Written by Wayne Klockner | May 3rd, 2013
By 2050, the Earth’s population is expected to exceed 9 billion, and our climate is changing at a rate even faster than anticipated. How can we continue to meet the needs of nature and people?
Written by Madeline Van Tassel | July 31st, 2012
Written by Mark Tercek | June 27th, 2012
Numerous countries — and now the private sector — are stepping forward to commit to specific actions to make their operations more sustainable.
Written by Jonathan Hoekstra | August 27th, 2009
What does climate change mean to you? Maybe you think about polar bears stranded on a melting ice block. But climate change is going to be a lot more personal to U.S. residents than that, according to a new analysis released today by The Nature Conservancy. Longer, drier droughts could wither crops and push family […]
Written by Karen Foerstel | December 10th, 2008
POZNAN, Poland — The big names begin arriving in Poznan today as negotiations ramp up in the final three days of the international climate change meeting. And U.S. congressional staffers warn that passage of cap-and-trade climate change legislation is unlikely to happen in the next 12 months. Former Vice President Al Gore is scheduled to […]
Written by Karen Foerstel | December 8th, 2008
POZNAN, POLAND — As the second and final week of COP-14 kicks off in Poland today, developing countries have called for ecosystem-based adaptation to be a critical part of a post-2012 climate change agreement. During government negotiations last week, delegates with the “G77 and China” group, which represents all of the world’s developing countries, said […]
Written by Erik Meijaard | December 7th, 2008
Many of us have felt the impact of the economic crisis. Shares are down, pension funds have evaporated, some have lost their jobs, and house prices have plummeted. The world has certainly seen more cheerful times, at least in financial terms. Conservation organizations are also being forced to cut back, because we expect that the […]