Marine industries at risk on both coasts as oceans acidify

Subject: Wishful Thinking – Methane plumes & Ocean Acidification   More precursors/signals:   1.  Methane plumes from the arctic.  This precursor event has a high probability of rapidly accelerating the timeframes for climate change impacts and increasing them to much more devastating levels. 2.  Oysters shells dissolving on both coasts …

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 …

WRI Digest: Lessons from Florida: How Local Adaptation Efforts Can Complement National Climate Action.

Lessons from Florida: How Local Adaptation Efforts Can Complement National Climate Action. Bill Richardson — WRI Board member, former governor of New Mexico and former Secretary of Energy — participated in a climate rally in Miami last week. In a Huffington Post blog , Richardson writes, “Florida is the most vulnerable U.S. state to …

Pilot Program for Climate Resilience Bulletin

Pilot Program for Climate Resilience Bulletin The seventh meeting of the Pilot Program for Climate Resilience (PPCR) for pilot countries and participating regions convened on 1-3 May in Washington, DC, and was hosted by the World Bank through the Climate Investment Funds (CIF). Over 70 participants attended the meeting, which …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News

Shark tooth weapons reveal missing shark species in Central Pacific islands Satellite tagging maps the secret migration of white sharks 2013 wintertime Arctic sea ice maximum fifth lowest on record Chimps: Ability to ‘think about thinking’ not limited to humans ‘A better path’ toward projecting, planning for rising seas on …

Post-2015 Development Agenda Bulletin – Vol. 208 No. 2 – Post-2015 Development Agenda Consultation on Water – Final Summary

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Top Cleantech Stories Of The Day: Kansas Ignores Koch Brothers, Keeps Renewable Energy Standard

Top cleantech news of the day from CleanTechnica, the world’s #1 cleantech website: Kansas Ignores Koch Brothers, Keeps Renewable Energy Standard Cut Off The Greenhouse Gas Emissions (Graph Of The Day) What A Mayor Can Do To Green A City (VIDEO) Infographic — Structural Changes In Germany GRID Alternatives Gets “Climate …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Climate change projected to alter Indiana bat maternity range

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News Climate change projected to alter Indiana bat maternity range Stable fisher population found in the Southern Sierra Nevada Heat Shock Proteins May Shed New Light on a Variety of Debilitating Diseases Why are there redheads? Birds might hold the clues Tooth development and weaning in chimpanzees …

Cutting carbon emissions 5%/year could cut climate damage by 2/3

Nature: Strict Limits On Carbon Pollution Could Reduce Some Climate Change Damage By Two-Thirds Posted as Guest blog on ThinkProgress.org/climate: 14 Jan 2013 09:33 AM PST Emissions would need to peak in 2016 and drop 5%/year through 2050   University of Reading news release   Tough limits on global emissions of greenhouse gases …