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Applauding Paris: Climate Change Conference 2015 Will Go On

Applauding Paris: Climate Change Conference 2015 Will Go On

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 17, 2015 1

Before the terrorist attacks that left more than 125 people dead and hundreds wounded in Paris on Friday, November 13, 2015, the city was set to host the 21st Conference of the Parties (COP21)

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Environmental Activism: Arctic Drilling and Cecil, the Lion

Environmental Activism: Arctic Drilling and Cecil, the Lion

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 4, 2015 5

On July 25, 2015, the MSV Fennica, a Royal Dutch Shell icebreaker which was carrying oil-drilling equipment to the Arctic, arrived in Portland, Oregon, for repairs. It was met by a group of protesters

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Alaska’s Permafrost Is Burning. That’s Not Good for You.

Alaska’s Permafrost Is Burning. That’s Not Good for You.

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 28, 2015 5

Alaska is on fire. Even where I live in Wisconsin, I can feel it. A NASA photo shows that a plume of smoke from those northern blazes extends all the way down through the

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Video: Living on an Iceberg

Video: Living on an Iceberg

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 23, 2015 2

Last year, 2014, was the warmest on record since 1880, according to scientists at NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies in New York. What is even more telling is that nine of the 10

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Wind Power: Must the Choice Be Clean Energy or Wildlife?

Wind Power: Must the Choice Be Clean Energy or Wildlife?

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 16, 2015 27

To help meet our growing energy needs, in recent years we have increasingly turned to wind power. The U.S. Energy Information Administration estimates that in 2014, 4.4 percent of the electricity we generated came

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Video: How Whales Help Sequester CO2

Video: How Whales Help Sequester CO2

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 30, 2015 18

We know that the world’s forests—boreal, temperate and tropical—play a large role in sequestering carbon dioxide (CO2)—as long as drought, harvesting, insect damage and wildfires don’t overpower them. But we may have another “champion”

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Linking Climate Change to Personal Health: Game Changer?

Linking Climate Change to Personal Health: Game Changer?

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 14, 2015 3

Suppose we meet for a cup of coffee, and in the course of our conversation, I tell you that 2014 was officially the hottest year on record. I mention that over the past 12

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New Climate Study Advises Leaving Fossil Fuels in the Ground. But Will We?

New Climate Study Advises Leaving Fossil Fuels in the Ground. But Will We?

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 24, 2015 14

At the most recent United Nations Climate Change Conference, held in Lima, Peru, in December 2014, more than 190 countries—including the United States—voluntarily agreed to limit carbon emissions in order to keep the world

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