Climate

Amazon Tipping Point

In the 1970s, Brazilian scientist Eneas Salati shattered the long held dogma that vegetation is simply the consequence of climate and has no influence on climate whatsoever (1).

Women on the Front Lines of Change: Empowerment in the Face of Climate and Displacement

“It is often expected that women care more, and therefore women are going to volunteer, and be the saviorsin times of crisis, said Eleanor Blomstrom, the Program Director and Head of Office for the Women’s Environment & Development Organization (WEDO), at a Wilson Center event on climate displacement and the changing role of women.

Losing Newtok: A Story of Climate Change in Alaska

 

Resilience in the Aftermath of Hurricane Irma

Areas of the Caribbean and United States have been devastated by Hurricane Irma.  Roger-Mark De Souza discusses how island nations and coastal communities are dealing with the aftermath and what can be done to ensure these regions have greater resilience in the face of stronger storms and natural disasters. That’s the focus of this edition of Wilson Center NOW.

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