Why Future Generations Will Ask Where You Were on September 21, 2014

Todd Gitlin* – The Nation The People’s Climate March proves the Climate Movement has reached critical mass, like the Civil Rights Movement, Antiwar, feminist and gay movements before it. Less than two weeks have passed and yet it isn’t too early to say it: the People’s Climate March changed the …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Distinct sensory-motor reflexes in fruit flies: Use odor receptors, visual cues to find fruit

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News Distinct sensory-motor reflexes in fruit flies: Use odor receptors, visual cues to find fruit Posted: 04 Feb 2014 03:55 PM PST That fruit fly appearing moments after you poured that first glass of cabernet, has just used a poppy-seed-sized brain to conduct a finely-choreographed search and …

Global Atlas initiative: Unleashing West Africa’s renewable energy potential: Reports on solar and wind opportunities

Unleashing West Africa’s renewable energy potential: Reports on solar and wind opportunities The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) presents two reports demonstrating its ground-breaking renewable energy resource-assessment tool, concentrating on the region of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS). Together, these two reports from IRENA present the first …

Florida Trend – Daily Pulse: Venture capital investing up in Florida

Top Stories for Thursday, December 19, 2013 Venture capital investing up in Florida In the past year, venture capital investments in Florida businesses increased by 45 percent, but the state still lags on a per capita basis. Record numbers expected for holiday travel Tourism officials expect this to be the busiest-ever …

IF ALL THE ICE MELTED

IF ALL THE ICE MELTED Explore the world’s new coastlines if sea level rises 216 feet. The maps here show the world as it is now, with only one difference: All the ice on land has melted and drained into the sea, raising it 216 feet and creating new shorelines …

Global Atlas for Solar and Wind: IRENA Update June 2013

provided by IRENA, the International Renewable Energy Agency   What is the Global Atlas for Solar & Wind?   The Global Atlas is the comprehensive information platform on the potential of renewable energy. It provides resource maps from leading technical institutes worldwide and tools for evaluating the technical potential of …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: More hurricanes for Hawaii?

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News More hurricanes for Hawaii? As climate changes, boreal forests to shift north and relinquish more carbon than expected New cost-effective genome assembly process Brighter clouds, cooler climate? Organic vapors affect clouds, leading to previously unidentified climate cooling Global highways of invasive marine species calculated   More …

HELIO Monthly Digest – March

Mar. 2013 Monitoring Progress on Energy & Ecodevelopment  Innovation  Two articles in this month’s Digest highlight innovations that can be used to support the provision of clean, safe, energy services. One is the use of crowdfunding to quickly raise needed capital for clean, energy projects.  The other is the idea …