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Can Business Trump Trump’s Anti-Climate Stance

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 15, 2016 8:00:00 AM / by Carol Pierson Holding

Donald Trump’s election has sent the global climate community into a tailspin.

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Ask the Plants for Help Adapting to Climate Change

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 12, 2016 12:58:11 PM / by Carol Pierson Holding

By: Carol Pierson Holding

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Last week on CBS News I watched a piece about Dutch farmer Marc van Rijsselberghe, who is running experiments in the Texel Islands, Netherlands, to grow potatoes using in salt-ridden land. As more and more salty water seeps through the Dutch dykes onto its farmland, van Rijsselberghe and others are finding ways to adapt.

When CBS asks van Rijsselberghe how he knows which test strain will work, he says, “We ask the plants.”  Whether they live or die in salty soil dictates which strains will be sent to other places suffering salt-induced soil degradation.

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Climate Woes Demand Both War and Civil Action

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 21, 2016 10:23:22 AM / by Carol Pierson Holding

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Fossil Fuel Divestiture Campaign Focuses on Big Pensions

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 13, 2016 10:19:45 AM / by Carol Pierson Holding

By Carol Pierson Holding

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Surfer Dudes Add Hope for Saving Our Oceans

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 14, 2016 10:25:45 AM / by Carol Pierson Holding

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Old Habits Slow Progress in Sustainability

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 4, 2015 10:34:06 AM / by Carol Pierson Holding

By Carol Pierson Holding

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Obama Gets Personal on Climate Change

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 13, 2015 10:06:32 AM / by Carol Pierson Holding

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VW Should Think Small Again

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 29, 2015 10:05:19 AM / by Carol Pierson Holding

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Compassion is Essential for Climate Mitigation

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 15, 2015 12:03:09 PM / by Carol Pierson Holding

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