With our warming planet comes an increased likelihood of weird and extreme weather. And we parents are feeling the acute effects all year long, making climate change not only a major societal issue, but also a parent’s worst nightmare.
Archive for August, 2011
Reminders of a changing climate not far away even on vacation.
Fire, lightening, hail and flood make for an exciting summer trek, and a close call, in the back country of Utah.
With Hurricane Irene preparations taking place all along the East Coast of the U.S. heading into the weekend, Connecticut and New York are strengthening their coasts.
Places with diverse plants and animals may be important to protect as arenas for nature’s game to play out.
Voices from Brazil and Papua New Guinea, two places where The Nature Conservancy works closely helping local communities prepare for their changing environments, are represented in a new exhibit at the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C.
Planet Change blogger Dave Connell woke up this morning to find he’s been named one of “10 green writers you should be following on Google+” by Mother Nature Network’s eco-entrepreneur expert Shae Gunther.
Making a habit of getting outside with your kids after class is one of many ways to make that back-to-school transition easier, Nature Conservancy Climate Director Sarene Marshall tells PBS Parents.
Will Brazil’s deforestation rate rise this year with uncertainty over forest laws?
The climate of the future now unfolding on small prairie plots in Oregon and Washington.
Professionals ranging from scientists to military leaders have all concluded that our world’s climate is changing, and they are asking policy makers to start getting America ready for the impending changes.
Bigger, pollen-laden ragweed leading to longer hay fever season, researchers say.
This op-ed, which ran in Indonesia’s Jakarta Post, seeks to demonstrate that forest carbon in Indonesia will not only accommodate continued economic growth of forest-related industries, it also has the potential to accelerate the growth of those industries as well as the prosperity of Indonesian people.