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Climate Change articles provide an easy way to stay current on changes in our environment. Education is a priority for our Warm Heart Environmental Program.

Every day we search for new, current information regarding global warming and climate change. Information that impacts all of us.

We share links to relevant articles on our Environmental Progress News on a daily basis. Article links are archived here.

November 18, 2017

How to play a role in building a sustainable future

From Coop News

In her closing keynote speech Dr. Gro Harlem Brundtland warned the world faces serious challenges when it comes to the environment, inequality and the future of work. The former prime minister of Norway described co-ops as “a vital force for good”. She said the more politics and society reflect such values the better, “because we are in this together”, adding: “These principles need to be addressed, spoken about and written about”. Read Anca Voinea’s coverage of Dr. Gro Harlem Brundtland’s inspiring speech..

November 17, 2017

Here’s a road map for solving 3 of the world’s biggest problems

From VOX

David Roberts provides an interesting and in depth look at how to address climate change, energy access, and air pollution, at once. Read his full story.

November 16, 2017

Building a Better World: Six Strategies For Engaging The Sustainable Development Goals In The Classroom

From Partnership for 21st Century Learning

Teaching our children about climate change and the sustainable development goals can be daunting, so much information. Jennifer D. Klein and Gimnasio Los Caobos provide a comprehensive plan to explain the complex issues. Read their full story for the big picture.

November 15, 2017

Empowering girls in science: a global call for gender equity

From Modern Diplomacy

We need more women involved in solving our climate change issues, but girls have been traditionally discouraged from pursuing careers in science and math. Rattana Lao explores the educational inequality in her recent article, read her full story.

November 14, 2017

How to Run With the Sustainable Development Goals

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From Triple Pundit

We all know the Sustainable Development Goals, but how do we go about making changes? Leon Kaye covers this idea in his article, be sure and check out his full story.

November 13, 2017

Engaging with the UN’s sustainable development goals

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From The Telegraph

Businesses and experts explain why companies are aligning with the UN’s sustainable development goals – and what’s in it for them. Mike Scott covers the story, read his full article.

November 12, 2017

These Students Are Using Their Spring Breaks To Learn How To Save The World

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From Rodale’s Organic Life

Instead of partying in Cancun, they’re using their time to get hands-on experience in environmental issues and sustainability. Read Gina Tomaine full story about their inspiring adventure.

November 11, 2017

Science and technology can help tackle key sustainable development challenges

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From UN News Centre

“Sciences, Technology and Innovation (STI) provide key answers to build peace and bolster sustainable development,” said Irina Bokova, Director-General of the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in her message on the World Day. Read the full story.

November 10, 2017

New Delhi emergency: Choked on smog

From Bangkok Post

New Delhi suffers this every year. So does Beijing. Dealing with the very large-scale problem requires a really large-scale system. But in most places the problem is not this sort of concentrated, massive problem, but rather millions of very small farmers. The big solutions take big investments, the small ones we can do for almost nothing in the thousands. Our Farmer Biochar Collective project is designed to reach those millions of small farmers to help end the open air crop burning that is polluting our air. Read the full story of what is happening in India right now.

November 9, 2017

Advancing from Sustainable to Regenerative Agriculture

From Ag Net West

Healthy soil and biochar go hand in hand and play such a big role in sustainable development, helping combat hunger by improving food crops, alleviate global warming, cleaning our water from pesticides, the list goes on. Read more to see how one group is focusing on this solution.

November 8, 2017

Why turning China’s smog into diamonds isn’t as crazy as it sounds

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From World Economic Forum

What a fantastic idea! Turning smog into diamonds, how do they do it? Read Rachel Hallett’s full story to find out! Such innovation!

November 7, 2017

Africa: Three Solutions for Water and Sanitation for All

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From All Africa

Water is the cornerstone of human health and economic development. If managed poorly, water is an obstacle to development; if managed well, it brings prosperity and peace.” Oyun Sanjaasuren reports on the annual Stockholm World Week, read the full story.

November 6, 2017

Five Easy Ways to Help Achieve the Sustainable Development Goals in Your Personal Life #SDGSandME

From Huffpost

Is it possible for you to do something about global warming? The answer is yes! Unless you take it upon yourself to do something, no matter what that something is, global warming will not go away.

Mark Horoszowski provides some great activities on how you can make a difference in his article.

November 5, 2017

Young People to Play Crucial Role in Mainstreaming Sustainable Development Goals

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From Jakarta Globe

The government of Jakarta plans to rally support from all members of society to achieve targets outlined in the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, or SDGs, and emphasized the role of young people in helping mainstream the goals among the public.

Read the full story to see how they plan on accomplishing this goal. Young people everywhere should be involved with protecting their future.

November 4, 2017

Logging slash becomes biochar for local farms

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From The News Review

This is such an encouraging article, really hope to see this spread.

Read Emily Hoard’s full story and share!

November 3, 2017

Sudan: ‘EU Committed to Sustainable Development, Peace in Darfur’ – Ambassador

From All Africa

Peace is such an important part of Sustainable Development. “Sudan has become a pilot country for the European Union (EU) regarding the operationalisation of the humanitarian-development nexus.”

Radio Dabanga covers the full story on how and what the EU is trying to accomplish.

November 2, 2017

A vegetable to root for

Photo: Paul VanDeCarr/UNDP

From Medium

Cassava is a very promising crop for the Cambodians, but still has it’s own set of problems. Paul VanDeCarr article covers the full story. Biochar fertilizer would be a great option to help these farmers cut farming costs and make more money.

November 1, 2017

Ethiopia: Green Growth Program for Sustainability

From The Ethiopian Herald

Ethipopia has been hit hard by the impact of climate change, repeatedly affected by severe drought for a long period of time.

“As a country that ratifies the Paris Agreement (COP 21) and repeatedly affected by climate change, Ethiopia has been striving to prevent drought through increasing its forest coverage.”

Yohanes Jemaneh covers the full story of what actions and progress they are making.