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Forests and Climate Change

The Guardian -3 hours ago

Joe Biden’s billions won’t stop Brazil destroying the Amazon rainforest | Marina Silva and Rubens Ricupero

Funds offered to persuade Jair Bolsonaro’s ruinous government to stop deforestation are meant well, but badly misjudgedMarina Silva and Rubens Ricupero are former Brazilian environment ministersAs a candidate, Joe Biden built up the world’s hopes when he committed the US to rejoining the Paris agreement, confronting the climate denialism of his opponent and signalling that he was ready to trea...

IUFRO -4 hours ago

Forest ecosystems in the conditions of climate change: biological productivity and remote sensing

From 2021-09-28 to 2021-09-29, , online, IUFRO Unit(s) involved: 4.02.05...

USFS -yesterday

Greenhouse gas emissions and removals from forest land, woodlands, and urban trees in the United States, 1990–2019

As a signatory to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), the United States has reported an economy-wide inventory of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and removals since the mid-1990s (U.S. EPA 2021). Forest land, harvested wood products (HWP), woodlands, and urban trees within the land sector collectively represent the largest net carbon (C) sink in the United States, of...

The Guardian -yesterday

A little girl climbing the tree of life: Luis Tato’s best photograph

‘She climbed to the top unaided, to collect leaves for her family’s dinner. The tastiest ones are usually higher up’The vast Zinder region in Niger, west Africa, is the most populated part of the country. Its people live mostly in traditional villages, their lives relatively unchanged for decades. Yet they are now being profoundly affected by climate change. I was there in 2019, working on s...

CBD -yesterday

Climate change threatens Lebanon's cedar forests

The Lebanese have always taken pride in their cedar tree, or Cedrus libani, which presents in the middle of their national flag. However, the current situation of the national tree is worrying as the remnants cover only 3 percent of the country, or 17 square kilometers....

CBD -yesterday

China's Xi Jinping to attend Joe Biden's climate summit

China's President Xi Jinping will attend a US-led climate change summit on Thursday at the invitation of President Joe Biden, in the first meeting between the two leaders since the advent of the new US administration....

CBD -yesterday

Climate change could cause 'irreversible impacts' to lake ecosystems

New research shows that lake "stratification periods" - a seasonal separation of water into layers - will last longer in a warmer climate. These longer periods of stratification could have "far-reaching implications" for lake ecosystems, the paper says, and can drive toxic algal blooms, fish die-offs and increased methane emissions....

CBD -yesterday

How to talk to your kids about climate change

With oceans rising, forests burning and growing pollution, climate change can be a depressing topic. No wonder so many avoid talking about it with our friends, family and especially our children....

CBD -yesterday

A whale chorus reveals how climate change may be shifting migration

Eerie wails, explosive trumpets and ghostly moans. The sounds from the underwater recorders had a story to tell, even without a single intelligible word: the whales had stayed put....

CBD -yesterday

World Running Out Of Time To Tackle Climate Crisis, 2021 Must Be Year Of Action: UN

2021 must be the year of action for protecting people against the "disastrous" effects of climate change, the United Nations said on Monday ahead of a crucial US-convened summit. Time is fast running out to tackle the climate crisis, the UN warned, with the Covid-19 pandemic having failed to put the brakes on "relentless" climate change....

CBD -yesterday

Climate Change Comic Aiming For a Better Future

Alert your little eco-warriors, as there is a new comic on the scene and it is taking on the biggest global challenge there is! HAPSIE is a comic strip that comes from the minds at renewable energy company, Clean Planet Energy. It is comic that is trying to inspire, educate and entertain young eco-warriors who care about the world they are inheriting....

CBD -yesterday

Environment Conscious Songwriters Announce Release of "DIWYC" Song on Global Warming and Climate Change

Concerned songwriters, singers and musicians have released a song, "DIWYC" or "Do It While You Can," in about 20 languages which will become an "Earth Day Anthem" that will remind everyone to play their role in reversing the effects of climate change...

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