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Trees: Our Best Defense Against Climate Change

Trees: Our Best Defense Against Climate Change

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 4, 2022 0

For decades, it’s been clear that the Earth’s climate is changing, and it’s almost universally agreed that humans have had a role in it. The hard science shows that carbon dioxide (CO2)—the primary greenhouse

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Clarifying the Confounding Words of Climate Change

Clarifying the Confounding Words of Climate Change

Candice Gaukel Andrews December 14, 2021 0

Carbon neutral. Mitigation. Tipping point. Unprecedented transition. If asked, could you explicitly define the terms above, words that are often used in discussions about climate change? If not, you’re not alone. In August of

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2017: Warm Fall, Cold Winter. It’s Still Climate Change.

2017: Warm Fall, Cold Winter. It’s Still Climate Change.

Candice Gaukel Andrews December 5, 2017 1

Fall 2017 will officially come to a close in just about two weeks. It was probably one of the warmest falls that you can remember. That’s why it may be hard now, in the

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Science-Based Conservation under Attack in 2017

Science-Based Conservation under Attack in 2017

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 3, 2017 12

We’ve closed the books on 2016. It’s natural to want to assess the past year, now that we’ve made it through to the end. In the past 12 months, there has been some significant,

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Silencing Science to Benefit Tourism

Silencing Science to Benefit Tourism

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 20, 2016 9

Earlier this year, the United Nations (UN), the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and the Union of Concerned Scientists issued a report on climate change titled World Heritage and Tourism in

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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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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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New UN Report on Climate Change: Only 50 PPM of Greenhouse Gases Now Stands between Us and Disaster

New UN Report on Climate Change: Only 50 PPM of Greenhouse Gases Now Stands between Us and Disaster

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 4, 2014 11

The United Nations’ report on climate change released on Sunday, November 2, 2014, predicted a gloomy future for the residents of planet Earth. It stated that the dangers of human-caused climate change are no

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