News in: Climate Protection

FarmVille Gets Real: Click Here to Plant a Tree

Supposedly everyone should plant a tree once in their lifetime. But where and how exactly? For the internet generation, often living far removed from anything resembling a garden, Treedom offers a simple solution. Pick a tree. Click. Plant it. Click. Track its growth with photos and GPS data. Read on

Keep It In The Ground: Why I’m Signing the Guardian’s Petition

If you’re anything like me, you probably receive a couple of emails a day asking you to sign a petition or lobby a politician about some kind of social issue or environmental campaign. It can quickly become overwhelming. So, if you only have time to sign one petition this week, this month or even this year, make it one that counts. Read on

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Watching the Earth Breathe from Space

It is not such groundbreaking news to know that the carbon dioxide in the atmosphere has already exceeded 400 parts per million. We humans are burning fossil fuels day and night, adding more than 36 billion tonnes of this greenhouse gas every year. Have any of us thought about: where does this CO2 go? Read on

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Rising Sea Levels = Rising Level of Concern

Global sea levels are rising, and yesterday’s video of melting glaciers in western Greenland is a stunning (albeit scary) example of its cause. Climate change isn’t going anywhere unless we act, and until we do, researchers will find new ways to demonstrate the damage happening every day. Here’s a recent study that spans over two decades. Read on