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.
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One year later, are we applying lessons from Hurricane Sandy? The Nature Conservancy’s Director of Science in Connecticut recalls another monster storm and says we need nature — and a big-picture approach — to prepare our communities for the storms of the future.
Hot rain and other extreme and unusual weather events have been making headlines. Our senior scientist says it’s time to prepare for more heat waves, droughts, floods and fires.
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The Nature Conservancy’s Frank Lowenstein gives a preview of the President’s speech on climate change.
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A 10-member crew from Papua New Guinea uses traditional seafaring knowledge to raise awareness of threats that climate change is bringing to their islands and culture.
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Representatives of North American indigenous tribes from Alaska to the Gulf of Mexico are gathering at the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian this week to give voice to the changes they are experiencing in the climate around them.
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Looking ahead, Pacific islanders are making community plans to cope with rising sea levels. And on some low-lying coral atolls, that includes contingency plans to relocate farmland, and even people, elsewhere.
As people in the United States seem intent on arguing whether or not climate change is real, islanders are seeing sea levels rise and land disappear.
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 […]
Check out The Nature Conservancy’s cool new wind energy and wildlife interactive graphic at Nature.org.
Creating a kitchen garden is a great way to reduce your carbon footprint. Not only do you avoid the carbon emissions of shipped food (or even driving to the store), you also replace lawn (that must be mowed, usually by a gas-powered mower) with food. But the real payoff is that first salad of the season or that perfectly ripe tomato, still warm from the sun.
Country delegates met the first week in April in Bangkok, Thailand for 2011’s first round of United Nations-sponsored climate negotiations. During the meetings, The Nature Conservancy caught up with a few individuals from different parts of the world, including conducting a short interview with one of the most respected voices in the international climate change policy community, Indonesia’s Agus Pornomo.
Very early yesterday, the House Appropriations Committee released the detailed spending bill, H.R. 1473, that implements the three-way agreement among President Obama, House Speaker John Boehner and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid. But what does this mean for U.S. commitments to international climate finance?