Climate Change

Climate change affects all of us and all the systems on planet Earth - from natural disasters to disrupted growing seasons, our changing climate is having widespread effects. Here are some ideas for how to deal with climate change, how to adapt and how to try and cut down on the change while we still can.

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Tourism is a big part of Caribbean life. Whether we think about it or not we leave long-lasting effects on these beautiful places that we visit. From a seven day cruise to flying seven hours to reach Barbados.
State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry
A story about how in the next half century, the biodiversity of the Earth will drastically change.

Hoodoos at Bryce Canyon

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A description of the damage being done to the most beautiful places in the world caused by anthropogenic climate change.
Save our oceans
Save our oceans
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Ocean acidification is a huge threat to our oceans. Ocean acidification is an affect of climate change and the increased emissions of greenhouse gases. Carbon dioxide is absorbed in our oceans, but the oceans cannot hold everything. Too much can... Read More

(Photos by Cate Twining-Ward/George Washington University)

Planet Forward Correspondent | The George Washington University
As a wildlife conservation intern at a chimpanzee sanctuary in Sierra Leone, I learned why conserving these creatures is important and how they are directly impacted by climate change.

A science classroom in Evanston Township High School where Marla Isaacs, a biology teacher, encourages respectful conversations when teaching about climate change, no matter what their opinion is. (Natalie Chun/Northwestern University)

Planet Forward Correspondent | Northwestern University
“It's just a statement,” teacher Anna Kraftson said of climate change. “There's data. It's not like ‘I believe in this’ or ‘I don't believe in this.’"
Northwestern University
The last of three episodes, this podcast focuses on Florida Keys residents' opinions on sea level rise.
Northwestern University
The second of three episodes, this podcast focuses on the economic impacts of sea level rise in the Florida Keys.
Northwestern University
The first of three episodes, this podcast focuses on what sea level rise looks like in the Florida Keys and how it is being addressed.
Student activist Giselle Herzfeld poses in front of a tree.

Student activist Giselle Herzfeld (Mahalia Dryak/Reed College)

Planet Forward Correspondent | Reed College
Giselle Herzfeld, 22, chats about the Global Climate Strike movement, 350 Colorado, and her work getting Reed College students involved in the Portland Climate March.

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