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Event - Waste Management Executive Sustainability Forum

07/27/2014 18:41:00 PM

This event will take place on January 27, 2015 Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North in Scottsdale, AZ Join the innovators and opinion leaders of sustainability for the Waste Management Executive Sustainability Forum. For five years running

Event - National Clean Energy Summit 7.0: Partnership & Progress

07/27/2014 10:46:00 AM

The 7th annual National Clean Energy Summit will take place on Sept. 4, 2014, at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, 3950 S. Las Vegas Blvd., Las Vegas, Nevada. The day-long Summit is the nation’s foremost clean energy conversation. The event will br

Event - Global Sustainability Summit

07/27/2014 07:29:00 AM

The Global Sustainability Summit will take place on August 13 - 15, 2014 at the Seaport Hotel & World Trade Center in Boston, MA. As companies continue to grow globally, so does the reach of our sustainability programs. Which is why in 2014, The Food

Video - Fear is at the Heart of the Psychology of Climate Change Denial

07/26/2014 15:26:00 PM

At first glance climate change deniers are simply ignorant. However, when seen through the lens of climate psychology we realize that it is a far more complex issue. Denial is motivated by pain and fear. The harrowing reality of climate change augers

Video - The Psychology of Climate Action and Inaction

07/26/2014 13:01:00 PM

In this lecture Dr Gifford addresses his research into the psychology of climate action and inaction. In particular, he considered the question of how to engage people in actions to help mitigate climate change rather than just express concern about

Video - An Introduction to Climate Denial

07/26/2014 09:57:00 AM

This video reviews different types of climate denial. What it is, how it manifests and why it exists at all.

Video - Anti-Environmentalism: Coal Rollers and other Insane Americans

07/26/2014 06:43:00 AM

To protest clean air regulations and show their support for dirty energy a group of people known as "coal rollers" are modifying their diesel trucks so that they spew thick plumes of black smoke. Watch as these trucks "roll coal" and blanket other, c

The US is the World's Leading Climate Denying Nation

07/25/2014 13:32:00 PM

The United States is the world's leading bastion of climate change denial. According to an international poll, the US is the nation with the largest percentage of people who refute the veracity of anthropogenic climate change. A total of 52 percent

What Resistance to Evolution Teaches us about US Climate Denial

07/25/2014 07:30:00 AM

In this article a comparison is made between resistance to evolution and climate change denial. With roughly one third of Americans rejecting evolution and climate change, those engaged in raising awareness may be able to learn something from the com

Webinar - Energy Data as a Profit Lever

07/24/2014 13:42:00 PM

This webinar will take place on Wednesday August 6, 2014, 2 PM ET. It will explore how energy data can be used as a profit lever. Energy is expensive, in fact it is the third largest budget item for most American companies. To make matters worse, som

Event - Power-Gen Middle East

07/20/2014 16:15:00 PM

This event will take place on October 12 - 14 at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emerites (UAE). This event will address a wide range of opportunities and challenges in the energy sector including developing independe

Event - World Water Middle East

07/20/2014 12:05:00 PM

This event will take place on October 12 - 14, 2014 at ADNEC in Abu Dhabi, UAE. With high demand for potable and sustainable water coupled with major investment to meet future demand and introduce new measures, WaterWorld Middle East is the must atte

Event - Advancing Compliance Assurance and EHS Management Systems

07/20/2014 09:37:00 AM

This National Association for Environmental Management (NAEM) conference will take place on August 5 - 6, 2014 in Auburn Hills, MI. EHS Management systems remain a cornerstone of how you fulfill your obligations to employees, the environment, stakeh

Event - COMMIT!Forum (Good Business Makes the Difference)

07/20/2014 07:48:00 AM

This Forum will take place on October 8 - 9, 2014, in New York, at the New York Downtown Marriott. COMMIT! To A Responsible Culture & Supply Chain. Professionals who attend this event will learn the latest best practices and how-to’s from experts.

Video - The E-Fan Electric Airplane: Construction and Testing

07/19/2014 10:31:00 AM

Airbus has developed an experimental electric plane that may signal the future of aviation. The plane is known as the electric E-Fan training aircraft. To build the plane Airbus used some highly innovative technology including an all-composite constr

Video - Healing Walk

07/19/2014 08:00:00 AM

Healing Walk 2014 from Zack Embree on Vimeo.Over the course of the last five years people from around the world have been coming together alongside First Nations communities to protest the harmful impacts of oil production in the Canadian province of

Leading Environmental and Sustainability Consulting Firms (Environmental Analyst and Verdantix)

07/18/2014 07:28:00 AM

Here are the top environmental and sustainability consulting firms. Environmental Analyst lays out the top firms according to revenues and Verdantix ranks firms based on the results of a survey conducted with leading companies. Top Revenues (Envir

Most Innovative Companies of 2013

07/17/2014 14:33:00 PM

Here are some of the world's most innovative companies of 2013 according to Tomorrow's Value Rating and Lux Research. Innovation is key to a companies health and well being and this is particularly true of sustainability efforts. In today's economy s

Leading Companies in Corporate Social Responsibility (CR Magazine 2013)

07/17/2014 09:53:00 AM

Here is a summary of some of the leading companies for 2013 as determined by Corporate Responsibility Magazine. AT&T took top honors on the list of 100 Best Corporate Citizens followed by Mattel, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Eaton, Intel, Gap, Hasbro, Merck

Quebec to Invest More Money into Lac-Mégantic One Year After Oil Train Disaster

07/17/2014 07:46:00 AM

The government of Quebec has announced new investments to revitalize the economy of the town of Lac-Mégantic. At a provincial government press conference on July 12th, Municipal Affairs Minister Pierre Moreau announced the new spending. The investme

Sustainability Quiz

07/16/2014 15:13:00 PM

So you think you know a thing or two about sustainability?Do you know the country with the highest per capita emissions? How about the average life expectancy of people in Sierra Leone.Try taking this quiz to find out just how much you know.

Top US Green Companies (Newsweek)

07/16/2014 08:25:00 AM

Here is Newsweek's 2014 rankings of the largest US companies on corporate sustainability and environmental impact. These rankings are assembled in a partnership that includes Corporate Knights Capital, leading sustainability minds from NGOs, and memb

Top Global Green Companies (Newsweek)

07/15/2014 10:30:00 AM

Here is Newsweek's 2014 rankings of the world’s largest companies in terms of corporate sustainability and environmental impact. These rankings are assembled in a partnership that includes Corporate Knights Capital, leading sustainability minds fro

50 Best Green Global Brands (Interbrand)

07/15/2014 07:16:00 AM

Interbrand's 2014 report ranks the 50 "Best Global Green Brands." The list assesses a brand’s environmental performance and compares that to consumers’ perceptions. Automotive, electronic & technology brands occupy nearly half of the Top 50. Ten

Transformative Impact Practices in Sustainability

07/14/2014 14:57:00 PM

As explained by Jeana Wirtenberg in her new book titled, Building a Culture for Sustainability,

New German Law Supports Renewable Energy

07/14/2014 11:18:00 AM

Germany is already a global renewable energy leader and legislation passed by the nation's upper house of parliament on July 11th will make the nation's power supply even greener. The new law will facilitate the country's move away from nuclear and f

Infographic - World Cup Carbon Footprint 2010

07/10/2014 11:50:00 AM

Oil Train Derailments: How Many Wake-Up Calls do we Need?

07/10/2014 07:10:00 AM

If you need proof of the dangers of transporting oil by rail you need look no further than the spate of accidents that plagued oil trains in the past year. Recent incidence are a statistical outgrowth of the radically increased volume of trains beari

Webinar - Stakeholder Action to Advance your Sustainability Agenda

07/09/2014 10:42:00 AM

This complimentary webinar from the Ethical Corporation is about driving stakeholder action to advance your sustainability agenda. The webinar will take place on Wednesday 9th July 9th at 10am BST. The 45-minute discussion will outline B2B and B2C pe

Risky Business: The Costs of Climate Change in the US

07/09/2014 06:12:00 AM

The Risky Business report makes it harder for people, businesses and investors to ignore the veracity of climate change. The report details the economic costs ranging from rising sea levels, storm surges, agricultural impacts, labor productivity a

Tables - Rail Traffic in North America

07/08/2014 12:39:00 PM

Table Credits: Association of American Railroads

Curtailing the Transport of Oil by Pipe and Rail

07/08/2014 11:18:00 AM

There are a host of benefits associated with decreasing the amount of oil transported by rail. This will not only prevent deaths, injuries and environmental contamination, it will also reduce the amount of oil that makes it to market, which will in t

New Government Regulation of Oil Trains

07/08/2014 06:30:00 AM

In the wake of an unprecedented spike in oil train accidents both the US and Canadian governments have introduced regulations to address the dangers of shipping oil by rail. In the US, federal regulators have tightened some rules for oil shippers. On

Growing Opposition to Shipping Oil by Rail

07/07/2014 15:40:00 PM

The tragedy of the Lac Megantic disaster and the spike of oil train derailments across North America last year are fueling growing concern. People are increasingly asking questions about the dangers of moving fossil fuels by rail. The number of train

Graphs - Oil Shipped by Rail

07/07/2014 14:14:00 PM

More Oil Being Shipped by Rail = More Risks

07/07/2014 11:18:00 AM

As resistance to pipelines builds, trains have become the preferred mode of transportation for oil producers in North America. With the increased levels of shipping by rail comes increased incidence of accidents.In 2013 alone there were 88 rail acci

The Environmental and Emotional Legacy of the Lac-Mégantic Disaster

07/07/2014 06:12:00 AM

One year ago yesterday, a runaway train carrying crude oil derailed and exploded killing 47 people and destroying a large part of the little town of Lac-Mégantic. On the anniversary of the disaster, dignitaries joined the people of the town to mourn

Event - Worldwide Oil Train Week of Action

07/06/2014 19:54:00 PM

Oil Train Week of Action takes place from Sunday July 6, to Sunday July 13, 2014.On July 6, 2013, a runaway train filled with oil crashed into Lac-Mégantic killing 47 people and decimating much of the small town. While we will never be able to era

Event - New York City Climate Justice Youth Summit: A Call to Action!

07/06/2014 10:55:00 AM

UPROSE presents the 4th New York City Climate Justice Youth Summit: A Call to Action! This event will take place on August 6th and 7th at 145 W.84th Street (UA for Green Careers School). There will be interactive learning circles and speeches from e

Event - People's Climate March

07/06/2014 10:54:00 AM

The People's Climate March will take place in New York City on on September 21st, 2014. On this day people are coming together in New York City to "change everything." The March comes just ahead of a September 23rd, UN climate summit titled "Catalyz

Video - WindPax: Portable Wind Energy

07/05/2014 12:44:00 PM

WindPax has developed a collapsible, portable, light-weight, wind turbine that goes where you go. This durable and affordable personal energy solution is capable of providing power in a multitude of situations and destinations. To help fund the proj

Video - Archimedes: New Home Windmill Design

07/05/2014 10:07:00 AM

The Liam F1 is an urban wind turbine created by Archimedes. Their new windmill design can power small homes and apartments. The Archimedes windmill design is quiet and boasts an 80 percent efficiency ratio.Based on the Archimedes' screw principle, th

Video - People's Climate March: An Invitation to Change Everything

07/05/2014 07:31:00 AM

On September 21 people are coming together in New York City to "change everything" at the People's Climate March. The March comes just ahead of a September 23rd, UN climate summit titled "Catalyzing Action." People at the March will demand that thei

Air Pollution from Fireworks

07/04/2014 19:41:00 PM

While pyrotechnics are a central part of Independence Day celebrations, they pose serious short and long term health risks. Fireworks are explosives that spew dust, smoke, heavy metals, carbon monoxide and other toxins into the air. There are a numbe

Fourth of July Fireworks Muted by Climate Change

07/04/2014 11:49:00 AM

Fireworks are a longstanding tradition for Independence Day, however, they are being curtailed due drought and extreme weather this Fourth of July holiday. These factors have muted or canceled pyrotechnical displays in the Southwest and along the Eas

Declaration of Freedom from Fossil Fuels

07/04/2014 05:51:00 AM

Two hundred and thirty eight years ago, US colonies freed themselves from the injustice of British rule, now America needs to free itself from the injustice of fossil fuels.The United States' Declaration of Independence is a statement adopted by t

Canadian Conservatives Undermine Democracy and Environmental Protections

07/03/2014 11:07:00 AM

Canada, once a laudable example of an open democracy is rapidly deteriorating under Harper's Conservatives. There is a long list of anti-democratic actions taken by Canada's ruling Conservatives.

Acting on Climate Change: A Cost Benefit Analysis

07/03/2014 06:48:00 AM

We are getting a much clearer picture of the costs associated with climate change and the benefits of action to combat it.Economists are increasingly quantifying the risks associated with global warming including the costs associated with extreme wea

Canada's Conservatives Downgrade Humpback Protection to Move Forward with the Northern Gateway Pipeline

07/02/2014 10:32:00 AM

Canada's ruling Conservatives have bent every rule so that they can move forward with tar sands expansion. One of the most egregious and cynical moves involves the downgrading of the protections afforded the North Pacific humpback whales. They are do

The Merits of Carbon Pricing in B.C.

07/02/2014 05:52:00 AM

Although the ruling Conservative federal government has fought any mention of a national carbon tax, individual provinces like British Columbia (B.C.) are moving forward with their own initiatives.B.C. enacted a carbon tax in 2008 that covers about 7

Good News for the Environment on Canada Day

07/01/2014 12:14:00 PM

The Canadian federal government led by Harper's Conservatives may be notorious for their utter contempt for the environment and unflinching support for fossil fuels, but Canadian provinces and municipalities are putting forth initiatives to meet the

Historic Canadian Supreme Court Ruling Disempowers Fossil Fuel Industry

07/01/2014 10:27:00 AM

On Thursday June 26th, 2014, the Supreme Court of Canada rendered a ground-breaking decision that recognizes the land claim of a B.C. First Nation. This ruling has national implications and will most certainly impede the rush to exploit fossil fuels

A Not So Happy Canada Day for the Environment

07/01/2014 07:56:00 AM

Under Harper's Conservatives, Canada has amassed a lamentable rap sheet of environmental abuses. In addition to failing to meet its GHG reduction commitments the ruling Canadian government has gutted environmental oversight, expanded dirty energy

Webinar - Energy Efficiency Requires Engineering Efficiency

06/30/2014 14:12:00 PM

The complimentary webinar titled Energy Efficiency Requires Engineering Efficiency, took place on Thursday, June 26, 2014. This one hour energy management webinar was presented by IBM, Frost & Sullivan and Energy Manager Today. Keeping up with energy

Economic Benefits of Renewable Energy and Efficiency (IEA)

06/30/2014 11:28:00 AM

According to a report released by the International Energy Agency (IEA), renewable energy, energy efficiency and energy storage can stave off climate change and provide significant economic benefits.The report titled, “Energy Technology Perspective

Paulson Calls for Climate Action including a Carbon Tax

06/30/2014 07:07:00 AM

Henry Paulson, is one of several prominent people behind the report, Risky Business: The Economic Risks of Climate Change in the United States. Paulson was secretary of treasury under George Bush, and he has called for urgent action on climate change

Course - DIY Solar Installation

06/29/2014 15:41:00 PM

The DIY Solar (Photovoltaic) Micro-FIT Installation weekend course, will take place on Saturday July 5 to Sunday Jul 6, 2014 at The Living City Campus at Kortright, 9550 Pine Valley Drive, Woodbridge, Ontario. This course offers participants both th

Course - GRI Certification on G4 Reporting Framework in New Delhi and Bangalor

06/29/2014 13:17:00 PM

Insight Associates, announces a 2 day GRI certified training course on G4 Reporting Framework.The certified course will cover diverse aspects of sustainability reporting including leading practices, interactive case studies, discussions and challe

Event - Nearer to Zero

06/29/2014 11:16:00 AM

The Nearer to Zero event will take place on July 8, 2014 in London, UK. The Zero Carbon Hub, in collaboration with the City of Westminster are hosting a Nearer to Zero event which will showcase the latest information on the low and zero carbon agenda

Event - Intersolar North America

06/29/2014 08:26:00 AM

The Intersolar North America conference will take place on July 7 - 9, 2014 and the exhibit will occur on July 8 - 10, 2014. The conference will be held at the InterContinental Hotel San Francisco and the exhibition is located next door. Intersolar N

Video - UN Report on the Business Risks from Climate Change

06/28/2014 16:58:00 PM

UN report reviews the risks faced by businesses around the world from climate change.

Video - The Risky Business report (Michael Bloomberg)

06/28/2014 11:20:00 AM

The American economy could face significant and widespread disruptions from climate change unless U.S. businesses and policymakers take immediate action to reduce climate risk, according to a new report, "Risky Business: The Economic Risks of Climate

Video - Overview of the Risky Business report

06/28/2014 08:22:00 AM

The US economy faces significant risks from unmitigated climate change. The Risky Business report presents a new approach to understanding these risks for key US business sectors, and provides business leaders with a framework for measuring and mitig

Video - Healing Walk Against the Tar Sands

06/28/2014 06:20:00 AM

On June 27th to 29th, 2014, the final Tar Sands Healing Walk will take place in Alberta, Canada. This 14-kilometre spiritual walk travels through lands impacted by tar sands extraction sites. The intent of the walk is to raise awareness about the del

The Last Tar Sands Healing Walk

06/27/2014 09:59:00 AM

The Tar Sands Healing Walk, is a 14-kilometre spiritual walk through lands impacted by tar sands extraction sites in northern Alberta. The intent of the walk is to raise awareness about the deleterious impacts that the tar sands have had on the land

Economic Benefits of Cutting Carbon (World Bank Report)

06/27/2014 07:12:00 AM

According to a new World Bank report policies aimed cutting carbon would proffer tremendous economic benefits. Combating climate change could generate annual GDP growth of between $1.8 trillion and $2.6 trillion by 2030.

Economic Benefits of Combating Climate Change (IIED)

06/26/2014 12:08:00 PM

Scientists led by Professor Martin Parry (a former co-chair of the IPCC) in a 2013 report published by the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) calculated that the benefit of combating climate change amounts to $615 to $830

Economic Costs of Combating Climate Change (IPCC)

06/26/2014 07:37:00 AM

According to the third U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report, keeping temperatures within the internationally agreed upon upper threshold limit of 2°C (3.6°F) would have a negligible impact on growth compared to the powerfull

Hottest May Ever and the 29th Consecutive Year of Above Average Temperatures

06/25/2014 10:07:00 AM

May was the hottest month in recorded US history. According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) land and ocean temperatures in May 2014 were the hottest combined average temperatures every recorded for the month.Four of the

New Report on the Costs of Delaying Action on Climate Change

06/25/2014 06:56:00 AM

The cost of inaction on climate change is explored in a new report from Bloomberg titled "Risky Business: The Economic Risks of Climate Change in the United States." Its not just that it will get warmer and more humid, there will be cataclysmic stor

Graphic - Comparison of Water Used by Power Plants

06/24/2014 15:50:00 PM

Course - Understanding Municipal Waste to Energy (MSW) Technology & Markets

06/24/2014 13:39:00 PM

This course takes place on July 24 - 25, 2014 in London, UK. It provides a comprehensive analysis of conversion technologies for municipal solid waste and the market growth opportunities for selling MSW energy products. The focuses on the sources and

Workshop - Photovoltaic System Fundamentals

06/24/2014 10:25:00 AM

The Photovoltaic System Fundamentals workshop will take place on June 13 2014 - Jun 14 2014. This 1 1/2 day workshop will introduce participants to the basic concepts, tools, materials and construction and engineering techniques needed to design and

Webinar - SEPA's Annual Utility Solar Survey

06/22/2014 14:22:00 PM

A one hour webinar reviewing SEPA's Annual Utility Solar Survey takes place on June 26th 2014 at 11AM Pacific/2PM Eastern.

Canadian Government Approves Northern Gateway Pipeline Despite Widespread Opposition

06/18/2014 10:52:00 AM

The contentious regulatory process for Enbridge's Northern Gateway Pipeline project, which began in May 2010, was finally approved by the government of Canada on Tuesday June 17th. The National Energy Board (NEB) has given the green light to the $7 b

Quebec Government Sues MM&A for Oil Train Disaster in Lac-Mégantic

06/18/2014 07:10:00 AM

The Lac-Mégantic crude oil train disaster is not only tragic for the 47 people who lost their lives, it is a costly environmental calamity that decimated a significant part of the small town. The government of Quebec is the latest to add its name to

Time Lapse of Global Warming 2010 - 2099

06/17/2014 15:10:00 PM

Source: PolicyMic

Report - Managing Materiality, Risk and Stakeholder Engagement in Sustainability Reporting

06/17/2014 11:33:00 AM

For those engaged in sustainability reporting materiality is an impediment. This free eight page mini-report from the Ethical Corporation can help to manage materiality, risk and stakeholder engagement.This report offers insights from pioneers in rep

Environmental Legislation in Ontario in the Wake of the Liberal Majority

06/17/2014 08:00:00 AM

A number of environmental bills have been stalled by the provincial election in Ontario and opposition from the Progressive Conservatives. The June 12 provincial elections saw Ontario dodge a bullet by resisting the Progressive Conservatives. Led by

Graphic - Artic Sea Ice 1979 - 2013

06/16/2014 16:49:00 PM

Source: Think Progress

Course - Wind Power Finance School

06/16/2014 10:28:00 AM

Wind Power Finance School from Green Power Academy will take place on June 30 to July 4, 2014 in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Course - Wind Power Planning, Development & Operations

06/16/2014 10:23:00 AM

The Wind Power Planning, Development & Operations (2-module school) from Green Power Academy will take place from June 23 to 27, 2014 in Cape Town, South Africa.These 2 courses combine to provide a comprehensive understanding of the technological, pr

The US and China Working Together on Climate Change

06/16/2014 08:00:00 AM

The US and China have well earned reputations as the global leaders in greenhouse gas emissions so the fact that the two nations are working together to combat climate change is very significant. Together their combined emissions account for around 4

Event - European Biomass Conference & Exhibition

06/15/2014 15:09:00 PM

The 22nd European Biomass Conference and Exhibition will take place from June 23 to 24, 2014 in Hamburg, Germany. This is one of the top world leading events in the Biomass sector, combining a highly respected international Conference with an Industr

Report - Low-Carbon Energy Futures: A Review of National Scenarios

06/13/2014 13:16:00 PM

This report titled, Low-Carbon Energy Futures: A Review of National Scenarios, was created by Trottier Energy Futures Project (TEFP). It summarizes common themes in leading greenhouse gas reduction strategies for eight countries: Australia, Canada,

The Implications of Curbing Power Plant Emissions in the US

06/13/2014 07:36:00 AM

The new rules curbing power plant emissions in the U.S. will have far reaching impacts both domestically and around the world. Curbing emissions from power plants is part of President Obama’s Climate Action Plan which he announced in 2013. Last

Graphics: The Drought in California

06/12/2014 11:23:00 AM

Source: Think Progress Source: PolicyMic The above figure shows the Differences in DJF [winter] averaged atmospheric quantities due to an imposed reduction in Arctic sea ice cover. The 500-millibar geopotential height (meters) increases by up to 70 m

Report - Greenhouse Gas Emissions from the Canadian Oil and Gas Sector

06/12/2014 06:58:00 AM

This 2014 report from Trottier Energy Futures Project looks at greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from Canada's oil and gas sector. As a step on the road to developing low carbon scenarios for Canada, this report addresses the role of the oil and gas sec

Graphic: Western Antarctic Ice Cap Passes Irreversible Tipping Point

06/11/2014 14:02:00 PM

Related ArticlesAntarctic Glaciers Pass the Point of No ReturnMelting Arctic Ice and FloodingThe Costs of Climate Change Related FloodingGraphs - Global Cost of FloodingThe Costs of Flood Damage will Rise Along with Sea Levels Infographic - Sea Level

Cantor's Loss to the Tea Party Kills Any Hope for Green Legislation

06/11/2014 09:01:00 AM

The defeat of Eric Cantor by Tea Party candidate David Brat in Virginia means that we can expect the deadlock in Congress to continue. This is particularly true with regard to energy, environment and climate legislation. While the GOP is well known f

Graphics - East Coast Flooding: Miami and New York City

06/11/2014 07:02:00 AM

Source: PolicyMic Related ArticlesGlobal Warming and Sea Level Rises on the US East CoastThe Costs of Climate Change Related FloodingGraphs - Global Cost of FloodingThe Costs of Flood Damage will Rise Along with Sea Levels Balken Flooding and the Co

The Monetary Value of Toronto's Trees

06/10/2014 11:10:00 AM

There is growing interest in efforts to assign a price to nature and a new report quantifies the dollar value of trees in the city of Toronto. According to a report from the TD Bank released on Monday June 9, trees in Canada's largest city are worth

Harper and Abbott United in their Love for Fossil Fuels and Opposition to Emissions Reduction

06/10/2014 08:29:00 AM

On Monday June 9, Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott held a love fest in which they lauded each others support for dirty energy. Harper and Abbott's mutual admiration is grounded in fossil fuel powered ec

Course - The Renewable Energy Mini MBA

06/09/2014 14:19:00 PM


Video - The Value of Electric Busses over Diesel

06/07/2014 14:33:00 PM

In this video the President of Green Automotive explains why cities are the best places for electric vehicles. He explains the value equation for electric over fossil fuel powered buses. In addition to the fact that electric buses are emissions free,

Video - A Short Explanation of Climate Change, Weather and Climate

06/07/2014 07:42:00 AM

This is a very short scientific tutorial on global warming. It is excerpted from the National Geographic program, Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey. In this episode Neil deGrasse Tyson explains the difference between weather and climate. He also succinctly

Briefing - A Carbon Tax will Create Jobs

06/06/2014 10:21:00 AM

Despite dire predictions and vociferous disagreement from some conservatives, a new study heralds the benefits of a carbon tax. On Monday June 9, 2014 at 1 p.m. EDT (10 a.m. PDT) there will be an online briefing that will reveal the results of a new

Tools to Help Business Leaders Manage Climate Risks

06/06/2014 08:34:00 AM

Business leaders need tools to help them identify and anticipate climate issues that can interfere with their activities. Such a climate awareness can help with planning and decision making. In the best case scenario business leaders can preempt prob

Raising The Profile of World Environment Day in America

06/05/2014 12:02:00 PM

The world looks to America for leadership. Sadly World Environment Day (WED) tends to be a low profile day in the US compared to some other environmental events. This is unfortunate because the day is meant to be global in scope. It is important

List of 19 Green Crowdfunding Platforms

06/05/2014 10:39:00 AM

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