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Climate Change This Week: Cool Landscapes, Hot Futures, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 02.10.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

The Bear Cub Club meets in the Tongass National Forest, which, with the Great Bear Rainforest is part of the Pacific temperate rainforest, the largest such ecosystem in existence.

Climate Change This Week: The New Coal, Hot Water, Clean Energy Justice, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 02.04.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. When we harm forests, we harm ourselves. Unique Giraffe Beetle, another bi...

Climate Change This Week: Solar Job Boom, US Blizzard Gloom, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 01.27.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Save and regrow tropical forests -- says an expert, as nations continue to curb carbon emissions.

Climate, Community, Collaboration, Connection: Why Measuring Environmental Performance Matters

Kim Samuel | Posted 01.25.2016 | Green
Kim Samuel

As we think through the challenges, commonality emerges in the solutions that we must work together to build.

Climate Change This Week: Future Major Power Disruption, Clean Energy Pays, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 01.20.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Deforestation is one of the fastest ways that environments are changing dramatically, while climate change is creating vast fast changes on a global scale.

President Obama's Final Climate Test: Keep It in the Ground

Jamie Henn | Posted 01.12.2016 | Green
Jamie Henn

Now, as the President gives his final State of the Union and prepares for his last year in office, the question remains: which path will he take? Will he continue to act in the way he did on Keystone XL, standing up to Big Oil and turning down projects that endanger the climate and our communities? Or will the President backslide to the Obama we saw in Cushing and continue to promote fossil fuel development, leaving a legacy full of contradictions and half-measures?

Climate Change This Week: Climate Chaos, an Energy Revolution, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 01.11.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

One more reason to save forests: The David Bowie Hunter, a spider newly discovered in the Malaysian highlands in 2015. Forests house fascinating forms of life.

Benchley Ocean Award Winners Bring Hope to Troubled Seas

David Helvarg | Posted 01.11.2016 | Green
David Helvarg

What does the president of a Pacific Island nation, a New York Times reporter, a French sailing expedition and the mayor of a small San Diego border town have in common? They are among the eight winners of the 2016 Peter Benchley Ocean Awards.

5 Food Year's Resolutions for 2016

Alessandro Demaio | Posted 01.11.2016 | Healthy Living
Alessandro Demaio

As 2015 closes, it is easy to feel daunted by the future -- even overwhelmed. In a year that saw the world pass the historic 400PPM of atmospheric car...

NOAA Says 2015 Was Second Hottest Year On Record In U.S.

Reuters | Mehreen Kasana | Posted 01.08.2016 | Science

WASHINGTON, Jan 7 (Reuters) - Last year was the second hottest on record in the contiguous United States, and included 10 major weather and climate e...

The Real Climate Change Hoax

John Sanbonmatsu | Posted 01.07.2016 | Politics
John Sanbonmatsu

Such radical gyrations in the climate are already causing unseen suffering and hardship for countless of the earth's inhabitants. Millions of people have been displaced from their homes or lost their livelihoods as a result of one degree of warming.

Climate Change This Week: Record Hot Christmas, Cozy Cohousing, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 01.06.2016 | Green
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Mary Ellen Harte

US Cohousing: A Growing Model For Sustainable Communities are villages that engage in more resource-sharing, efficient use of space, and affordability, and ultimately smart clean renewable energy use.

Know Where Your Bridge Is Going Before You Build It

Rachel Smolker | Posted 01.05.2016 | Green
Rachel Smolker

For years we have been told that corn ethanol was a "bridge" to more advanced biofuels that would be better for the environment. Similarly, we were sold the bill of goods claiming that natural gas would provide a "bridge" to a clean renewable energy future.

2016: The Year to Take Action

David Saddington | Posted 01.05.2016 | Green
David Saddington

By November it is expected that most countries will have signed up to ratify the Paris agreement and will be well underway implementing their national mitigation and adaptation plans.

We Need More Millennials to Take Action on Climate Change

Clara Nevins | Posted 01.05.2016 | Green
Clara Nevins

Paris was abuzz. At the Chamber of Commerce, 200 adults in business suits, wearied by two hours of oil companies' execu-speak, slammed coffee at the 11 a.m. break. There I was, a 5-foot-3 15 year old in a ponytail in a room full of blue suits and gray hair. I felt so out of place.

Three Cheers as We Enter 2016

Dr. Andrew Steer | Posted 01.04.2016 | Green
Dr. Andrew Steer

We are still a long way from achieving the virtuous cycle envisaged by the Paris Agreement. We are not yet on the right track, and we remain in a race against time. So while we have much to cheer as we enter 2016, now the hard work begins.

5 Reasons Why 2016 Will Accelerate Environmental Progress

Fred Krupp | Posted 01.04.2016 | Green
Fred Krupp

With the Paris framework in place, momentum for bottom-up, decentralized market-based policies will only increase -- and at the core of such systems are transparency and integrity.

Learning From a Winter of Extremes

Celine Herweijer | Posted 01.04.2016 | Green
Celine Herweijer

Forecasters expect 2016 to be the warmest year ever recorded. Models suggest this is primarily because of the long term warming trend caused by man-made climate change. But around 25 percent of the warming expected for 2016 is explained by the strong El Niño, which exacerbates the warming impact of climate change.

Climate Change This Week: Groundwater Feeds Sea Rise, Community Solar Rises, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 12.28.2015 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Every day is Earth Day, folks. Making the U.S. a global clean energy leader will ensure a heck of a lot more jobs, and a clean, safe future.

The Biggest Moments in Youth Activism at the UN Climate Negotiations

Aly Johnson-Kurts | Posted 12.23.2015 | Politics
Aly Johnson-Kurts

The biggest moments in youth activism at the United Nations climate negotiations (COP21) were focused on limiting global temperature rise, supporting the efforts of the most vulnerable populations, and bringing domestic issues to the international arena.

Climate Change This Week: Humanity Is Drying Out, China Goes Cleaner, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 12.23.2015 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Forests: the cheapest way to store carbon When Forests Go, So Do These: An Af...

The Heart of the Paris Climate Conference (U2 Inspired)

Amanda Hanley | Posted 12.21.2015 | Green
Amanda Hanley

I've been impatiently waiting for the world to come together and combat climate change since the '90s. Knowing the Paris talks would be different th...

An American in Paris

KC Golden | Posted 12.21.2015 | Green
KC Golden

"[Climate science deniers are] so out of touch with science that they believe rising sea levels don't matter, because in their view, the extra water w...

Obama: The GOP Is The Only Major Party In The World Denying Global Warming

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 12.18.2015 | Politics

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A Letter to My Three-Year-Old Daughter About the Paris Climate Agreement

Natalia Caruso | Posted 12.18.2015 | Green
Natalia Caruso

When I got back home from Paris, I was exhausted, but I couldn't wait to see you. I had been away for weeks, meeting with activist partners from all over the world, women who are leaders in communities on the frontlines of climate change. I was tired, but when I walked through our front door, and you ran to me, I was filled with a new energy: a determination to fight for the future you deserve.