Climate success stories from around the web — January, 2019. Healing the Ozone Thanks to increased international regulations on CFC’s since 1987, satellite data now shows that the ozone layer is healing. Data from 2016 indicates 20% less depletion than in 2005. Politics Gets Greener Presidential candidates for 2020 are outspoken on climate change, including Kristen Gillibrand, Kamala Harris, and Elizabeth Warren. Governors in the … Continue reading The Hole in the Ozone Layer is Shrinking. For Real.
Keepers of the Forest Five communities in the Democratic Republic of the Congo now have legal control over the forests that they depend on. This is a first for the DRC, which just recently adopted a national strategy for community forestry, which (according to research) lowers CO2 emissions and deforestation. One Heck of a Comment Thread The EPA has been temporarily thwarted from restricting the … Continue reading Weekly Roundup: An Idea Whose Time Has Come