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  • Role Playing - NYC Case Study Featured Case Study Role Playing - NYC Case Study Role Playing - NYC Case Study

    SUMMARY Students will apply a role-playing activity to explore the challenges facing climate change planning in New York City.  Radley Horton, lead climate scientist... More »

  • Unit: Geoengineering Featured Teaching Unit Unit: Geoengineering Unit: Geoengineering

    SUMMARY There is much unknown about the ramifications of large-scale deployment of geoengineering technologies.  Are they merely short-term fixes?  What are the... More »

  • HOW SUCCESS WORKS: Marine Sanctuary -... Featured Case Study HOW SUCCESS WORKS: Marine Sanctuary -... HOW SUCCESS WORKS: Marine Sanctuary -...

    SUMMARY The lesson plan provides a full menu for use from primary school to high school. Depending on the grade level and the unit of study that provides the context for a... More »

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Climate change: It’s time to raise our voices. Last Updated on 2014-12-19 11:01:02 Stymied about what to do about climate change? Mike Hoffmann of Cornell University, encourages us to become aware, accept the reality, and then act by raising our voices to address this grand challenge facing our generation…and those that follow. Mike Hoffmann holds a leadership position in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Cornell University. His role focuses on sustainability, in particular responding to the threat of climate change. Mike also leads a Northeastern U.S. and Eastern Canada climate change initiative, and established an Institute for Climate Change and Agriculture that helps food growers adapt to changing conditions. His passionate messages about climate change include its impacts on the world around us and its meaning to future generations.   More »
Snow Is Down and Heat Is Up in the Arctic, Report Says Last Updated on 2014-12-19 10:56:57 SAN FRANCISCO — The Arctic continues to warm faster than the rest of the globe, and with greater repercussions, scientists are reporting. CLICK HERE TO READ MORE More »
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Citing Health Risks, Cuomo Bans Fracking in New York State Last Updated on 2014-12-18 10:31:14 Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s administration announced on Wednesday that it would ban hydraulic fracturing in New York State because of concerns over health risks, ending years of debate over a method of extracting natural gas. CLICK HERE TO READ MORE More »
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