Limiting global warming to 2 °C – why Victor and Kennel are wrong

Ethical Markets  posts this debate on the 2  degree Limit  while we continue to  focus on what all 191 UN member countries already agree : to  shift away from fossil energy and non-renewables to  cleaner,inclusive sustainable green economies worldwide . This is what we track in our Green Transition Scoreboard® …

CAE: 4 Ways Your City Can Be Cooler Next Summer

ACEEE BLOG POST   Media Contact: Patrick Kiker [email protected], (202) 507-4043     4 Ways Your City Can Be Cooler Next Summer   By Virginia Hewitt, Local Policy Research Assistant   This summer was a scorcher. Heat waves repeatedly struck the Midwest and South, sparing only sections of the Northeast. All …

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 …

Please join message to World Leaders on climate change, DDPP report launched

  It is Time to Act: 2 Degrees is the Limit This is your moment as a global citizen and leader to raise your voice to head off disastrous climate change. By clicking here you can add your name with many of the world’s leading scientists and climate experts to an urgent …

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 …

New Report Finds Energy Efficiency is America’s Cheapest Energy Resource

  NEWS RELEASE    For Immediate Release Media Contact: Patrick Kiker 202.507.4043, [email protected]    New Report Finds Energy Efficiency   is America’s Cheapest Energy Resource   Energy Efficiency Costs Utilities 2 to 3 Times Less Than Traditional Power Sources; Average of 2.8 Cents per Kilowatt Hour   Washington, D.C. (March 26, …

Earth Policy Institute: Climate Change Driving Weather off the Charts

Climate Change Driving Weather off the Charts  Janet Larsen http://www.earth-policy.org/plan_b_updates/2013/update118 Earth Policy Release Plan B Update November 18, 2013 Meteorologists are calling the typhoon that slammed into the philippines with 195-mile-an-hour winds on November 8, 2013, the most powerful tropical storm to make landfall on record. Super Typhoon Haiyan had …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Southeast U.S. should prepare for wild weather from climate change, expert says

  ScienceDaily: Top Environment News     Southeast U.S. should prepare for wild weather from climate change, expert says Posted: 14 Nov 2013 08:36 AM PST People who live in the southeastern united states should begin to prepare for more drastically changing weather conditions — everything from heat waves to …

U.S. Carbon Dioxide Emissions Down 11 Percent Since 2007

Emily E. Adams www.earth-policy.org/data_highlights/2013/highlights41 Earth Policy Release Data Highlight October 2, 2013 Carbon dioxide emissions from burning fossil fuels in the United States peaked at more than 1.6 billion tons of carbon in 2007. Since then they have fallen 11 percent, dropping to over 1.4 billion tons in 2013, according …

ScienceDaily: New approach to reveal function of Greenland’s ice sheet

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News New approach to reveal function of Greenland’s ice sheet Posted: 15 Aug 2013 01:15 PM PDT Findings from a large-scale ice drilling study on the Greenland ice sheet may revise the models used to predict how ice sheets move. Slow earthquakes may foretell larger events Posted: …