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New Arctic Climate Change Report: Stark Findings Confront Secretary of State Tillerson Ahead of G7

, senior climate scientist

A new Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Program report will be presented at the Arctic Ministerial meeting in Fairbanks, Alaska this week. It includes two stark findings. Read more >

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A Dozen Doozies: Setting the Record Straight on Richard Lindzen’s Letter to President Trump

, senior climate scientist

The climate deniers are at it again. If I had to guess, I’d say they wanted the climate deniers in congress and fossil fuel funded think tanks to have a letter to wave around every time someone mentions the fact that 97% of climate scientists agree that human-caused climate change is underway. Read more >

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Photo: Paulo Brando

Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon in 2016: the Lazy Dragon Woke Up

Paulo Moutinho, Ph.D., and Raissa Guerra, Ph.D., , UCS

In Brazil, deforestation in the Amazon has been compared to a starved dragon. However, this dragon has been under control in the past. Deforestation in the region declined 70% from 2005 (19,014 km2) to 2014 (5,012 km2) in response to different strategies described in the literature. But the monster was not killed, it was just taking a nap. Read more >

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The Paris Climate Agreement Enters into Force: Here’s What Happens Next in Marrakech

, lead economist and climate policy manager

The Marrakech climate meeting, COP22, will be all about catalyzing action to deliver on the Paris Climate Agreement. After the headline-grabbing sensation that was Paris, this is now where the rubber meets the road. Read more >

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The Clean Power Plan Goes to Court: A Crucial Moment in Our Fight against Climate Change

, lead economist and climate policy manager

History won’t look back kindly on those who are standing in the way of progress. It’s clear that clean energy is already delivering economic and public health benefits and the need to act on climate is urgent. Read more >

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