Climate Change

Climate Change And Deforestation Mean Earth’s Trees Are Younger And Shorter

Photo by Circe Denyer from PublicDomainPictures.net, via Creative Commons (CC0) Article by Nathan Rott, NPR The forests of today will not be the forests of tomorrow. Rising temperatures, deforestation, development and climate-induced disasters are transforming the very makeup of Earth's forests, new research published in the journal Science finds. Older,...

As people stay home, Earth turns wilder and cleaner

Photo from https://pxhere.com/en/photo/604358, via Creative Commons (CC0) Article by Seth Borenstein, Associated Press (via Yahoo! News) An unplanned grand experiment is changing Earth. As people across the globe stay home to stop the spread of the new coronavirus, the air has cleaned up, albeit temporarily. Smog stopped choking New...

Consensus forming for ambitious climate goal: Net zero pollution

Photo Credit: Public Domain Image Article by Derek Walker, The Hill The first step in achieving a goal is setting a target. For the challenge of climate change, congressional leaders are increasingly finding consensus around a mark of zero — that is, net-zero climate pollution. Zero does...

Greta Thunberg nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

Photo via Wikimedia (CC BY-SA 4.0) Article by Aris Folley via The Hill Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize for a second year in a row. According to The Associated Press, two lawmakers from Sweden, Jens Holm and Hakan Svenneling,...

Thunberg, Cameroon peace activist receive children’s award

Image by Mike Corder (AP Photo) Article by Mike Corder, via Associated Press Greta Thunberg, a young activist who has gone from staging school strikes to scolding world leaders about their climate change inaction, was awarded the prestigious International Children’s Peace Prize on Wednesday, along with Cameroon peace...

New UN Coalition To Bolster Global Infrastructure In The Face Of Climate Change

Image by Associated Press. Article by Christian Kreznar, via Forbes. As part of the United Nations’ Climate Action Summit last week, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the creation of a coalition to bolster the world’s infrastructure. In the face of increasingly severe weather patterns resulting...