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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...
7 May, 2015

10 ways to celebrate Earth Hour daily!

The Earth Hour 2015 event is celebrated in March, but climate change continues to happen. As the excitement of the big event ebbs, don’t lose your commitment to protect our planet. Here are 10 things you can do every day to help change climate change. Try them out, share with your friends and family, and use #YourPower today!

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