The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge — the American Serengeti — shall not die

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A curated collection of blog posts from across the web relating to climate change, with new ones added to as important, original articles become available. Contributors include CCR co-founder Mike Shatzkin and experts such as Gordian Raacke, John Englander, Steve Cohen, Richard Heede, Mary Foster Morgan, and Joel Stronberg, as well as friends of CCR such as authors Cyril Christo, Linda Sunshine, Abby Luby, Paige Peterson, and Biddle Duke.

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The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge — the American Serengeti — shall not die

The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge — the American Serengeti — shall not die
By 11/25/20
“As a Gwich’in person, I know my family’s food security, culture, spirituality and ways of life are at stake.” —Jody Potts, Native Movement regional director “It is our belief that the future of the Gwich’in and the future of the caribou are the same. Harm to the Porcupine Caribou herd…
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The Real Mission of that New Sea-Level Satellite

The Real Mission of that New Sea-Level Satellite
By 11/23/20
Last Saturday NASA launched Sentinel- 6 Michael Freilich, a new satellite to measure sea level. (The name pays homage to a leading program advocate for Earth science at NASA who died this year.)  Media reports suggested that a satellite focused on sea level was a bold new advance; some claimed it…
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CCR ORIGINAL

Introducing climatechangeresources.org, organizing and contextualizing the challenge we all face

Introducing climatechangeresources.org, organizing and contextualizing the challenge we all face
By 11/17/20
It was in a blog post in February of 2017 that I first wrote about Climate Change Resources, the passion project that I and Lena Tabori, another publishing lifer, were building to fight the human-caused proliferation of CO2 that is threatening us all, using our personal skills and networks. I’m proud to say that…
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We almost lost the world: rolling back the environmental rollbacks

We almost lost the world: rolling back the environmental rollbacks
By 11/11/20
“It is horrifying that we have to fight our own government to save the environment.” —Ansel Adams “Only when the last tree has died and the last river has been poisoned and the last fish has been caught will we realize that we can not eat money.” —Chief Seattle It…
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Can a President Stop Flooding by Executive Order?

Can a President Stop Flooding by Executive Order?
By 11/09/20
Following the U.S. Presidential election, many pundits speculate that President Biden will use Executive Orders to deal with many issues that do not require Congressional legislation. That would follow the precedent of both Presidents Trump and  Obama. It raises an interesting question as to whether Executive Orders can affect flooding.…
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