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Students Call for Fossil Fuel Divestment

Recently, 48 people were arrested outside of the White House, including president of the Sierra Club, Allison Chin. The detained represent 48 out of thousands of climate activists who descended on Was…

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Sailing for Change

By Lisa Hayden, The Nature Conservancy A dream taking shape over the past two years in the mind of Manuai Matawai, a 43-year-old resident of Pere Village in Papua New Guinea, was realized last mont…

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5 Ways To Develop Your Climate Literacy

By Abbie Walston As I head back to school and prepare to teach my students all about environmental topics, including atmospheric pollution and climate change, I’m reflecting on the importance of cl…

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Addressing Our Looming Climate Bankruptcy

By Frank Lowenstein and Evan Girvetz, The Nature Conservancy The economic crash of 2008 motivated many of us to pay closer attention to our finances, and we are beginning to see the benefits: Ameri…

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Save the Arctic from Oil Companies (Infographic)

Two Greenpeace research ships are currently journeying through the waters of the North, seeking both to raise awareness of the melting Arctic and to gather scientific documentation of the environment …

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Iceberg Twice the Size of Manhattan Breaks Off Glacier

An iceberg twice the size of Manhattan broke off Petermann Glacier in Greenland Monday, sparking global warming debate. Photo Credit: dnkemontoh via Flickr. Science News by NewsLook var nl_r…

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Antarctica Used to Have Trees & Vegetation

By Michael Graham Richard, TreeHugger What The Past Teaches Us About the Future Making predictions is hard, especially about the future. But we still have to try, because our best projections, …

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Climate Change: A Parent’s Worst Nightmare?

By Sarene Marshall, The Nature Conservancy As if parenting weren’t difficult enough, our warming planet presents additional challenges for keeping kids safe and healthy – and parents sane. Why? Qui…

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Did Dinosaur Gas Change the Climate?

Dinosaurs could have released enough methane gas to warm the prehistoric Earth, researchers in the United Kingdom say. According to scientists, the gassy emissions from Sauropods, which are large plan…

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Studies Show Extent of Earth’s Ice Melt

Two climate studies, each using satellite technology in different ways, have provided new insight into how fast ice is melting on Earth due to global warming. While climatologists have long known that…

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