Expert is one of many women leading in disaster prevention in vulnerable El Salvador, where the effects of climate change are already being felt. Just over a week ago, this meme surfaced on the internet: The meme, titled “Weather Girls,” compares the physical appearances of women weather reporters from the United States, Mexico, China, and […]
The Mountainfilm festival in Telluride, Colorado, is one of the premier environmental film festivals in the country; thousands of people attend each spring. This year’s theme was “The New Normal” and the festival featured films on climate change, food security, outdoor adventures, and wildlife, and presentations by leading thinkers such as environmentalist and author Paul […]
Scores of volunteers in communities across El Salvador today are mobilizing to plant over one million trees in 71 municipalities. This “Plantatón 2017” is a campaign by the Ministry of Environment to reforest areas of El Salvador in an effort to restore and protect life-giving watersheds. Our partners at the Mangrove Association are joining in […]
Yesterday, President Trump announced the United States is “getting out” of the Paris Climate Accord. The US is responsible for one-fifth of all global emissions, putting it in second place behind China. But it will no longer be part of, much less lead in, the solution to a problem it has helped create. The US […]
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