World Already Teetering on Tipping Points for Abrupt Climate Change
December 4, 2013 03:19 PM - Institute for Governance & Sustainable Development
Report Calls for Early Warning Systems to Anticipate Changes Cutting short-lived climate pollutants is most effective way to slow warming in near term
Gateway Centre Hotel Complex in Rocky Mount, NC Adds Tesla Motors Supercharger Electric Vehicle Charging Station to Campus
November 26, 2013 03:44 PM - Gateway Centre Hotel Complex
Two Universal Chargers and Four Tesla Motors Superchargers now available in Rocky Mount, NC
Indiegogo Campaign Hopes to Bring Climate Change Message to New Audience Through Play, “Extreme Whether”
November 26, 2013 07:52 AM - Theater Three Collaborative
“We know we cannot save the Earth until we change the stories people tell.” — Playwright Karen Malpede
Effort to Reduce Short-Lived Climate Pollutants Brings Hope to Climate Negotiations
November 22, 2013 10:04 AM - Institute for Governance & Sustainable Development
Growing global network for fast climate mitigation is bright spot in otherwise discouraging discussions Special attention being given to HFC refrigerants
Study Confirms Need to Cut CO2 as Well as Short-Lived Pollutants
November 21, 2013 11:32 AM - Institute for Governance & Sustainable Development
Can’t Afford to Wait on Either
VIDEO: New Documentary Tells the Story of Seeds Under Threat
November 19, 2013 05:20 PM - Collective Eye Films
Coming Soon: SEED: The Untold Story. To survive on earth, we need air, water, soil, and seeds.
Risks of Manmade Chemicals in Drinking Water the Focus
of 2013 NWRI Clarke Prize Lecture
November 19, 2013 12:31 PM - National Water Research Institute
FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif. – Due to rapid advancements in analytical chemistry, a variety of manmade chemicals, such as pharmaceuticals, can now be detected at very low (trace) levels in all municipal wastewaters and most surface waters. But what does the presence of these chemicals mean, and how do we define the risks (if any) to the public? This year’s Clarke Prize Lecture, delivered by 2013 Clarke Prize recipient R. Rhodes Trussell, Ph.D., P.E., offered insights on addressing the increasing presence of trace organic chemicals in drinking water supplies.
Mitigation Banker Significantly Increases Its Banking Credits
November 13, 2013 01:58 PM - EBX
CAMDEN, SC, ISSUED NOVEMBER 12, 2013…EBX is pleased to announce that it has obtained approval of four new mitigation banks and, as a result, has significantly expanded and diversified its existing portfolio of 41 mitigation bank projects. These banks will generate four different types of credits – wetland, stream, nutrient and endangered species.
Montreal Protocol Success Slowed Global Warming
Slow down in global warming linked to phase out of CFCs, and methane reductions
Earlier pauses in warming from Great Depression, World Wars
November 11, 2013 10:50 AM - Institute for Governance & Sustainable Development
Washington, D.C., 11 November. Scientists using sophisticated statistical methods show in a paper in Nature Geoscience that the successful phase out of chlorofluorocarbons, or CFCs, by the Montreal Protocol slowed climate change, contributing to a lower rate of global warming since the early 1990s.
LUCAN Technologies, Inc. Launches an Indiegogo Campaign for the Companion PC Aimed at Reducing Electronic Waste
November 7, 2013 03:16 PM - LUCAN Technologies, Inc.
Lucan Technologies, Inc. Headquartered in Colorado is proud to announce the launch of an Indiegogo campaign for their LUCAN™ Companion PC. The device is based on their modular PC architecture that is described as the evolution and convergence of hardware and software.