Tag: weather

Russian Wildfires Recall Southwest’s Experience: Smoke, Fire and Difficulty Breathing

Written by | September 3rd, 2010

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See why Conservancy scientist Patrick McCarthy says similar fires closer to home provided concrete evidence of climate change.

Climate Change: Adapt or Die

Written by | January 29th, 2009

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If you stop 100 people on the street and ask them about climate change, 87 of them would know something about it, according to polls. But if you asked the same 100 people if they’ve ever heard of “adaptation to climate change,” I bet you’d get 100 blank stares. That’s a problem. For sure, we […]

Saving the Last Great Places Won’t Save Us from Climate Change

Written by | January 26th, 2009

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When I was a kid, I dreamed of working for The Nature Conservancy because I thought that their method of conserving nature was ingeniously simple: Buy and set aside land so that it can’t be developed and so all the cute furry animals have a place to live. Of course, the Conservancy’s methods of conservation […]

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, Jan. 20

Written by | January 20th, 2009

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As we await the inauguration of the 44th president of the United States, let’s take a moment for the latest in blogosphere green, shall we? Here’s what’s cool and interesting this morning: Something Borrowed, Something Green: Recycled prom dresses and borrowed Chanel marked last night’s Green Inaugural Ball in Washington, reports Green Inc. Tell Me […]

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