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Dear Forests: Wish You Were Here—and That You’d Remain

Dear Forests: Wish You Were Here—and That You’d Remain

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 24, 2017 1

This summer, the world lost a Nebraska-size chunk of forests. Logging, expanding palm oil plantations and wildfires are to blame. This continuing deforestation trend could have devastating implications for the climate. Simply put, forests

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Videos: Reforestation, One Nation and One Person at a Time

Videos: Reforestation, One Nation and One Person at a Time

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 28, 2017 0

Around the world, deforestation is causing millions of species to lose their natural habitats. Estimates are that tracts half the size of England are lost annually, and scientists say that the world’s rain forests could completely vanish

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Climate Change Action Figures: Our Governors and Mayors

Climate Change Action Figures: Our Governors and Mayors

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 11, 2017 1

The United States has officially left the Paris Agreement on climate change, the 2015 pact in which more than 150 nations pledged to curb greenhouse gas emissions and support the plans of poor countries in developing

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Video: A Concrete Solution for Fighting Climate Change

Video: A Concrete Solution for Fighting Climate Change

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 6, 2017 0

There’s a song I think of every July. It’s titled “Summer in the City,” and it was recorded by The Lovin’ Spoonful way back in 1966. Some of the lyrics go like this: “Hot town,

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Climate Change and the Siberia Hole: What It Means for You

Climate Change and the Siberia Hole: What It Means for You

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 4, 2017 0

On the tundra of Siberia, near the coldest city on Earth, there’s a place that local people have come to call a “gateway to the underworld” or a portal to hell. It’s a huge

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The U.S. (and Us) Before the Environmental Protection Agency

The U.S. (and Us) Before the Environmental Protection Agency

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 28, 2017 6

As a kid, I looked forward to my weekend road trips with my big sister, who was old enough to have her driver’s license. We usually traveled along Interstate 90, up to northern Wisconsin.

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