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24 April 2015
Sacramento, California, United States
The government wants more farmers turning waste methane into biogas to help combat the negative effects of global climate change. California is leading the initiative, largely through a cap-and-trade program.
16 March 2016
Carbon farming is a method that focuses on sequestering atmospheric carbon on agricultural land. While farms around the world already do it, it's not anywhere near the scale necessary to avert climate catastrophe. But...
Inside Climate News
28 March 2011
Reno, Nevada, United States
In a campaign to boost community interest in and use of urban wind power, city officials in Reno, Nevada, are helping consumers take the guesswork out of buying home turbines. Through an online consumer guide called t...
29 August 2019
Missoula, Montana, United States
Adapting to climate change takes planning and partnerships. In Missoula, Montana, partnerships with nonprofits like Thriving Earth Exchange (TEX) and Climate Smart Missoula reinforce the city’s climate planning. TEX c...
India Climate Dialogue
Hiren Kumar Bose
17 September 2018
Dharwad, Karnataka, India
In the arid Karnataka region of India, millet is largely replacing rice as a staple crop. Not only does this drought-resistant grain require far less water and pesticide, but it's also highly nutritious. Perceptions a...
9 August 2015
Miami Beach, Florida, United States
Over 3000 Words
Around the globe, countries have taken actions that have helped reduce carbon emissions and increase the use of renewable energy. Although the state of Florida feels the effects of climate change, its state representa...
8 December 2015
San Juan, San Juan, Puerto Rico
With projections that global shipping could account for 16 percent of carbon emissions by 2050, experts are looking to natural gas and so-called "slow steaming" to limit energy consumption.
31 October 2018
California, United States
Despite a lack of support from the current White House administration to move forward with climate conscious decision making, organizations and local governments across the world are mobilizing to enact change. From s...
3 October 2018
Washington, United States
Under 800 Words
As climate change takes it's toll across the world, volunteer scientists in Washington are helping to track the changes. MeadowWatch, a program made up of these volunteer scientists, encourages the collection of data ...
Deogracias Benjamin Kalima
14 March 2018
While climate change continues to complicate the realities of creating seasonal viable crops, farmers in Malawi are adopting conservation agriculture in at attempt to salvage what they can from their crops. Through a ...
6 January 2015
Bridport, Vermont, United States
The breakdown of the ozone layer is one of the most well-known effects of climate change. Citizens enact different ways to protect the atmosphere from a build up of methane gas.
2 June 2015
Telluride, Colorado, United States
Colorado has had challenges teaching climate change to elementary and secondary school students because of political divisiveness. Regional advocacy groups and professionals manage to teach climate change through enga...
30 May 2016
New York, New York, United States
As climate change drastically alters the land, sea, and how humans subsist in the face of a changing environment, governments are finding that traditional methods of development are no longer sufficient or sustainable...
1 May 2018
In various parts of the world, women's voices often aren't heard when it comes to ways to mitigate against climate change, despite their intimate experiences with it. Women in Guatemala are fighting agains this roadbl...
25 April 2019
Scituate, Rhode Island, United States
A dark synergy of extreme weather and emboldened pests could imperil vast stretches of woodland. Foresters are only starting to wrestle with solutions.
25 January 2019
Manchester, Washington, United States
As rising temperatures threaten marine life, the Pacific Hybreed laboratory is working to develop resilient shellfish. Their experimental breeding process attempts to uncover new genes to help a variety of shellfish w...
18 December 2019
Athens, Georgia, United States
With Georgia’s Athens-Clarke county landfill nearing its fill limit, residents, organizations, and the city are taking a multi-pronged approach to reducing waste. A key part of this has been the fact that nearly half ...
29 November 2018
Portland, Oregon, United States
Over 15 Minutes
Portland-based NGO, Micah Challenge USA, uses scripture to reach Evangelicals about climate change. The organization partners with legislation-making initiatives, travels to Christian colleges, and contacts national a...
11 July 2019
Under 800 Words
The United Kingdom’s Committee on Climate Change has helped the country lead the way in cutting emissions and preparing to adapt to climate change. The committee is independent – meaning it isn’t bound to who is in po...
19 April 2019
Huntsville, Alabama, United States
Three major US companies are leading the way in developing the technology to extract carbon dioxide from the air: Global Thermostat, Carbon Engineering, and Climeworks. With federal tax credits per ton of carbon dioxi...
19 July 2019
Camden, United Kingdom
In the London borough of Camden, randomly selected locals, including students, builders, civil servants, restauranteurs, and others, came together to discuss what to do about climate change. This climate assembly allo...
10 December 2015
Palm oil production is driving deforestation at alarming rates across the globe. Anti-palm-oil activists have shifted their focus to advocating for responsible and environmentally sustainable sourcing of this commodit...
9 June 2016
With climate changes causing extreme fluctuations in the weather, agricultural conditions and small farming operations are suffering around the world. The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has funded research and init...
28 October 2018
Biomimicry is defined as finding "solutions to man-made problems with designs inspired by the natural world," and some scientists think it could be at least part of the solution to climate change problems. From recycl...
27 January 2015
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Climate change is playing a major roll in the way floods are impacting cities. In Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam, residents are routinely threatened with the wet season, oftentimes finding that the only solution is to ra...
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