Wednesday, December 1, 2021

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...

Pope Francis: World Leaders Must Show Political Will, Not Defer Action on Climate Change

Written by: Brian Roewe Addressing the U.N. climate summit with his pen rather than in person, Pope Francis called...

More Than 100 Nations Pledge to Halt Deforestation by 2030

Written by: Kimberly White More than 100 nations have pledged to end deforestation by 2030 in a landmark agreement. 

COP26: A Four-minute Guide by a Climate Scientist

Written by: Richard Hodgkins COP26, which is taking place in Glasgow, is the latest...

UN Secretary-General: Humanity’s Addiction to Fossil Fuels is Killing Us

Written by: Kimberly White As COP26 revs up, UN Secretary-General António Guterres had a strong message for world leaders:...

An Inside Look at the World’s Most Crucial Climate Conference

The world’s most important climate conference has officially begun. World leaders, NGOs, corporations, and activists are gathering in Glasgow to discuss the...

Glasgow Showdown: Pacific Islands Demand Global Leaders Bring Action, Not Excuses, to UN Summit

Written by: Wesley Morgan The Pacific Islands are at the frontline of climate change....

Dinosaur Calls on World Leaders to Stop Making Excuses, End Fossil Fuel Subsidies

Written by: Kimberly White  The UN General Assembly Hall in New York has been taken over by a dinosaur...

Rewilding: Cheetahs Will Return to Maputo Special Reserve After 60 Years

Written by: Kimberly White Cheetahs are set to return to Mozambique’s Maputo Special Reserve for the first time in...

Plastics To Surpass Coal in U.S. Carbon Emissions by 2030

Written by: Elizabeth Claire Alberts Plastics will outpace coal plants in the U.S. by 2030 in terms of their...

$11 Million Per Minute in Fossil Subsidies ‘Add Fuel to the Fire’, IMF Study...

Written by: The Energy Mix The coal, oil, and gas industries received US$5.9 trillion in worldwide subsidies in 2020—a...

Nature Doesn’t Recognise Borders but Countries Can Collaborate to Save Species. The Escazú Agreement...

Written by: Rebecca K. Runting, Leslie Roberson, and Sofía López-Cubillos Nature rarely recognises national...

UN Recognizes the Right to a Healthy Environment in Historic Vote

Written by: Kimberly White  The United Nations has recognized the right to a healthy environment for the first time. 

Angola Joins Global Call to Strengthen International Environmental Law to Tackle Wildlife Crime

Written by: Kimberly White The Government of Angola has joined a global call to strengthen international environmental law to...

What is ‘Eco-Anxiety’ and How Can We Ease Young People’s Fears for the Planet?

Written by: Kate Whiting Images of wildfires scorching trees, hurricanes flattening houses and flash floods upturning cars are the...

Julian Cribb- Earth Detox: Charting the Path Toward a Safer, Cleaner World

https://www.youtube.com/embed/BRRk_kWl2Z8 Interview TranscriptTranscribed by Otter AI Kimberly WhiteHello and...

Stockholm+49: Make 2022 a Game Changer

It has been nearly fifty years since the historic UN Conference on the Environment in Stockholm. The 1972 conference was the first...

Global Coal Plant Projects Down 76% Since 2015

Written by: The Energy Mix The global pipeline of new coal plant projects has shrunk 76 percent since 2015,...

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