White House Targets Methane Emissions

White House Targets Methane Emissions On March 28, the white house released a multi-pronged strategy to reduce methane emissions from a variety of sources, a step the administration says is an outgrowth of the President’s Climate Action Plan announced last year. Methane is a powerful greenhouse gas, about 20 times more potent …

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 …

Scarab Global Community Impact Fund (SGCF)

 Scarab Global Community Impact Fund (SGCF) is an early lender to Ecoverde which designs ways to recycle plastic into useful materials that end up as water and carbon-sequestrated in the soil.  SGCF is one of five impact funds managed by Ben Bingham and 3Sisters Sustainable Management www.3sistersinvest.com, listed in Ethical Markets …

greentechmedia: To Hell With the Gov’t Shutdown, Let’s Create Some Cleantech Wealth

LATEST NEWS: To Hell With the Gov’t Shutdown, Let’s Create Some Cleantech Wealth  Stephen Lacey – October 3, 2013 The Energy Gang explores how to leverage trillions of dollars in clean energy investment. EDF Experts on Fracking-Methane Study: 5 Key Takeaways  Breaking Energy, Conway Irwin – October 3, 2013 A …

News @NEON – CO floods, Soil, Sensors and more

Fall 2013  In this issue  Colorado flooding Ecologically sensitive construction Seasonal citizen science data  Australian collaboration Aquatic sensors and soil archive EcoSIS collaboration Recent publications by NEON staff Selected job postings   NEON staff, offices and sites in Colorado were spared the worst impacts of the historic flooding that ravaged much …

inside climate news: Exclusively on InsideClimate News, This Year’s Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting

Exclusively on InsideClimate News, This Year’s Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting   Most U.S. Companies Ignoring SEC Rule to Disclose Climate Risks Almost 75 percent of the nation’s publicly traded companies are ignoring a three-year-old Securities and Exchange Commission requirement that they inform investors of the risks …

Monitoring Progress on Energy and Ecodevelopment

Monitoring Progress on Energy and Ecodevelopment Workshop with Benin, Togo and Mali Teams  Undertaken by HELIO with the support of CDKN, the EERA project (Energy, Ecodevelopment and Resilience in Africa) is on track! The first workshop was held in Cotonou (Benin) from the 11th to 14th of June with teams from Benin, …