Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Stockholm+49: Make 2022 a Game Changer

It has been nearly fifty years since the historic UN Conference on the Environment in Stockholm. The 1972 conference was the first of its kind to prioritize environmental issues and represented a turning point in the development of international environmental politics. Since...

Nobel Prize: Why Climate Modellers Deserved the Physics Award – They’ve Been Proved Right Again and Again

Written by: Dr. Pushp Raj Tiwari This year’s Nobel prize in physics has been split between Syukuro Manabe, Klaus Hasselmann and Giorgio Parisi. While Parisi is a theoretical physicist, the other two are climate modellers...

Hollywood Climate Summit: Entertainment Industry Joins Together to Address the Climate Crisis

The entertainment industry is coming together to address the climate emergency. The Hollywood Climate Summit has officially kicked off its four-day interactive conference.  Presented by Netflix and NYU Los Angeles and produced by YEA! Impact, the summit aims to...

Circularity and The Race to Zero: How a Circular Economy Could Help Combat the Climate Crisis

The countdown is on for the Exponential Climate Action Summit: Circularity and The Race to Zero, a global broadcast focused on the challenges, opportunities, and solutions regarding circularity and resource efficiency. The broadcast premieres on September 23rd at 8 am EST. 

Indigenous Groups Accuse Brazil’s Bolsonaro of Genocide, Call on the ICC to Investigate

Written by: Kimberly White Indigenous groups in Brazil are calling on the International Criminal Court (ICC) to investigate President Jair Bolsonaro for genocide and ecocide.  The Articulation of Indigenous Peoples from Brazil (APIB) filed a statement...

Helena Lindemark: Climate Change- We’re In This Together and We Need To Solve It Together

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lEBn_X6E5DE Interview TranscriptTranscribed by Otter AI Kimberly WhiteHello and welcome to Common Home Conversations. Today we're joined by Helena Lindemark, Founder of the 2022...

Ingmar Rentzhog- Together We Are the Solution: How Social Media Can Help Us Solve the Climate Crisis

https://youtu.be/O6qBlTQBwxw Interview TranscriptTranscribed by Otter AI Kimberly WhiteHello and welcome to The Planetary Podcast. Today we are joined by Ingmar Rentzhog, Founder of We Don't Have Time. Thank you...

Will a Native-led Initiative Spur an Agricultural Revolution in Rural Alaska?

Written by: Max Graham When Eva Dawn Burk first saw Calypso Farm and Ecology Center in 2019, she felt enchanted. Calypso is an educational farm tucked away in a boreal forest in Ester, Alaska, near Fairbanks. To Burk, it...

Climate Is More Than A Concern, It Is A Common Heritage

Written by: Kimberly White  Climate change is no longer just a threat to future generations or some far away place. It is happening now, and it affects all of us, no matter where we live.  Climate...

Scientists Understood Physics of Climate Change in the 1800s – Thanks to a Woman Named Eunice Foote

Written by: Sylvia G. Dee Long before the current political divide over climate change, and even before the U.S. Civil War (1861-1865), an American scientist named Eunice Foote documented the underlying cause of today’s...

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Nature Doesn’t Recognise Borders but Countries Can Collaborate to Save Species. The Escazú Agreement...

Written by: Rebecca K. Runting, Leslie Roberson, and Sofía López-Cubillos Nature rarely recognises national...

UN Recognizes the Right to a Healthy Environment in Historic Vote

Written by: Kimberly White  The United Nations has recognized the right to a healthy environment for the first time. 

Angola Joins Global Call to Strengthen International Environmental Law to Tackle Wildlife Crime

Written by: Kimberly White The Government of Angola has joined a global call to strengthen international environmental law to...