Wednesday, December 1, 2021
Written by: YCC Team Along the Georgia-Florida border, the vast Okefenokee Swamp is home to alligators, tortoises, otters, and hundreds of fish and bird species. “There’s rare species there that depend...
Written by: Duncan Cameron In 1937, Franklin Roosevelt, then president of the US, wrote to state governors in the wake of the “dust bowl” catastrophe, where drought across the Southern...
Written by: Maia Wikler It’s nearly 2 in the morning and the sun is just beginning to set as Ben Stevens navigates the braided channels of the Yukon River toward his fish camp. Stevens...
Written by: Sally Thompson, Débora Corrêa, John Duncan, and Octavia Crompton Forests directly cool the planet, like natural evaporative air conditioners. So what happens when you cut them down?
Written by: Kimberly White Governments from around the globe have joined together to kickstart the end of oil and gas. A landmark alliance of national and subnational governments have committed to phasing out the...
Written by: Cara Korte World leaders turned their focus to gender Tuesday at the U.N. global climate summit in Glasgow, Scotland. Globally, women are more vulnerable to the effects of climate change than men, as they make up...
Written by: Sophia Simmons As world leaders meet at the Conference of the Parties 26 (COP26) in Glasgow, how are young people addressing the many facets and immensity of this global crisis, and what...
Written by: Brian Roewe Addressing the U.N. climate summit with his pen rather than in person, Pope Francis called on world leaders assembled here to demonstrate "political will" and stop deferring the action required...
Written by: Kimberly White More than 100 nations have pledged to end deforestation by 2030 in a landmark agreement.  During COP26, leaders from around the globe signed the Glasgow Leaders’ Declaration...
Written by: Richard Hodgkins COP26, which is taking place in Glasgow, is the latest in a series of meetings through which the world’s governments attempt to deal with climate...

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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...