ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Computer sims: In climatic tug of war, carbon released from thawing permafrost wins handily

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News Computer sims: In climatic tug of war, carbon released from thawing permafrost wins handily Posted: 18 Mar 2015 12:39 PM PDT There will be a lot more carbon released from thawing permafrost than the amount taken in by more Arctic vegetation, according to new computer simulations. …

Industry associations are strategic actors in transitioning Caribbean SIDS to sustainable economies

SIDS Conference Edition #3: Private Sector  Subscribe Apia, Samoa Calendar: Parallel & Side Events  Forward this email to a friend                       Download a PDF of today’s edition on private sector partnerships in Small Island Developing States (SIDS).  edition Industry associations are strategic actors in transitioning Caribbean SIDS to sustainable …

Spark: The Ten Island Challenge: Committed to Becoming Fossil Fuel Free

RMI UPDATE The Ten Island Challenge RMI and Carbon War Room are working together to accelerate the transition of Caribbean island economies from a heavy dependence on fossil fuels to a diverse energy mix. Our vision: Economically robust islands, rich with renewable energy systems and committed to becoming completely fossil …

OTHER NEWS: At the Crucial Nexus of Water and Energy

While it is, of course, vital to finally link water and energy use, this report still overlooks the opportunities for saline agriculture and aquaculture to provide all of our growing human family’s needs for food, fiber and fuel from our most abundant global resources: the Earth’s 97% seawater; daily free …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Close-up of coral bleaching event

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News Close-up of coral bleaching event Posted: 03 Jun 2014 10:58 AM PDT Ecologists have shed light on exactly what happens to coral during periods of excessively high water temperatures. Their study documents a coral bleaching event in the Caribbean in minute detail and sheds light on …

GEOLAC

Co-hosted for 2014 by The World Bank, GEOLAC gathers key LAC and international stakeholders – governments, utilities, multilaterals, developers, capital providers, and other providers of expertise – to explore opportunities for increased geothermal output, tackle obstacles to development, promote the exchange of knowledge and expertise, and facilitate vital new meetings …

Sustainable Development Update – 16 April 2014 – Sustainable Development Policy & Practice

      A compilation of items recently posted to the Sustainable Development Policy & Practice knowledgebase Latest News – 16 April 2014 IMF/World Bank Spring Meetings Emphasize Climate Change, Sustainable Development 13_April_2014: The Spring Meetings of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank Group (WBG) brought together officials, …

China’s Plan to Clean Up Air in Cities Will Doom the Climate, Scientists Say

Exclusively on InsideClimate News, This Year’s Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting   Harper Govt Makes Moves to Silence Canada’s Leading Environmental Groups In both the United States and Canada, pipelines and President Obama has encouraged tar sands policies. Read more.   China’s Plan to Clean Up Air …

International Green Energy Council Secretary General Presents To The World Bank

The International Green Energy Council Secretary General, Ralph Avallone spoke with over 5000 World Bank representatives in Washington D.C last week at their very first sustainability expo.       “My hope is that the World Bank would become a strong collaborative partner with the International Green Energy Council in introducing …