We at the Conservancy (and all of us concerned about the natural world) must be strong and resilient — like a tree growing unexpectedly in the middle of the city.
Archive for December, 2010
The Philadelphia Eagles may just convince us that – like pickup trucks and beer – if renewable energy is good enough for the NFL, it’s good enough for America.
Sarene Marshall, managing director of the global climate change program at The Nature Conservancy, appeared on FOX-TV’s FOX & Friends this morning to debate whether there is “global warming or an ice age approaching.”
The seeds of a new Green Climate Fund were planted in Cancun as part of the agreement emerging from the UN climate talks. Much careful tending of this seedling remains to be done, however, for long-term climate change finance to thrive and bloom.
Protecting the wetlands of North Carolina’s Albemarle peninsula helps prevent saltwater from intruding into farmland, and helps protect the foundations of the highways that carry millions of tourists to the beaches of Nags Head, Kitty Hawk, and other towns along the Outer Banks.
You will read Jonathan Franzen’s new novel in great gulps, amazed at how it keeps you breathlessly obsessed with this venal, grasping, irritating, and very typical middle-class American family.
Setting aside the controversy and politics of climate change for a moment, we can all agree it’s been a wacky year in weather. Personally, I’ve seen my 5-year-old melting on the soccer field as the mercury climbed to a record high of 93 degrees on September 25th in Washington DC.
In order for people to care about climate change, journalists have to start doing a better job of making its real impacts hit home.
In Papua New Guinea, FairTrade-certified cacao is playing a role in the global effort to fight climate change.
In these English and Spanish-language videos, Fernando Secaira of The Nature Conservancy discusses a new “climate vulnerability” anaylsis of the Mesoamerican Reef in Central America.
California’s move could rank with U.S. efforts decades ago to clean up air and water, and could be looked upon in the future as the moment when the United States started seriously building a program for climate change.
Sherpa Cinema’s All. I. Can. project combines serious skiing, loud music and a simple message for climate change action.
Louis Blumberg of The Nature Conservancy in California is heartened by the progress in Cancun, but still worried that the comprehensive, legally binding global treaty may not come in time.
This current warm Arctic-cold continents pattern is likened to leaving the refrigerator door open. The room gets colder but the fridge warms up.
Preserving forests helps preserve water quality, which in turns helps local communities and the national tourist industry — which helps fund the whole thing.
Jen McKnight and Frank Lowenstein of The Nature Conservancy’s Climate Change Adaptation team offer insight into how we can weather climate change impacts.
In this video, Evan Girvertz, a senior scientist for The Nature Conservancy, describes how a reforestation project in Inner Mongolia, China will help surrounding communities adapt to climate change.