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OUR TAKE: Cooling Down the Earth

The Guardian recently ran a story by reporter Oliver Milman entitled “Planet has just 5% chance of reaching Paris climate goal, study says.” The headline is stark, and says it all: we have only a 5% chance to keep global warming to 2°C (3.6°F) by 2100. The study referenced was published in Nature Climate Change

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OUR TAKE: A Wow! from Bernie Sanders on Al Gore

An excerpt from today’s interview by Senator Bernie Sanders with Al Gore was featured in the Guardian. The complete 20 minute podcast is here, or you can watch it here on YouTube. The two discussed the future of climate changed and Gore’s new film, “An Inconvenient Sequel.” Here’s what we gleaned from this must-hear interview.

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OUR TAKE: Have Fewer Children to Fight Climate Change? Really?

The Guardian’s article,  “Want to fight climate change? Have fewer children” by Guardian environment editor, Damian Carrington  cites a new study, published in Environmental Research Letters   that yields a dramatic conclusion that the biggest impact on climate change people can have is to bear one less child. The authors of the study are almost certainly right, but

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If You Live On or Near the Coast, You’re Gonna Get Wet

Where do you live? If you live on or near the coast, you’re gonna get wet. A study just published by the Union of Concerned Scientists says that already 90 cities, mostly in Louisiana and Maryland, are inundated, which is defined as a non-wetland area subject to flooding 26 or more times a year. Within

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Rooftop Choices to Cool Things Down by Paul Rivers for ClimateYou

So here’s the question: If you’re an urban apartment dweller, what are your rooftop options? How can you, as a tenant, educate yourself and figure out which kind of rooftop is the most feasible for your particular building. For example, green and white or reflective roofs are growing as technologies to replace inefficient and heat

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