Wednesday, August 12, 2020
Written by: Sarah Kennedy While governor of Iowa, Chet Culver pushed his state to become a leader in wind power. Now, a decade later, Iowa ranks third in the nation for wind energy production....
Written by: Stephanie Manuzak On hot days in New York City, residents swelter when they’re outside and in their homes. The heat is not just uncomfortable. It can be fatal. “Extreme...
Written by: Kimberly White   Canada has joined a global call for ocean protection. The Government of Canada has announced that it has joined the Global Ocean Alliance, calling for 30 percent of the...
Written by: Kimberly White  New Jersey schools will now be required to teach students about climate change.  The New Jersey State Board of Education has adopted new guidelines to incorporate climate...
Written by: Jan Ellen Spiegel This year, Colorado College met a goal it set in 2009 to become carbon neutral. It’s one of a small group of U.S. colleges to reach that milestone.
Written by: Kimberly White  The City of Houston has committed to 100 percent renewable energy. Mayor Sylvester Turner announced that the city has teamed up with NRG Energy to power all municipal operations with...
Written by: Kimberly White This story was originally published on May 11, 2019 and has been updated and republished in honor of Wildfire Awareness Month. The Smokey Bear wildfire prevention campaign...
Written by: Kimberly White Morgan Stanley will no longer fund oil and gas exploration and development in the Arctic, including the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.  Morgan Stanley is the fifth largest...
Written by: Kimberly White Project Green Schools has officially launched the Race for the Planet: Virtual Home Edition. The program aims to inspire students, schools, and communities to catalyze positive environmental change. 
Written by: Kimberly White Climate Week NYC will take place as scheduled in September.  The Climate Group announced that despite COVID-19, Climate Week NYC will still take place as planned. However,...

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How Carbon-Smart Farming Can Feed Us and Fight Climate Change at the Same Time

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Report: Existing Solutions Could Prevent Catastrophic Climate Change

Written by: Sarah Kennedy It’s possible to avoid catastrophic climate change by ramping up solutions that already exist today.