Tag: Nature Conservancy climate

Is Climate Change Hitting the World’s Coral Reef Epicenter?

Written by | December 3rd, 2011

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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.

Nature Brains: The Race Against Sea-Level Rise

Written by | July 6th, 2011

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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.

Has ‘Climategate’ Damaged Science in the Public Eye? If So, What is to be Done?

Written by | February 23rd, 2010

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3 Nature Conservancy scientists respond — and say the road to restore science’s public reputation will require major shifts in focus.

The Latest from Copenhagen

Written by | December 20th, 2009

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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 […]

Copenhagen 201: An Inside View on the Major Issues

Written by | December 7th, 2009

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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. ***** […]

Where Are We on the Road to Copenhagen?

Written by | November 9th, 2009

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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. […]

Worry About Air Pollution, Not Just Climate Change

Written by | October 29th, 2009

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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 […]

It’s Blog Action Day…to Stop Climate Change!

Written by | October 15th, 2009

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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 […]

When Climate Change Demands a New Nature, Will We Be Ready?

Written by | September 30th, 2009

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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 […]

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