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Temperatures Exceed 100 Degrees F North of the Arctic Circle

Scientists with the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) are examining new data indicating that temperatures in the Russian town of Verkhoyansk — located north of the Arctic Circle — hit a record-breaking 38 degrees Celsius (100.4 degrees Fahrenheit) earlier this month.

From Environmental News Network

https://www.enn.com/articles/2-uncategorised/64169-temperatures-exceed-100-degrees-f-north-of-the-arctic-circle?Itemid=151

2020-06-24T08:01:57-07:00June 24th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Resilience at Work: How Nonprofits Adapt to Disruption. How Funders Can Help-Members Exclusive

The S. D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation, has released a new report, Resilience at Work: How Nonprofits Adapt to Disruption. How Funders Can Help.(Log-in required) It describes seven characteristics of resilient organizations, as well as principles that can help pave the way for funders who want to enhance nonprofit resilience. The report includes profiles of seven nonprofits that confronted and effectively responded to a range of disruptions.

2020-04-28T08:30:14-07:00April 28th, 2020|News, Resources|Comments Off on Resilience at Work: How Nonprofits Adapt to Disruption. How Funders Can Help-Members Exclusive

Climate Change, Health, and Equity Survey Findings: Gaps, Needs, and Opportunities-Members Exclusive

Results from the Climate, Health, and Equity Project survey from the Health & Environmental Funders Network (HEFN)

This report summarizes the findings of a fall 2019 survey on the landscape of climate change, health, and equityfunding and organizational work. The survey’s purpose is to add to the understanding of the resource gaps, needs, and opportunities in this critical and expanding field. Seven philanthropy serving organizations (PSOs) jointly designed and distributed the survey: Biodiversity Funders Group (BFG) / Climate and Energy Funders Group (CEFG), Environmental Grantmakers Association (EGA), Funders’ Network for Smart Growth and […]

2020-04-23T08:14:49-07:00April 23rd, 2020|News, Resources|Comments Off on Climate Change, Health, and Equity Survey Findings: Gaps, Needs, and Opportunities-Members Exclusive

Environmental Impacts of Coronavirus Crisis, Challenges Ahead

As the number of coronavirus infections grew exponentially in Europe and North America in March, restrictive public health measures to stave off a worsening pandemic were put in place.

They included stay-at-home orders, which were first issued in Italy and then in rapid succession in most other countries around the world.

With their populations ordered to stay home, schools, offices and factories closed; road traffic circulation dwindled to a minimum; and airlines have reduced scheduled flights by 60% to 95%.

By Robert Hamwey, United Nations Conference on Trade and Development

https://unctad.org/en/pages/newsdetails.aspx?OriginalVersionID=2333

2020-04-21T11:28:06-07:00April 21st, 2020|News|Comments Off on Environmental Impacts of Coronavirus Crisis, Challenges Ahead