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New climate funding pays to protect forests

By Bruno Vander Velde

October 4, 2017
On Monday, the Green Climate Fund (GCF) announced that it had dedicated US$ 500 million to help conserve forests and mangroves.
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What on Earth is the ‘carbon budget’?

By Bruno Vander Velde

September 20, 2017
In this installment of “What on Earth?” we explore the “carbon budget” — what it is, why it’s important, and how a new study about it is making waves.
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To weather a changing climate, coffee needs bees, trees: study

By Allie Goldstein

September 11, 2017
Climate change is threatening coffee supplies just as global demand for it is at an all-time high. New research highlights how bees and forests factor into the equation.
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‘Surf and turf’ can have carbon footprint of cross-country road trip: study

By Bruno Vander Velde

April 10, 2017
Dining out? You may want to think twice before ordering the “surf and turf special.” The carbon footprint of a steak and shrimp dinner — were it to come from shrimp farms and pasture formerly occupied by mangroves — is the same as driving a small car across the continental United States.
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Nature’s new ambassador: A conversation with Christiana Figueres

By Jamey Anderson

March 6, 2017
After leading the world in the creation of a landmark climate change agreement, Christiana Figueres is taking on a new role.
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