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Sir David Attenborough is 94 years old and is actively raising awareness about the fragile state of our planet. He’s out with a new book and a new film called A Life for Our Planet which premiers on Netflix and depicts Attenborough’s observations about the wild places he’s visited in his nearly 70-year career and how he’s witnessed them change.
“The way that we humans live on Earth is sending it into a decline” he recently told 60 Minutes’, Anderson Cooper. We haven’t heeded Attenborough’s warnings before but as this treasure of a nonagenarian releases the next chapter of his storytelling, we maybe oughta take him at his word!
by Natasha Lasky, ODP Staff Writer A new report from the State Energy and Environmental Impact Center at NYU School of Law reveals that bold state leadership has been the primary source of progress in the United States’ response to the climate crisis, particularly in the absence of federal action in recent years. NYU’s findings […]
by Amy Lupica, ODP Staff Writer U.S. Climate Envoy John Kerry will be the first Biden administration official to visit China, leading up to President Biden’s virtual Earth Day Leaders Summit. Kerry will be visiting Shanghai and Seoul, South Korea, to discuss “raising global climate ambition” with government officials. Kerry has told reporters that he is “hopeful [but] not confident at […]
On Monday, The New York Times (NYT) and The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) published extensive editorials on the climate provisions of President Biden’s American Jobs Plan. The two headlines say it all. The NYT’s read “Trump Abandoned the Climate. This Is Biden’s Moment,” while the WSJ’s called the plan “The Green New Deal, In Disguise.” […]
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