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Written by: Kimberly White It has been nearly three months since the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released their jarring findings in the IPCC Fifth Assessment Report. We have twelve years to limit the impacts...
Written by: Kimberly White Often referred to as “the last frontier,” Alaska has become one of the first frontiers of climate change impacts. Melting sea ice and permafrost are changing the landscape. The...
Written by: Kimberly White When one thinks of solutions to climate change, immediate thoughts may be expanding renewable energy use, reducing deforestation, or opting for EVs vs. traditional vehicles. However, there is another powerful key in the...
Written by: Kimberly White In 2010, Norway and Indonesia joined together for a climate and forest partnership to support Indonesia’s efforts to reduce emissions caused by deforestation. Norway pledged to support Indonesia...
Written by: Kimberly White  Restoring one of the world's rarest habitats could prevent the release of 394 million tonnes of carbon dioxide.  Peatlands are a type of wetland created when decaying...
Written by: Kimberly White  Mayors from around the globe are committing to reduce meat consumption in their cities. Mayors from 14 cities signed the C40 Good Food Cities Declaration at the C40 World Mayors...
Written by: Kimberly White  Ethiopia planted a record-breaking 353,633,660 trees in 12 hours on July 29th. Initially setting out to plant 200 million trees, the nation exceeded the goal by more than 153 million. 
Written by: Kimberly White  The UK government is phasing out petrol, diesel, and hybrid cars by 2035. The sale of new petrol and diesel cars and vans will be banned as of 2035. After...
Written by: Kimberly White  Pittsburgh has become the second U.S. city to adopt the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Mayor William Peduto announced the City’s commitment to formally adopt the goals on October...
Written by: Kimberly White  Endurance athlete Michael Haddad has set out to highlight the devastating impacts of climate change in the Arctic. Haddad is attempting to walk 100 kilometers across the North Pole. 

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