Youths sue U.S. government over climate inaction

Youths sue U.S. government over climate inaction An unprecedented massive legal campaign led by young Americans is playing out in courtrooms across the nation http://america.aljazeera.com/articles/2014/5/4/youth-sue-governmentforclimateinaction.html May 4, 2014 2:16PM ET Updated May 5, 2014 2:14PM ET by Amel Ahmed @amelscript Young people across the country are suing several government agencies …

Youths sue U.S. government over climate inaction

Youths sue U.S. government over climate inaction An unprecedented massive legal campaign led by young Americans is playing out in courtrooms across the nation http://america.aljazeera.com/articles/2014/5/4/youth-sue-governmentforclimateinaction.html May 4, 2014 2:16PM ET Updated May 5, 2014 2:14PM ET by Amel Ahmed @amelscript Young people across the country are suing several government agencies …

How Science Is Telling Us All To Revolt

How Science Is Telling Us All To Revolt by Naomi Klein Waste land: large-scale irrigation strips nutrients from the soil, scars the landscape and could alter climactic conditions beyond repair. Image: Edward Burtynsky, courtesy Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto/ Flowers, London, Pivot Irrigation #11 High Plains, Texas Panhandle, USA (2011) In December 2012, …

Don’t water down climate targets, Government warned

Ethical Markets Advisory Board member Tessa Tennant is one of the directors for the UK Green Investment Bank, instrumental in guiding the environmental policy in the UK which informed the report “Progress on Carbon Budgets” from the House of Commons Environmental Audit Committee.   ~ editor 08 October 2013 MPs have …

How underground rodent wards off cancer: Second mole rat species has different mechanism for resisting cancer

How underground rodent wards off cancer: Second mole rat species has different mechanism for resisting cancer Posted: 05 Nov 2012 05:00 PM PST Biologists have determined how blind mole rats fight off cancer — and the mechanism differs from what they discovered three years ago in another long-lived and cancer-resistant …

Hurricane Sandy Reminds America Climate Change Is No Joke

Click for full article Posted: 31 Oct 2012 04:29 PM PDT The past 48 hours have undoubtedly reminded America that climate change and rising sea levels are not a joke. Initial estimates have placed a price tag of around $50 billion dollars on Hurricane Sandy, parts of the country?s largest …

NOAA, partners meet to explore climate change and coastal tribes

How climate change effects U.S. indigenous coastal cultures is the focus of the First Stewards symposium starting today at the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C. The coastal treaty tribes of Washington state – the Hoh, Makah, Quileute tribes and the Quinault Indian Nation – are …

May NEN Newsletter

May 2011 Sustainable Community Development Steve Dubb from the Democracy Collaborative interviews Jon Emmeus David, co-founder of Burlington Associates in Community Development and Dean of the National Community Land Trust Academy. Slow Money NYC held its first Entrepreneur Showcase presenting panels featuring sustainable agriculture enterprises and sustainable investment vehicles to …

Mapping Implications of the Gulf Disaster and a Clean Energy Future

Mapping Implications of the Gulf Disaster and a Clean Energy Future Ecosystem Services and the Gulf Disaster BP’s massive oil spill jeopardizes the underpinning of economic wealth in the G ulf of Mexico . Ecosystem services form the backbone of the recreation, tourism, and fishing industries, enhance property values along …