SECURING FOREST RIGHTS, COMBATING CLIMATE CHANGE

      SECURING FOREST RIGHTS, COMBATING CLIMATE CHANGE   Community Forests: An Undervalued Approach to Climate Change Mitigation  WRI’s Land and Resource Rights project, in partnership with the Rights and Resources Initiative, released a groundbreaking new report, Securing Rights, Combating Climate Change: How Strengthening Community Forests Rights Mitigates Climate …

Rising Seas Summit

    The inaugural Rising Seas Summit brought together more than 170 professionals from national and local government, industry, academic institutions and environmental NGOs together to highlight the interrelationships between sea level rise, climate change and extreme events. Understanding, anticipating and adapting to water related threats is critical to national …

Saline Agriculture to Feed and Fuel the World

Saline Agriculture to Feed and Fuel the World Shortage of fresh water poses a much bigger threat to world food supply than the shortage of fossil fuels; cultivating salt-tolerant crops could solve both problems Dr. Mae-Wan Ho and Prof. Joe Cummins Fresh water in short supply and salinization widespread People …

‘Science Is Science’: Obama Embraces Price On Carbon, Leaving Fossil Fuels In The Ground

From the Showtime series “ YEARS OF LIVING DANGEROUSLY “  watch the final episode ,Hazel Henderson, Editor ‘Science Is Science’: Obama Embraces Price On Carbon, Leaving Fossil Fuels In The Ground By Joe Romm on www.thinkprogress.org/climate  June 8, 2014 “The baseline fact of climate change is not something we can …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Los Angeles’ vulnerability to future sea level rise projected

  ScienceDaily: Top Environment News     Los Angeles’ vulnerability to future sea level rise projected Posted: 18 Feb 2014 03:48 sea level rise of as much as two feet due by 2050 due to AM PST A new study looks at colonies of social wasps and explores the acceptance …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Expedition yields unexpected clues to ocean mysteries

  ScienceDaily: Top Environment News   Expedition yields unexpected clues to ocean mysteries Posted: 03 Dec 2013 04:11 PM PST Geoscientists have revealed new discoveries about Earth’s development, following a major international expedition that recovered the first-ever drill core from the lower crust of the Pacific Ocean. Antarctic fjords are …

Alternative Energy: Million-Dollar EV Supercar Company Building…Electric Bicycle?

Alternative Energy     Million-Dollar EV Supercar Company Building…Electric Bicycle? Posted: 26 Aug 2013 03:00 AM PDT Filed under: Energy News Virtual Net Metering Increases Solar Market Potential Posted: 26 Aug 2013 03:00 AM PDT Filed under: Energy News Is Sea Level Rise Entering the Mainstream? Posted: 26 Aug 2013 02:00 AM …

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 …

Media Slammed For ‘Surprisingly Limited Analysis’ Of Major Report On Climate Change’s ‘New Normal’

Media Slammed For ‘Surprisingly Limited Analysis’ Of Major Report On Climate Change’s ‘New Normal’ By Joe Romm on August 13, 2013 at 5:28 pm The Columbia Journalism Review has criticized the NY Times and other major media outlets for inadequate coverage of NOAA’s annual State of the Climate report. In its critique, CJR points …