UNGA75 Take-Aways

With the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) now behind us, it is clear: the world is grappling with unprecedented challenges, and the only way to address them is through more global cooperation — not less.In many ways, COVID-19 has reflected what’s possible when the world works together — and...

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Portlanders for Parks

As United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres urged on World Environment Day 2020,”To care for humanity, we must care for nature.” Here in the Portland-Vancouver region, we know that the resiliency of communities is closely linked to our parks and open spaces. Safe and equitable...

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A Beautiful International Day of Peace

Each year the International Day of Peace is observed around the world on September 21. The UN General Assembly has declared this as a day devoted to strengthening the ideals of peace, through observing 24 hours of non-violence and cease-fire.  This year’s International Day of Peace theme is...

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Announcing Model the Way Awardees

The Lloyd EcoDistrict announces their new awardees! Congrats to our first two awardees! Model the Way awards celebrate practical sustainability by recognizing institutions, firms, and individuals who have come up with creative, ambitious, radical, and resilient solutions to some of our biggest...

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How Climate Migration will Reshape America

By Abrahm Lustgarten | Photographs by Meridith Kohut Millions will be displaced. Where will they go? August besieged California with a heat unseen in generations. A surge in air-conditioning broke the state’s electrical grid, leaving a population already ravaged by the coronavirus to work remotely...

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How video games are joining the fight to save the planet

As bush fires were raging across Australia in December 2019, players of Space Ape video games reached out to the company and asked what they could do to help. The London-based firm quickly put an in-game purchase into several of its mobile titles, with all proceeds going to either a wildlife or...

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2020 GPSEN Newsletters

Check out our Newsletter archives, in case you missed any of them or need to access to some of the details again.  If you would like to subscribe to our newsletter, please click here. December News: A Chance to Reflect Mid-November 2020 Newsletter: Catharsis and Vigilance November 2020 Newsletter:...

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