SAMOA: URGING SUSTAINABLE ACTION, UN OFFICIALS OPEN CONFERENCE BY LINKING SMALL ISLANDS TO GLOBAL ISSUES

New York Aug 31 2014 9:00PM     UN News Centre with breaking news from the UN News Service  Nukunonu Atoll seaside is one of the regions of the world vulnerable to the impact of the climate change. UN Photo/Ariane Rummery (file photo)   SAMOA: URGING SUSTAINABLE ACTION, UN OFFICIALS OPEN CONFERENCE …

SMARTPLANET DAILY: Solar Roadways funding nears $2 million

  MANAGE | READ ONLINE | PREVIOUS   SmartPlanet Daily A DAILY BRIEFING OF THE NEWEST STORIES ON SMARTPLANET, FIVE DAYS A WEEK. June 06, 2014 FROM THE DESK OF … Halfway through their crowdfunding campaign, Solar Roadways has already doubled their funding goal and broken the Indiegogo record for …

World Future Council Newsletter February 2014

  Dear Friends of the World Future Council, Almost three years after the Great East disaster at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in March 2011 almost 100 000 people are still displaced. During a recent disaster. We visited abandoned towns that are still highly contaminated. Travelling through entirely intact …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: New results from inside the ozone hole

  ScienceDaily: Top Environment News New results from inside the ozone hole Posted: 11 Dec 2013 03:56 PM PST Scientists have revealed the inner workings of the ozone hole that forms annually over Antarctica and found that declining chlorine in the stratosphere has not yet caused a recovery of the …

Earth Policy Institute: Climate Change Driving Weather off the Charts

Climate Change Driving Weather off the Charts  Janet Larsen http://www.earth-policy.org/plan_b_updates/2013/update118 Earth Policy Release Plan B Update November 18, 2013 Meteorologists are calling the typhoon that slammed into the philippines with 195-mile-an-hour winds on November 8, 2013, the most powerful tropical storm to make landfall on record. Super Typhoon Haiyan had …

Essential viewing for UNEP-FI delegates

What’s The Connection? What’s the Connection – between the March tsunami disaster and Japan’s first ‘smart city’? Find the connection and then explore magnificent Masdar, a city that’s breaking the boundaries to going green. Read more The Power Of Wind How do we turn wind energy into green energy to …