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The 146 megawatt peak (MWp) Bolero Solar PV plant is located in the Atacama Desert in Chile. (Antonio Garcia/Unsplash)

George Washington University
Today's COP26 theme is energy. Get up to speed on industry topics and then check out some new renewable energy projects that can reduce our reliance on fossil fuels for energy.
A warmly lit white building over a city street at night.

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George Washington University
Climate Hits Home | When I was little, my grandma told me that the city’s name “Shanghai” was derived from its location. In Chinese, it means “above the sea.” Will it be much longer?

There's a new climate related podcast series out from The Economist, and the first episode focuses on COP26. (Mohammed Metri/Unsplash)

George Washington University
We look at some background information on how much money was promised to fix climate issues before, and what we should anticipate at COP26. Plus, The Economist launches a new climate podcast series. 
A white-gloved hand hold a tawny colored bat with a white substance on it's nose.

A tri-colored bat displays symptoms of white-nose syndrome at from Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, Georgia (National Park Services/ Flickr https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/)

Planet Forward Correspondent | Northwestern University
While much of the nation's human population has been able to take advantage of promising vaccines against their disease, the same can not be said for America’s dwindling numbers of bats.
A suburban street flooded with water.

A neighborhood street in Hampton, Virginia, following a flash flood in 2020. (Aileen Devlin/Virginia Sea Grant https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nd/2.0/)

George Washington University
Climate Hits Home | On just one day in Virginia, I experienced a severe thunderstorm watch, a flash flood warning, a tornado warning, and a state of emergency. What is going on?

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George Washington University
Today is day three of COP26, a key climate summit in Glasgow attended by delegates from 197 countries. Click through to read more about today's themes.

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George Washington University
Day 2 at COP26: Today we look at the economic benefits of climate mitigation, what "Net Zero" means, and how feminism and environmentalism are connected.
Black and white image of a man walking through a field and past a wirey-looking tree/

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George Washington University
Climate Hits Home | Growing up in a family that owns and operates multiple oil fields across Texas, conversations around climate change sparsely came up during my childhood.

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George Washington University
Each day of COP26, we’ll be highlighting stories from around the Internet that align with the daily themes of the conference.
Silhouette of a woman waving a scarf in the sky against the backdrop of a cloudy sky at sunset.

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George Washington University
The Road to COP26 |  I hope decision makers will finally hear and amplify the voices of those most affected by the climate crisis—from coastal communities to youth activists to Indigenous environmental defenders.

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