At a time when the EPA repeatedly comes under attack for keeping Americans safe and healthy, this decision was a huge win. Let’s do our part by continuing to support the strong federal limits on carbon pollution, and share your voice here.
This is the second part of our interview with Alejandro del Mazo, Climate Leader for the Climate Reality Project and Representative in the Lower House of the Federal Mexican Congress. In Part 1 of our interview, he highlighted the national and global implications of Mexico’s new law to mitigate climate change. In Part 2, he discusses the international significance of the legislation. Mexico shares the same concerns as most developing countries about economic growth, development and bringing people out of poverty. How will the new law impact economic development? This new law will undoubtedly produce a positive impact by generating … Read More
Isle de Jean Charles would be washing away even if the seas weren’t rising due to climate change. However, sea level rise will only speed up the process, making this story a stark reminder of the vulnerability of our low-lying coastal communities.
As a scientist, I know how important it is for our kids to get a top-notch science education. So it’s extremely significant that a new set of national science standards – the first to be released in over a decade – explicitly ask our schools to address climate change.
Last month, Climate Leaders Bhavesh Swami and Parth Joshi went on an expedition to Dhur, India to learn how climate change is impacting Himalayan communities. Watch this video to follow their journey.
Montreal held the largest environmental demonstration in the history of Canada on Sunday, April 22. At 2 p.m., bells rang in 1200 churches across the province. In downtown Montreal, people gathered and you could not see the end of this massive human wave. Apparently, there were so many people that the Metro system could not handle the traffic and some people could not even make it to the demonstration!
What would you do if you lived on an island 1.5 meters above sea level and faced the dangers of climate change? A new film shows how in the island nation of the Maldives, one brave leader is helping make climate change a global human rights issue.
Trump’s reaction to an offshore wind farm within view of his investment might say something about the way “the Donald” conducts his business, but it’s also symbolic of where the renewables debate currently lies.
As an ardent foodie, I was concerned to see the results of a new study last week. The study warns that oyster production may decline due to rising carbon dioxide levels. Researchers found that higher levels of carbon dioxide in ocean water made the water more acidic and reduced the ability of oyster larvae to develop shells. This impaired the ability of oysters to grow at a normal pace, and led to a decline in yield.
We visited a community of Maasai who are already suffering from impacts of climate change as droughts have become more frequent and severe. Normally the short rainy season occurs from late October through November, and the long rains go from March through June. We arrived just after the long rains had started. Even so, the local papers were again warning that there will be food shortages because of drier conditions.