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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Senior Writer, Planet Forward
While climate change is a settled scientific issue — most credible scientists agree that the earth is heating up and humans are to blame — for some reason a small but vocal minority of Americans continue to deny it.
American University, Spring 2016 Video Intern
When you hear the startling fact that 2015 was the hottest year on record, you may feel a little daunted and wonder: how, why and what does this mean?
Senior Writer, Planet Forward
The Supreme Court has handed down a major win for the planet in the climate change fight, which undoubtedly will help move the planet forward.
COP21 agreement was a transformational moment
COP21 agreement was a transformational moment
Planet Forward
Salon speakers and guests give us their feedback on the COP21 agreement.
Planet Forward
A few of our favorite images from our first event of the year, a Salon debriefing the December Paris agreement.
The George Washington University
Tom Wagner’s vast usage as a media source, and some of his practiced/repeated key-points highlight an important job researchers have that is easy to overlook. 
The George Washington University, Spring 2016 Editorial Intern
Representatives who attended the United Nations Conference on Climate Change in Paris gathered in D.C. to debrief on the significance of the event.
Senior Writer, Planet Forward
To debrief on COP21, public and private sector leaders, students and academics came together to discuss the agreement and what it means.
Senior Writer, Planet Forward
The spotlight at COP21 may have been on the leaders of nation-states trying to work out a decisive climate action plan, but leaders at the municipal level also made moves to advance mitigation and adaptation efforts.
Planet Forward
The clock is ticking at the 21st Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in Paris, also known as COP21.

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