Category Archives: Global Warming

Forest Conservation, Reforestation Urged To Fight Climate Change

North American Forests Part Of The Solution To Global Warming Today, the Forest Climate Working Group (FCWG), a coalition of landowners, conservation organizations, forestry advocates, forest products companies and scientists delivered a letter to President Obama calling for increased recognition … Continue reading

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Rainforest Destruction Driven By Commodities

Fewer Than 10 Percent Of Major Corporations Have Policies Against Deforestation The world’s rainforests have been decimated over the past 20 years. The destruction is accelerating again as corporations are waving false flags of sustainability. The Global Canopy Programme’s Forest … Continue reading

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Norway Paying Brazil For Slowing Deforestation

Deforestation In Amazon Rising Again The Norwegian government has fulfilled its billion dollar commitment to Brazil for the South American country’s success in reducing deforestation in the Amazon rainforest. In a statement issued Wednesday, Norway announced it would complete payment … Continue reading

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New York Promotes Forests To Capture Carbon

Trees Important In Race Against Climate Change Debates continue about the best way to slow the increase of carbon dioxide that is trapping heat in the Earth’s atmosphere. Carbon needs to be pulled out of the atmosphere and stored–a process … Continue reading

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Reforestation Restoring Hope In Battle Against Climate Change

Editor’s Note: We’re pleased to see the groundswell for forest conservation and reforestation gaining more traction every day. We have nine projects ready to go in five nations across East Africa. Please visit our East Africa Plan to learn how … Continue reading

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Tropical Deforestation Impacts Climate, Agriculture, Ecosystems

Impact As Costly As Carbon From Fossil Fuels In the face of climate change, scientists often focus on the harmful effects of greenhouse gas emissions, but new research shows that tropical deforestation triggers global changes that are just as costly as … Continue reading

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More Murder In The Rainforest

Defender Of Ecuador’s Indigenous Rights Killed By Alexander Zaitchik At the latest climate change talks, indigenous tribes showed again that they’re frontline allies in the fight against deforestation and global warming. So why aren’t we protecting them? A dark piece of news … Continue reading

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Green Climate Fund Growing Fast

Climate Battle Moving At Glacial Speed Countries are meeting in Berlin today to announce how much they will give to the UN’s climate change adaptation fund. The pledges are seen as a vital step towards countries agreeing a new global … Continue reading

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Can Carbon-Capture Technology Fight Climate Change

Global Thermostat Turning Heads On Small Applications By Eli Kintisch Physicist Peter Eisenberger expected colleagues to react to his carbon capture technology with skepticism. He claimed to have invented a machine that could clean the atmosphere of excess carbon dioxide, … Continue reading

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Illegal Logging Taking Thailand’s Last Forests

Thailand’s Biodiversity Vanishing Deforestation is threatening a wildlife sanctuary that is not just the most abundant forest zone in Thailand’s eastern region but also home to more than a third of the country’s wild animals. Of course, deforestation also adds … Continue reading

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