Climate Change

Secretary of State John Kerry recently began a two-year term as the chair of the Acrtic Council. He used the occasion to make a call for a stronger role for cities in international efforts to fight climate change.
2 days ago   The Washington Post
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
A preview of the next major United Nations climate change report is taking a stronger stance on the role of humans in causing global warming and predicting a possible sea level rise that would endanger cities such as London, New York, and Shanghai.
Aug 20, 2013   The New York Times
Somewhere along the ramifying pathways of the possible, Raymond Welch became an energy consultant. In this Terrain.org guest editorial, he rants on a troubling future that he helped create.
Aug 15, 2013   Terrain.org: A Journal of the Built + Natural Environments
A new report by state scientists identifies three dozen environmental indicators that confirm the effects of climate change on California are ‘significant and growing.’
Aug 14, 2013   Los Angeles Times
Harsh climate and persistent drought have accelerated New Mexico's desertification over three years of record-breaking heat. With 87% of the Western U.S. experiencing a drought, is New Mexico the canary in the coal mine for an increasingly arid area?
Aug 12, 2013   Los Angeles Times
Four former EPA heads in Republican administrations, from Richard Nixon to George W. Bush, have penned an op-ed in The Times calling on members of all parties to support President Obama's recent climate initiatives and do more to curtail warming.
Aug 2, 2013   The New York Times
On a recent trip to Portland, land use attorney Bill Adams couldn't help but make comparisons to redevelopment efforts elsewhere. He found 7 tangible areas in which Portland shines through its copious clouds.
Aug 1, 2013   UrbDeZine.com