October 14, 2011 | 10:25 AM
Calling all youth activists: October is a great time to get involvedThroughout October, young people are mobilizing campuses and communities across the United States as they launch the campaign. Designed to promote clean air, water and energy solutions, the campaign will feature 100 different events over the course of the month.
October 13, 2011 | 10:20 AM
Two-for-one deals on climate change solutionsBecause green roofs don't absorb as much heat as ordinary black roofs, they help keep cities cool. Plus, they soak up rainwater and prevent sewer systems from being overwhelmed. As heat waves and intense rain events become more common with climate change, green roofs could help us adapt.
October 12, 2011 | 2:56 PM
The beginning of Australia's clean energy futureBut Australians are showing the world that they will not stand for the big polluter’s lies, that they reject the dirty fuels of the past, and that they are demanding a clean energy future.
October 10, 2011 | 11:43 AM
Has your mayor faced reality yet?Has your mayor put your city or town on the map yet? If so, show him or her your support, and see how you can get involved in local efforts. If not, encourage your mayor to join the community of local leaders who are already busy confronting climate change!
October 06, 2011 | 12:43 PM
24 hours of power is now a reality in NamibiaDuring hot summers in the American Northeast, blackouts are inconveniences that might make city dwellers suffer without air conditioning for a few hours. Halfway around the world in Namibia, however, blackouts are a daily part of life across all seasons and can impact daily survival.
October 06, 2011 | 9:25 AM
Report identifies top 10 countries at risk from natural disastersJoined by UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon, leaders at the annual Pacific Islands Forum emphasized that climate change endangers the security, well being and livelihoods of peoples of this region. A sober reminder that these countries are at the front lines of the climate change battle, and that we all need to do our part to help them safeguard their future.
October 05, 2011 | 9:51 AM
Why does climate change lead to more floods and droughts?
Pumping carbon pollution into the air is like trying to beat someone playing with crooked dice. We may get lucky for a spell, but we can't beat the odds forever.
October 04, 2011 | 3:17 PM
Youth: Leading the way in solving a crisisWho has the most at stake in the climate crisis? That's easy: Young people like me. And as 24 Hours of Reality draws to a close, we're proud and encouraged to see youth movements emerging all over the world to combat climate change.
October 04, 2011 | 11:34 AM
Coffee, cassava, and climate change: A new recipe for Brazil's farmersNew crops don't just mean new ingredients for dinner; they mean a recipe for a whole new lifestyle. What we eat is closely tied to our identity, culture, traditions and our communities' values. We all need to ask ourselves: Are we willing to let climate change alter such a significant part of who we are?
October 03, 2011 | 10:13 AM
'Yellowstone, coming home'... no more?As someone who has a deep and abiding love of the outdoors, and agrees with Ken Burns that national parks like Yellowstone are truly “America’s Best Idea,” I am dismayed that we’re allowing one of America’s most special spaces to suffer because of our inaction on climate change.
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