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Can Climate Advocates Innovate?

Justin Guay | Posted 09.01.2015 | Green
Justin Guay

When it comes to climate change we are winning battles but losing the war. If we want to change our trajectory and solve a problem as complex as this, breakthrough innovation -- in technology, business, governance, finance, and civil society -- is essential.

Climate Change This Week: Wind Winds Up, Extinctions Explode and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 08.26.2015 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Your Meat-Eating Habit Is Killing More Than Just Cows -- says a new report, which cites the land degradation, pollution and deforestation caused by rising global demand for meat as "likely the leading cause of modern species extinctions."

The Intersection of Water, Energy and Climate

Adnan Z. Amin | Posted 08.24.2015 | Green
Adnan Z. Amin

In our globalized world, everything is interconnected. Water, energy and climate can no longer be thought of as separate issues.

Hurricane Danny Strengthens Into Category 3 Storm

Reuters | Mehreen Kasana | Posted 08.21.2015 | Green

Hurricane Danny strengthened to a potentially destructive Category 3 storm on Friday, though it had likely reached its peak intensity and remained re...

3 Foods That Won't Survive Minor Climate Changes

Thrillist | Posted 08.21.2015 | Taste
Thrillist

By: Dan Gentile Credit: Drew Swantak/Thrillist If you believe in thermometers, you should believe in global warming. And if you believe in eating f...

It's Official, July Was Earth's Hottest Month On Record

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 08.20.2015 | Politics

July 2015 was officially the Earth's hottest month in recorded history, government scientists confirmed Thursday, following up on preliminary data pu...

Stand With the Real Coachella

Daniel Hamidi | Posted 08.18.2015 | Impact
Daniel Hamidi

Every year, thousands flock to the Coachella Valley for its iconic Music and Arts Festival. Just a short twelve-minute drive southeast of the festival location lies a different Coachella -- one not nearly as glamorous. It's actually quite the opposite: filthy, decaying and in need of your help.

Climate Change This Week: Cap and Trade Comes, Delta Danger and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 08.17.2015 | Green
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Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded.

Community vs. Coal: Australia's Galilee Basin Battle

Charlie Wood | Posted 08.13.2015 | Green
Charlie Wood

In the Galilee Basin lies enough coal that, if burned, would tip the climate into the red zone, trash the Reef, destroy traditional cultures and condemn us all to a miserable future. Australia's Federal Government was ready give it the green light. Approvals were rushing in.

Federal Experts: Current El Niño Could Be Historically Strong

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 08.13.2015 | Green

Federal meteorologists say the current El Niño is already the second strongest on record for this time of year and could be one of the mo...

The Perilous Morality of Climate Change

Maxwell D. Dotson | Posted 08.09.2015 | Impact
Maxwell D. Dotson

It's a challenging endeavor to discuss "what's working" with climate change. News outlets the world over are littered with stories of doom and gloom, of current calamities and human suffering. A quick perusal of the summary of the most recent IPCC report lays out where we are and what that means.

Climate Justice: Lausanne Creation Care Conference

Grace Ji-Sun Kim | Posted 08.07.2015 | Religion
Grace Ji-Sun Kim

As Christians and as world citizens, it is urgent that we come together to care for the earth that God entrusts to us. It doesn't take one church or one organization, it takes all of us to save the planet.

Climate Change This Week: Hillary's Climate Action Plan, a Wind Power Sheet, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 08.03.2015 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. When Forests Disappear, So Do Beautiful Insects. Pinterest.com Forests: the cheape...

When the Oceans Failed

Ghislaine Maxwell | Posted 08.05.2015 | Green
Ghislaine Maxwell

It was becoming obvious that burning fossil fuels created excess carbon, which was absorbed by the ocean, leading to greater acidity. This, in turn, reduced the availability of calcium carbonate, a building block for coral skeletons, shells for shellfish, and many other marine organisms.

9 Photos To Remind Us How Amazing The Ocean Is

INK361 | Posted 08.10.2015 | Science
INK361

Did you know that 71% of the earth is covered by the ocean? Two thirds of which is still undiscovered in terms of wildlife. The ocean does a lot of am...

Earth Joins the Selfie Brigade

Kimberly K. Arcand | Posted 07.24.2015 | Science
Kimberly K. Arcand

Remember when you had to rely on seeing just a part of yourself in the reflection of a dark lake or in a small expensive piece of polished copper or silver-mercury? Probably not.

Climate Change This Week: Solar For Everyone, Mothers Mass, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 07.21.2015 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Broken computers and wildflowers are making this week's column late, short, but swee...

Small Islands, Big Impact: Marshall Islands Set Bold Carbon Targets

David Saddington | Posted 07.21.2015 | Green
David Saddington

"If one of the world's smallest, poorest and most geographically isolated countries can do it, so can you..." As the Republic of the Marshall Isl...

In The Last Stretch Before COP21, We Need A Greater Focus On Transparency

Psamson Nzioki | Posted 07.21.2015 | Green
Psamson Nzioki

COP21 is one of our last chances to act, before climate change becomes irreversible. If we fail, our generation's legacy could become one of abiding injustice, to the voiceless of today and tomorrow. But as a transparency expert from Kenya, I know that a deal in Paris is not the end-all: it is only the beginning.

Climate Change This Week: The Seafood Connection, Super Solar Chip, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 07.14.2015 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Tired of facts? Do you think all the concern about climate change is just a bunch of hooey? Then this newscast is for you.

14 Climate Leaders to Watch

Janna Oberdorf | Posted 07.13.2015 | Green
Janna Oberdorf

Echoing Green expects powerful social returns from investment in promising leaders who recognize the future impact that climate change will have on their health, communities, and economic outlook.

Why We Need to Keep Talking About 2 Degrees

David Saddington | Posted 07.13.2015 | Green
David Saddington

We must keep aiming for 2 degrees, in the same way that organizations aim for zero waste targets or zero workplace accidents as this reinforces that results above these thresholds are unacceptable and can be improved.

Coal Divestment Is Just the Beginning - Let's Not Forget About Oil & Gas

Charlie Wood | Posted 07.10.2015 | Green
Charlie Wood

The "end of coal" is no longer an activist pipe dream. It's a reality that's gaining growing acceptance from High Street to Wall Street as investors divest billions of dollars from this dirtiest of fossil fuels.

Climate Change This Week: The Extreme Weather Connection, Another Solar Breakthrough, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 07.07.2015 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Beautiful in so many ways: where people moved government to act on climate. Source...

How Does China's Climate Pledge Stack Up?

Barbara A. Finamore | Posted 07.22.2015 | Green
Barbara A. Finamore

Li Junfeng of China's National Development and Reform Commission has provided a helpful comparison of China's climate pledge and that of leading developed countries. He concludes that China is making significant contributions comparable to that of developed countries, based on a number of indicators we'll discuss below.