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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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One Cool Thing: Earthshot Prize Coming to a Screen Near You

One Cool Thing: Earthshot Prize Coming to a Screen Near You


Grab your popcorn and cozy up to binge-watch an all-new five-part climate documentary series featuring everyone’s favorite nature narrator, Sir David Attenborough. On Saturday, Prince William announced The Earthshot Prize: Repairing Our Planet will premiere on October 3rd on BBC and Discovery+. The program aims to get people excited about climate action alongside the Earthshot […]

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One Cool Thing: Jane Goodall On the Cover of Time Magazine click button

One Cool Thing: Jane Goodall On the Cover of Time Magazine

This weeks’ TIME magazine cover features a very familiar face and perhaps one of the greatest conservationists of our time: Jane Goodall. You may know her for her work with Chimpanzees, but you may not know that she pioneered conservation, biodiversity, and climate change awareness back when they were still on the fringes of both […]

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This Tweet: Congratulations to Monica Medina, Assistant Secretary of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs!

This Tweet: Congratulations to Monica Medina, Assistant Secretary of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs!

Congrats to my friend Monica Medina on her confirmation as @StateDept‘s Assistant Secretary for @SciDiplomacyUSA. I’m delighted to welcome her on board and look forward to working together. — Special Presidential Envoy John Kerry (@ClimateEnvoy) September 28, 2021 Congratulations to Monica Medina on her confirmation as Assistant Secretary of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific […]

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