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The American Meteorological Society (AMS) will assemble leading members of the climate science and finance communities June 3-4, 2013 in Washington DC to explore climate information needs for financial decision-making. AMS will present the workshop in partnership with the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR). The event is supported, in ... keep reading
Carbon dioxide might be getting close to the infamous 400 parts per million (ppm) but here at Mosaic we’re finding hope in what we’re calling the 800 investors per million. That’s the number of people who have invested in our largest solar project ever, a 487 kW ... keep reading
In March of 2006, I drove to Biloxi Mississippi to see the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. Unlike the flooded homes, black mold and chaos in New Orleans, Biloxi’s coastal infrastructure was completely wiped off the map. Driving along the beachfront road, lonely foundation slabs were the only evidence of ... keep reading
Written by Rayna Gordon-Hellman this week, about Climate Change, Earth, Soil, & Landscape, Economics, Environmental Disasters, Finance & Money, Politics & Government, Rivers, Lakes, and Oceans, Weather
The solar energy market is constantly shifting and there is no doubt about that. Photovoltaic (PV) energy was once considered expensive and inefficient but that is no longer the case. Advancements in solar technology are constantly improving (at an exponential rate) but the real industry focus seems to be on ... keep reading
To protect New York City from the increasing number of flooding events expected in the next century—similar to Hurricane Sandy—the city needs to consider a costly and invasive option: permanent evacuation of communities in the lowest-lying areas and massive barriers around the city that will cost billions of ... keep reading
Head down South in the UK and you will find a tiny corner of Plymouth called Bickleigh Down, the place where the first ever eco village will be built! Developers have received planning permission to build 91 properties on the seven acre site comprising of three, four and five bedroom ... keep reading
The World Bank ( hardly a radical organisation! ) says climate change is a fundamental threat to sustainable economic development and the fight against poverty. It is concerned that without bold action now, the warming planet threatens to put prosperity out of reach of millions and roll back decades of development. The ... keep reading
Enoughness... it's an interesting concept...an alternative to the Western World View . - 40% of the Earth’s resources owned by 1% of the population.- The combined wealth of the three richest men in the world exceeds the total GDP of the poorest 47 counties.3.5 billion people survive ... keep reading
Great men, like great epochs, are explosive material in whom tremendous energy has been accumulated; their prerequisite has always been historically and physiologically, that a protracted assembling, accumulating, economizing and preserving has preceded them – that there has been no explosion for a long time - Nietzsche. Scientific breakthroughs often follow a ... keep reading
Brace yourself. You may not be able to tell yet, but according to global experts and the US intelligence community, the earth is already shifting under you. Whether you know it or not, you’re on a new planet, a resource-shock world of a sort humanity has never before experienced ... keep reading
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