Saving the Arctic: The Urgent Need to Cut Black Carbon Emissions and Slow Climate Change

  August 7, 2014      Saving the Arctic     The Urgent Need to Cut Black Carbon Emissions and Slow Climate Change By Rebecca Lefton and Cathleen Kelly Combating climate change requires immediate and long-term cuts in heat-trapping carbon pollution, or CO2, around the globe. But reducing carbon pollution …

Why a Melting Arctic Could Sink the Global Economy

  Why a Melting Arctic Could Sink the Global Economy SOURCE: AP/Brennan Linsley An Inuit hunter and fisherman steers his boat past a melting iceberg and along a fjord leading away from the edge of the Greenland Ice Sheet. By Cathleen Kelly | Center for American Progress,  March 19, 2014 Download the …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Nitrogen has key role in estimating carbon dioxide emissions from land use change

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News Nitrogen has key role in estimating carbon dioxide emissions from land use change Something’s fishy in the tree of life: Largests and most comprehensive studies of fish phylogeny After major earthquake: A global murmur, then unusual silence Research harnesses solar-powered proteins to filter harmful antibiotics from …

Alternative Energy : Renewables Readiness Assessments For Mozambique, Senegal, Kiribati and Granada

  Alternative Energy Renewables Readiness Assessments For Mozambique, Senegal, Kiribati and Granada NREL And DOE Team Up To Improve EV Battery Management EPA Proposes 84% Emissions Cut For Coal-Firing Navajo Generating Station CEO Of Masdar: “Water Is More Important Than Oil” Marginal lands are prime fuel source for alternative energy …

Integrated Assessment of Black Carbon and Tropospheric Ozone: UNEP/WMO Summary for Decision Makers

The Integrated Assessment of Black Carbon and Tropospheric Ozone establishes the climate cobenefits of air-quality measures that address black carbon and tropospheric ozone and their precursors. The measures identified to address these shortlived climate forcers have been successfully tried around the world and have been shown to deliver significant and …