Climate

Asian carp near Lake Michigan

Asian carp swarm waterways near the Great Lakes. (Source: U.S. Congresswoman Mary Kaptur)

George Washington University
Invasive species don't follow shelter in place orders like the officials tasked with containing them. For the Midwest's invasive Asian carp, the effects of halting prevention measures range from not too bad to detrimental.

(Deepti Bansal Gage/George Washington University)

Planet Forward Senior Correspondent | GW Law School
Environmentalism is a relatively recent concept in the Western world, creating challenges when confronting our growing environmental issues. Looking to other, non-western cultures and leaders, may help develop enduring solutions.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison
How to cover climate change as a journalist when there is a rich history of politicization and misinformation.
straight road looking into the distance with storm clouds overhead

The road ahead for both COVID-19 and climate change is stormy, but with science and facts by our side we can find solutions to both.

Founder and Chief Executive, Planet Forward
How can we apply the lessons we are learning now to the next looming threat — climate change — recognizing that it will, by necessity, take a back seat until the current health emergency and economic crisis subside?
Planet Forward Correspondent | Eckerd College
This year, the 50th anniversary of Earth Day unfortunately won't be celebrated in the streets. But many organizations are planning huge events online. Here's a rundown of three creative ways to celebrate.

Hundreds of Tucson residents are using green spaces during the pandemic like the Loop, a 131-mile paved bikeway that now sees hundreds of daily users. (Jake Meyers / University of Arizona)

Planet Forward Correspondent | University of Arizona
Green spaces not only help cities mitigate and adapt to climate change; they can help residents cope with the shock of COVID-19.

A recent investigation into the devastating desert locust outbreak spreading across East Africa has led me to some troublesome conclusions on the problematic nature of media coverage on Africa in the United States. (Adam Matan/Creative Commons)

Planet Forward Senior Correspondent | The George Washington University
A recent investigation into the devastating locust outbreak spreading across East Africa has led me to some troublesome conclusions on the problematic nature of media coverage on Africa in the United States.
Planet Forward Senior Correspondent | University of Georgia
Understanding birds is the first step toward avian species conservation, and bird banding improves our knowledge of birds' migration patterns and life histories.
Assistant Editor, Planet Forward
Here are our key takeaways from TV media experts on how to create lasting climate communication that won’t get washed away in the rising tides.
George Washington University
Plastic bags are a problem. But are bag bans the solution? Here's the truth behind plastic, paper, and cotton tote bags.

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