climate change

78% of People Globally Fear Damage to Earth Amid Worsening Climate and Biodiversity Crisis: Survey

World leaders now have the chance to follow this global consensus at COP26.

By Joe McCarthy

Roughly 78% of people worldwide are concerned about human-caused damage to our planet with the climate and biodiversity crisis, according to the most comprehensive global values survey to date tracking attitudes about climate change and the environment.

Technology Will Help the Water Industry Address Climate Change, Changing Consumer Demands


In the eyes of U.S. water and wastewater sector stakeholders, aging infrastructure, aging workforce and intensifying natural disasters are the top challenges facing the water and wastewater industry in 2021, according to Black & Veatch’s 2021 Strategic Directions: Water Report.

IOC Leading the Way on Climate Change - Commits to Cutting Its Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 50 Per Cent by 2030

Press Release

October 25, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has announced that it will cut its direct and indirect greenhouse gas emissions by 50 per cent by 2030, as part of its commitment to tackling climate change. 

The announcement was made by IOC President Thomas Bach during the General Assembly of the Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC), currently taking place in Greece. It comes ahead of the UN Climate Summit (COP26) due to be held at the end of October in Glasgow, Great Britain.

How Do You Keep Hope Amid the Climate Crisis?

“Hope is that small chance, however improbable, of something better.”

By Joe McCarthy

Katharine Hayhoe has the zeal of a missionary. But while she is, in fact, a Christian, she spends her days evangelizing in pursuit of climate action.

For most of her career, Hayhoe has embarked on a broad public education tour to get people to understand the stakes of the climate crisis — and see that it's in their best interest to do something about it. 

Educating Girls: The Overlooked Solution to Climate Change

by T. Shawn Taylor

This article is sponsored by HP and written on HP's behalf.

Addressing a global challenge as complex as climate change demands a full suite of solutions and actors, but one powerful intervention is widely overlooked: educating girls. Education gives girls the skills and knowledge to respond to climate-related disasters and to the changing resource landscapes around them. The contributions of educated girls to their communities increases a region’s overall resilience to climate shocks. 

COP26 President Alok Sharma Urges G20 Leaders to 'Step Up' Climate Commitments

“At that vital summit, the world must honor the promises made here in Paris six years ago.”

At the end of the month, world leaders will gather for the most critical climate conference of our generation. This year’s United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow decides the future of emissions and international cooperation on climate, but some questions remain: Who will commit? And with everything at stake, will it be enough?

Keeping Carbon in Check


Agriculture is taking two complementary approaches to address climate change: reducing carbon emissions and pulling carbon out of the atmosphere and into the soil where it benefits crops and entire ecosystems.

Carbon Farming to Address a Changing Climate

Community Investing: Tools for These Times

Fueling Transformational Change

by Donna Katzin, founder of Shared Interest 

Today, in our current political and social environment, the demand to invest in undercapitalized Black and Brown communities resonates with particular urgency – and for good reasons. In the U.S. alone, white families have accumulated seven times more wealth than Black families and five times more than Latinx families, and during the pandemic twice as many Black-owned as white-owned businesses have been forced to close. 

Managing Forests With Climate Change in Mind


When Chris Martland analyzes a landowner’s forest to develop a management plan, he has a number of issues to consider—the landowner’s goals, what’s best for long-term forest health, how he can improve biodiversity and wildlife habitat, market conditions, and climate change.

Chris is the manager of Sappi’s private Lake States Forestry program. He helps timber owners in Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Michigan manage their forests.

Family Forest Owners Empowered to Address Climate Change With New Partnership Between REI Co-op, the American Forest Foundation and The Nature Conservancy

REI commits to 6-year contract to purchase verified carbon credits from the Family Forest Carbon Program, an innovative and impact-focused forest carbon project
Press Release

The American Forest Foundation and The Nature Conservancy today announced a new partnership with REI Co-op, the nation's largest membership-based co-op and outdoor retailer, to empower America’s rural family forest owners to manage their forests in ways that sequester and store more carbon.


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