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 …

First Wave of Speakers Announced; Deadline for Speaker Recommendations is Today

First Wave of Speakers Announced for 2013 Rising Seas Summit Speaker Recommendation Deadline is Today   2013 Rising Seas Summit: Understanding Sea Level Rise in the Face of Extreme Events and an Uncertain Economy June 18-20, 2013  |  Fort Lauderdale, FL Hosted at the Westin Beach Resort Visit www.SeaLevelRiseSummit.org for the latest updates. …

Environmental Finance 15 January 2013

  15 January 2013   Content added to Environmental Finance in the past week includes: Latest Analysis     Setting the stage for energy efficiency investment Latest News and Comment Clean energy investment down 11% in 2012 but China, Japan outperform – BNEF Difficult year ahead for Euopean renewables – HgCapital Emerald …

British reaction to US’s National Climate Assessment

Now no one can deny that the world is getting warmerLast week’s report by America’s National Climate Assessment reveals the full horror of what’s happening to our planet inShareEditorial http://observer.guardian.co.uk/ Saturday 12 January 2013 The draft version of the US National Climate Assessment, released on Friday, makes remarkable reading – not just …

Alternative Energy: World’s First Electric Ferry — With 10 Minute — Recharge

  World’s First Electric Ferry — With 10 Minute — Recharge National Climate Assessment Repeats The Obvious: We Need Climate Action Now The Big Green Apples: The Week In Cleantech, Jan 11, 2013 California Achieves 1,000 MW Installed Capacity Under Solar Initiative EIB Approves €500 Million Loan For German Wind …

US Drought Disaster Will Cause Global Food Insecurity

When National Climate Disasters Go Global: On Drought, Food, And Global Insecurity ThinkProgress.org/Climate : 18 Jul 2012 02:49 PM PDT by Francesco Femia and Caitlin Werrell, via The Center For Climate and Security The national Drought Monitor recently declared [abnormally dry conditions or] a drought for almost 80% of the …

Developed nations – led by US, UK and Japan – Try to turn green climate fund into greedy corporate fund

MEDIA ADVISORY Thursday December 1st, 2011 Developed Nations – Led by US, UK and Japan – Try to turn green climate fund into greedy corporate fund. Durban, South Africa, Dec. 1, 2011? Today 163 civil society organisations from 39 countries released a letter exposing an attempt led by the US, …