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Climate Change This Week: Hot Spiral, Big Oil Cleaning, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 05.24.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Bizarre Biodiversity in the Boreal are wood frogs that freeze in winter, thaw in s...

Climate Change This Week: Sobering Suicides, Battery Breakthrough, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 05.17.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Forests Protect The BUB: Bizarre, Useful and Beautiful biodiversity that sustains...

Nordic Summit Must Help Tame Climate

Durwood Zaelke | Posted 05.13.2016 | Green
Durwood Zaelke

There'll be a couple of bears in the room when the leaders of the five Nordic nations meet President Obama at the White House tomorrow. One is Russian aggression, and how to curb it. The other menace is less publicized, but even more formidable -- climate change.

Climate Change This Week; Suffocating Seas, Climate Votes, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 05.11.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. BBB: Beautiful Brazilian Biodiversity - as shown by these red-eyed tree frogs, is...

You(th) Matter: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 04.28.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

This week at The Pollination Project, we highlight seven grantees from around the world who are working towards improving the lives of our youth and r...

Carbon disclosure: the new state of play

Paul Simpson | Posted 04.26.2016 | Business
Paul Simpson

When we started the Carbon Disclosure Project (now known as CDP) over fifteen years ago, the term disclosure was barely used in relation to climate ch...

Climate Change This Week: The Coral Canary, a Windy US Future, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 04.26.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Another Reason To Save Africa's Forests - its butterflies, such as these glass wi...

Climate Change This Week: Avoiding the Heat, All Weather Solar Cells, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 04.20.2017 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. A Prickly Situation - this cartoonish katydid is found in Yasuni National Park, E...

Our Coffee Addiction Could Destroy Earth’s Tropical Forests

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 04.19.2016 | Business

Coffee producers may need a wake-up call. Soaring demand for the caffeinated brew could hasten destructive climate change by encouraging producers to ...

A Bold New Platform for Forest Action

Paula Caballero | Posted 04.13.2017 | World
Paula Caballero

When we think about forests, we should see a web of essential systems that can support growth well into the future.

Climate Change This Week: Seas Rising 6 Feet By 2100, Xeroxing Solar Panels, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 04.13.2017 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Bizarre Beautiful Jewels of the Forest are another reason to preserve forests, as...

Extinguishing Forest Fires, Igniting Action

Katie McCoy | Posted 04.12.2017 | Green
Katie McCoy

Despite being so lucrative to countries such as Indonesia, the current approach to palm oil production is also heavily contributing to widespread, rapid deforestation and land-use change.

How Brazil Hopes to Save the Amazon One Jurisdiction at a Time

Steve Zwick | Posted 04.07.2017 | Green
Steve Zwick

This story first appeared on Ecosystem Marketplace Former Brazilian President Inácio "Lula" da Silva may be in hot water these days, but he was ridi...

Climate Change This Week: Big Savings Via Family Planning, Zooming Emissions, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 04.06.2017 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

The Black Holes of Greenland are cryoconites are created when a deposited mass of soot, consisting of glued amalgums created by bacteria, focuses heat absorption, melting deep holes into the ice.

RSPO: Completely Worthless, or Just Mostly Worthless? (UPDATED)

Glenn Hurowitz | Posted 03.31.2017 | Green
Glenn Hurowitz

The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil, an industry-dominated body that aims to drive environmental and social responsibility, is facing a key test of its viability in the next day.

Seeing the Forest and the Trees From Space Could Change Everything

This Planet | Posted 03.22.2017 | Green
This Planet

While the world's forests are still being destroyed too fast, there is actually something to celebrate this year.

Not All Forestry Is Carbon Equal

Justin Adams | Posted 03.20.2017 | Impact
Justin Adams

The UN's International Day of Forests is on March 21. While some people might see this as merely a day for tree-huggers to crunch their granola a litt...

Climate Change This Week: Frying February, Minimizing Methane, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 03.21.2017 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. When Forests Go, So Do These and many other baby animals. Source fluffyfeet at pi...

Climate Change This Week: A Really Hot 2016 Start, a Really Cool Battery, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 03.16.2017 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. When The Forest Goes, So Does This Beauty, a beautiful tropical forest hummingbir...

Indonesia Can Now Track Forest Carbon With 95 Percent Certainty, But Peat Proves Problematic

Steve Zwick | Posted 03.10.2017 | Green
Steve Zwick

The Tropical Forest Alliance is holding its general assembly in Jakarta this week, and it's hard to imagine a more appropriate setting.

Climate Change This Week: Coral Catastrophe, Ultra Thin Solar Cells, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 03.08.2017 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. When Forests Go, So Do Captivating Critters, Both Prey And Predators - can you g...

Women and Food: The Key to a Healthier Planet

Anika Rahman | Posted 03.06.2017 | Women
Anika Rahman

As we eat and celebrate this International Women's Day, let's pause to think about how women are involved in producing food. Why? Because focusing o...

Brazil's "Green Municipalities": What Works? What Doesn't? Why?

Steve Zwick | Posted 03.08.2017 | Green
Steve Zwick

In 2008, the Brazilian administrative district of Paragominas had one of the highest rates of deforestation in the Amazon. By 2010, it had turned itse...

Five Simple Rules (For Purging Deforestation From Corporate Supply Chains)

Forest Trends | Posted 03.03.2017 | Green
Forest Trends

By Kelli Barrett This story first appeared on Ecosystem Marketplace. "Supply chains are vast, complicated intricate things with a lot of moving part...

The Danger of Hillary Clinton: She Is Not the 'Safer' Candidate

John Sanbonmatsu | Posted 03.02.2017 | Politics
John Sanbonmatsu

In an election year that finds both the left and right clamoring for political change, then, it seems suicidal for the Democrats to be putting forward a candidate who is as much a creature of the establishment as Hillary Rodham Clinton is.