Is global warming causing extreme weather via jet stream waves?

Is global warming causing extreme weather via jet stream waves? A new study investigates how changes to atmospheric winds are making weather more extreme The jet stream that circles Earth’s north pole travels west to east. But when the jet stream interacts with a Rossby wave, as shown here, the …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Helping growers mitigate costly droughts

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News     Helping growers mitigate costly droughts Posted: 18 Jun 2014 09:20 AM PDT The Agricultural Reference Index for Drought, or ARID, used more than 100 years of climate data to reasonably predict drought levels in crops on several farms in Florida and Georgia. Scientists say …

Alternative Energy: Ten Clean Energy Stocks for 2013: Summer

  Alternative Energy     Ten Clean Energy Stocks for 2013: Summer Posted: 02 Sep 2013 07:00 PM PDT Filed under: Energy News Kenya Plans To Build Wind Power Programme Posted: 02 Sep 2013 12:00 PM PDT Filed under: Energy News Healthy Soils Can Help Protect Against Climate Change, Extreme Weather Posted: …

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 …

16 Favorite Things Climate Change is Ruining

16 Of Your Favorite Things That Climate Change Is Totally Screwing Up By Ryan Koronowski on August 9, 2013 at 9:00 am When people talk about “climate impacts,” the images that usually come to mind are broiling heat waves, drought-parched creek beds, dangerous storm surges, the slowly-but-surely rising sea. These things can …

Alternative Energy: Solar-Skinned Buildings On The Rise

Alternative Energy Solar-Skinned Buildings On The Rise  Leading Indian Companies (Including Ford Motor Company India) Join Voluntary GHG Emissions Reporting Program  New Thin, Flexible Glass Developed — Applications In Energy Storage  California Needs a Moratorium on Fracking Now  Virginia’s Coastline Could Soon Be Home To 2 GW Of Offshore Wind …

ETHICAL MARKETS LIBRARY GETS CHAMPION TREE

By Rosalinda Sanquiche, Executive Director, Ethical Markets Media The Henderson-Kay-Schumacher Library housed at Ethical Markets in Saint Augustine, FL, has the privilege of growing a Champion Tree.  Champion Trees are the largest individuals a species has to offer.  By the easiest metrics, they are the largest (or oldest) trees of …

This IPO Will Soar on Cheap Natural Gas

  This IPO Will Soar on Cheap Natural Gas By Jeff Siegel | Monday, May 6th, 2013 It was boasted as an energy breakthrough. Bloom Energy’s Bloom Box paraded around the media — including a very generous piece aired by 60 Minutes as some kind of new, game-changing magical energy creation device that …

Moving Beyond Corporate Average Fuel Economy

Top stories from The Energy Collective on April 25, 2013 Most read on The Energy Collective ·        » Facts on Fracking: Three Things You Need to Know ·        » Innovative Device Boils Water and Produces Electricity ·        » Low Oil Prices Lead to Economic Peak Oil ·        » 100 Percent Renewable Energy is 100 Percent Possible ·        » Which Country …

Alternative Energy: 100% Renewables Plan For Western Australia Pushed By Greens

  Alternative Energy 100% Renewables Plan For Western Australia Pushed By Greens Connecting Depressed Wages to High Oil Prices and Growth Limits 100% Renewables Could Be Closer Than We Think Actually, Tesla’s Elon Musk Could Be Smiling Over that New York Times Review Major Media & Tech Sites Fail Big …