Researchers tap into CO2 storage potential of mine waste
November 15, 2012 12:27 AM - Carbon Management Canada
VANCOUVER, CANADA -- It’s time to economically value the greenhouse gas-trapping potential of mine waste and start making money from it, says mining engineer and geologist Michael Hitch of the University of British Columbia (UBC).
Global Leaders Call for Action on Super Greenhouse Gas as
Ozone Treaty Celebrates 25th Anniversary
November 12, 2012 02:02 PM - Institute for Governance & Sustainable Development
Geneva, 12 November 2012 – Global environmental leaders, gathered in Geneva yesterday to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the ozone treaty, consistently identified a phase-down of super greenhouse gases called HFCs as the number one priority of the treaty as it moves forward. The celebration precedes the Meeting of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol, where pressure is mounting for adoption of an amendment to phase down HFCs with high global warming potential.
HRH Prince Khaled bin Sultan Honored with 2012 Perseus Award
November 7, 2012 11:13 AM - Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation
Landover, MD ‐Prince Khaled bin Sultan of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has been selected as this year’s Perseus award winner. The Perseus Award recognizes yacht owners who have demonstrated exemplary effort and contribution toward marine wildlife conservation.
Are Your Really Going to Eat That? Win an iPad and PETA Prizes in a Vegetarian Giveaway
November 5, 2012 05:29 PM - Living Green Magazine
The holidays are coming—and that means most of us will be sitting down to eat with family members who have never given a second thought about digging into meat-laden holiday meals.
NEW POSTER DISPLAY OF EXTREME WEATHER AND CLIMATE CHANGE INSTALLED IN WASHINGTON, D.C.
November 5, 2012 05:20 PM - Del Mar Global Trust
Washington, D.C. November 5, 2012 – A new “This Is Climate Change” poster depicting extreme weather was installed last weekend at Reagan National Airport in Washington, DC. The poster illustrates contrasting weather events: drought and flooding. Recent scientific studies are indicating a link between the increasing frequency of severe weather and climate change. The poster is part of a global warming awareness project sponsored by Del Mar Global Trust.
The Community Environmental Center EcoHouse to be Featured at Brooklyn Weatherization Day Event October 30
October 23, 2012 02:51 PM - Community Environmental Center
The Community Environmental Center EcoHouse, a mobile, free, environmental exhibit, will be featured at a Weatherization Day event in Brooklyn’s McCarren Park October 30, from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM.
EPA APPROVAL OF SYSTEMIC PESTICIDES THREATENS U.S. FOOD SUPPLY
AND AGRICULTURE JOBS BY KILLING BEES
October 16, 2012 04:22 PM - Link TV
Original investigative report on Earth Focus series Premieres on Link TV on Monday, October 22 at 9:30pm PT (12:30am ET) and Thursday, October 25 at 9:00pm ET (6:00pm PT) Now available online at www.linktv.org/killingbees
HCR Commissioner Darryl Towns to speak Oct. 30 in Brooklyn on Weatherization Day
October 16, 2012 12:25 PM - Community Environmental Center
New York State Homes and Community Renewal Commissioner Darryl Towns will speak at a Weatherization Day event hosted by Community Environmental Center in Brooklyn’s McCarren Park, Oct. 30; the Community Environmental Center EcoHouse will also be featured.
The Clinton Foundation Partners with Carbon Offsets To Alleviate Poverty (COTAP.org)
October 16, 2012 11:07 AM - COTAP.org
Individuals and organizations can now take action on climate change while empowering Malawian smallholder farmers.
Oakland, CA – Carbon Offsets To Alleviate Poverty (www.COTAP.org) today announced its partnership with the William J. Clinton Foundation, adding the Clinton Development Initiative’s (CDI) Trees of Hope project in Malawi as the fourth project to its growing portfolio of certified forestry carbon projects.
SECNAV, Senator Shaheen, and other energy leaders to explore "The Art of the Long View"
By Chief of Naval Operations Energy & Environmental Readiness Division
October 16, 2012 10:50 AM - Naval Energy Forum 2012
Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) Ray Mabus, Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), and other key representatives from Navy, Marine Corps, industry, and the international community will speak at the 4th annual Naval Energy Forum on Wednesday, October 17 at the Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, D.C.