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One Cool Thing: Underwater Creation

One Cool Thing: Underwater Creation

Last month, 50,000 images from 90 countries entered National Geographic’s 2021 Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition. Among the many breathtaking photos of a living planet fighting against climate change, a winner has finally been chosen.    French underwater photographer Laurent Ballesta has been awarded Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2021 for his photo of […]

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One Important Thing: Expect Us

One Important Thing: Expect Us

The Fossil Fuel Resistance is in Washington, D.C. October 11-15, 2021#PeopleVsFossilFuels pic.twitter.com/BsnJsujRFe — Climate Justice Alliance (CJA) (@CJAOurPower) October 11, 2021 On Monday, Indigenous Peoples’ Day, hundreds of people marched to the White House to demand the President and Congress step up efforts to combat climate change. The rally was organized by the Build Back Fossil […]

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Vast Majority of People on Earth Feeling Climate Impacts

Vast Majority of People on Earth Feeling Climate Impacts


By Ashira Morris, ODP Staff Writer According to new research published in the journal Nature Climate Change, at least 85% of the global population feels the impacts of human-induced climate change. The study evaluated more than 100,000 studies of events that could be linked to climate change, like crop failures, alongside temperature and precipitation changes caused by carbon emissions. The results […]

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One Cool Thing: Be the Change You Want to See

One Cool Thing: Be the Change You Want to See

This week, thousands of climate change protesters will arrive in Washington DC to urge the Biden Administration and Congress to step up efforts to reach net-zero emissions. Organized by the Build Back Fossil Free coalition, made up of over 100 justice organizations nationwide, the protests will happen every day starting on Oct. 11th and culminate […]

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Global North and Male Researchers Dominate  in Climate Science

Global North and Male Researchers Dominate in Climate Science

By Ashira Morris, ODP Staff Writer The scientists behind the 100 most highly cited climate research papers in the past five years are overwhelmingly men from the global north. According to an analysis by Carbon Brief, less than 1% of the authors are based in Africa, and fewer than 25% are female. Research is expensive, […]

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Nobel Prize Awarded to Three Climate Science Pioneers

Nobel Prize Awarded to Three Climate Science Pioneers

by Amy Lupica, ODP Daily Editor As climate change finally becomes central to global diplomacy and policy, three scientists have won the Nobel Prize in physics for their contributions to “the foundation of our knowledge of the earth’s climate and how humanity influences it.” Those awarded were Syukuro Manabe of Princeton University, Klaus Hasselmann of […]

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