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Climate Change This Week: Climate Emergency, Pope Francis Inspires Divestment, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 06.28.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Saving BUB - beautiful unique biodiversity, like this furry Javanese beetle, is ...

A sea slug changed my life

Laura Faye Tenenbaum | Posted 06.26.2016 | Science
Laura Faye Tenenbaum

This underwater photo of a sea slug was captured with a close-up lens in Monterrey, Calif., by my first SCUBA instructor, Thomas Chapin circa 1985. ...

Climate Change This Week: Requiem for a Reef, Developing Divestment, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 06.22.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Saving BUB - beautiful unusual biodiversity, as illustrated in this small asian ...

Greenland and the Future of the Arctic

Peter Neill | Posted 06.24.2016 | Green
Peter Neill

I recently returned from a week in Nuuk, Greenland, where I attended an interim meeting of The Arctic Circle, a representative group of national, regi...

The Climate Post: Report Forecasts Rising Clean Energy Deployment, Declining Fossil Fuel Use

Tim Profeta | Posted 06.16.2016 | Green
Tim Profeta

A new report that provides a long-term view of the evolution of the world's power markets suggests that by 2027 building new wind and solar will becom...

Let Them Eat Kelp: Spinning Gold From Seaweed In Greenland

Arctic Deeply | Jesselyn Cook | Posted 04.15.2016 | World

The thick beds of kelp growing near Sisimiut, Greenland, inspired an enterprising teacher to launch a new business and revive a traditional food. “M...

The Climate Post: Climate-Change-Related Precipitation Extremes Hard to Predict

Tim Profeta | Posted 04.14.2016 | Green
Tim Profeta

Scientists have warned that severe drought and precipitation are among the risks of greenhouse-gas-induced climate change, but a study published in th...

Greenland Is Melting and It's Time to Pay Attention

Laura Faye Tenenbaum | Posted 04.04.2016 | Green
Laura Faye Tenenbaum

It's easier to focus on politics, celebrity gossip, reality TV and cat videos than on Earth's climate. It seems like everyone's all "Greenland? Who cares? Whatever. Next." And that upsets me. Is it really that easy to pretend the effects of global warming don't exist?

10 Places To See Before It's Too Late

Viator | Posted 04.05.2016 | Travel
Viator

With the effects of climate change ever more apparent and mass tourism transforming landscapes beyond recognition, the clock is ticking on many of the...

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

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 03.15.2016 | 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...

Do 3 Brilliantly Wonky Crowdfunded Projects Foretell a Climate Revolution?

This Planet | Posted 03.07.2016 | Green
This Planet

So are innovators in science and energy just too wonky to reach out to the public? Not at all - it's looking like they may be just wonky enough. Here are three successful campaigns, each with its own short video by This Planet.

Greenland's Ice Sheet Is Filthy, And That's A Problem

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 03.07.2016 | Science

Scientists have long known that Greenland's surface is neither green nor snowy white like you'll find on a world map. Rather, many of the country's ma...

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...

This May Be Helping To Melt Greenland's Ice Sheet

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 01.20.2016 | Science

Scientists have long known that the melting of the Greenland ice sheet has been a big contributor to the rise of sea levels around the world in recent...

Greenland's Melting Ice Problem May Be Far Worse Than We Realized

The Huffington Post | Lydia Oconnor | Posted 01.10.2016 | Science

Greenland's massive ice sheet may be in more serious peril from climate change than scientists previously thought, a new study has found. Studies agre...

10 Dream Trips You Can Actually Afford in 2016

SmarterTravel | Posted 01.04.2016 | Travel
SmarterTravel

It doesn't matter what you call them—dream trips, your bucket list, an adventure book—the important thing is to actually take those once-in-a-life...

Rapidly Melting Glacier Will Raise Sea Levels 'For Decades To Come'

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 11.13.2015 | Science

Global warming is claiming yet another massive glacier in Greenland, causing it to crumble into the Atlantic Ocean at an alarming rate. The Zachariae ...

Inside A Photographer's Mission To Capture The Human Face Of Climate Change

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Ma | Posted 11.03.2015 | World

How do you photograph climate change? That was the question that Slovenian photographer Ciril Jazbec faced as he embarked on several journeys to the t...

Drone Footage Of Greenland's Melting Ice Sheet Is Stunning, Terrifying

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 10.27.2015 | Technology

Climate change is one of the biggest problems facing humanity, but it's not always the easiest to visualize. A dreadfully skinny polar bear is a power...

Watch Greenland Melt Away

The New York Times | Mehreen Kasana | Posted 10.27.2015 | Green

This river is one of a network of thousands at the front line of climate change....

Exploring Iceland's Clean Energy Economy

Laura Turner Seydel | Posted 09.30.2015 | Green
Laura Turner Seydel

In my entire life I have never breathed in purer air, drank cleaner water or felt so naturally energized.

Earth's Ice Is Melting Much Faster Than Forecast. Here's Why That's Worrying.

Jason E. Box | Posted 08.04.2015 | World
Jason E. Box

COPENHAGEN -- Our climate models that predict how fast the glaciers are melting and the sea is rising don't take into account a lot of complex processes. Everything is happening faster than we thought it would.

Former Top NASA Scientist Predicts Catastrophic Rise In Sea Levels

The Huffington Post | Kate Sheppard | Posted 07.21.2015 | Green

WASHINGTON -- One of the nation's most recognizable names in climate science, Dr. James Hansen, released a new paper this week warning that even 2 deg...

When a Brazilian Got Terrified in Greenland

Elaine Smith | Posted 07.16.2016 | Green
Elaine Smith

To go to Greenland was mind blowing, heartbreaking, painfully beautiful and terrifying, all at the same time.

Snowmobiling On Water Ends Exactly How You Would Expect

The Huffington Post | James Gerken | Posted 06.10.2015 | Weird News

One resident of Greenland recently learned the hard way that all good things must come to an end. With the summer solstice approaching, it's light ...