Climate Action

  • Sprinklers
    News

    California Deploys “Water Police” to Impose Water-Wasting Fines Amid Drought

    Several California cities have deployed water police to impose fines on those disobeying restrictions, amid the ongoing drought.
    By Lizzy Rosenberg
  • Rhine River
    News

    Germany’s Rhine River Is Becoming Too Shallow For Trade Ships

    The Rhine River's water levels have completely plunged amid the ongoing drought, which has limited trades and skyrocketed shipping prices in Germany.
    By Lizzy Rosenberg
  • Wildfire Firefighter
    Environmental Leaders

    Wildfire Firefighters Have a Tough Job — So Why Do They Make So Little Money?

    How much do wildfire firefighters make? It's an incredibly difficult job that not only requires physical strength, but also bravery and determination.
    By Lizzy Rosenberg
  • Audubon Society Name Change
    News

    In Antiracist Effort, An Audubon Society Chapter Is Changing Its Name

    An Audubon Society chapter is changing its name, in an effort to denounce its white supremacist namesake.
    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Agriculture
    Climate Action

    Agricultural Pollution Triggers Toxic Algal Blooms, an Environmental Hazard

    In the world of agriculture and farming, many are pushing for stricter regulations on using pollutive chemicals, which trigger toxic algal blooms.
    By Lizzy Rosenberg
  • Tour de France Protest
    News

    Climate Change Protestors Halted Tour de France Bicyclists Twice Now (Updated)

    What were the protests during the Tour de France about? The annual bike race was halted twice as climate change protestors marched through.
    By Lizzy Rosenberg
  • Biden Climate Emergency
    News

    Will Biden Declare a Climate Emergency This Week? What We Know

    What is a climate emergency? Biden could declare one this week, if the rumors are true.
    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Sarah Fleming in 'Big Timber'
    Environmental Justice

    Sarah Fleming Manages Her Family Logging Business in Netflix Reality Series, ‘Big Timber’

    Who is Sarah Fleming in 'Big Timber'? Sarah Fleming manages her family's logging company in the controversial Netflix reality series, 'Big Timber.'
    By Leila Kozma
  • Nelson Mandela
    Environmental Leaders

    July 18 Is Mandela Day — Here’s How Nelson Mandela Contributed to the Environment

    Late Nobel Peace Prize winner, Nelson Mandela, is honored every year on July 18 — which is why we're honoring his environmental contributions.
    By Lizzy Rosenberg
  • Europe Wildfires
    News

    Map Shows That Much of Southwestern France Is Currently Suffering From Serious Wildfires

    The fires in Europe have spread to parts of France — as you can see on a few different maps, various regions nationwide are being evacuated.
    By Lizzy Rosenberg
  • Barbies
    News

    Jane Goodall Now Has Her Own Barbie Doll, and We Promise It Isn’t Just for Kids

    You heard it here first, folks — beloved ethologist, Jane Goodall, now has her own Barbie doll to honor her achievements as a conservation hero.
    By Lizzy Rosenberg
  • A picture of the melting planet
    Climate Action

    Top Tips on How You Can Reduce Climate Change — And Why You Should Get Started Now

    Ways to reduce climate change: here are our top tips on how you can combat environmental breakdown without breaking the bank. Read on for more.
    By Leila Kozma
  • Gas Station
    Clean Energy

    The Environmental Implications of Falling Gas Prices

    Although gas prices surged, thanks to the Russian-Ukraine war, they are now falling once again, implying the demand has drastically decreased.
    By Lizzy Rosenberg
  • Ozone Hole
    Weather & Global Warming

    Scientists Discover a New Year-Round Ozone Hole — What Could It Mean for Life on Earth?

    University of Waterloo scientists discovered a new year-round ozone hole, detailing vague implications for what it could mean for life on Earth.
    By Lizzy Rosenberg
  • Earthling Ed Winters
    Climate Action

    Ed Winters' New Book 'This Is Vegan Propaganda' Makes a Case for a Plant-Based World

    Ed Winters' 'This Is Vegan Propaganda' just came out in the U.S., several months after it debuted in the U.K.
    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Greta Thunberg’s Glastonbury speech
    Environmental Leaders

    Greta Thunberg Calls Out "Forces of Greed and Profit" In Speech at Glastonbury Festival

    Greta Thunberg’s Glastonbury speech showed that she can keep a crowd just as riveted and energized as any world-famous, Grammy-winning musician.
    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Houston Drought
    Climate Action

    Parts of Texas Are Taking Water Conservancy Efforts up a Notch, Amid Ongoing Drought

    Texas has been in an ongoing drought, and parts of the Lone Star are starting to establish water conservancy plans, to plan for the worst.
    By Lizzy Rosenberg
  • Sadie Sink
    Green Influencers

    'Stranger Things' Star Sadie Sink's Diet — Is the Actress Vegan?

    Is Sadie Sink vegan? The 'Stranger Things' actress previously opened up about her dietary habits.
    By Gabrielle Bernardini
  • America The Beautiful
    Community

    Filming Disney+’s ‘America The Beautiful’ Was Bittersweet (Exclusive)

    Although filming 'America the Beautiful' was a fulfilling journey, cinematographer Greg Wilson tells us what it was like filming the effects of climate change.
    By Lizzy Rosenberg
  • Moms Clean Air Force Almeta Cooper
    Environmental Justice

    Why Almeta Cooper and Moms Clean Air Force Are Encouraging Parents to Fight Climate Change (Exclusive)

    We sat down with Almeta Cooper, the National Manager for Health Equity for to join Moms Clean Air Force, to learn more about the organization's work.
    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Billie Eilish Overheated Documentary
    Climate Action

    Billie Eilish’s New Doc ‘Overheated’ Focuses on Climate Anxiety, Action, and Indigenous Communities

    Billie Eilish served as an Executive Producer on the new documentary 'Overheated,' which recently premiered at her Overheated event.
    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Coral
    Climate Action

    Biden Hopes to Name Hudson Canyon a National Marine Sanctuary

    Where is Hudson Canyon? Biden is considering naming the area, which is abundant with wildlife and 100 miles from New York City, a national marine sanctuary.
    By Lizzy Rosenberg
  • Man missing in Brazil
    Environmental Justice

    Environmental Journalist and Indigenous Expert Still Missing in Brazilian Amazon After Allegedly Receiving Threats

    Two men were reported missing in Brazil: British environmental journalist Dom Phillips, and expert on Indigenous groups Bruno Araújo Pereira.
    By Sophie Hirsh
  • St. Louis
    Climate Action

    AirWatch Is St. Louis’ New Solution to Tracking Air Pollution

    What is AirWatch? Residents of St. Louis, Miss. now have access to an app that tracks air pollution and air quality in a highly polluted city.
    By Lizzy Rosenberg
  • Climate Town YouTube
    Big Impact

    How Climate Town Is Bridging Humor and Climate Education on YouTube (Exclusive)

    Climate Town is a YouTube channel, hosted by Rollie Williams, filled with episodes that make climate education hilarious.
    By Sophie Hirsh
  • World Ocean Day
    Community

    World Oceans Day Will Focus on Collective Action for the Oceans This Year

    What is World Oceans Day exactly? This annual holiday aims to remind people all around the world of how important it is to protect our major oceans.
    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Dolphin Caught in a Net
    Environmental Justice

    "Ghost Gear" Is a Bigger Threat to Marine Life Than You May Realize

    Something called "ghost gear" is increasingly becoming an issue in oceans. The meaning behind it could pinpoint how dangerous it actually is.
    By Kori Williams
  • Greta Thunberg net worth
    Environmental Leaders

    What Is Greta Thunberg’s Net Worth? She Fights to Protect the Earth for Free

    What is Greta Thunberg’s net worth? Here's what we know.
    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Mona Lisa cake Louvre museum cliamte change
    News

    In the Name of Climate Action, Protestor Throws Cake at Mona Lisa: "Think About the Earth"

    A protestor threw cake at the Mona Lisa in the name of fighting climate change.
    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Niue
    Big Impact

    Niue’s Commitment to Ocean Protection Will Preserve a Major Part of the Pacific

    Although much of the ocean is too far gone to bring back from climate change, the Pacific Island of Niue is committing to 100 percent ocean protection.
    By Lizzy Rosenberg
  • Peak District National Park
    Climate Action

    The U.K.’s Natural Restoration Projects Will Include Peak District National Park

    The U.K. is looking to address climate change and restore natural lands nationwide, which will include land within Peak District National Park.
    By Lizzy Rosenberg
  • Gas Flares
    News

    Here’s How Teen Activists in Ecuador Are Making a Difference for the Planet

    In response to Ecuador's use of gas flares in the Amazon rainforest, a group of teenage activists from Lago Agrio are demanding government action.
    By Lizzy Rosenberg
  • Hazel Henderson
    Environmental Leaders

    Environmental Activist Hazel Henderson Remembered for Her Incredible Work

    Environmental activist and acclaimed author, Hazel Henderson, has died at age 89, though her work lives on.
    By Lizzy Rosenberg
  • A sunlit forest.
    Climate Action

    To Overcome Deforestation, World Leaders Need to Take These Steps

    Deforestation is a major environmental issue, but there are several efforts world leaders could make, to overcome and correct the situation.
    By Anna Garrison
  • Jewish American Heritage Month
    Community

    6 Jewish American Climate Activists, in Honor of Jewish American Heritage Month

    May is Jewish American Heritage Month — to pay tribute, here are six incredible Jewish American environmental activists.
    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Food Justice Movement, lauren Ornelas
    Environmental Justice

    How lauren Ornelas and Food Empowerment Project Are Leading the Food Justice Movement (Exclusive)

    lauren Ornelas has spent the last 15 years of her life as the founder and president of Food Empowerment Project, an organization leading the food justice movement.
    By Sophie Hirsh
  • The End of Medicine
    Environmental Justice

    'The End of Medicine' Doc on Why the Next Pandemic Could Be Sooner Than You Think (Exclusive)

    The documentary 'The End of Medicine' takes viewers behind the scenes of the animal farming industry to show the dangers we live with every day.
    By Kori Williams
  • Peter Kalmus
    Climate Action

    How Humanity Could Actually Halt Climate Breakdown, According to Peter Kalmus (Exclusive)

    Peter Kalmus' recent speech protesting big banks and fossil fuels went viral — check out our interview with the NASA climate scientist.
    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Office of Environmental Justice
    News

    White House Unveils New Environmental Justice Office — but Will It Fight Environmental Racism?

    An Office of Environmental Justice is the Justice Department's newest office, as unveiled this week by Attorney General Merrick Garland and EPA Administrator Michael S. Regan.
    By Sophie Hirsh
  • John Oliver Environmental Racism
    Environmental Justice

    John Oliver Breaks Down Environmental Racism in the U.S. on ‘Last Week Tonight’

    On the most recent episode of 'Last Week Tonight' John Oliver broke down environmental racism, educating millions of viewers on this issue plaguing the U.S.
    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Climate 200
    Climate Action

    Climate 200 Wants Australia to Have a Positive Impact on Climate Change

    What is Climate 200? This Australian organization has some major environmental goals in the land down under — here's what to know, to help them out.
    By Kori Williams
  • Lake Ontario Water Levels
    Climate Action

    A New York Community Is Preparing for Lake Ontario Water Levels to Rise

    With climate change on the rise, water levels — such as those in Lake Ontario — are rising. And certain areas are raising their roads in preparation.
    By Lizzy Rosenberg
  • 'Youth v Gov' Documentary
    Climate Action

    'Youth v Gov' Documentary, About Youth-Led Climate Lawsuit, Is Coming to Netflix

    The newest documentary coming to Netflix is 'Youth v Gov,' about the 'Juliana v. The United States of America' lawsuit and the youth involved in it.
    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Ethanol
    Climate Action

    Here’s Why Ethanol Waste Probably Shouldn’t Be Planted Back Into the Ground

    The Mead, Nebr. ethanol plant appears to be doing a number on the environment, as corn waste was "planted" and is now spreading toxins.
    By Lizzy Rosenberg
  • Climate Action protest
    Climate Action

    What Is Climate Action? Here's How You Can Get Involved — and What Leaders Must Do

    What is climate action, exactly? Here's a look into the different ways you can take action for the planet, and how world leaders must take action.
    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Nuclear Power
    Clean Energy

    Biden Controversially Invests $6 Billion to Keep Nuclear Power Plants Open

    The Biden administration has just allocated $6 billion to save nuclear power plants nationwide, touting it as a green energy alternative.
    By Lizzy Rosenberg
  • Earth Day Read Alouds
    Climate Action

    10 Entertaining (and Informative) Books to Celebrate Earth Day With Your Kids!

    Are you planning to celebrate Earth Day? Get kids involved and check out our favorite read alouds that will inform the next generation about our planet.
    By Gabrielle Bernardini
  • Barack Obama Our Great National Parks
    Environmental Leaders

    Obama Channels David Attenborough in Netflix's 'Our Great National Parks'

    Barack Obama serves as the narrator for a new documentary series on Netflix, 'Our Great National Parks,' which debuted on April 13, 2022.
    By Sophie Hirsh
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