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Written by: Stephanie Manuzak On hot days in New York City, residents swelter when they’re outside and in their homes. The heat is not just uncomfortable. It can be fatal. “Extreme heat is actually the deadliest extreme weather event we face...
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 is in rapid decline. Coal is far...
Written by: Kimberly White  The government of Vanuatu has launched an international campaign to seek an advisory opinion on the issue of climate change and human rights from the world's highest court, the International Court of Justice (ICJ).  The Pacific island...
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 does the world need young people...
Courtesy of Landscape News Written by: Natasha Vizcarra An international panel of 200 scientists has called for a halt to deforestation in the Amazon rainforest, saying the biome plays a critical role in global water cycles and regulating climate variability and therefore must...
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 a majority of the world's poor...
Written by: Ian Boyd Around 20% of the UK’s farms account for 80% of the country’s total food production, and they do this on about half of all the farmed land there is. At least 80% of farms in the...
https://youtu.be/YOSq9PtejUA Interview TranscriptTranscribed by Otter AI Kimberly WhiteHello and welcome to Common Home Conversations. Today we're joined by Jojo Mehta, Co-Founder and Executive Director of Stop Ecocide International. Thank you so much for joining us today, Jojo! Jojo MehtaIt's a pleasure. Lovely...
Written by: Kimberly White The U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance (USFRA) has released a new film showcasing the urgency needed to fight the climate crisis. Released on the heels of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's (IPCC) release of the...
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 Plains led to catastrophic famine and dust storms. “The nation that destroys...
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