Friday, January 21, 2022

Alaska Native Villages Band Together to Keep the Yukon River’s Wild Salmon Afloat

Written by: Maia Wikler It’s nearly 2 in the morning and the sun is just beginning to set as Ben Stevens navigates the braided channels of the Yukon River toward his fish camp. Stevens is a traditional fisherman —...

How to Address the Climate Crisis? 5 Young People Share their Solutions

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...

Pope Francis: World Leaders Must Show Political Will, Not Defer Action on Climate Change

Written by: Brian Roewe Addressing the U.N. climate summit with his pen rather than in person, Pope Francis called on world leaders assembled here to demonstrate "political will" and stop deferring the action required to avert the worst catastrophes...

An Inside Look at the World’s Most Crucial Climate Conference

The world’s most important climate conference has officially begun. World leaders, NGOs, corporations, and activists are gathering in Glasgow to discuss the impacts of the climate emergency and how we can best tackle humanity’s greatest challenge.  We Don’t Have...

Julian Cribb- Earth Detox: Charting the Path Toward a Safer, Cleaner World

https://www.youtube.com/embed/BRRk_kWl2Z8 Interview TranscriptTranscribed by Otter AI Kimberly WhiteHello and welcome to The Planetary Podcast. Today we are joined by Julian Cribb, author, science communicator, and Co-Founder of the Council...

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...

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Egyptian Minister of Foreign Affairs Tapped to Lead COP27 Climate Talks

Written by: Kimberly White  The Egyptian government has chosen Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry to lead this year's...

Nature Conservancy Tool Helps Identify Ideal Solar Farm Sites in Georgia

Written by: YCC Team The bright Southern sun makes Georgia an appealing place to build solar farms....

Modern Governments All Need a Ministry of the Oceans – Here’s Why

Written by: Chris Armstrong The ocean is becoming ever more central to our economies....