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Nonprofit Spotlight: Environmental Defense Fund President Fred Krupp

Fred Krupp has been the President of the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) for more than 30 years. EDF is a nonprofit organization whose focus is to...

“Climate Refugees”: A 21st Century Crisis

Every year, an average of 24 million people are internally displaced by natural disasters.1 As the effects of climate change continue to become mor...

Weekly News Roundup June 2nd-8th

Climate Change In the Midwest, corn planting is the most delayed it's been in recorded U.S. history, thanks to the rainiest spring on record for th...

Weekly News Roundup - April 21st-28th

Climate Change Karsten Moran for The New York Times NYC is expected to pass new legislation that would set emission caps for many different types o...

Weekly News Roundup - April 14th-21st

Climate Change Sean Rayford/Stringer A recent study by Swiss Re found that climate change is becoming increasingly costly for the insurance industr...

Weekly News Roundup - April 7th-13th

Climate Change Sam McNeil / Associated Press Not good: glaciers are melting much faster than scientists previously thought Chevron, Occidental Petr...

Weekly News Roundup March 31st-April 6th

Climate Change Canada has imposed a carbon tax on four of its provinces. This is a great decision, especially given that Canada is warming at twic...

Weekly News Roundup - March 17th-23rd

Climate Change From Nairobi to Hong Kong to the San Francisco: Click here to see photos of last week's student climate change demonstrations, and ...

Snow in Los Angeles?: The Increasing Threat of Climate Change

On Thursday, February 21st, it snowed in Los Angeles. Known for its sunshine and perfect beach weather, snow in Los Angeles is a rare occasion. In ...

Weekly News Roundup - March 10th-16th

Climate Change Studies suggest that political leaders need to see climate change as psychological crisis in order to gain bipartisan support for ...

Weekly News Roundup - March 3rd-9th

Climate Change Wallace Broecker, often referred to as the "grandfather of climate science" recently passed away. Before he died, he urged scientis...

Weekly News Roundup - February 23rd-March 2nd

Climate Change Climate gentrification is already happening in LA and Miami Another beloved product threatened by climate change: Cuban cigars Evid...