Monday, June 1, 2020
Written by: Kimberly White Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has announced that he is committing $10 billion to help tackle the climate crisis through the launch of the Bezos Earth Fund.  “Climate...
Written by: Kieran Cooke The energy that has powered a continent for several hundred years, driving its industry, fighting its wars and keeping its people warm, is on the way out, fast: Europe’s coal...
https://youtu.be/pDImA1c_-PY Agriculture is part of the problem – and part of the solution. The agricultural sector is a huge emitter of greenhouse gases but also has the potential to sequester billions of...
Courtesy of Yale Climate Connections Written by: Samantha Harrington and Sarah Kennedy People worried about global warming often want their leaders to enact ambitious climate policies. A recent study suggests that electing female...
Written by: Mark Hertsgaard and Kyle Pope Some good news, for a change, about climate change: When hundreds of newsrooms focus their attention on the climate crisis, all at the same time, the...
Written by: Oliver Wilson For hundreds of thousands of years, the distinctive candelabra shapes of Araucaria trees (Araucaria angustifolia) have defined landscapes at the southern edge of Brazil’s Atlantic...
Written by: Jim Daley Fires raging across the Amazon in recent weeks have gripped the world’s attention and renewed concerns over deforestation in this iconic ecosystem. The widespread use of fire to deliberately clear...
Written by: Kimberly White During the United Nations climate change conference COP24, the Scottish Government announced their intention to join the Powering Past Coal Alliance. The Powering Past Coal Alliance is a global...
Written by: Rebecca Willis If targets were enough to beat the climate crisis, we would have cause for celebration. The UK, Norway, Sweden and France have written a target...
Written by: Meron Teferi Taye and Ellen Dyer In July Ethiopians planted 350 million trees in a single day. This was part of the country’s national green legacy initiative to counter environmental degradation...

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GLF Bonn: Food Systems in Focus at a Time of Crisis

Courtesy of Forests News Written by: Julie Mollins Efforts to combat global hunger and malnutrition are increasing...

Leonardo DiCaprio Helps Raise $2 Million to Support Mountain Gorilla Conservation

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