Ensuring Our Natural Security

Ensuring Our Natural Security

by Alejandro Perez, Sr Vice President, Policy and US Government Affairs at WWF-US Over the last year, a previously unknown pathogen jumped from an animal to a person, spread across the globe, claimed well over a million lives and brought national economies to their knees. And yet, as devastating as the pandemic has been, the world […]

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Setting the EPA Back on Track

Setting the EPA Back on Track

This piece was reprinted with permission from the Natural Resources Defense Council. It was originally featured on NRDC’s blog.  by Gina McCarthy, President and CEO of NRDC and former EPA administrator under President Obama    After 50 years, what does the future of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency hold? By a margin of more than […]

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It’s a New Day in Washington.  What Will Business Do? click button

It’s a New Day in Washington.  What Will Business Do?

By Monica Medina, Co-Founder and CEO, Our Daily Planet  When it comes to climate action, conservation, and environmental justice, the election of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris will bring about a marked change in the federal government’s approach to these issues. Given that major environmental legislation will be hard to achieve in Congress, much will […]

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Biden Looks to Paris as Trump Tantrum Continues

Biden Looks to Paris as Trump Tantrum Continues

by Miro Korenha, co-founder and publisher of Our Daily Planet After the United States formally withdrew from the Paris Climate Agreement, the Joe Biden transition team has repeatedly signaled that rejoining the international agreement will be a Day 1 priority. Biden’s all-of-government approach to climate action will help orient the power of the federal government […]

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It’s always darkest before the dawn. Which could be true for climate change, too.

It’s always darkest before the dawn. Which could be true for climate change, too.

This piece was originally featured in the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists and has been reprinted with permission.  By John Morales   This is a new Silent Spring moment. Rachel Carson’s 1962 seminal book Silent Spring—about the harm that pesticides like DDT can cause to humans and the species we share the planet with—is often […]

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You Know What’s REALLY Scary? Another Four Years of Trump

You Know What’s REALLY Scary? Another Four Years of Trump

It’s Halloween — a time when people think scaring each other is fun. But this year, we are afraid very, very afraid — of what might happen on global warming and the environment in the United States if Donald Trump, the Freddie Krueger of climate action and conservation, wins a second term in the election. Talk about a Nightmare on Elm Street.

It’s frightening to think about what our country will look like after four more years of Trump.  But in the spirit of the season, let’s try to picture it.

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