Climate

Protecting the Birds of Hawaiʻi Amid Environmental Carelessness

Protecting the Birds of Hawaiʻi Amid Environmental Carelessness

— How ancient feathered spirits, and the people who have revered them, are threatened by global climate change.
Vermont Teens Draw Climate Solace from Drawing Birds

Vermont Teens Draw Climate Solace from Drawing Birds

— Students at Brattleboro Union High School use art to channel both their climate grief and love for birds.
To Help COVID Recovery and Address Climate, We Must Protect Natural Spaces

To Help COVID Recovery and Address Climate, We Must Protect Natural Spaces

— With the right policies, existing spaces like wetlands, forests, and farmland can remove emissions and help protect against future crises that affect people and wildlife. Congress must include support for natural climate solutions in any recovery plan.
Recovery Efforts Provide the Opportunity to Build a 21st Century Energy System

Recovery Efforts Provide the Opportunity to Build a 21st Century Energy System

— As Congress makes plans to recover from the COVID crisis, they must plan for the future by supporting legislation that saves and creates jobs, while also creating a cleaner and healthier world.
EPA’s Recent Rollbacks Raise Public Health Worries for Vulnerable Americans

EPA’s Recent Rollbacks Raise Public Health Worries for Vulnerable Americans

— People of color already face more pollution linked to a higher risk of dying from COVID-19, and now the government is easing air-quality regulations.
The 50th Anniversary of Earth Day Is a Time for Reflection and Action

The 50th Anniversary of Earth Day Is a Time for Reflection and Action

— Even in the face of enormous challenges, we can do great things to secure a better future for birds and people.
New Orleans Approves Net-Zero Carbon Standard by 2040

New Orleans Approves Net-Zero Carbon Standard by 2040

— Historic measure commits New Orleans to a zero-carbon energy portfolio by 2050, phasing out fossil fuels.
How to Join Climate Watch, a Community Science Program from Audubon

How to Join Climate Watch, a Community Science Program from Audubon

— Explore how North American birds are responding to climate change by participating in Climate Watch. Here's how to get started.
Virginia Governor Signs the First Statewide Clean Energy Standard in the Southeast

Virginia Governor Signs the First Statewide Clean Energy Standard in the Southeast

— Gov. Ralph Northam gives the birds and people of Virginia hope for a clean energy future with the Virginia Clean Economy Act.
Researchers Are Retracing the Steps of a Century-Old Expedition to See How California's Birdlife Has Changed

Researchers Are Retracing the Steps of a Century-Old Expedition to See How California's Birdlife Has Changed

— In 1908, Joseph Grinnell began a 30-year project to document the state’s wildlife. Now, a modern resurvey of his study sites is yielding unprecedented insights into birds’ vulnerabilities and resilience.