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Blue Carbon Can Help Climate Change “Code Red” – NRDC (Natural Resources Defense Council)

Guest blog written by Tareen R. Haque. Tareen is an undergraduate student at Macaulay Honors College at the City University of New York (CUNY), majoring in Environmental Earth Systems Science. This summer, she worked closely with NRDC’s Latin America team and…

Italy is Protecting its Giant Trees Forever – Monumental Trees that Can Live for Centuries

Big old trees. Are there any living things that speak to us the same way as big old trees? Italy has ensured through law that every Italian and visitor to the country has the right of happening upon the oldest, gnarliest, and most storied trees in the nation, and thereby having that wonderful feeling of […]

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If Left to Regrow, Brazil’s Atlantic Forest Could Recover Faster and Store More Carbon Cheaper Than Tree Planting

Reprinted and altered with permission from World At Large, a news website of nature, politics, science, health, and travel. Naturally regenerated forests are much better ways of achieving climate targets than mass planting, and Brazil could achieve 150% more reforestation if the forests are left to their own schemes. Home to a wealth of biodiversity […]

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Climate Change Likely To Abruptly Impact Algae in the Global Ocean – SciTechDaily

Scientists sample a brown mat of aggregated phytoplankton. Credit: Katrin Schmidt Global warming is likely to cause abrupt changes to important algal communities because of shifting biodiversity ‘break point’ boundaries in the oceans – according to research from the University…

Climate change is hurting our health: 3 stories you may have missed – Conservation International

Stop global warming or face “catastrophic harm” to human health, journal editors warn in an urgent call for action. The story: In an unprecedented joint editorial, the world’s leading medical journals warned that global warming is increasingly harmful to human…

California’s battle with climate change is at stake in Tuesday’s recall election – CNBC

Gavin Newsom, governor of California, speaks during a ‘Vote No’ recall campaign event in San Francisco, California, U.S., on Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2021. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images California voters will decide whether to remove Democratic Gov….

For a New Generation of College Students, Climate Change Isn’t Political. It’s a Lived Reality. – Sierra Magazine

Last June, an unprecedented heat dome descended upon the Pacific Northwest, smashing all-time temperature records in cities from California to Washington. In Seattle, temperatures soared to 108 degrees on June 28, the highest reading ever recorded there since 1948, breaking…

NY’s New Gov Signs Law Requiring Zero-Emission Vehicles By 2035

Democratic New York Gov. Kathy Hochul (pictured) signed legislation Wednesday requiring all new passenger cars and trucks sold in the state to be zero emissions by 2035. Under the new law, new off-road vehicles and equipment sold in New York…

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