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It’s the climate movie of the year, hands down. Disney’s Frozen 2 opened last weekend to record numbers at the box office in the U.S. and globally. Disney’s timing is perfect — we need a global wake up call and a call to action by a compelling voice who will inspire action. Picking up where real-life heroine Greta Thunberg left off, the movie is infused with environmental messages and themes. According to Jonathan Goff, who voices Kristoff in the movie, “Every sort of character…is connected to this idea of taking care of the world around you and not taking things for granted, and also respecting the power of the environment.” Without giving away the plot, in the movie, Elsa faces the reality of climate change and how her abilities may give her a purpose to set things right. I (Monica) am looking forward to seeing it with my young niece Quincy and our entire family over the holiday weekend! Let it go!
As Axios reported yesterday based on insight received from the Biden campaign: foreign policy will look drastically different if Joe Biden defeats President Trump in November— starting with a Day One announcement that the U.S. is re-entering the Paris Climate Agreement and new global coordination of the coronavirus response. Why This Matters: Even though most […]
A new study shows that climate change in the 150 years since the industrial revolution has canceled out the prior 6500 years of cooling. The study, conducted by researchers at Northern Arizona University’s School of Earth and Sustainability (SES), examined a new compilation of paleoclimate data along with new statistical analyses and found that millennial-scale […]
There’s been ample research to show that the Arctic is warming much faster than any other region on the planet. However, there’s been little media focus on what’s happening on the opposite side of the planet, until now. A new study published in the journal Nature Climate Change on Monday has revealed that the South […]
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