What Helps Solve Climate Change: Growing Forests, Divestment, and More!

WHAT WORKS

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OO Environmentalists Launch Push To Make Paper More SustainableOver 120 environmental and human rights organizations announced a global push to transform the paper industry, to preserve more carbon-storing forests.

OO US Supreme Court Backs EPA Plan To Cut Carbon Emissions From Power Plants

OO Two-Thirds of Americans Support Proposed EPA Carbon Rules

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Al Jazeera English at Wikipedia Commons

OO Fight Terrorism By Tackling Climate Change, Says John Kerry 
Creating a clean energy market will help tackle “any number of problems” says US Secretary of State.

OO Ex Bush Treasury Secretary: Prevent A ‘Climate Crash’ With A Carbon Tax

OO Mayors From GOP States Urge Cities To Use Nature To Fight Climate Change – they also signed a climate protection agreement.

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Wikipedia

OO 4 GOP Ex EPA Chiefs Tell Senate GOP: Climate Change Is Real 

OO Canada’s Indigenous: ‘We Are The Wall’ That The Pipeline Cannot Pass despite the government’s recent approval of it. First Nations groups will fight with lawsuits and direct action.

OO Canada’s Most Pressing Health Issue Is Climate Change say public health experts.

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Source: Daily Collegian/Flickr

OO Catholic University Divests From Fossil Fuels

OO Seven EU Countries Demand Binding Energy Efficiency Target

OO EU Mulls Cutting Energy Use By 35 percent 

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OO Joint Efforts To Restore Thailand’s Forests 

OO Australians’ Concern Over Global Warming Rebounds 

Achieving Real Change:

OO China CO2 Emissions Growth Slows Sharply YAY!!!!

OO Brazil Achieves 70 percent Reduction In Amazon Deforestation more YAY!!!

Join the swelling numbers of voters TELLING Congress they’ll vote for Clean Energy candidates here. This is an ongoing campaign (the next Congressional election is this year!) so please, spread the word. It’s our way of telling Congress that a strong clean energy voting bloc is out there. This is how YOU can make a difference.

For more on Climate Change, check out my weekly column at the HuffingtonPost, Climate Change This Week

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About melharte

Mel (Mary Ellen) Harte is a biologist (PhD) and climate change educator. She co-authored the free online book, COOL THE EARTH, SAVE THE ECONOMY, available at www.CoolTheEarth.US, and writes the CLIMATE CHANGE THIS WEEK column at the HuffingtonPost. Living summers in the alpine Rockies, she is on the frontlines of watching what climate change can do. Her diagnostic digital photographs of wildflowers have appeared in numerous publications.
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