Man-made climate change is responsible.
Two decades’ worth of forest data shows climate change is hurting sugar maples — and syrup production — in the U.S.
That’s not how any of this works.
Republican lawmakers opened the pristine Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to drilling in their new tax bill, but environmentalists are playing a long game to keep the region safe from development.
It wasn’t just a devastating year for the United States; Throughout the world, countries are struggling with the devastating impacts wrought by a rapidly changing climate.
Rising temperatures are making it impossible for some turtle species to produce males.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio recently announced a city lawsuit against five major oil companies, seeking billions in climate change-related damages; the mayor simultaneously announced citywide pension fund divestment from fossil fuels.
There’s still time to fix the problem.
Short-sighted, purely-short-term-profit-driven and willful ignorance is having profound effects on not only the planet, but on the economy as well. In the last ten years, climate change has cost Americans $240 billion per year, which according to the Universal Ecological Fund, corresponds to “about 40 percent of the current economic growth of the United States economy.”
Their important work will continue.