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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
By Victoria Riess, Mark Abramson & Haley Lesavoy How much energy are you wasting by throwing out that plastic bottle? Find out!
Planet Forward
By Victoria Riess, Haley Lesavoy & Mark Abramson The technology is here, but without an infrastructure to implement it, there will be no progress.
By Madeline Twomey & Juliette Dallas-Feeney. Arlington, VA school-teacher Gail Carten explains her participation in GM's Project Driveway- a test market of the hydrogen fuel-cell car, which produces zero emissions. Fall 2009.
Michael Mann is a climatologist in the meteorology department at Penn State University and the director of the Penn State Earth System Science Center. He wrote a chapter in the IPCC report, and is credited as one of the creators of the famous “... Read More
According to a new poll, 40% of Americans don't trust what scientists say about the environment. What's going on here? Why don't we trust our scientists anymore?
Operation Free is a coalition of veterans and national security organizations dedicated to securing America with clean energy. We've sent a delegation of US military veterans to the COP15 climate conference to highlight the connection between global... Read More
Video for Geology class. Credits and citations at the end.
Moving demonstration against the Alberta tar sands developments at the UN climate change negotiations in Copenhagen. The demonstration was co-organized by the Indigenous Environment Network, the Canadian Youth Delegation, and the US Youth Delegation... Read More
The Town of Portsmouth, RI, raised its own wind turbine hoping to reduce the carbon footprint for this small New England community.

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