Resilience

Billions of dollars in new funding announced this year have raised hopes that the initiative to combat desertification will gain momentum, but experts and the reality on the ground point to money being far from the only hurdle.

A coal phaseout by 2030, more electric vehicles and rapid renewables expansion: Germany's new coalition has promised a climate bonanza. But can the ambitious targets be hit?
The towns will invest up to a half million dollars to develop a defense system against coastal flooding.

B.C. needs to upgrade hundreds of kilometres of dikes, mostly in the Lower Mainland.

Images of oil, garbage and jerry cans drifting through the water create the immediate impression of an agricultural nightmare, but experts say it will be weeks until assessments can confirm exactly what damage might have been done to some of the most fertile farmland in the province.

From Montana to Alberta, Indigenous communities are developing ecotourism tied to the keystone species' restoration.

As climate-related disasters increase, projects are being put in place to alert local communities to impending danger.
Wild boar. Kelp salad. Crickets in your pie crust. These are just a few things that may end up on Thanksgiving menus as climate change takes its toll on the planet.
Some residents aren't convinced anything will change as West Virginia lawmakers travel to former coal towns.

Ontario's watershed watchers have a sordid history with the Progressive Conservatives, but maybe things are looking up.

For two decades, the Bureau of Reclamation paid farmers to pump water faster than the resource could recover, despite warnings from its own scientists. This year, residents of Klamath County paid the price, as hundreds of household wells went dry.

Small farmers struggle as ag titans wheel water for profit.

Around the U.S., cities are increasingly warming to an idea that once induced gags: Sterilize wastewater from toilets, sinks and factories, and eventually pipe it back into homes and businesses as tap water.

The cornmeal that has become a staple of the holiday table reflects millenniums of work by Native Americans — a legacy that Indigenous people are trying to keep alive.

The traditional building material is cooler, cheaper, and requires less energy to make. But convincing villagers in Burkina Faso to stick with mud isn't easy.

Lisa Schulte Moore used to have to explain the benefits of her work to farmers in the Corn Belt. Now, over half of farmers in Iowa are willing to plant prairie strips next to cropland to improve soil health and water quality and mitigate climate change.

Native Americans are leading efforts to bolster reservations and other communities against the damaging effects of climate change.

Thousands of acres of undersea reefs once protected the city’s shoreline. Now an army of volunteers is bringing the bivalves back, one shell at a time. 
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