“Video: Why Should Humans Care About Preserving the Diversity of Life on Earth?”

Humans depend on the interconnected biodiversity on earth, but we're also destroying it. We must work on protecting biodiversity in order to be able to create a sustainable future for people.

http://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/video-why-should-humans-care-about-biodiversity-loss-180961708/?utm_source=facebook.com&utm_medium=socialmedia

“How Will the National Park Service Protect America’s Heritage from Climate Change?”

"“Every place has a climate story.” And telling those stories, as well as effectively responding to the growing risks, is central to an ambitious new strategy to manage the nation’s cultural resources in a rapidly changing climate."

http://blog.ucsusa.org/adam-markham/new-national-park-service-climate-change-strategy?utm_source=facebook&utm_campaign=fb&utm_medium=social

“China to plow $361 billion into renewable fuel by 2020”

"China will plow 2.5 trillion yuan ($361 billion) into renewable power generation by 2020, the country's energy agency said on Thursday, as the world's largest energy market continues to shift away from dirty coal power towards cleaner fuels." More projects like this are necessary to achieve sustainability.

http://mobile.reuters.com/article/idUSKBN14P06P

“A Texas Community’s 100 Percent Commitment to Clean Energy”

"Winds of change are blowing. Deep in the heart of Texas, a city-owned utility is going all-in on clean energy." More and more projects like this are necessary to achieve sustainability.

http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/2017/01/a-texas-communitys-clean-energy-commitment/

“Dutch Trains become 100 Percent Powered by Wind Energy”

"The national railway company, NS, said that its renewables target had been met a year earlier than planned." More projects such as these must continue to meet targets on or ahead of schedule - this is all part of making HASTE!

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/jan/10/dutch-trains-100-percent-wind-powered-ns

“Gov. Cuomo calls for America’s largest offshore wind farm, proposes 2.4GW by 2030”

"New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, for example, has just called on the Long Island Power Authority to approve a 90 megawatt offshore wind project 30 miles southeast of Montauk (out of sight of the Long Island beachfront), and he's also proposing a commitment to an impressive 2.4 gigawatts of offshore wind by 2030." More projects such as this will be necessary in our effort to reach a sustainable society.

http://www.treehugger.com/renewable-energy/gov-cuomo-calls-americas-largest-offshore-wind-farm-proposes-24gw-2030.html

“Wind and Solar Growth Outpace Gas”

"More than half of electricity generation capacity added to the U.S. grid in 2016 came from renewable resources." Actions such as these are important to obtaining sustainability, but they will have to be more rapid in order to mitigate disaster. This is why we must make HASTE!

https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/wind-and-solar-growth-outpace-gas/?WT.mc_id=SA_FB_ENGYSUS_NEWS#

“Short-lived greenhouse gases cause centuries of sea-level rise “

"It’s important to understand how long climate changes will last, and how much more sea-level rise is already locked in.” Even if we take drastic actions, we're still going to be paying the price for not making them sooner. This is why we must make HASTE!

http://climate.nasa.gov/news/2533/short-lived-greenhouse-gases-cause-centuries-of-sea-level-rise/

“Women bear the brunt of climate-forced migration”

"The feminisation of environmental migration is already underway in South Asia but governments are slow to recognise the role of climate change and there’s no policy action."

http://www.eco-business.com/news/women-bear-the-brunt-of-climate-forced-migration/