Earth Hour Blog

28 August 2015

Voices of Climate Change: Clive Tesar

While images from the Arctic never fail to leave anyone spellbound, have you ever thought about how life in this seemingly remote region of the world affects us all thousands of miles away? In this Q&A, Clive Tesar from WWF’s Global Arctic Programme explains why climate change in the Arctic should be on top of everyone’s agenda.
31 July 2015

Voices of Climate Change: Peter Graham

Forests are often called the 'lungs of the Earth' and as we work to change climate change, Peter Graham, Leader of the WWF Forest and Climate Programme, explains how these incredible carbon sinks can literally be a game-changer.
23 July 2015

The Earth Hour Guide to COP: 10 things you need to know

Do you suddenly feel like the media is abuzz with words like COP21, climate finance, green economy and you can’t really make sense of it all? Have no fear, the Earth Hour Guide to COP is here.
6 July 2015

Forests, Climate Change and the role green giants play!

Remember learning about photosynthesis back in school? This week, let’s go back to our science roots (pun unintended!) to see how this natural process makes forests both a contributor and solution to climate change.
18 June 2015

10 myths on Climate Change busted! Part 2

In this two-part article, we are putting ten of the most widespread myths on climate change to rest. Read on to discover the realities of climate change and feel free to add your own in the comments section below!
12 June 2015

10 myths on Climate Change busted! - Part 1

In this two-part article, we are putting ten of the most widespread myths on climate change to rest. Read on to discover the realities of climate change and feel free to add your own in the comments section below!
5 June 2015

Voices of climate change: Eric Bush

Climate change is often described as biggest challenge of our time. It is an issue that governments, businesses and NGOs around the world are working tirelessly to take action on but did you know that you could be a part of the solution too?
29 May 2015

10 Industries & Professions Disrupted by a Warming World (Part 2)

Polar bears are often seen as the face of climate change, and with good reason: sea ice loss in the Arctic is putting their survival in question. Yet, with far-off furry faces being seen as the symbol, it is sometimes hard for people to believe that climate change will affect them personally. The truth is, we’re already living with the effects of climate change, from extreme weather to...
21 May 2015

10 Industries & Professions Disrupted by a Warming World (Part 1)

Polar bears are often seen as the face of climate change, and with good reason: sea ice loss in the Arctic is putting their survival in question. Yet, with far-off furry faces being seen as the symbol, it is sometimes hard for people to believe that climate change will affect them personally. The truth is, we’re already living with the effects of climate change, from extreme weather to invasive...
13 May 2015

Voices of Climate Change: John Tanzer

Our oceans produce half of the oxygen we breathe, and absorb 30 percent of the carbon dioxide we produce. They play an integral role in our fight against climate change. But threats such as overfishing, loss of habitat and pollution at sea are putting their health at risk. We spoke with John Tanzer, Director of the Global Marine Program at WWF International, to find out what we can do to ensure...

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