Written by Bob Lalasz | December 3rd, 2011
How bad was the coral bleaching our research team found in Raja Ampat — and what else did they discover there? Read this Q&A with Conservancy scientists Joanne Wilson and Sangeeta Mangubhai.
Written by Bob Lalasz | July 6th, 2011
Sea-level rise due to climate change is already picking winners and losers (black bears) on Florida’s Gulf Coast–and it will impact people next, according to a new study authored by Conservancy scientists.
Written by Bob Lalasz | February 23rd, 2010
3 Nature Conservancy scientists respond — and say the road to restore science’s public reputation will require major shifts in focus.
Written by Dave Connell | December 20th, 2009
Nature Conservancy policy analysts and scientists are at the UN climate summit in Copenhagen for the next two weeks — and are reporting the latest developments here on Cool Green Science. Click through and then scroll down to read these late-breaking reports and more: Saturday, December 19, 2009, 12:55 PM: Copenhagen Accord Results in a […]
Written by Dave Connell | December 7th, 2009
As negotiators kick off two weeks of climate change talks in Copenhagen today, Duncan Marsh, director of international climate change policy for The Nature Conservancy, discusses in detail some of the key issues and news events that will surround the debate. For more on Copenhagen, be sure to check out our Copenhagen 101 feature. ***** […]
Written by Chrissy Schwinn | November 9th, 2009
It was a very busy week last week in the world of climate change, with lots of activity on both the domestic and international fronts. UN negotiators wrapped up talks in Barcelona, the last before the big event in December in Copenhagen. And climate and energy legislation moved in various ways in the U.S. Senate. […]
Written by Peter Kareiva | October 29th, 2009
Yes, global warming is a big deal and a big challenge. But sometimes I get so frustrated by conservation and environmental NGO’s for not being able to chew gum and walk at the same time — in other words, for failing to appreciate the real lesson of greenhouse gas emissions. The real lesson is there […]
Written by Bob Lalasz | October 15th, 2009
Hey, Mr. and Ms. Cool, Green and Scientific — it’s Blog Action Day! Thousands of bloggers are blogging against climate change today…including Cool Green Science! (Find out more in the video above.) What can you do RIGHT NOW to help slow climate change? Try these Nature Conservancy action items for starters: Use our Planet Change […]
Written by Peter Kareiva | September 30th, 2009
In 50 years, many parts of the world will be unrecognizable because of climate change, population growth, shifting agriculture, new energy sources, hundreds of new cities and imperiled water supplies. The pressures of the climate crisis, coupled with the global recession, are pushing the conservation movement to reexamine many of its core assumptions. There is […]