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Making Climate Change Relevant to You: Climate Wizard Maps the Future

Written by Evan Girvetz on . Posted in COP19, Learn

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How will your community and country change in the climate of the future? The Nature Conservancy’s Climate Wizard tool has launched a web portal during the COP19 global climate talks featuring the latest country-level climate data for how temperature and precipitation are projected to change as carbon emissions rise in the coming decades.

Latest Mega Report on Climate Science Sets Alarm for Action

Written by Evan Girvetz on . Posted in Learn

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The world’s brain trust on climate science, known as the IPCC, has issued its latest opus on what we know about global warming. Some findings – like the need for action yesterday – haven’t changed. The Nature Conservancy’s climate experts share important findings and Climate Scientist Evan Girvetz explains what we’ve learned since the last report.

Movie Highlights American Entrepreneurialism Around Carbon Pollution

Written by Evan Girvetz on . Posted in Learn

I was lucky enough to recently attend a Boeing-hosted pre-screening of the movie Carbon Nation. Overall, I think the movie is fantastic (it is worth at least checking out the trailer above). The movie mostly focuses on what positive innovations people are finding to reduce our overload of carbon pollution. Stories are included on wind, solar, algae fuel, geothermal, coal vs. trees, forest carbon, grassland carbon farming, energy efficiency, Department of Defense energy efficiency, green building, building green retrofit, and more.

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Planet Change is a Nature Conservancy blog site designed to share stories about actions the Conservancy and others around the world are taking to fight carbon pollution and the impacts of climate change, and to help people feel the connections between climate change and their daily lives and understand actions they can take.

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