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Mountaintop view of Amazon forest

A Plan to End Deforestation in the Amazon

The science is clear, and effective solutions to deforestation-caused problems are still within our reach.

Climate Week Events September 23, 2020, 1:00pm – 2:30pm
Drone view of the Woodwell Building on campus.

Woodwell Climate Launch Celebration

August 19, 2020 marks the beginning of an important new phase in our work, as we introduce Woodwell Climate Research Center.

August 19, 2020, 11:00am

Helping Coastal Wetlands Survive Climate Change

Dr. Linda Deegan will discuss the threats to our shorelines and latest science on wetland resilience and restoration.

Kaneb Webinar Series August 5, 2020, 2:30pm – 3:30pm
Western Siberia forest.

Northern Forests at Risk: 2020 Fire Season

The Arctic is experiencing record heat and wildfires are ramping up across the global north.

Kaneb Webinar Series July 22, 2020, 2:30pm – 3:30pm
Fire in Amazon forest.

Amazon at Risk: 2020 Fire Season

Early deforestation data are flashing warning signs that this year could be even worse than 2019’s decade-high.

Kaneb Webinar Series July 8, 2020, 2:30pm – 3:30pm
Image of setting sun in a hot-looking orange sky over a city.

Facing Extreme Heat: Vulnerability & Resilience

Climate change is making severe summer heat and humidity worse and the harm isn’t being spread evenly.

Kaneb Webinar Series June 24, 2020, 3:30pm – 4:30pm
Sunrise vista from a mountain top

A Call to Action: Protecting Our Common Home

Join us to hear how faith communities are addressing the ecological and moral emergency of climate change.

Kaneb Webinar Series June 3, 2020, 1:30pm – 2:30pm
A satellite view of a hurricane along the US east coast

Arctic Meltdown and Unruly Tropical Storms

Hurricane season officially begins June 1st, with forecasts warning it may be worse than the historic average.

Kaneb Webinar Series May 20, 2020, 2:30pm – 3:30pm
View of Alaska tundra during the summer.

Arctic Extremes: The Frontlines of Global Warming

The Arctic is warming faster than almost anywhere else on Earth.

Kaneb Webinar Series May 6, 2020, 2:30pm – 3:30pm
Carolina on a backyard chair

Mild to Wild: How Our Backyard Choices Impact Our Environment

Some people go all-in on yard design while others largely let nature take its course.

Kaneb Webinar Series April 29, 2020, 2:30pm – 3:30pm
View of the Earth from space

Climate Action: Bridging Science & Activism

A conversation about how climate scientists and climate activists can work together.

Kaneb Webinar Series April 22, 2020, 2:30pm – 3:30pm
Water sample container for Science on the Fly.

The Stories Rivers Tell

Rivers have stories to tell about the ecosystems around them and the impacts of a changing climate.

Kaneb Webinar Series April 15, 2020, 2:30pm – 3:30pm
Tapir in a harvested field.

Can Tapirs Restore Amazon Rainforest?

New research conducted by WHRC and IPAM Amazônia has shown that lowland tapirs can restore degraded Amazonian forests.

Kaneb Webinar Series April 8, 2020, 2:30pm – 3:30pm
Close up of a leaf

Climate Change in the Era of COVID-19

The novel coronavirus pandemic has been compared to climate change at warp speed.

Kaneb Webinar Series April 1, 2020, 2:30pm – 3:30pm