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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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US Must Face its Economic and Social History as Climate Migrants Move North

US Must Face its Economic and Social History as Climate Migrants Move North

By Amy Lupica, ODP Daily Editor Thousands of Haitian migrants have gathered at the US border following political turmoil and climate impacts in both Haiti and South America. Experts say that colonialism, a history of slavery, and systemic inequality have culminated and left Black people more vulnerable to climate change. And now, thousands of Haitians […]

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One Cool Thing: Around the World with NatGeo and Disney click button

One Cool Thing: Around the World with NatGeo and Disney

National Geographic is bringing a new docuseries to Disney+ this December. In Welcome to Earth,  the former Prince of Bel-Air Will Smith travels around the globe with some of the world’s greatest modern adventurers. As our planet warms and ecosystems deteriorate, it’s more important than ever to remember what makes Earth so precious. “We think […]

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