Monday, October 18, 2021
Written by: Marion Hourdequin Even if you’ve never heard of Greta Thunberg, the 16-year-old Swedish environmentalist who crossed the Atlantic on a sailboat to attend a Sept. 23 United Nations summit on...
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: Kimberly White  The United Kingdom is set to host the 2020 UN Climate Change Conference. The UK won over international partners and will host the 26th Conference of the Parties (COP26) in...
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...
Written by: Sergio Henriques Is climate change making spiders more aggressive? A recent scientific study suggests so, as the researchers link aggressiveness to tropical cyclones, events that are expected to become...
Written by: Kimberly White  The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom has pledged to double the UK’s contribution to the Green Climate Fund (GCF), amounting to £1.44 billion. The original pledge of £720 million...
Written by: James Dunk Last week, one of the world’s leading medical journals declared the medical community must act now to limit the health effects of climate change.
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...
Written by: Kimberly White The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released a summary of the Special Report on Climate Change and Land (SRCCL) on August 8th. The summary is a result of a...
Courtesy of Yale Climate Connections Written by: Kristen Pope Think of the world’s deadliest animal, and what comes foremost to mind? (For purposes of discussion and fear of losing readers, let’s...

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