Climate Change

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?
6 days ago   The Washington Post - Wonkblog
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
A climate change advocacy group calls on the World Meteorological Organization to update their system for naming extreme storms after policy makers who deny climate change exists.
Sep 6, 2013   Climate Name Change
New York’s Lake George will soon be wired to more monitoring technology than any other body of water in the world.
Aug 29, 2013   Grist
By 2050, scientists believe that flooding could inflict $1 trillion in annual loses globally, up from $6 billion per year today. The United States and China are well represented in a list of the 20 cities facing the highest annual flood costs.
Aug 26, 2013   The Washington Post