Risky Business: The Economic Risks of Climate Change to the United States

A report from the Risky Business Project, funded by the Bloomberg Philanthropies, the Office of Hank Paulson, the Rockefeller Family Fund, the Skoll Global Threats Fund, and the TomKat Charitable Trust   From the Executive Summary:   Risky Business: The Economic Risks of Climate Change to the United States uses …

The National Climate Assessment: Measuring Domestic Climate Impacts

The National Climate Assessment: Measuring Domestic Climate Impacts   Thursday, May 8, 2014  2:00 – 3:30 PM  485 Russell Senate Office Building  Constitution Avenue and 1st Street, NE   Free and open to the public  Please RSVP to expedite check-in    A live webcast will be streamed at 2:00 PM …

The National Climate Assessment: Measuring Domestic Climate Impacts

The National Climate Assessment: Measuring Domestic Climate Impacts   Thursday, May 8, 2014  2:00 – 3:30 PM  485 Russell Senate Office Building  Constitution Avenue and 1st Street, NE   Free and open to the public  Please RSVP to expedite check-in          The Environmental and Energy Study Institute (EESI) …

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 …

Daily News Alert 11.11.13 Breaking Free From Our Carbon Entanglement and a Dinosaur Industry In a remarkable milestone, Mexican economist diplomat José Angel Gurría spoke out as secretary-general of the OECD – sketching a future that should have the global coal industry shaking in its boots. His message is that …

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: Top Environment News: Stronger winds may explain puzzling growth of sea ice in Antarctica, model shows

  ScienceDaily: Top Environment News       Stronger winds may explain puzzling growth of sea ice in Antarctica, model shows Posted: 17 Sep 2013 09:19 PM PDT Much attention is paid to melting sea ice in the Arctic. But less clear is the situation on the other side of …

ASBC Public Announcement – August 9, 2013 – Business Owners Urge Minimum Wage Increase

Featured Story The Obama Administration recently proposed a new rule for hydraulic fracturing on federal and Indian lands managed by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) including those in the national forest system as well as federal lands nearby many treasured national parks. The Bureau of Land Management is currently …

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 …

Shale Gas as a Low-Carbon Energy Source for Europe

Shale Gas as a Low-Carbon Energy Source for Europe [Video] Posted: 10 Dec 2012 06:00 AM PST A Good Offense Is the Best Defense Posted: 10 Dec 2012 05:45 AM PST In my past posts I discussed examples of the transformation of the grid through a revolution in technology that …