Written by Nicole Levins | May 28th, 2010
Written by Bob Bendick | May 19th, 2010
What’s the American Power Act? A bill that could kick-start a new clean energy industry — and make the United States a global leader against climate change, says the Conservancy’s Bob Bendick.
Written by Bob Bendick | February 24th, 2010
President Obama’s proposed federal budget has some very good things for nature — and people who depend on nature, says the Conservancy’s Bob Bendick.
Written by Rebecca Goldman | January 19th, 2010
Conservation needs to firmly measure its socioeconomic impacts, says Rebecca Goldman — or else risk losing credibility.
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 Darci Palmquist | December 10th, 2009
Ever wonder just how much digital data you consume on a daily basis? Curious to know what the carbon footprint is of that big climate change meeting across the pond? And speaking of Copenhagen, is any progress being made? (Hint: the answer is positive, and includes the acronym REDD.) These questions and more… answered in today’s issue [...]
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 Darci Palmquist | December 3rd, 2009
Electric cars, open ocean fish farms, REDD, Google. From California to Denmark and Brazil to Alaska. Yes, we’re covering all the hot issues in all the hot places around this little planet of ours. Check it all out in Cool Green Morning. Google and Arnold Schwarzenegger make a formidable team: yesterday the Gov of California unveiled a new [...]
Written by Jonathan Hoekstra | October 15th, 2009
Thirteen years ago, The Nature Conservancy teamed up with Fundación Amigos de la Naturaleza, American Electric Power Company, BP America and Pacificorp to buy out four logging concessions adjacent to Bolivia’s Noel Kempff Mercado National Park. In addition to protecting almost 832,000 hectares of forest habitat and doubling the size of the national park, this [...]
Written by Mark Tercek | October 7th, 2009
Mark Tercek is president and CEO of The Nature Conservancy. Over the last few months, I have been participating in a bipartisan commission — The Commission on Climate and Tropical Forests — that is focused on the connections between climate policy here in the United States and protecting tropical forests. The commission comprises some of [...]