The day after President Obama’s speech on climate change, The Nature Conservancy’s Director of Climate Adaptation Policy took in the view from Hoboken, N.J., eight months after Hurricane Sandy. Much work lies ahead, but groundwork has been laid for action to help our communities rebuild with the next storm in mind.
The Nature Conservancy’s Frank Lowenstein gives a preview of the President’s speech on climate change.
What does their dad do when he flies to Indonesia, Brazil or Mexico for work? The Ellis kids are about to find out! Follow along as they follow their father, Peter Ellis, a forest carbon scientist for The Nature Conservancy, to Mexico for the summer. Planet Change will track the Ellis family’s adventures — starting today, as mom Jes Ellis gets ready for the trip.
Got a great idea for adapting to climate change? The Solution Search contest wants to know. Enter your innovative ideas for a chance to win!
Listen to a live panel discussion from New Orleans about how we can gather and invest in practical and effective ideas for building natural infrastructure into our coastal protection plans.
The Nature Conservancy’s Sarene Marshall makes her own Mother’s Day traditions: they might entail work (a home-cooked meal) as well as play – and time spent close to home with family, or outside in nature.
A new report lays out strategies that support plants and animals in adapting to a rapidly changing climate. The Conservancy’s Sarah Murdock explains how they can also help keep nature healthy for people.
Earth Day is Monday. How will you celebrate? How about a picnic?
We all may joke about enjoying warmer winter days with climate change. Is this just gallows humor? Is there anything funny about global warming? The Nature Conservancy’s Sarene Marshall reflects on some serious problems with how we’ve framed the issue.
National Geographic photographer James Balog and his crew risk life and limb “Chasing Ice” to record in pictures the story of diminishing Arctic ice sheets. It’s not too late to see the film, but time may be running out for some of the glaciers.
What gets you outside? Does nasty weather keep you in? A recent survey found that many do not turn first to nature to bust stress – and that weather was the biggest obstacle for women in getting outside.
From the timing of spring blossoms, to the fruit and nuts we can harvest, changes in our climate can have large effects.
Ocean acidity is rapidly increasing because of too much carbon pollution. This spells trouble for shellfish, like oysters, that need lower acidity to grow their hard shells. It may also be bad news for oyster lovers…
Is it cool to be hip on climate? The World Bank thinks so… you can tune in via live feed to their awards event Friday for stories of climate change from around the world, told through award-winning video, music and photography.
Chants, signs and passion were on display Sunday at a climate rally in Washington, D.C. Read today’s post to find out what it was like to be part of what is being called the largest demonstration for climate change action in history.
Big storms and coastal flooding hit one Massachusetts neighborhood twice in as many years – is this the “new normal” we’ve been warned about? And what can we do to prepare for the next storm?
President Obama has put climate change on the national agenda. Read excerpts from his State of the Union speech, and The Nature Conservancy’s response.