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How Do You Keep Hope Amid the Climate Crisis?

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

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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
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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

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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
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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.

Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business Launches the Drawdown Georgia Business Compact

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The Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business at the Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business is launching the Drawdown Georgia Business Compact on October 21, 2021. The Compact is an inclusive and collaborative initiative focused on galvanizing climate action in Georgia. Anthem, Better Earth, Cox Enterprises, Delta Air Lines, Eversheds Sutherland, Goodr, Google, Interface, Norfolk Southern, Southwire, The Coca-Cola Company, TKE, UPS, and YKK are founding members of the Compact.

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The Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business at the Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business is launching the Drawdown Georgia Business Compact on October 21, 2021. The Compact is an inclusive and collaborative initiative focused on galvanizing climate action in Georgia. Anthem, Better Earth, Cox Enterprises, Delta Air Lines, Eversheds Sutherland, Goodr, Google, Interface, Norfolk Southern, Southwire, The Coca-Cola Company, TKE, UPS, and YKK are founding members of the Compact.

Global Leaders Urging Businesses to Continue to Advance Action to Ensure a More Inclusive and Sustainable Future.

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TORONTO, October 6, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Leaders from the Canadian business community gathered virtually on October 5-6th to attend the Making Global Goals Local Business - Canada conference where they discussed how to continue to identify and implement impactful solutions to the world’s most pressing challenges, from the COVID-19 pandemic to gender inequality and inadequate climate action.

Oil and Gas Transparency Standard for Low-Carbon Transition

GRI Standard to unlock reporting on sector’s sustainability challenges
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October 6, 2021 /3BL Media/ - A new sustainability reporting standard for oil and gas has launched today, which will enable complete disclosure on the complexity of transparency demands facing the sector – best positioning companies to demonstrate accountability for their impacts and how they are transitioning to a low-carbon future.

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