Climate Change

Yet another climate change side effect: more frequent urban heat waves. And because urban temperatures tend higher than rural ones, cities should be ready to protect the most vulnerable.
2 days ago   The Nature Conservancy - Cool Green Science
In an editorial for The New York Times, Verlyn Klinkenborg bemoans the Harper administration's silencing of scientists in favor of political ideology, resource extraction, and public ignorance.
Sep 30, 2013   The New York Times
The best models of the impacts of climate change have been devoted to understanding global, or even national, changes. But NASA has devoted significant computational resources to projecting future climate conditions at the neighborhood level.
Sep 30, 2013   Fast Company Co.Exist
The synopsis of the IPCC's fifth major climate assessment was released today in Stockholm. With near absolute certainty, the panel identified humans as the cause of the dangerously warming planet. Could the report propel languishing negotiations?
Sep 27, 2013   The New York Times
Oregon Congressman Earl Blumenauer talks about the failures with federal natural disaster relief and how the country should build its resiliency to climate change with The Planning Report.
Sep 27, 2013   The Planning Report
He's transformed the personal computer, health outcomes in the developing world, and education opportunities in the U.S. For Bill Gates's next act, the Microsoft founder is trying to turn atomic trash into treasure.
Sep 26, 2013   The New York Times
Even if our warming planet wasn't threatened with environmental catastrophe, the case for reducing fossil-fuel use is an easy one to make. A new study shows that reduced air pollution from cutting emissions would save millions of lives by 2100.
Sep 24, 2013   The Atlantic Cities
Disaster insurance isn’t just a pain in the neck. It could help us live better within a changing climate.
Sep 17, 2013   The Conversation
As one of the world's most respected voices on climate change prepares the final draft of its latest report on the warming planet, a debate is playing out behind the scenes as to whether it is intentionally downplaying the potential impacts.
Sep 10, 2013   The New York Times
A report by NOAA & UK's Met Office says climate change may have contributed some of the extreme weather events in 2012.
Sep 7, 2013   The Guardian
Siemens and C40 have announced the winners of the inaugural City Climate Leadership Awards, recognizing the global cities demonstrating leadership and innovation in fighting climate change across ten separate categories.
Sep 7, 2013   Fast Company Co.Exist