Wednesday, December 1, 2021

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...

Why Are Women More Vulnerable to Flooding in India?

Written by: Deepa Padmanaban In India, floods are the most frequently occurring natural hazard, accounting for 47 percent of all natural disasters and claiming 1,700 lives per year on average. Although studies have shown women to be more vulnerable to natural disasters, so far there...

Snorkeling Grandmothers Uncover Large Venomous Sea Snake Population in New Caledonia

Written by: Shreya Dasgupta A group of seven women in their 60s and 70s, who call themselves “the fantastic grandmothers,” have helped uncover a surprisingly large population of venomous sea snakes in the waters surrounding Nouméa, the capital of...

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...

Podcast: Kimberlee Centera, President and CEO of TerraPro Solutions

https://youtu.be/KvDYYVoloxk Today's episode of The Planetary Podcast features Kimberlee Centera, President and CEO of TerraPro Solutions, a risk mitigation consultancy for the development and financing of large-scale...

Podcast: Princess Esméralda of Belgium, journalist, documentary‐maker, environmental activist, and President of the King Leopold III Fund for Nature Exploration and Conservation

https://youtu.be/rjzJ2-rFHi8 Interview TranscriptTranscribed by Otter AI Kimberly WhiteHello and welcome to Common Home Conversations. Today we are joined by Princess Esméralda of Belgium, journalist,...

Former US Vice President Al Gore Honors Florida Climate Activist

Written by: Kimberly White More than 2,000 activists gathered in Atlanta last week to be trained as Climate Reality Leaders by former US Vice President Al Gore, world-class scientists, climate communicators, and grassroots organizers. Bringing...

The Nature Conservancy Launches #WinForEarth

Written by: Kimberly White The Nature Conservancy (TNC) has launched an environmental contest in honor of Earth Month. The Win for Earth contest aims to celebrate the everyday actions people can take to help the earth and lead...

Canadian Climate Scientist Named UN Champion of the Earth

Written by: Kimberly White  The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has named one of this year's winners of the UN's highest environmental honor, the Champions of the Earth award. UNEP has recognized Dr. Katharine Hayhoe in the science and...

Chasing the Sun: Alaska to Argentina

Two Australian adventurers are chasing the sun from Alaska to Argentina entirely on renewable energy. Together, Joel Gregory Hayes and Keegan Taccori have begun their journey titled ‘Route Del Sol’ in a 100% electric camper van.

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Written by: YCC Team Along the Georgia-Florida border, the vast Okefenokee Swamp is home to alligators, tortoises, otters, and...

Why the Fate of Our Planet’s Environment Depends on the State of Its Soil

Written by: Duncan Cameron In 1937, Franklin Roosevelt, then president of the US, wrote...

4 Ways Pakistan is Tackling Plastic Waste and Pollution

Written by: Malik Amin Aslam Khan Plastic waste is a global crisis – one that’s growing more serious every...