Posts Categorized: Climate Change

House Move Threatens Homeland Security »

Yesterday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a rider on the fiscal 2012 Department of Homeland Security spending bill that would prohibit the Dept. of Homeland Security (DHS) from participating in the administration’s Interagency Climate Change Adaptation Task Force. This amendment puts the nation at increased risk to lives, livelihoods, property and security and could end up costing taxpayers untold sums of money by preventing DHS from preparing for those risks.

Fighting Climate Change with Carrots »

Who says you have to go far from home to find good food? Andy’s here to show us an easy—and delicious—way to shrink your carbon footprint right in your backyard. And according to a new report by the International Energy Agency, efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions could not come at a more important time.

Preparing Refuges for Rising Waters »

As sea level rise threatens to inundate America’s east coast, Blackwater and Alligator Rivers National Wildlife Refuges face the very real threat of disappearing into the sea. What does that mean for the wildlife they support, and what actions can we take to help?