Tag: climate change policy

Because Moving Is Not an Option

Written by | December 12th, 2011

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It may be difficult to see the effects of climate change on your every day life. Of course, you don’t live on an island chain in the Pacific Ocean where the water is rising and the fish are disappearing.

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, April 28

Written by | April 28th, 2011

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A second life for EV batteries? Sounds like green news to me!

  1. Once your electric car battery dies, it could still go on to provide power to your home. (Green)
  2. Climate change policy is gaining ground in 16 major world economies, says new study. (GreenBiz)
  3. If you regularly get your books from the library, maybe a Kindle isn’t a green choice. (Treehugger)
  4. Pres. Obama wants to clarify & expand the Clean Water Act. (LA Times)
  5. The 2011 State of the Air report is out–how bad is the air you breathe? (HuffPostGreen)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, April 26

Written by | April 26th, 2011

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If the Clean Air Act helps us live longer, just think what a climate change policy could do:

  1. A new federal report paints a grim picture of water resources in the 21st century. (Green)
  2. Australia’s 2009 wildfires may have helped save the rare Buxton silver gum tree. (Extinction Countdown)
  3. Three dogs helped sniff out the habitat of an endangeredVietnamese turtle. (Conservation Journal Watch)
  4. Have you thought about the energy footprint of your web surfing habit? Greenpeace has. (Grist)
  5. In case you doubted the benefits of the Clean Air Act, a new study says it helps you live 4-8 months longer. (Treehugger)

Climate Change: Time to Respond with Conservation

Written by | June 7th, 2010

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The evidence for climate change is strong — and REDD and ecosystem-based adaptation should be part of the response, argues the Conservancy’s Evan Girvetz.

USCAP: More Relevant Than Ever

Written by | March 2nd, 2010

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The United States needs solutions to climate change and energy issues — and the U.S. Climate Action Partnership is more relevant than ever to that task, says the Conservancy’s Eric Haxthausen.

Is This the Time For Climate Change Policy?

Written by | April 21st, 2009

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As Congress returns to Washington this week, climate change legislation is rising to the top of their agenda. Eric Haxthausen, the Conservancy’s director of U.S. Climate policy offers this assessment of the coming weeks: We’re entering an eventful and exciting period for U.S. climate change policy.  On Friday, the EPA released their long-awaited “endangerment finding” […]

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, March 26

Written by | March 26th, 2009

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Please forgive my penchant for cute baby animal stories… I think you’ll agree this one’s worth it. After you read the story, check out this educational video from National Geographic. And, of course, don’t forget the rest of today’s important green news! Cute Baby Animal Alert! A baby whale shark was discovered in the Philippines, providing scientists with […]

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