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Inside the Weird Little World of Microclimates

Inside the Weird Little World of Microclimates

By Mark Mancini If weather is your mood, climate is your personality. That’s an analogy some scientists use to help explain the difference between two words people often get mixed up. In other words, weather exists in the short term. It’s the state of the atmosphere in a specific area during a limited period (think […]

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    Climate Change, Inspired By Banksy

    Climate Change, Inspired By Banksy

    Banksy, who infamously shredded his “Girl With Balloon” painting at an auction on Friday, has inspired people to whip up their own versions of the artwork. The images are centered around a timely and poignant theme: climate change. https://twitter.com/BridgeMuir/statuses/1049532444238475264 caption=”” photo_credit=”” On Sunday, the United Nations’ scientific panel issued a dire report that the world […]

    5 Ways to Make Your Garden Regenerative

    5 Ways to Make Your Garden Regenerative

    Planting a garden has the power to change the world. Regenerative gardens can help reverse global warming by restoring soil health. We’re bringing victory gardens back. This time, it’s for the climate. Our friends Ron Finley and Rosario Dawson explain how you can make your home garden regenerative in this new video premiere from Kiss […]

    Why It’s Time We March for the Ocean

    Why It’s Time We March for the Ocean

    By Sylvia Earle & David Helvarg We’ve recently seen the remarkable capacity of youth to mobilize and to inspire us with a message of change in their march against gun violence. Theirs is also a generation equipped with technologies not just to connect to each other but to better understand our blue planet in ways […]

    Massive Antarctic Ice Shelf Days From Breaking Off

    Massive Antarctic Ice Shelf Days From Breaking Off

    By Andy Rowell Any day now we will truly witness climate change in action. Within days at worst, maybe weeks at best, scientists predict that a huge section of the Larsen C ice shelf in Antarctica will break off into the ocean, in what is called a major “calving” event. The size of the U.S. […]

    Gorsuch Supreme Court Nomination: High Stakes for the Planet

    Gorsuch Supreme Court Nomination: High Stakes for the Planet

    The U.S. Senate is beginning the confirmation process today to consider Judge Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court. Gorsuch, nominated by President Trump on Jan. 31, is now a jurist on the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver. Senators will be making their opening statements, with Republicans expected to say that he […]

    Trump Files Motion to Delay Kids’ Historic Climate Lawsuit

    Trump Files Motion to Delay Kids’ Historic Climate Lawsuit

    The Trump administration filed a motion Tuesday seeking an appeal to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals on a federal judge’s Nov. 10, 2016 order in Juliana v. United States. The Trump administration also filed a motion to delay trial preparation until after its appeal is considered. Kids Name Trump as Defendant in Landmark Climate […]

    Judge Orders Trump’s EPA Pick to Release Emails by Tuesday

    Judge Orders Trump’s EPA Pick to Release Emails by Tuesday

    The Oklahoma County Court on Thursday found Trump‘s U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) nominee Scott Pruitt in violation of the state’s Open Records Act. The Center for Media and Democracy (CMD) filed a lawsuit against Pruitt for improperly withholding public records and the court ordered his office to release thousands of emails in a matter […]

    Victory: These Two Cities Just Committed to 100% Renewable Energy

    Victory: These Two Cities Just Committed to 100% Renewable Energy

    Pueblo, Colorado and Moab, Utah, this week became the 22nd and 23rd cities in the U.S. to commit to transition to 100 percent clean, renewable energy. The Pueblo City Council approved Monday a measure committing to power the community entirely with renewable sources of energy like wind and solar by 2035. The vote was immediately […]