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.

For 10 years, the Ski Area Citizens Coalition has published its ski area environmental report card, a rating system that grades ski resorts across the west according to their impact on the natural environment.
Researcher Aly Courtemanch starts her work day on skis. That’s how she gets around on the alpine terrain where she studies the Teton Range bighorn sheep herd. Using GPS devices and trail counters, Courtemanch a scientist a the Cooperative Fish... Read More
Planet Forward
A theoretical look at our energy future
Planet Forward
From Kevin Kamps, Beyond Nuclear's watchdog on radioactive waste and nuclear power subsidies
Music video for the "350 Rap" for climate change action. Special thanks to all the participants, to videographer & co-director Cate Smierciak and to Fat Tire Bike Tours Berlin. Why 350? 350 parts per million is the safe level of carbon dioxide... Read More
BRISTOL, RI __ RWU student Luis Galvan offer's his thoughts on the fate of the climate.
Planet Forward
from Michael Meehan, CEO of Carbonetworks
Many of us who were at the UN climate negotiations in Copenhagen from December 7-19 went through a period of hibernation in week following the conference. I, for one, slept for more than 32 hours in the 48 hours that began at 12:00 p.m. on December... Read More
Villagers from the small coastal Alaskan town of Newtok have endured extreme weather leading to massive erosion. Though not at fault, this group of some 350 Yup'ik Eskimos is among the planet's first casualties of climate change. They are forced by... Read More
Planet Forward
Planet Forward host Frank Sesno interviews Mike Tidwell, head of the Chesapeake Climate Action Network, via Skype from Copenhagen. Hear why the best thing we can do for the environment might be to stop 'going green.'

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