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Birds are migrating earlier due to climate change: What that means

Birds are migrating earlier due to climate change: What that means With smaller bodies, longer wings and earlier migrations, North American birds are seeing the effects of climate warming, according to a University of Michigan- Ann Arbor research team. Environ...

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Earth Is Barreling Toward 1.5 Degrees Celsius Of Warming, Scientists Warn

Earth Is Barreling Toward 1.5 Degrees Celsius Of Warming, Scientists Warn The average temperature on Earth is now consistently 1 degree Celsius hotter than it was in the late 1800s, and that temperature will keep rising toward the critical 1.5-degree Celsius b...

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Con Edison Uses Climate-Change Projections for Decision-Making, Assures It Will ‘Remain Resilient’

Con Edison Uses Climate-Change Projections for Decision-Making, Assures It Will ‘Remain Resilient’ Businesses supplied with electricity from Con Edison can be assured that the utility will “remain resilient in the face of climate change,” the company s...

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These Are The Startups Applying AI To Tackle Climate Change

These Are The Startups Applying AI To Tackle Climate Change Climate change is the most pressing threat that the human species faces today. Artificial intelligence is the most powerful tool that humanity has at its disposal in the twenty-first century. Can we d...

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UN Rights Body Should Create New Role on Human Rights and Climate Change

UN Rights Body Should Create New Role on Human Rights and Climate Change Addressing Climate Crisis Requires Immediate Action Yesterday more than 200 groups sent a letter to the United Nations Human Rights Council urging member states to establish a new mandate...

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Study says rising mercury levels in fish linked to climate change

Study says rising mercury levels in fish linked to climate change A new study in Finland found that rising mercury levels in fish can be linked to climate change and increasing land use In a separate, recent study, an international team of researchers found an...

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Australia’s inaction on climate puts Great Barrier Reef ‘in danger,’ UNESCO report says

Australia’s inaction on climate puts Great Barrier Reef ‘in danger,’ UNESCO report says Australia’s iconic Great Barrier Reef should be inscribed on a list of World Heritage Sites that are “in danger,” according to a draft decision UNESCO released ...

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Optimizing Soil Health to Fight Climate Change

Optimizing Soil Health to Fight Climate Change Team of UVM researchers join $23M nationwide effort to help U.S. dairy farmers improve sustainability through optimal soil health management. Over the past decade, Vermont dairy farmers have taken steps to become ...

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Fed’s Daly says climate change poses ‘significant’ economic risk

Fed’s Daly says climate change poses ‘significant’ economic risk (Reuters) – Climate change poses a “significant risk” to the global economy and the financial system, San Francisco Federal Reserve President Mary Daly said on Tuesday...

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Artist Maya Lin Presents Major New Works Addressing Climate Change

Artist Maya Lin Presents Major New Works Addressing Climate Change On June 10, 2021, renowned artist, designer, and environmentalist Maya Lin discussed her recent works in an online event copresented by the Forum, the Center for the Study of Social Difference,...

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Unchecked climate change will cause severe drying of the Amazon forest

Unchecked climate change will cause severe drying of the Amazon forest Amazon rain forests could be at far higher risk of extreme drought than previously thought, according to new research. An international study, led by the University of Leeds, warns that hug...

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Aviation’s contribution to cutting climate change likely to be small

Aviation’s contribution to cutting climate change likely to be small Although the emissions targets for aviation are in line with the overall goals of the Paris Agreement, there is a high likelihood that the climate impact of aviation will not meet these...

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The White House Wants To Fight Climate Change And Help People. Cleveland Led The Way

The White House Wants To Fight Climate Change And Help People. Cleveland Led The Way The fight against climate change may be taking a striking new turn under the Biden administration. The White House is calling climate action a form of environmental justice, p...

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Citizens’ Climate Education: Words Matter

Citizens’ Climate Education: Words Matter Although some scientists warned about the dangers of the accumulation of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere for many years, it did not receive widespread attention until the mid-eighties. Because carbon dioxide in the ...

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On World Refugee Day, Can We Imagine New Ways to Come Together?

On World Refugee Day, Can We Imagine New Ways to Come Together? Chef and author Yasmin Khan traveled to Greece, to visit those most affected by the refugee crisis. There, she saw grief and loss, but also a possible path forward. The triumphant sound of Afrobea...

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Deep decarbonisation: The climate action that can save us

Deep decarbonisation: The climate action that can save us Climate change is only too real and does not escape our eyes and ears anymore. Even if the average person does not know the complicated theories behind the concept, the drastic temperature rise is not f...

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4 Ways the U.S. Government Can Strengthen Refugee Resettlement for LGBTQI People

4 Ways the U.S. Government Can Strengthen Refugee Resettlement for LGBTQI People The Trump administration endangered LGBTQI lives globally. It undermined the refugee resettlement program and asylum protections for LGBTQI people fleeing persecution, while also ...

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8 Arrested After Climate Change Protesters Descend on Ted Cruz’s Home

8 Arrested After Climate Change Protesters Descend on Ted Cruz’s Home A group of youth climate change activists ended a 400-mile march on Monday from the New Orleans Superdome on the lawn of Senator Ted Cruz in Houston, Texas for a peaceful demonstration...

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Climate Refugees are Not Considered Legal Persons Under International Law

Climate Refugees are Not Considered Legal Persons Under International Law Although the number of people fleeing lands because of climate change-related effects has increased, neither climate refugees nor environmental migrants and environmentally displaced peo...

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Climate fund considers India, South Africa to pilot $2bn coal transition scheme

Climate fund considers India, South Africa to pilot $2bn coal transition scheme Climate Investment Funds CEO Mafalda Duarte has been tasked with mobilising private capital to help wean developing countries off coal and create cleaner jobs A climate fund is loo...

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