Written by Darci Palmquist | September 13th, 2012
The Himalayan glaciers are called the “third pole” because they contain the largest ice fields outside the polar regions—how will their retreat affect people living downstream?
Written by Nicole Levins | March 25th, 2010
Written by Jonathan Hoekstra | June 26th, 2009
With so much public and political attention on reducing greenhouse gas emissions, I often get asked to explain why climate change adaptation is also important. It’s important because the climate has already started to change, and it is affecting people and nature in negative ways. As a scientist, I can rattle off facts and figures […]
Written by Peter Kareiva | March 11th, 2009
There are carbon calculators galore on the web — including The Nature Conservancy’s very own. These calculators allow you to figure out how your activities and lifestyle contribute to the carbon emissions that are responsible for the climate disruption the world now faces. Rarely, however, does one see any discussion of what population growth means […]