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  • Forest sustainability

    Published on February 4, 2016

    The concept of sustainability increasingly appears in discussions about natural resources, forests in particular. While the concept of sustainability is far from new, the ways in which it has been defined and applied has evolved over time.

  • Paris climate agreement

    Published on December 21, 2015

    Adoption of a historic accord is designed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions impacting the planet.

  • Greenhouse gases: Their impact on climate change

    Published on December 21, 2015

    Many scientists are predicting the Earth is heading toward a global warming danger zone and humans are responsible for most of it by upsetting the balance in the natural ecosystem.

  • Earth’s orbit around the sun and seasonality is depicted. Source: NASA

    Climate science, Part 2

    Published on December 14, 2015

    Climate Science Principle 1: The sun is the primary source of energy for Earth’s climate system.

  • Typical weather patterns in the U.S. during El Niño years. However, these trends can vary significantly across different El Niño events.  Photo credit: The Weather Channel

    The science behind El Niño

    Published on September 25, 2015

    What drives the climate phenomena with the power to impact weather across the globe.

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