Climate scientists agree that we’re changing the climate in dangerous ways, and economists say we can slow the mess with a price on carbon. Earlier this month, the University of Chicago resurrected its most famous economist to find out what he’d do, and the result is a fascinating, informative, and even entertaining dialect[……]
Hurricane Sandy hit just one day before construction was to begin on a massive new shark exhibit at the WCS New York Aquarium. Before a single backhoe touched the ground, the aquarium campus and most of its buildings were destroyed.
Like the rest of our New York community, our day-to-day lives were put on hold as we focu[……]
UPDATE: Al Roker has begun his attempt to break the world record for longest weather report. Watch the live video above.
Al Roker is going to attempt to break a Guinness World Record.
No, not for longest beard or most bunny hops in 30 seconds. The “Today” show weatherman will try to break t[……]
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One highlight of my childhood growing up in California was a family vacation to Yosemite National Park. For the first time in my life, I was awed by the splendor of nature. In that magnificent setting – with its wildlife and vast open spaces – I remember learning that national parks ex[……]
Video: American University students read letters they sent to members of the Board of Trustees’ with their personal reasons for supporting fossil fuel divestment.
On November 21, 2014, the Board of Trustees of American University voted in favor of supporting climate destruction, refusing to divest its $550 million endowm[……]
Courtesy of Evangelical Environmental Network
WASHINGTON (RNS) Evangelicals are teaming up with environmentalists to support the Obama administration’s Clean Power Plan to substantially reduce carbon dioxide emissions from coal-burning power plants.
The Rev. Mitchell Hescox, president and CEO of the[……]
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Birds have the incredible ability to hear 南京桑拿 different sounds even though they don’t have outer ears like mammals do.
In fact, birds can perceive whether the source of a sound is above them, below them, or at the same level. But how do they do it?
It’s not ma[……]
Co-authored with Vrinda Manglik, Associate Campaign Representative, International Clean Energy Access
The World Bank is failing to invest enough resources in clean energy access — but Bank President Dr. Jim Yong Kim now has the opportunity to change all that.
Back in September, the Sierra Club and Oil Change Internati[……]
WildCare’s Wildlife Hospital treats nearly 4,000 ill, injured and orphaned wild animal patients from over 200 species every year. These are three patients’ stories.
As last week’s monster storm lumbered toward the San Francisco Bay Area, everyone planned to batten down the hatches, stay inside and hope our houses didn’t[……]
Well this is an ice-breaker.
Watch this Minnesota man jump on a frozen trampoline. Don’上海新419 t ask. Just watch.
Be warned that the video moves at a glacial pace at first. Nathan Ziegler, a school principal who does cold-weather stunts for his “Minnesota Cold” series on YouTube, explains in detail how he prepare[……]