Eye on Earth Brings Access to Environmental Data for Emerging Economies

kristy Earth Systems Science

Abu Dhabi, 7 June 2011 – Abu Dhabi will host the first Eye on Earth Summit on December 12-15 2011, in partnership with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). The summit will focus on the issue of greater access to environmental and societal data. Over the past ten years, Abu …

New eceee snapshot report on target setting

kristy Resource Efficiency

25 May 11 – eceee today published a study on national target setting. The study provides a snapshot of the current use of energy saving targets and opinions about these across the EU, and is based on a broad survey and stakeholder consultation. eceee also opened a page on EU …

BC Hydro awards contract for generating unit installation at Mica hydro project

kristy Greentech

BC Hydro awards contract for generating unit installation at Mica hydro project VANCOUVER, Canada — BC Hydro awards Peter Kiewit Infrastructure Company a C40 million contract for civil work needed to install the fifth and sixth generating units at the Mica hydropower project in British Columbia, Canada. HydroWorld.com weekly newscast …

America’s Top 40: Research Priorities for Biodiversity Conservation and Management

kristy Earth Systems Science

America’s Top 40: Research Priorities for Biodiversity Conservation and Management April 11, 2011 Integration of natural science and social sciences research is necessary to meet the needs of natural resource decision makers according to priority-setting exercises involving policymakers, managers and scientists. The cover story of the April issue of BioScience, …

It’s All in the Count: The Vexing but Critical Challenge of Green Jobs Accounting

kristy Greentech

A publication from CleanEdge Welcome to CLEANWATCH. Each issue offers the latest news, events, and other resources on clean energy, transportation, water, and materials. It’s All in the Count: The Vexing but Critical Challenge of Green Jobs Accounting By Ron Pernick Getting an accurate accounting of clean-tech jobs in the …

Integrated Assessment of Black Carbon and Tropospheric Ozone: UNEP/WMO Summary for Decision Makers

kristy Green Prosperity, Reports Relevant to GTS:

The Integrated Assessment of Black Carbon and Tropospheric Ozone establishes the climate cobenefits of air-quality measures that address black carbon and tropospheric ozone and their precursors. The measures identified to address these shortlived climate forcers have been successfully tried around the world and have been shown to deliver significant and …

Can Evergreen Solar Be Our Sputnik Moment?

kristy Greentech

From the publication of Cleanwatch Newsletter Can Evergreen Solar Be Our Sputnik Moment? By Clint Wilder Each year, when writing the CE Views column immediately after the annual Clean-Tech Investor Summit (co-produced by International Business Forum and Clean Edge), I’ve been struck by how it always seems to coincide with …

ENB on the Side – Tenth Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity – Issue #1

Ethical Markets Earth Systems Science

Lessons Learned from Tracking the Current Target, and Next Steps for Post-2010 Presented by the Pew Center on Global Climate Change The session on lessons learned from tracking the 2010 Biodiversity Target and next steps for post-2010 was chaired by Leon Bennun, Birdlife International, who noted that the key question …