Climate Change is the Next $10 Trillion Opportunity

By Jigar Shah, July 2, 2013   With a 20% shift in our annual infrastructure spending from 20th century technology to 21st century technology we can drive a new global $10 trillion economy by 2020.   That was an undercurrent in a powerful speech President Obama delivered last week, demanding EPA …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Effects of interannual climate variability on tropical tree cover: Satellite data reveal how tropical ecosystems may respond to climate extremes

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News Effects of interannual climate variability on tropical tree cover: Satellite data reveal how tropical ecosystems may respond to climate extremes Acidifying oceans could spell trouble for squid North Atlantic hurricane forecast predicts above-average season Microbial changes regulate function of entire ecosystems  The greatest place to be …

The Contributions Of Law To The Rio+20 Agenda

Strong laws and legal institutions are essential to the pursuit of sustainable development. The 1992 Rio Declaration and Agenda 21, which launched the concept of sustainable development to the world stage, emphasized the need for changes to legal and institutional frameworks, and increased attention to the development and implementation of …