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Video - Quant e-Sportlimousine Hydrogen Powered Car

11/22/2014 14:46:00 PM

nanoFLOWCELL AG developed the QUANT e-Sportlimousine -- the first car equipped with nanoFLOWCELL® drive. The prototype is set to generate new impulses for research into battery development and flow-cell technology. > read more

Video - Bookreview: The Quest for Sustainable Business

11/22/2014 12:09:00 PM

The Quest for Sustainable Business is a book by Wayne Visser. It contains Visser's interviews with entrepreneurs and business professionals about their accounts of sustainability. > read more

Video - B Corp Anthem: B The Change

11/22/2014 09:56:00 AM

B Corps are leading a global movement of people using business as force for good. > read more

Video - Cleantech in Canada: Economic Opportunties from Environmental Solutions

11/22/2014 07:15:00 AM

Although it is under-reported, cleantech is the fastest growing industry in Canada. To help draw attention to this fact the David Suzuki Foundation and the Pacific Institute for Climate co-hosted an event in Vancouver on September 18th. This event ex > read more

Infographic - The Declining Atlantic Fishery

11/21/2014 14:18:00 PM

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Costs to Fisheries from Human Activities: Climate Change, Acidification, Pollution and Plastic Waste

11/21/2014 12:12:00 PM

In addition to commercial overfishing, climate change, ocean acidification, pollution and plastic waste are all adversely impacting aquaculture. Each of these phenomenon incur considerable costs. The emissions from human activities are causing climat > read more

Bottom Trawling and the Collapse of Wild Fisheries

11/21/2014 09:44:00 AM

Current methods of commercial fishing are decimating wild fish stocks and none are more destructive than bottom trawling. If the trend of unsustainable fishing continues we will see a complete collapse of wild fisheries by 2050. Bottom trawling not o > read more

Infographic - The State of Word Fisheries & Aquaculture

11/21/2014 08:02:00 AM

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World Fisheries Day: A Call to Responsible Stewardship

11/21/2014 05:22:00 AM

November 21 is World Fisheries day, in addition to celebrations surrounding the value of fisheries this is also an opportunity to take stock of the dramatic implications of overfishing, pollution, habitat destruction and climate change. According to > read more

African Renewable Energy Alliance (AREA)

11/20/2014 16:59:00 PM

The African Renewable Energy Alliance, or AREA, is focused on expanding research, development and use of renewable energy throughout Africa. This organization is composed of utility companies, industries, policy makers, and civil society members. Th > read more

Infographic - Oil Cost and Risk

11/19/2014 16:52:00 PM

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Infographic - Oil and Cost of Production

11/19/2014 12:40:00 PM

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Keystone XL Loses Another Battle but the War Rages On

11/19/2014 10:34:00 AM

On Tuesday November 18th, the US Senate narrowly rejected a bill (2280) to speed approval of the Keystone XL pipeline. The motion needed 60 votes in favour to pass. The bill failed after 59 senators voted in favour and 41 were against. Predictably, a > read more

Fossil Fuel Powered Manipulation

11/19/2014 07:17:00 AM

Big Oil uses its vast wealth to advocate for the ongoing extraction of climate change causing fossil fuels. Their ruthless manipulation was recently revealed in a leaked transcript of a speech from an oil and gas industry insider. As reported in a Ne > read more

Insurance Industry Hit Hard by Climate Change

11/18/2014 17:01:00 PM

There are a host of industries that will be impacted by climate change but none more than the insurance industry. According to some assessments it will cost a total of 8 trillion by 2100 if we do not substantially reduce emissions in the coming years > read more

Infographic - Cradle to Cradle: Rethinking Design

11/18/2014 15:40:00 PM

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New Tool will Integrate Sustainabilty Initiatives

11/18/2014 10:58:00 AM

A new tool will soon be released that represents a new tenant of sustainability focused on integrating existing resources.There are a number of different sustainability initiatives, however, these sometimes diverging sometimes overlapping approaches > read more

Republicans Keep Pushing Keystone XL Pipeline

11/18/2014 06:59:00 AM

Never let it be said that Republicans are not tenacious when it comes to their support for fossil fuels and knee-jerk opposition to President Obama. Republicans in Congress are trying yet again to force the President's hand on the Keystone XL pipelin > read more

Growing Influence of Sustainability Leaders

11/17/2014 16:07:00 PM

Sustainability leaders at some of the wealthiest companies are increasingly influential. According to a Verdantix, 92 percent of companies that responded to a survey reported that they have a sustainability officer who reports directly to the CEO or > read more

Infographic - Pledges to the Green Climate Fund

11/17/2014 13:21:00 PM

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Climate Change Addressed at the G20 Summit

11/17/2014 10:34:00 AM

The G20 met in Brisbane, Australia over the weekend (November 15 and 16) and despite strong resistance climate change was elevated to a top tier issue. Not only did climate change find its way onto the agenda, it was prominent in the final communique > read more

Obama Pledges $3 Billion to the Green Climate Fund

11/17/2014 07:53:00 AM

On the heels of signing an important emissions reduction agreement with China, US President Barack Obama has pledged $3 billion to the UN's Green Climate Fund (GCF) at a meeting of the G20 in Australia. The GCF is an important international fund that > read more

Event - Blue Dot Telephone Town Hall with David Suzuki

11/16/2014 17:31:00 PM

This event will take place on Sunday, November 30, 2014 1 p.m. Pacific /4 p.m. Eastern. This fall, David Suzuki traveled coast to coast asking Canadians to stand with him to help protect our right to a healthy environment. The right to breathe fresh > read more

Webinar - Intelligent Energy Systems

11/16/2014 17:02:00 PM

This one hour webinar will take place on November, 19th, 2014 at 2 pm. One of the most significant trends in commercial building management today is the use of technology to continually monitor and adjust building systems to optimize performance. The > read more

Video - Koch Brothers Climate and Energy Lies

11/15/2014 14:24:00 PM

This video covers some of lies perpetuated by the oil billionaires Charles and David Koch. They have managed to spread climate confusion in America and elsewhere even though global warming is the most studied phenomenon in the history of science. The > read more

Video - Fossil Fuels Must be Eliminated by 2100 (IPCC Synthesis Report)

11/15/2014 11:34:00 AM

According to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Synthesis Report there is no future for fossil fuels. The world must scale back the use of fossil fuels immediately and eliminate their use by 2100 if we are to avoid the worse impacts > read more

Video - Climate Change Finding its way onto the G20 Agenda

11/15/2014 09:19:00 AM

A meeting of the G20 got underway on Saturday November 15 in Australia. Despite Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott's desire to keep climate change off the agenda, comments from UN General Secretary Ban Ki Moon and US President Barack Obama made it > read more

Video - Obama Addresses Climate Change at an Australian University

11/15/2014 06:01:00 AM

President Barack Obama is in Australia for a G20 summit. Prior to the start of the conference the President spoke to students at Queensland University. During his speech Obama addressed the importance of dealing with climate change and he pledged a $ > read more

The Growth of Green Jobs

11/14/2014 16:04:00 PM

Over the last few year green jobs have seen unprecedented growth. Far from slowing down the rate of growth of green jobs appears to be accelerating. Currently there are 620K people working in the renewable energy sector in the US. Globally millions > read more

Republican Ignorance and the Latest IPCC Report

11/14/2014 11:24:00 AM

The Republican's response to the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report puts their ignorance and their partisan politics on display. Although this is among the world's most comprehensive reports on climate science it is dismis > read more

Searching for Hope in the Wake of the Midterm Climate Fiasco

11/14/2014 09:37:00 AM

For all those who support climate action, it is hard to find a reason to hope in the wake of the 2014 midterms. Many climate advocates lost and the vast majority of elected Republicans deny the scientific consensus on climate change and support fossi > read more

Republican Congress to Push the Keystone XL Today

11/14/2014 06:59:00 AM

Congress is trying to fast track the controversial Keystone XL project. A debate on the pipeline is scheduled to take place today (Friday, November 14) > read more

Obama Standing Up to the GOP by Promising to Veto Keystone XL Legislation

11/13/2014 14:39:00 PM

President Obama said that he will veto the GOPs efforts to push through the Keystone XL. He sees that the GOP is gunning for him and his climate agenda. Rather than backing down he is standing up to Big Oil and their Republican minions.By standing up > read more

Republican Law to Curtail (Environmental) Regulations

11/13/2014 12:29:00 PM

Even before the 2014 midterms Republicans were looking for ways to fight environmental regulations. > read more

Historic Climate Cooperation Between the US and China

11/13/2014 06:55:00 AM

After nine months of negotiations, a historic climate change deal has been signed between the US and China, the world's two largest emitters of greenhouse gases. This deal heralds what looks like the start of a new era of cooperation that will turn t > read more

Graph - Global CO2 from Energy by Region

11/12/2014 14:19:00 PM

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How to Craft Value out of Sustainability Supply Chains

11/12/2014 12:06:00 PM

Here are four perspectives on sustainability supply chains ranging from strategic considerations to practical approaches to implementing sustainability into core values. There are a total of three sessions supplied by senior executives from Stainbury > read more

Republicans and Democrats on Climate Change

11/12/2014 09:34:00 AM

There is a massive gulf separating Republicans and Democrats on the issue of climate change. Climate change and environmental issues did not keep Republicans from achieving gains in the Senate, the House of Representatives and many gubernatorial cont > read more

Video - Satellite Images Show Human Impacts Particularly in the Amazon Rainforest

11/08/2014 14:57:00 PM

Using satellite images from the last four decades we now have clear visual evidence of the impact of decades of human activity on the world’s ecosystems and the startling rates of environmental destruction. This is particularly true of the Amazon r > read more

Video - Visual Evidence of Warming

11/08/2014 12:39:00 PM

This video supports a wide range of data that conclusively demonstrates that the Earth is warming. In this visualization we see how temperatures have risen from 1950 through the end of 2013. According to NASA scientists, 2013 was tied for the seventh > read more

Video - Stop the Energy East Pipeline

11/08/2014 10:32:00 AM

TransCanada is moving forward with the Energy East pipeline, one of the largest pipeline projects ever conceived. In addition to causing massive amounts of greenhouse gases, the plan imperils Canadian waterways. Find out more by clicking the links be > read more

Video - Remembering Haiyan and Working for Climate Justice

11/08/2014 07:52:00 AM

One year ago today, November 8, 2013, Super Typhoon Haiyan, one of the strongest storms ever to hit land, devastated the Philippines. Powerful winds and seven meter high storm surges killed as many as 7,300 people and forced a million families from t > read more

Environmental Leaders Comment on the Energy East Pipeline

11/07/2014 14:57:00 PM

Environmental organizations in Canada and the United States, First Nations and community organizers are resolute in their opposition to TransCanada's Energy East pipeline. Here are some of the comments made by their leaders. "It's not going to happen > read more

Cities In Ontario and Quebec Opposing Energy East

11/07/2014 11:21:00 AM

Municipalities situated near the proposed corridor are opposing the Energy East Pipeline. Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper and his minions at the National Energy Board (NEB) have been doing everything they can to fast track tar sands developmen > read more

Environmental Action Opposing the Energy East Pipeline

11/07/2014 09:20:00 AM

People from across the continent were already actively engaged in protest even before the application for the Energy East pipeline was submitted by TransCanada on October 30th. According to the National Energy Board's (NEB) rules there will be a 15 m > read more

The Energy East Pipedream

11/07/2014 06:53:00 AM

If it is built the Energy East pipeline would be the largest fossil fuel pipeline in North America. This monster pipeline would snake 4,000 km from terminals at Hardisty, Alta. and Moosomin, Sask. to refineries in Montreal, the Quebec City region an > read more

Republican Climate Deniers are in Control

11/06/2014 15:05:00 PM

In the wake of the 2014 midterms, some of the most environmentally backward people in the United States have taken control of the world's most powerful legislatures. A similar situation arose in 2010, but it is even worse in 2014. Three Republicans > read more

The Arsenal Republicans will use in their War on Climate

11/06/2014 13:28:00 PM

There are a number of weapons that the GOP will use in their war against climate protections. The planning has already begun as the new slate of Republican legislators and governors prepare to be sworn in in January. Here is the array of resources ea > read more

Infographic - Energy Vampires

10/31/2014 15:15:00 PM

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Halloween Campaign Opposing the Energy East Pipeline

10/31/2014 12:49:00 PM

The Energy East pipeline is a climate nightmare. A Halloween campaign from 350.org is protesting the pipeline project. As they explain, "climate change is scary -- and so is the largest tar sands pipeline ever proposed. What's even scarier is that > read more

Six Simple Steps for a Greener Halloween

10/31/2014 09:57:00 AM

While Halloween can be an environmental nightmare, there are some ways to make it far less ecologically destructive. Here are six simple tips to help you and your kids enjoy a greener Halloween. This is also a great opportunity to communicate the pra > read more

Halloween is a Retailers Dream and an Environmental Nightmare

10/31/2014 07:15:00 AM

While Halloween may be a retailers dream, from an environmental perspective it is a nightmare. On this day consumers generate a mountain of waste including tons of non-biodegradable candy wrappers and plastic items like decorations and costumes. Aft > read more

Infographic - Fossil Fuel Subsidies and the US Congress

10/30/2014 15:48:00 PM

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Phase One of a Massive Solar Project Competed at the University of Arizona

10/30/2014 11:13:00 AM

The first phase of a 1 megawatt solar project has been completed at the University of Arizona's Tech Park Solar Zone. Phase one occupies 165 acres of land. It will produce renewable energy for Tucson Electric Power (TEP) using Cogenra solar panels. T > read more

Our Planet's Primal Scream -- Is Anyone Listening?

10/30/2014 09:48:00 AM

This editorial by California Senator Barbara Boxer was published in the Huffington Post on October 24, 2014. Her editorial is prescient in light of the forthcoming midterm elections on November 4th 2014. Senator Boxer chairs the Environment and Publi > read more

Democrats Getting Paid to Oppose Climate Change

10/30/2014 06:51:00 AM

For Democrats climate denial can be lucrative and the longer you hold out the more you get paid. Although the number of Democrats who deny the existence of climate change is dwindling, those who support the fossil fuel industry and oppose climate leg > read more

Europe Leads the Way Towards a Global Climate Agreement

10/29/2014 13:53:00 PM

As responsible governments prepare for a global climate treaty in Paris next year, Europe is leading by example. > read more

An Upside to Low Oil Prices?

10/29/2014 11:18:00 AM

While there is a clear downside to lower oil prices for renewable energy, there may also be a silver lining. Low oil prices are bad for renewable energy, but if they fall low enough they could decrease extraction of some of the dirtiest fossil fuels. > read more

Climate Change in the Levant and Socio Economic Impacts

10/29/2014 09:26:00 AM

In addition to a multitude of very serious challenges, the Levant is also plagued by climate change. Chances are when we here about the region known as the Levant it is in connection with Islamist fighters known as ISIS/ISIL or authoritarian regimes > read more

Climate Denial will Soon be Political Suicide

10/29/2014 07:03:00 AM

Although climate denial is a central tenant of the Republican party today, this position may soon prove to be politically untenable.Speaking at Yale University, on Tuesday, October 14th, the United States' lead climate negotiator said that climate ch > read more

NWF EcoLeaders Community

10/28/2014 14:32:00 PM

NWF’s EcoLeaders is the first online community of its kind where student leaders can connect with student leaders across the country for support and inspiration. They can also access resources, start projects and track actions and share updates. Th > read more

Chart - Efficiency National Rankings (GGEI)

10/28/2014 13:03:00 PM

Related Global Green Economy Index 2014Ranking of National Performance in the Green Economy (GGEI)Chart - Green Cities Ranking (GGEI) > read more

Chart - Green Investments and Markets National Rankings (GGEI)

10/28/2014 10:54:00 AM

Related Global Green Economy Index 2014Ranking of National Performance in the Green Economy (GGEI)Chart - Green Cities Ranking (GGEI) > read more

Polling Data: Climate Change and the US Midterm Elections

10/28/2014 08:10:00 AM

According to US polls, Americans acknowledge that climate change is real, however, this does not mean that it is an issue that will sway electoral outcomes. While a solid majority of Americans want to the US to do more to manage climate change, it is > read more

Nobel Prize Winning Economist Supports Immediate Emissions Reduction

10/28/2014 05:17:00 AM

Dr. Jean Tirole is the winner of the 2014 prize for economics, he is also a powerful supporter of a global agreement to reign in emissions. What makes his support for climate change mitigation so important is the fact that he has such a profound und > read more

Chart - Sustainable Buildings National Rankings (GGEI)

10/27/2014 15:41:00 PM

Related Global Green Economy Index 2014Ranking of National Performance in the Green Economy (GGEI)Chart - Green Cities Ranking (GGEI) > read more

Event - Solar Network Summit

10/26/2014 15:31:00 PM

This event will take place on October 29-30 in Washington, DC. Distributed solar has the potential to be a trillion dollar industry. This invitation-only conference of principal players in the solar industry is Powered by Distributed Sun and the Dist > read more

Event - International Conference on Ocean Energy

10/26/2014 14:02:00 PM

This event will take place on November 4-6, 2014 at the World Trade & Convention Centre in Halifax, Nova Scotia.The 5th International Conference on Ocean Energy (ICOE), is a global event focused on the industrial development of marine renewable energ > read more

Event - Net Impact Conference and Expo: Breaking Boundaries

10/26/2014 13:15:00 PM

This event will take place on November 6-8, 2014 in Minneapolis. The Net Impact Conference and Expo is subtitled, "Breaking Boundaries," referring to their desire leave limits behind, forge unexpected alliances, and explore creative solutions—to tr > read more

Event - Responsible Business Forum on Sustainable Development

10/26/2014 12:15:00 PM

This event will take place on November 24 - 26, 2014 in Singapore. To achieve true prosperity, governments, business and civil society must look beyond short-term economic needs to achieve a more sustainable and equitable growth path. Our actions nee > read more

Event - AASHE Conference and Expo

10/26/2014 11:13:00 AM

This event will take place on October 26 - 29, 2014. With nearly 2,000 participants, AASHE's annual conference is the largest gathering of higher education sustainability professionals and students in North America. In one of the most innovative sust > read more

Video - The Mission and Goals of the Center for Green Schools.

10/25/2014 13:36:00 PM

On Saturday, September 28th, the Center for Green Schools (a USGBC program) sponsored its second annual global Green Apple Day of Service. Companies, parents, teachers, students, and other organizations engaged in local service projects with the goa > read more

Video - The Psychology Behind our Inaction on Climate Change

10/25/2014 10:55:00 AM

This video explains the psychology of why we have yet to adequately acknowledge and respond to climate change. This TEDx talk features Dan Miller, managing director and co-founder of The Roda Group, a cleantech venture capital group based in Berkeley > read more

Video - Green California Schools Summit: Why Attend

10/25/2014 09:45:00 AM

Who should attend?Representatives from public, public charter and private schools, and their private sector partners, including: School District SuperintendentsPrincipalsBoard MembersAdministratorsFacility DirectorsOperations DirectorsFacility Planne > read more

Video - Companies Combating Climate Change (CDP Report)

10/25/2014 07:00:00 AM

In this video, Lord Adair Turner, Former Chairman of the Financial Services Authority, James Bevan, Chief Investment Officer at CCLA and Paul Simpson talk about the CDP report which ranks companies in terms of their climate performance. This report c > read more

Infographic - The Cost of Hurricanes in the US

10/24/2014 17:26:00 PM

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Environmental Education in Islam (Nura A. Abboud)

10/24/2014 14:31:00 PM

In the Islamic world people are advocating for environmental education. The relationship between environmental education and Islam is eloquently articulated in an article by Nura A. Abboud, a molecular biologist and an environmental activist. She is > read more

The Economic Costs of Canada's Oil Obsession

10/24/2014 10:59:00 AM

Canada's dependence on fossil fuels not only contributes to climate change it represents a serious threat to the economy. As oil prices plummet to a five year low, the Canadian economy is feeling the heat. > read more

Canadian Patriotism and What it Means to Love our Country

10/24/2014 08:20:00 AM

As Canadians come together to mourn the tragic murder of a soldier on parliament hill we should take stock of the love that we feel for this great land and stand up in her defense. We weep for the soldier that was killed and we resolve not to be c > read more

Four Steps to Helping the World's Poor Manage Climate Change

10/23/2014 15:12:00 PM

Sven Harmeling, CARE International’s climate change advocacy coordinator, has proposed steps to help less developed nations manage climate change. Many of these steps leverage work that has already been done. Now the way must be cleared to ensure > read more

Helping Developing Nations is Key to a Global Climate Agreement

10/23/2014 11:19:00 AM

Poor nations will suffer the impacts of climate change more than wealthier nations even though they have contributed the least to climate change. If we are to succeed in securing a global climate agreement in 2015, we will have to come to terms with > read more

Record Breaking Solar Plant at UC Davis

10/23/2014 09:20:00 AM

California is well known for its renewable energy and its green schools but UC Davis is taking it up a notch by adding a massive solar array to their standing as a sustainability leader. Once built this will be the largest solar energy project in the > read more

Reasons to be Optimistic about a Global Climate Agreement

10/23/2014 07:02:00 AM

Despite a number of remaining hurdles, there have been several positive developments that support the idea that we may succeed in securing a global climate agreement in 2015. Adding to the optimism of UNFCCC Executive Secretary Christiana Figueres, w > read more

A Comprehensive Environmental Education

10/22/2014 16:57:00 PM

An environmental education is far more dynamic and fluid that traditional forms of study. It involves more than rote learning or the purely theoretical study of ecological concerns. An environmental education includes critical thinking and a particip > read more

The Best and the Worst Climate Performers (CDP)

10/22/2014 13:16:00 PM

In addition to ranking corporate leaders, the most recent CDP report lists the leading sectors in terms of climate performance. It reviews regional and national climate leaders and laggards. The report also singled out a few large corporations which > read more

Final Round of Climate Negotiations Before COP 20 in Lima

10/22/2014 10:12:00 AM

The final round of climate negotiations ahead of the twentieth Conference of the Parties (COP 20) got under under way at UNFCCC headquarters in Bonn, Germany on October 20th. The COP 20 meeting in Lima is the penultimate conference before the hoped > read more

Webinar - How to Celebrate America Recycles Day at Work

10/22/2014 06:45:00 AM

This webinar will take place on Wednesday, October 22, 3:00 - 4:00 p.m. ET. The final America Recycles Day 2014 webinar, features special guest Chad Obenauf, the Chairperson of Kellogg Company's Go Green team!There is no better time to tackle recycli > read more

Webinar - Designing and Planning for Healthy Cities

10/21/2014 17:07:00 PM

Designing and Planning for Healthy Cities - A Conversation With Richard Jackson, Tim Beatley and Georges Benjamin. This webinar will take pace on Thursday, October 30, 2014 12:45 PM - 2:00 PM EDT The environment that we construct affects both humans > read more

Climate Adaptation Strategy

10/21/2014 13:58:00 PM

Here is the press release for the new report: Action Needed Now to Fix Climate Change Preparedness Deficit Conservation, Insurance Leaders Urge Reinvestment in Natural Defenses October 21, 2014 – Climate impacts are hitting home faster than governm > read more

Video - Naomi Klein Argues Against Capitalism

10/18/2014 16:21:00 PM

In this video David Roberts from Grist talks to Naomi Klein about her new book, "This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate." Klein is described by the New Yorker as "the most visible and influential figure on the American left." Klein start > read more

Video - Naomi Klein on Bottom Up Leadership and "Brutal" Capitalism

10/18/2014 13:57:00 PM

Naomi Klein discusses her new book, This Changes Everything, in which she says it's time to stop counting on the politicians to save the planet. The real enemy is the brutal form of capitalism that is fundamentally at odds with what we need to do to > read more

Video - Naomi Klein on Free Market Capitalism and the Opportunity and the Dual Crises of Inequality and Climate Change

10/18/2014 12:17:00 PM

In this November, 2012 broadcast Bill Moyers interviews Naomi Klein. She says the tragic destruction of Hurricane Sandy can also be the catalyst for the transformation of politics and our economy. "Let's rebuild by actually getting at the root causes > read more

Video - How Economic Inequality Hurts Societies

10/18/2014 10:21:00 AM

This TED talk by Richard Wilkinson is prescient in light of a recent report by Standard & Poor's which shows that US economic inequality is at its worst point since the 19th century. Inequality was also the theme of this year's Blog Action Day which > read more

Video - Food By the Numbers: Feeding our Hungry Planet

10/18/2014 08:23:00 AM

With the recent World Food Day event on October 16th, this video from National Geographic reviews the challenges and solutions to feeding the world. By 2050, the world's population will likely increase 35 percent. In this video National Geographic pr > read more

Video - Birds are Under Threat from Climate Change

10/18/2014 07:10:00 AM

Birds are under threat from a wide range of anthropogenic causes but none are more serious than climate change. Global warming threatens the survival of nearly half the bird species in the continental United States and Canada.Click here to learn how > read more

Infographic - Anthropogenic Bird Mortality

10/17/2014 19:20:00 PM

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White House Releases Climate and Natural Resources Priority Agenda

10/17/2014 14:43:00 PM

As part of the President’s Climate Action Plan, the White House recently announced the release of the Climate and Natural Resources Priority Agenda. The agenda supports a number of actions designed to foster climate change resilience. This agenda w > read more

FEMA's New Policy will Combat Global Warming and put Pressure on Climate Denying Republican Governors

10/17/2014 10:17:00 AM

A policy change at the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will now include combating global warming in addition to helping communities recover from natural disasters. This new policy may even force climate denying Republican governors to act. > read more

Anthropogenic Causes of Bird Mortality: Climate Change, Fossil Fuels and Renewable Energy

10/17/2014 08:03:00 AM

Human activities cause millions of bird deaths each year. Climate change is a serious threat to bird populations and the burning of fossil fuels are the leading cause of global warming. While fossil fuel induced climate change is the single greatest > read more

Quebecers Protest Energy East Pipeline and Terminal

10/14/2014 13:53:00 PM

On October 11, People came together to protest against TransCanada's proposed Energy East pipeline and the international oil port that they want to build in Cacouna, near Rivière-du-Loup, Quebec. This was the largest protest ever staged in Cacouna. > read more



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