Climate Action SDG 13
Notre Dame Virtual School’s Theme for April is Climate Action. We are only offering a selection of current information.
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Climate change top challenge over the next decade, UNESCO global survey finds
31 March 2021 | Global
Climate change and loss of biodiversity is seen as the most pressing challenge over the decade, according to the World in 2030 Survey report published on Wednesday by the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). https://news.un.org/en/news/topic/climate-change
NASA: Global Climate Change | Vital Signs of the Planet
“Climate change” and “global warming” are often used interchangeably but have distinct meanings. Similarly, the terms “weather” and “climate” are sometimes confused, though they refer to events with broadly different spatial- and timescales.
Environmental Health News
Fractured: The body burden of living near fracking
EHN.org scientific investigation finds western Pennsylvania families near fracking are exposed to harmful chemicals, and regulations fail to protect communities’ mental, physical, and social health.
Environmental toll of plastics
Plastic manufacturing in the first ten years of this century eclipsed the total produced in the entire last century: Now we’re producing – and discarding – almost 360 million tons a year.
What organizations are helping climate change? (http://www.aag.org)
Leading organizations involved in climate change research, policy making and education
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) – Climate Change Science. …
NOAA Education – Climate Change and Our Planet. …
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) …
National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) …
The Natural Resources Defense Council works to safeguard the earth – its people, its plants and animals, and the natural systems on which all life depends. https://www.nrdc.org/
The Celilo Wy’am Are Still Here
March 10, 2021 | Nicole Greenfield
Matriarch Lana Jack continues a decades-long fight for federal recognition of her band—and the right to continue living on the lands of her ancestors.