Pretty much anywhere you look, you can find a reforestation project or policy being implemented. These successes should not take away from the dire state of our world’s forests. It should give us hope for what is possible when we come together to do what is right for our planet and all the people who call her home. There is no Planet B.
The scars left by Sandy are particularly visible in those areas most impacted by the unprecedented storm surge - basically everything ocean facing. We’ve spent the last year talking to friends, friends of friends, and people we’ve never met before about their Sandy experiences. With each new retelling of how events unfolded on that day, it brought home what we keep seeing in climate data and other macro reports - climate change is here, it’s making things worse, and it will change all our lives.
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Right now, many people are asking, 'what is the Paris Agreement?'; 'what does it do?' and potentially most importantly, 'what does the announcement from President Donald Trump mean?'. Here is a run down from us on what the Agreement does and what the recent US withdrawal announcement really means for the US and the Agreement.