Climate

Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Forests play an important role as "carbon sinks" by absorbing and storing CO2 emissions, but a new study finds that that droughts—expected to become more frequent with climate change—deal that climate-buffering power a blow. The findings, published this week in the journal Science , show that forests don't recover as quickly after a drought as had...
Common Dreams staff
Ending a nearly two-day standoff, Greenpeace activists who had successfully...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
 Over 34 hours later, activists on remain on the St. John's Bridge. (Photo: Greenpeace USA)
A federal judge on Thursday said that activists with Greenpeace USA who are...

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In the face of increasingly catastrophic climate news - rising sea levels, wildfires, drought - a team of Russian photographers with the non-profit AirPano have taken to the air in helicopters, airplanes, dirigibles and hot air balloons to offer virtual and panoramic tours of the planet's most stunning locations, urban to wilderness, to remind us what's at stake. Take note.