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.

(Photo by Keaton Smith)

Middlebury College
I traveled to farms throughout Vermont to learn about life-cycles and to discover the most effective way to confront death: action.

Dr. Dhamma Rakkhita believes we can fight climate change with our minds and by channeling positivity.

Planet Forward Correspondent | University of Arizona
A Buddhist Monk in Myanmar believes we can fight climate change through the power of mindfulness and positivity.
The George Washington University
Scientists from the University of California have found that altering cow’s diets by adding seaweed to their feed may just be the next big solution to halt climate change.
The George Washington University
Some of the nation's most prominent Fridays for Future activists explain why they strike for climate, and why the climate movement needs not just the passion from youth, but from everyone.
University of Wisconsin-Madison
The Tick App helps researchers learn what makes some people more prone to encounter ticks than others.
SUNY-ESF
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

SUNY ESF
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
SUNY ESF
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.

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