to alligators, tortoises, otters, and...

Why the Fate of Our Planet’s Environment Depends on the State of Its Soil

Written by: Duncan Cameron In 1937, Franklin Roosevelt, then president of the US, wrote...

4 Ways Pakistan is Tackling Plastic Waste and Pollution

Written by: Malik Amin Aslam Khan Plastic waste is a global crisis – one that’s growing more serious every...

Alaska Native Villages Band Together to Keep the Yukon River’s Wild Salmon Afloat

Written by: Maia Wikler It’s nearly 2 in the morning and the sun is just beginning to set as...

Deforestation Can Raise Local Temperatures By Up to 4.5℃ – and Heat Untouched Areas...

Written by: Sally Thompson, Débora Corrêa, John Duncan, and Octavia Crompton Forests directly cool...

Governments Launch Landmark Alliance to Phase Out Oil and Gas

Written by: Kimberly White Governments from around the globe have joined together to kickstart the end of oil and...

How Climate Change Threatens Pregnant Women and Their Fetuses

Written by: Cara Korte World leaders turned their focus to gender Tuesday at the U.N. global climate summit in...

How to Address the Climate Crisis? 5 Young People Share their Solutions

Written by: Sophia Simmons As world leaders meet at the Conference of the Parties 26 (COP26) in Glasgow, how...

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