Frank Lowenstein of The Nature Conservancy talks about how we can respond to and prepare for climate change.
The annual United Nations Conference of the Parties (COP) Climate Change Conference, COP17 for short, is taking place this week (Nov 28) and next (week of Dec 5) in Durban, South Africa. Check out the official COP17 web site here: http://www.cop17-cmp7durban.com/ The Nature Conservancy is at COP17 to demonstrate how natural solutions can help fight [...]
There are probably two reasons for the weird weather that constantly dominates recent news headlines.
M. Sanjayan, lead scientist of The Nature Conservancy, told the CBS Early Show today that there are probably two reasons for the weird weather that constantly dominates recent news headlines. The latest is the unusual snowfall seen along the Northeast on the weekend lead-up to Halloween. In some places, there was more than two feet of snow.
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.
I interviewed The Nature Conservancy’s new Director of Climate Change Policy, Karen Wayland, about what she thinks the Conservancy brings to the current environment of U.S. and international climate policy. She also talked about her experience working on Capitol Hill as senior advisor on energy and the environment with Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi [...]
Duncan Marsh, international climate policy director from The Nature Conservancy, considers forest carbon and disaster preparedness in a recent interview from Bonn, Germany on Climate Change TV. He explains how rich and poor countries are facing different challenges in the forest sector and how insurance is taking on added importance for us all as we [...]
This article was originally published in the Albany (N.Y.) Times Union and was written by Curt Stager, a professor at Paul Smith’s College in the Adirondacks and author of “Deep Future: The Next 100,000 Years of Life on Earth.” Two or three feet above normal lake level may not sound like much, but it has wrought havoc at [...]
Large flip charts graphically depict climate change concepts and actions that can be carried out by Micronesian communities. For instance, artwork depicts a healthy Pacific island community compared to one that’s threatened.
A very cool web series launches Friday – Earth Day – and will include 50 stories for 50 consecutive weekdays on the many ways climate change is impacting fish and wildlife across the 50 states of the U.S.
The U.S. spends about $1 billion per year on global efforts to curb carbon pollution – “a very small portion of the federal budget” – and the House is proposing to slash about 40 percent of that funding, well above the cuts in most other areas of the budget. Here is The Nature Conservancy’s breakdown. Don’t hold your breath, it’s a painfully long list.
We need a sensible “post-partisan communications infrastructure” to make sure the most important stories about climate science are being told effectively.
It requires a lot of energy to power the Super Bowl. And Laura Huffman of The Nature Conservancy in Texas appeared on EnergyNow to discuss how more big-time sporting events and companies in general should follow the lead of the great care that went into environmental planning for Super Bowl XLV in Dallas.
Representative Gabrielle Giffords of Arizona recently wrote that “the impact of our oil dependence is more than just a vague, geopolitical risk – it is felt directly by our troops on the front lines every day, where they use petroleum for everything from armored vehicles to air conditioners.”
Rivers contribute three times the amount of nitrous oxide to the atmosphere as had been estimated by the International Panel on Climate Change, the United Nations scientific body charged with reviewing climate change research.
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.”