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Hi! 👋  We hope you are having a fantastic week. This one is special because next Saturday, April 22nd will be the official celebration of "Earth Day". For that reason, we want to give you this song as a special gift to listen while you read this newsletter. Just click play here and then enjoy the reading 😉 

This week we want to feature the recent #WeAreClimate interview with Eugenia Kalnay, a meteorologist, Distinguished University Professor 
at the University of Maryland (UMD) in the United States, and a member of the Scientific Advisory Board at United Nations. So, please pay special attention to it, because what she says there, should immediately put us into action. 

Last but not least, we would like to feature you! Your story is important for us. Do you pay special attention to the environment and have a story to share? Tell us everything at hello@weareclimate.com and we'll publish it 🤓  Thanks for being part of our community! Feel free to share this email with the ones you love and care. 

Eri & Enzo
NEWS OF THE WEEK 
#GreatBarrierReef

Great Barrier Reef is at terminal stage. "Last year was bad enough, this is a disaster," said an expert as Australia Research Council found fresh damage across 8,000 km. You can read more about it here
 
FASTEST CLIMATE CHANGE

On our current path by mid-century, humans will be causing the fastest climate change in approximately 50 million years, and if we burn all available fossil fuels, we'll cause the fastest change in the entire 420 million year record, a recent study says. Look
 
#TheInterview

"Since 2010 we consumed 1.5 times the production of the Planet" Eugenia Kalnay told us.

Eugenia received the World Meteorological Organization IMO Prize in 2009 and is Distinguished University Professor at the University of Maryland (UMD) in the United States, and a member of the Scientific Advisory Board at United Nations. 

#WeAreClimate talked to her in an exclusive interview to help you better understand how climate change is affecting us. Please click here to read what she said. 

#INSPIRATION

Meet the woman who has helped thousands go solar!

She wasn't an expert in solar energy or in finance, but when Sara Ross saw that most banks didn't understand solar loans, she created her own company. You can read more, here.
 


💨 Wind power cuts CO2...

Over the past decade, wind power has exploded in the U.S. Over that time, generating capacity from wind has increased by a factor of seven, surpassing 82,000 megawatts, or enough to power 24 million homes. At the end of last year, wind capacity surpassed hydroelectric capacity for the first time in the U.S. Read more about it, here.


Women in Nigeria are crocheting plastic bags into mats, bags, and other colorful accessories. 

They created a non-for-profit enterprise that recycles waste into job-creating products. Watch the video.  
 

✅  The objective: Celebrate Earth Day! See all the events here.

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