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Reversing Climate Change: A Review of The Biochar Solution by Albert Bates

by Auditiyo Das Gupta

The Biochar Solution, by Albert Bates, is a book about a potential solution to climate change that can be achieved through the use of biochar. Biochar is a type of charcoal used for soil amendment, and when created s... Read article

Rwanda, Africa Revises Policies on Climate Change & Food Security Linkages

by Katelyn Hewett

The Rwandan Civil Society Organization recommends changing its policy so that it reflects the links between climate change, commerce, and food security. This is to be done with the goal of advancing within the East-A... Read article

Book Review of “Urbanism in the Age of Climate Change” by Peter Calthorpe

by Christine Cepelak

"Urbanism in the Age of Climate Change" is an extended summary of Peter Calthorpe’s thought leadership in the areas of urban planning and its impacts on the surrounding environment. Arguing the holistic nature of plannin... Read article

Cities and Climate Change: Kansas City, MO Perspectives on a Global Issue

by Sunny Sanwar

Cities have gained considerable importance in the dialogue of climate change and environmental sustainability. A majority of the earth’s growing population is projected to live in cities. Not only are they responsible fo... Read article

Book Review of “The Agile City: Building Well-being and Wealth in an Era of Climate Change” by James S. Russell

by Andrew Kinaci

The world has begun to feel the effects of climate change. In America, hurricanes like Superstorm Sandy and Katrina, and more recent hurricanes Irma and Harvey, have brought urban areas to their knees; killing people, de... Read article

Birmingham, United Kingdom Climate Change Action Plan

by Ubaid Khan

Initiative measures from countrywide councils are playing a vital role in assisting the United Kingdom’s (UK) compliance with European Union (EU) and United Nation (UN) climate change regulations. Birmingham Ci... Read article

Sea-Change Ahead for Boston: Private Property Rights May Be Forfeited

by Alyssa Curran

Boston grew from the sea by way of man-made land. Now, the city is facing a return to the sea by way of man-made emissions. Climate resilience and adaptation are emerging in fields spanning urban planning, architecture, ... Read article

Climate Action on the City Level: How Do Boston and L.A. Compare?

by Alyssa Curran

The new White House has left only three mentions of “climate” on its website, including two that have nothing to do with climate change and one that calls President Obama’s Climate Action Plan an “unnecessary” policy... Read article

Los Angeles Plans for Resiliency in the Wake of Intensifying Climate Events

by Alyssa Curran

Los Angeles is home to beautiful beaches, magnificent mountains, and historic landmarks. Its desirable living conditions and amenities support a population of over 10 million residents and attract over 250 million vi... Read article

615 and Counting: LEED Projects Help LA Reach Global Climate Goals

by Alyssa Curran

What if buildings alone had the power to cut carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions by one-third, reduce energy needs by 25%, and divert over 80 million tons of waste from landfills each year? Large cities like Los Angele... Read article

Kansas City, Missouri’s Mayorial Climate Action Plan

by Sunny Sanwar

Currently there is no universal agreement on the degree, cause, or the severity of climate change. There is, however, a significant agreement on the rise of global emissions due to the quantitative aspects of measure... Read article

Climate Actions Plans Grow in Acceptance in Sonoma County

by Nick Danty

While support for climate protection has become fairly ubiquitous in Sonoma County, only one of its nine cities has implemented an official Climate Action Plan (CAP). To be fair, the other eight have adopted sustainabi... Read article

How the Micro-Climate of Athens is Changing Everyday Life

by Athina Kyrgeorgiou

The urban environment today is certainly different from what it used to be. City expansion, increased populations in urban centers, and CO2 accumulation are some of the reasons for so-called micro-climates. Greek citi... Read article