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Another threat to rainforest in 2020: Take action on forest fires

At this time last year, Earth’s tropical rainforest was burning with more severity than ever before. As the world watched on, the Congo Basin simmered and the Amazon burned. Last year, Brazil’s Amazon rainforest saw a record number of fires.

Cool Earth’s SDG Fund

“The SDGs are a framework to integrate people and planet. It’s the first time we have that. The rainforests are fundamental to the development agenda we must follow which is why I put my bets on Cool…

IPBES Report 2019: Indigenous Knowledge Key in Protecting Natural World

The new Intergovernmental Panel for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) report is the first global assessment ever to systematically examine and include local and indigenous knowledge. It’s about time. Three-quarters of the land-based environment and about 66% of the…

El Niño: the little boy that’s getting more dangerous

It is perhaps the most important natural fluctuation in the Earth’s climate. But it is also one of the least understood. The name El Niño is given to short-term warming of the surface waters of the tropical…

“The Garden Of Eden Is No More”

Speaking at the start of the 2019 World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, Sir David Attenborough gave a stark warning, urging business leaders and politicians to make changes to tackle climate change before the damage is irreparable.

Cool Earth 2018 | What on Earth happened this year?

In between putting on yet another jumper and accidentally writing the year wrong again, the Cool Earth team has been reminiscing on 2018; our most effective year yet.  January The Wabumari Association awards Silo Silo primary school K3200 (the…

More storms weather in Papua New Guinea

And while aftershocks continue to rock the highlands, storms rock the lowlands. Gadaisu village was on the edge of a tropical storm over the weekend and has the scars to prove it. Home’s have suffered the brunt of…