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12 February, 2016

Journey To Collect 1,001 Stories On Climate & Water: Q&A With Devi Lockwood

At Earth Hour, we believe that every single individual has the power to help make a difference and #ChangeClimateChange :) Devi Lockwood, who is currently traveling the world by bicycle and boat to collect 1,001 stories about our climate and water, perfectly encapsulates that, and we hope her story inspires you to shine a light on climate action today!
5 February, 2016

COP21: A chance to turn the tide on climate change

The Paris Climate Agreement offers us a chance to turn the tide on climate change and help improve the state of our oceans and coasts. John Tanzer, Director of WWF's Marine Programme, shares his views on our oceans and COP21.
29 January, 2016

COP21: Strengthening the voice of our forests

What does the Paris Climate Agreement mean for our forests? Peter Graham, Lead for the WWF Forest and Climate Programme tells us more.
22 January, 2016

Climate Action Heroes Part 2

Climate change is undoubtedly one of the most important issues of our generation, and in the bid to change climate change, planet Earth and its people need all the help they can get. In light of that, here’s part 2 of a list of influential people across the world who are helping shine a light on climate action. (P.S We saved the best for last!)
15 January, 2016

Climate Action Heroes

Climate change is undoubtedly one of the most important issues of our generation, and in the bid to change climate change, planet Earth and its people need all the help they can get. In light of that, we’ve put together a list of influential people across the world who are helping to shine a light on climate action. We hope you enjoy part 1 of this series ;)
7 January, 2016

10 Climate Highlights of 2015

2015 was no doubt a landmark year for our climate, and as we gear up for Earth Hour 2016, we wanted to keep in mind some of the top climate highlights of 2015 to serve as a reminder of what we can achieve when the world unites to change climate change!
1 December, 2015

The COP Chronicles: An Insider View From The Paris Climate Summit

30th November 2015 marks the beginning of COP21, the world’s biggest climate conference yet, not just in terms of the number of people attending (an impressive 46,000!) but also in view of what it hopes to achieve- a way forward to steer our planet away from catastrophic climate change. It is no easy feat. But over the next two weeks, we will share with you stories of individuals, groups and...
20 November, 2015

Could these five inventions help save our planet?

From used coffee grounds to recycling seashells, here are 5 interesting inventions that could help save our planet! As UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said, “Climate change has happened because of human behaviour, therefore it’s only natural it should be us, human beings, to address this issue.” We think this list of inventions definitely gives us a glimpse into the potential of individuals...
13 November, 2015

Decoding the ABC’s of COP21 - Part 5

Everywhere you look, people are talking about COP21 and the need for a deal to emerge from what is slated to be the one of the planet’s biggest climate conferences. The topics, the timelines and the talk in general can get confusing so we decided to take the bull by the horns and break it down to the lowest common denominator. This week, we're concluding the series with letters U through T...
6 November, 2015

5 things to learn from the haze about changing climate change

The haze in Southeast Asia is back again, impacting health, lives and livelihoods of thousands. Caused mainly by illegal slash and burn practices to clear land to meet the growing demand for pulp, paper and palm oil, the haze is widely regarded as an (almost) annual nuisance - but little do we realize that the haze is also linked to climate change.

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