Wednesday, October 20, 2021
Written by: Kimberly White Often referred to as “the last frontier,” Alaska has become one of the first frontiers of climate change impacts. Melting sea ice and permafrost are changing the landscape. The...
Written by: Kimberly White  McDonald's and Beyond Meat have teamed up to bring a new plant-based burger to North America. Announced in September, McDonald's is conducting a 12-week test of their new plant-based burger...
Written by: Kimberly White The state of Hawaii has made history as the first U.S. state to declare a climate emergency. The state Legislature has passed Senate Resolution SCR44, which declares that the climate...
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: Kimberly White The Smokey Bear wildfire prevention campaign was launched 75 years ago in 1944 and is the longest-running public service campaign in U.S. history. Smokey Bear has been protecting the forest...
Written by: Kimberly White Canada is stepping up its investments in nature-based solutions to combat climate change.  In its Fall Economic Statement, the Government of Canada announced its commitment of nearly...
Written by: Kimberly White The Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) has set out on an ambitious new project to tackle the climate crisis. EDF has teamed up with Ball Aerospace to design and build MethaneSAT,...
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   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 Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf has announced his plans to join the U.S. Climate Alliance. The U.S. Climate Alliance was formed in 2017 in response to the announcement...

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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...

What is ‘Eco-Anxiety’ and How Can We Ease Young People’s Fears for the Planet?

Written by: Kate Whiting Images of wildfires scorching trees, hurricanes flattening houses and flash floods upturning cars are the...