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How Children are Helping to Make Their Families More Eco-friendly – New Research

Written by: Shaheen Hosany, Hongwei He, and Sameer Hosany The UN climate change panel IPCC has warned that 2030 is our deadline for halving global carbon emissions to prevent climate catastrophe. Such a stark threat has seen a surge in youth climate activism across the planet. Millions of young people have...

Indigenous Farmers Bring Back Crops Adapted to Hot, Dry Conditions

Written by: YCC Team As the climate warms and the threat of water scarcity grows, a Native-governed nonprofit in Arizona is working to bring back Indigenous crops that are adapted to hot, dry conditions. The Ajo Center for Sustainable Agriculture trains Indigenous growers in traditional farming methods. And...

Our Common Future: The Pathway to Stockholm+50

Interview with Daniel Perell, Representative to the United Nations for the Baha'i International Community https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9SNtzdBtQNU Interview TranscriptTranscribed by Otter AI Kimberly WhiteHello, and welcome back to Common Home Conversations. Today we're joined by Daniel Perell, Representative to the United Nations for the Baha'i International Community. Thank you...

UN Human Rights Council Appoints First Special Rapporteur on Human Rights and Climate Change

Written by: Kimberly White The United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHCR) has appointed climate law and policy expert Dr. Ian Fry as the world's first Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights in the context of climate change.  The Geneva-based Human Rights Council...

Two Native Tribes are Helping Create an Electric Vehicle ‘Pipeline’

Written by: YCC Team Members of the Red Lake Nation in Minnesota and the Standing Rock Sioux tribe in North and South Dakota have long protested the construction of new oil pipelines in the region. And now they’re working together to create a pipeline of a different...

Indigenous Peoples Across the Globe are Uniquely Equipped to Deal with the Climate Crisis – So Why are We Being Left Out of These Conversations?

Written by: Janine Mohamed, Pat Anderson, and Veronica Matthews The urgency of tackling climate change is even greater for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and other First Nation peoples across the globe. First Nations people will be disproportionately affected and are already experiencing existential threats from...

International Women’s Month Spotlight: Kimberlee Centera

International Women’s Month Q&A series Please tell us a little about yourself and your work with TerraPro Solutions.  As one of the only female CEOs of a privately held utility-scale renewable energy consulting practice, I am considered a trailblazer. My expertise is risk management for the...

Pathway to Hope: The Stockholm+50 Declaration

Interview with Fergus Watt, Coordinator for the Coalition for the UN We Need https://youtu.be/HZLaBMc0DSE Interview TranscriptTranscribed by Otter AI Kimberly WhiteHello and welcome to Common Home Conversations. Today we're joined by Fergus Watt, Coordinator for the Coalition for the UN We Need. Thank you so much for...

International Women’s Month Spotlight: Glenda Monge Alvarado 

International Women’s Month Q&A series Please tell us a little about yourself and your work. I have always believed that regardless of the profession you have, 90 percent of the career you build depends on your convictions and aspirations as a human being, as well as...

Six Behavior Changes That Can Heal People and the Planet

Written by: Neha Pathak, MD Here’s a prescription for improving the health of U.S. residents – and at the same time, helping to protect the climate. It’s called lifestyle medicine. As a physician practicing in this growing field, I help my patients address common chronic conditions, like...
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Dr. Will Steffen Tribute

With great sadness, we share the news of the passing of our friend and colleague, Dr. Will Steffen. A leading thinker and steadfast advocate...

Scotland Bans Sport of Fox Hunting

Written by: Kimberly White  The sport of fox hunting has been relegated to the past in Scotland. The Scottish Government has recently passed legislation limiting...

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