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.

National Science Foundation
Research on the impact of climate change on mosquitoes has revealed that their populations will increase, as well as experience changes in geographic location and season. Paul Robbins and colleagues at the University of Arizona are studying... Read More
american
An experimental proposal to reduce the devastation caused by hurricanes to humans and the environment. An important part of any geo-engineering plan is the ability to turn it off. This method can be instantly turned off without any residual effects... Read More
university of survival
People for the most part are totally apathetic towards climate change. Not sure about this? Just watch commercials on TV. Does anyone really care about leaving a smaller carbon footprint on planet earth? Switch on the tube and you will find... Read More
Green Roofs for Healthy Cities
On the rooftop garden of Toronto's Evergreen Brickworks, Steven Peck, President and Founder of environmental not-for-profit Green Roofs for Healthy Cities explains the benefits of rooftop urban agriculture. An online training course on the history... Read More
Planet Forward
Can your community turn tragedy into opportunity? Bill Worthen, American Institute of Architects' National Director and Resource Architect for Sustainability, sits down with us to talk about LEED certification and how disaster can provide... Read More
energyNOW
There's a virtual "climate crystal ball" just a few miles from Washington D.C. in Edgewater, MD, where the nation's longest-running carbon dioxide experiment is still going strong. Smithsonian scientists are using a Chesapeake Bay salt marsh to get... Read More
Planet Forward
In this week's webisode, we bring you an idea from the National Science Foundation about the benefits of green roofs. Also hear from a Planet Forward member who shows us her small business of painting roofs white for an environmental benefit.
Second Nature
Unity College president Mitch Thomashow promotes the use of higher education and social networks in calling attention to climate change.
Second Nature
Question: Who do university presidents turn to for thoughts on sustainability? Frank Sesno of course. Our host will headline the upcoming Climate Leadership Summit, organized by Planet Forward member Second Nature.
Keep It Green
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