$95 Million for Water Resources & Ecosystem Health

Albuquerque, New Mexico — During remarks at the National Conference on Ecosystem Restoration in Albuquerque today, Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland announced the availability of up to $95 million through President Biden’s Investing in America agenda for projects to bolster water resources, advance ecosystem health and support resilience in … [continued]

Voyageurs National Park, Kabetogama, MN, USA. Photo by Tim Umphreys on Unsplash.

Beaver Dams Could Help Alleviate Drought

Montanans are working to alleviate the impact of the region’s climate-fueled drought by building faux beaver dams, and they’re hoping to attract beavers back to the region in the process, Yale Climate Connections reports. European colonizers wiped out local beaver populations. Now, the Big Hole Watershed Committee is building replica … [continued]

NASA: 2022 Was 5th-Warmest Year On Record

2022 effectively tied for Earth’s 5th warmest year since 1880, and the last 9 consecutive years have been the warmest 9 on record. NASA looks back at how heat was expressed in different ways around the world in 2022. Credit: NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center/Kathleen Gaeta Editor’s Note: This release was … [continued]

Climate Change, Danger Seasons & the Need for Global Action

Originally published by Union of Concerned Scientists, The Equation. By Rachel Cleetus Deadly heatwaves, extreme drought, food and water shortages, catastrophic flooding, rapidly intensifying tropical storms, raging wildfires — around the world, climate change is exacerbating extreme conditions and their harsh toll on people and ecosystems. It’s fueling “Danger Seasons,” when … [continued]