climate change

Protesters hold a sign that reads "ACT NOW CLIMATE CRISIS"

The COP26 Weymouth Rally and Demonstration on the Global Day of Action for Climate Justice, organized by the COP26 Coalition Dorset Hub (Stephen and Helen Jones/Wikimedia Commons (CC BY-SA 2.0 ))

Planet Forward Correspondent | Eckerd College
Planet Forward Correspondent Kaitlyn Copland sits down with Gregor Sharp, an 18-year-old climate activist, to discuss the power social media has to mobilize individuals for a sociopolitical cause.
A side by side of two forested mountains.

Left: Spain, 2021 (Ryan Bieber/Ithaca College) Right: California, 2019 (Andreas Haslinger/Unsplash)

Planet Forward Correspondent | Ithaca College
There are two huge mountain ranges, on two different continents, both of the same name. The similarities don’t end there either. Both are being increasingly affected by climate change.
Columbia University
Climate change communication is complex. Pathways, a new strategy game, is making this conversation more accessible to the next generation. 
Cold Groundwater flowing into the Deshka River
Cold Groundwater flowing into the Deshka River
Middlebury College
There has been a longstanding consensus that ocean conditions are the primary driver for lower salmon returns. But in July of 2020, a study offered groundbreaking evidence that freshwater habitat health may play a large role too.
SUNY ESF
This is a video of interviews with a flat earther who still believes in climate change.

(Photo by Hannah Richter/ University of Chicago)

University of Chicago
Composting is a growing practice that diverts food waste from greenhouse gas-producing landfills; Chicago colleges provide a case study into how this practice can be implemented more broadly today.
Planet Forward Senior Correspondent | Franklin & Marshall College
Learn more about Green Africa Youth Organization (GAYO) and their impact in Ghana and on the international stage, from the perspective of GAYO Project Coordinator Betty Osse Bonsu.
The white dome of the US Capital building is illuminated under a dark sky.

The Capitol on the night of Biden’s first State of the Union, Tuesday March 1, 2022. (Isabel Miller/Medill News Service)

Northwestern University
Isabel Miller and Jonathan Lehrfeld report: The climate crisis, which President Joe Biden has previously called an “existential threat to humanity,” received little attention during his first State of the Union.
A collage of words and phrases used in relation to climate change, including "global warming," "environment," and "fossil fuels."

"Climate Change" by www.scootergenius.com (Kevin Smith/Flickr)

George Washington University
From "global warming" to "climate change" to "climate crisis," the terms that we use to refer to the worsening environment have political and social implications.
Asian elephant in an enclosure at the National Zoo.

An Asian elephant stands near the fence of its enclosure at the National Zoo in Washington DC. Asian elephants are the closest living relatives of wooly mammoths. Photo from 5/8/2019. (Skylar Epstein/George Washington University)

Planet Forward Correspondent | George Washington University
One biotech startup claims it can use Asian elephants to breed “functional mammoths” that help fight climate change. The prospect of bringing genetic engineering technologies into the world of conservation raises complex moral questions.

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