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Renewable Energy Standards—Mitigating Global Warming

by alicia2390 Admin

Our crazy weather lately has me thinking about global warming, and about possible solutions. Did you know that the United States produces 25% of global warming greenhouse gases, even though we have only 5% of the world’s population? 2… more...

  Filed under: Climate Change

0 replies | 364 views | Posted on: 03/01/2016 | Last updated: 03/01/2016

Why is a 2˚ Celsius increase the threshold that the Earth can handle?

Climate Change

by NSchepis Student at Bridgewater State

What is so special about 2˚ Celsius? G20 world leaders, scientists and policymakers met in Paris for the COP21 this past December to discuss specific areas of special relevance, most importantly, efforts to combat climate change. This c… more...

  Filed under: Climate Change

0 replies | 646 views | Posted on: 02/01/2016 | Last updated: 02/01/2016

Why is 2 degrees so important regarding Climate Change?

Climate Change

by NSchepis Student at Bridgewater State

What's So Special About 2˚? The COP21 climate change conference is one of many crucial milestones and meetings on a path to the implementation of plans to reach targets for sustainable development by 2030. World leaders have reached a … more...

  Filed under: Climate Change

0 replies | 415 views | Posted on: 12/07/2015 | Last updated: 12/07/2015

21 Mayors Pledge US $5.2 Billion - 10 percent of budgets - to Resilience Strategies, at COP21

Resilience,COP21,Cities

by Allison Friedman Rate It Green Admin

From CitiesToday, December 2, 2015: 21 mayors have pledged US$5.2 billion to fund resilience strategies by signing up to the 10% Resilience Pledge at the COP21 conference in Paris this week. Mayors from cities such as Mexico City, New… more...

  Filed under: Climate Change

0 replies | 515 views | Posted on: 12/03/2015 | Last updated: 12/03/2015

The US Green Building Council releases profiles of Local Climate Leaders Circle that are participating in International Climate Talks, COP21 in Paris

Climate Change

by Stella Ng'oma Green building enthusiast

Profiles of the Local Climate Leaders circle comprising of 9 Mayors of Atlanta, Boulder, Chula Vista, Des Moines, Grand Rapids, Oakland, Pittsburgh, Salt Lake City, and West Palm Beach, and council members from Santa Monica and King County … more...

  Filed under: Climate Change

0 replies | 554 views | Posted on: 12/02/2015 | Last updated: 12/03/2015

COP21 Hosts a First "Buildings Day," Recognizing the Role of the Built Environment in Climate Change

Climate Change,COP21

by Allison Friedman Rate It Green Admin

COP21 BUILDINGS DAY 3 December 2015 It makes a great deal of sense to recognize the role and opportunities present in the built environment for taking climate change action. Globally, buildings produce up to 30% of greenhouse gas emiss… more...

  Filed under: Climate Change

0 replies | 537 views | Posted on: 12/01/2015 | Last updated: 12/01/2015

COP21 Kicks off - What Can We Really Hope For?

Climate Change,COP21

by Allison Friedman Rate It Green Admin

At the start of COP21 on Monday, 150 world leaders gathered for a photo and then many gave speeches outlining the importance of agreeing and acting now to prevent the worst effects of climate change. Bill Gates, Barack Obama, Francois Holla… more...

  Filed under: Climate Change

2 replies | 1355 views | Posted on: 11/30/2015 | Last updated: 12/07/2015

MIT announces new 5-year plan to address problem of climate change

by NSchepis Student at Bridgewater State

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology will not stop investments in fossil fuel companies, going against students, faculty, and activists. University President L. Rafael Reif explains in a call with reporters that maintaining relationshi… more...

  Filed under: Climate Change

0 replies | 1505 views | Posted on: 10/31/2015 | Last updated: 10/31/2015

Election 2016: Who believes in Climate Change?

Climate Change,US Presidential Race 2016

by Allison Friedman Rate It Green Admin

For many environmentalists, it's almost unimaginable that anyone doesn't believe in climate change, or at least isn't willing to hedge their bets. Indeed, popular opinions are shifting, and now 75% of Americans, including 56% of Republican… more...

  Filed under: Climate Change

0 replies | 380 views | Posted on: 10/28/2015 | Last updated: 10/28/2015

Governor Cuomo signs "Under 2 MOU" to help prevent global temperature from increasing by 2 degrees

Climate Change,New York State Energy Plan,Under 2 MOU

by NSchepis Student at Bridgewater State

On October 8th at Columbia University in Albany New York Governor Cuomo joined by Vice President Gore announced the signing of the “Under 2 MOU”. This is an agreement that New York will join 42 other jurisdictions of the world to commit… more...

  Filed under: Climate Change

0 replies | 523 views | Posted on: 10/12/2015 | Last updated: 10/12/2015

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