Climate Change

Net deforestation continues, but at a slower rate as the world's largest ecological engineering project stretches for a planned 2,800 miles. It is hoped the new trees will halt the advance of the Gobi Desert.
6 days ago   Quartz
Creating 'greener' buildings will help address climate change... right?
Dec 5, 2014   YouTube
A new report from the World Resources Institute illustrates how Brazil is preparing its cities to deal with climate change.
Dec 4, 2014   The City Fix
Urban emissions researchers have been invited to speak at the UN Climate Conference in Lima. Their findings: through focused and networked monitoring, cities can make real inroads on cutting carbon.
Dec 3, 2014   Next City
After Capital New York leaked an early draft of the report by a MTA Transportation Reinvention Commission, critics are wondering if the commission is living up to its titular promise.
Nov 26, 2014   Capital New York
More people translates to more emissions, right? Cut back on population growth and you'll reduce emissions and the threat of climate change, along with other environmental woes—it's a no-brainer. Or is it?
Nov 16, 2014   The Washington Post - Wonkblog
While environmentalists were hailing the historic carbon emissions reduction agreement between the leaders of the United States and China, the world's two largest emitters, Republican leaders wasted no time in slamming the accord.
Nov 13, 2014   CBS News
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Yesterday, the United States and China announced that both countries will curb their greenhouse gas emissions over the next two decades. Blog Post
Nov 13, 2014   By Todd Litman
A surprise, groundbreaking agreement between China and the United States was unveiled in Beijing at the end of the APEC conference, providing hope that the world can reduce the threat from climate change.
Nov 12, 2014   NPR
Despite a veto by Governor Jerry Brown, California’s Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins should keep trying to pass legislation to encourage preservation, says Bay area preservation architect Jerri Holan.
Oct 24, 2014   UrbDeZine
Research has shown that the world's largest land use, grazing, holds enormous potential when linked with composting, to dramatically reduce the carbon content of the atmosphere through sequestration while concurrently restoring degraded rangeland.
Oct 20, 2014   San Francisco Chronicle