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Webinar: How Sustainable is Our Global Climate Ethos? June 8th 1:15-2:45pm EST

Global Climate Ethos,Climate Action

by Matt Z. Student

How Sustainable is Our Global Climate Ethos and will it create a sustainable climate? Building on decades of work across the globe by the public and private sectors, has a shared global climate ethos -- a sense of collective commitment … more...

  Filed under: Climate Change

0 replies | 742 views | Posted on: 05/24/2017 | Last updated: 05/24/2017

The Future of Food: Climate, Crops, and Consequences Lecture Series

Climate Change,Agriculture

by ChristinaC Marketing Student

The Future of Food: Climate, Crops, and Consequences Lecture Series May 8 | 4:00pm Biological Labs Lecture Hall, 16 Divinity Ave., Cambridge The Future of Food: Climate, Crops, and Consequences Lecture Series, organized by the Harvard … more...

  Filed under: Climate Change

0 replies | 1268 views | Posted on: 04/28/2017 | Last updated: 04/28/2017

Wow, Check out this Sea Change Map of Boston in 2050 and 2100

Climate Change,Boston,Flooding

by Allison Friedman Rate It Green Admin

See what happens in 2050 and in 2100 generally, and with a major flood event. We've got some climatechange mitigation work to do. http://seachange.sasaki.com/ Thanks Mike Duclos for pointing this out at the USGBC MA PLEED v Pas… more...

  Filed under: Climate Change

0 replies | 2426 views | Posted on: 12/15/2016 | Last updated: 12/15/2016

Bill McKibben "On the fate of the Earth" Lecture - Thursday, November 10, 7-8:30, NY NY

Climate Change,Bill McKibben

by aahassonjee

Bill McKibben ON THE FATE OF THE EARTH by The Nation Institute, The New School, and the Tishman Environment and Design Center a Thursday, November 10 7 – 8:30 PM EST The New School University Center Tishman Auditorium 63 5th Ave… more...

  Filed under: Climate Change

0 replies | 634 views | Posted on: 10/19/2016 | Last updated: 10/19/2016

What is a bionic leaf?

Sustainability,biofuel,leaf,bionic

by JackSawyer Student

A bionic leaf? It may sound like something out of a Star Trek movie, but on June 2nd scientists at Harvard University announced that they have created an artificial leaf that is able to perform photosynthesis ten times better than its natur… more...

  Filed under: Climate Change

0 replies | 1536 views | Posted on: 06/04/2016 | Last updated: 08/08/2016

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 | 375 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 | 660 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 | 440 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 | 558 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 | 581 views | Posted on: 12/02/2015 | Last updated: 12/03/2015

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