Wednesday, April 21, 2021
Written by: Kimberly White One of the leading architects of the Paris Climate Agreement is returning to government to combat climate change. U.S. President-elect Joe Biden has named former Secretary of State John Kerry...
Written by: Hyejune Park and Cosette Marie Joyner Armstrong A massive force is reshaping the fashion industry: secondhand clothing. According to a new report, the U.S. secondhand clothing market...
Written by: Kimberly White The United States began the one-year process to leave the Paris Agreement last year and officially withdrew on November 4th. The historic agreement brought together 197 nations to combat the...
Written by: Robert J. Orth, Jonathan Lefcheck, and Karen McGlathery A century ago Virginia’s coastal lagoons were a natural paradise. Fishing boats bobbed on the waves as geese flocked...
Written by: Kimberly White  Organizations across the U.S. have joined together in support of nature-based solutions. The World Economic Forum and American Forests have launched the U.S. chapter of 1t.org, an initiative to “conserve,...
Written by: Kimberly White  Companies, government agencies, and NGOs across the United States have come together in a new initiative to combat plastic pollution- the U.S.Plastics Pact.   Led by The Recycling...
Written by: Sean Fleming You probably can’t outrun a forest fire. They can travel at speeds of up to 22 kilometres per hour and are dangerously unpredictable. The fires currently tearing through parts...
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...

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