American West Scorched By Climate Change

American West Scorched By Climate Change

Restoring Forest Landscapes Essential To All Life As climate change gains momentum, so does the drought that is gripping the great American West. States such as California and Colorado are vivid examples of what a mega-drought can do to entire ecosystems and entire...
Greenland Feeling The Heat Of Global Warming

Greenland Feeling The Heat Of Global Warming

Climate Change Taking Toll On Glaciers By Sarah Foster My soft footsteps, attuned to the rhythmic heartbeat of the Earth, gently push through the lush green ground cover that maternally blankets the immense landscape of the tundra. With each step, I feel the dewy...
Africa Most Vulnerable To Climate Change

Africa Most Vulnerable To Climate Change

Defending Ecosystems An International Priority No continent will be struck as severely by the impacts of climate change as Africa. Given its geographical position, the continent will be particularly vulnerable due to the considerably limited adaptive capacity, and...
Climate Change Earns Nobel Prize

Climate Change Earns Nobel Prize

Sustainability In Spotlight Americans William Nordhaus and Paul Romer, pioneers in adapting the western economic growth model to focus on environmental issues and sharing the benefits of technology, won the 2018 Nobel Economics Prize. In a joint award that turned the...
Ecosystems Collapsing As Climate Changes

Ecosystems Collapsing As Climate Changes

Vital Ecosystems Under Siege Some of the world’s most iconic ecosystems are collapsing due to climate change and human encroachment, which, in turn, is contributing to more climate change. Collapse of one ecosystem will contribute to the collapse of the next. As...