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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!
13 April, 2015

Voices of Climate Change: EverydayClimateChange

Q&A with James Whitlow Delano, founder of the EverydayClimateChange Instagram feed that shares compelling, real-life images of climate change from around the world.
13 April, 2015

Voices of Climate Change: IKEA

As I celebrated Earth Hour this year, I recalled the People’s Climate March last September in New York. Around 400,000 people came together, united behind one cause: to urge world leaders to take action on climate change...
26 March, 2015

Three Simple Words

This year, we are asking you to be a part of climate action. Here's a checklist on how you can use #YourPower on Earth Hour. Join millions as we team up to tackle the globe’s biggest environmental challenge yet. Change starts now, right here with you.
6 March, 2015

If you are what you eat, so is the climate!

"Right," Holden said. "No coffee. This is a terrible, terrible planet." ― James S.A. Corey, Cibola Burn. Clearly, if we want to keep drinking coffee, we are going to have to wake up and smell it too! So what can we do? There are policy and technology reforms required on the food production and supply side, and experts like our ‘big brother’ WWF are working to address them. As a consumer, you too...

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