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The Climate Trust

The Climate Trust is a mission-driven nonprofit that specializes in mobilizing conservation finance; they buy, sell, and invest in carbon credits to support climate change mitigation projects.

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2016 Will Be Hottest Year, UN Climate Meeting Told

2016 is set to be the hottest year on record by a significant margin, with temperatures that are 2.2˚F (1.2˚C) above pre-industrial times, the World Meteorological Organization told diplomats gathered in Marrakech, Morocco, to discuss international action to limit global warming to less than 2˚C by the end of the century.

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U.S. Setting Records

In the U.S., record highs are outpacing record lows in February 2017 at a record-setting pace. There have also been 248 monthly record highs and no monthly record lows. The latest Climate Prediction Center forecast shows that spring is likely to be warmer than normal and that could keep warm weather records falling.

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ENSIA Reports: To Avoid Climate Catastrophe, We’ll Need to Remove CO2

With sufficient investment and strategic deployment, carbon dioxide removal and storage can play a key role in keeping global warming to a level we can live with.

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6 steps to “Make Our Planet Great Again” – Land Use Change Matters

Conservation International highlights a recent article in Nature where Christiana Figueres and colleagues set out a six-point plan for turning the tide of the world’s carbon dioxide by 2020.

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New Posters Imagine National Parks in 2050

A new poster series takes the landscapes that have inspired countless road trips and daydreams of summer vacation and imagines what they’ll look like in 2050 if climate change is allowed to continue unchecked.

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Reshaping the Energy Future: Renewable Energy and Land Trusts

Land trusts can play an important role in renewable energy development. This publication offers specific guidance on ways that land trusts can participate in renewable energy siting planning and implementation to support improved conservation outcomes in the context of a changing climate.

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