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Discussions with tag 'Climate Change'

"God's Taunt" Bill McKibbens at Riverside Church: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=geIni_BwjGw

by Ronjf1 // Energy Solutions provider and consultant

Can we fight with the knowledge we may loose the fight against climate change. It means divesting institutionally from the fossil fuel industry. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=geIni_BwjGw

Filed under: Environmental Activism

Keywords: Climate Change,Fossil Fuel Industry,Divest,Acid Sea water,Food chain,Global Warming,God,Exxon,Drought

1 replies | 1499 views | Posted on: 05/25/2013 | Last updated: 05/25/2013

Boston Under Water: Climate Change in our City: Wed. 11/5 at 5:30 pm

by admin

Join Ceres, The Nature Conservancy, and The Trust for Public Land for a young professionals happy hour and discussion of the impacts of climate change on Boston's landscape. Brian Swett, Chief of Envi…

Massachusetts Green Builders

Keywords: Climate Change,Massachusetts,Boston,Ceres,The Nature Conservancy,The Trust for Public Lands

1 replies | 619 views | Posted on: 10/28/2014 | Last updated: 10/29/2014

Local Environmental Action 2015 - Mass Climate Action Network, Toxics Action Center - March 15

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

When: Sunday, March 15th, 2015 Where: Northeastern University, Curry Student Center, 346 Huntington Ave, Boston Who: Community leaders, environmental advocates and activists from across New England…

Filed under: Environmental Activism

Massachusetts Green Builders

Keywords: Climate Change,Environmental Actvitism

0 replies | 929 views | Posted on: 03/05/2015 | Last updated: 03/05/2015

EPA/Antioch Webinar 3/26 at 12pm EST: Weathering Change: Local Solutions for Strong Communities

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

Thursday, March 26, 12:00- 1:15 PM EST AICP credits pending Presenter: Cara Pike, Climate Access How can we connect the dots for people in our communities about climate impacts? This webinar wil…

Filed under: Webinars

Massachusetts Green Builders

Keywords: Climate Change,EPA

0 replies | 619 views | Posted on: 03/09/2015 | Last updated: 03/09/2015

SaveOhno.org Beta Launch - Gamified Platform For Climate Activism

by dylanhusted // Student-entrepreneur launching a nonprofit focused on climate change

Hey everyone, I'm a student at Babson College and I recently launched the public beta for my nonprofit, SaveOhno.org! 'Ohno' is a character that represents your great granddaughter, and it's up to you…

Filed under: Climate Change

Keywords: Climate Change,Gamification

0 replies | 595 views | Posted on: 04/08/2015 | Last updated: 04/08/2015

Connecting Investors and Donors with Cleantech and Clean Energy Investments

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

I was interested to read Greentech Media's article on how few US philanthropic dollars are typically invested in the kinds of clean energy and cleantech projects that can reduce our impact on the envi…

Filed under: Fundraising

Keywords: Climate Change,Energy,Cleantech,Environment,Prime Coalition,Philanthropy

0 replies | 872 views | Posted on: 06/17/2015 | Last updated: 06/17/2015

Petition: Tell the EPA to Support the Clean Power Plan (via NRDC)

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

Please help the NRDC with a petition to Gina McCarthy, EPA Administrator! It's time to limit emissions on coal-fired plants, for the health of the planet and for current and future generations. …

Filed under: Environmental Activism

Keywords: Climate Change,Environment,EPA,NRDC,Health,Emissions

0 replies | 659 views | Posted on: 06/29/2015 | Last updated: 06/29/2015

Which countries are most likely to survive climate change?

by Chelsea W. // Student

Business Insider published an article with info-graphs showing which countries are best and worst equipped to handle climate change. I found it surprising to see which countries were going to survive …

Filed under: Climate Change

Related to: Climate Change

Keywords: Climate Change

0 replies | 757 views | Posted on: 07/01/2015 | Last updated: 07/01/2015

TODAY 8/25 at 1:15 pm EDT: Peace, Conflict, and the Scale of the Climate Risk Landscape

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

Global Climate Security Webinar - 5 Part Series Arizona State University This session will address climate risk and security on all fronts from the risk assessment perspective (impacts on governan…

Filed under: Webinars

Keywords: Climate Change,Arizona State University,Climate Risk

0 replies | 439 views | Posted on: 08/25/2015 | Last updated: 08/25/2015

Green buildings the force behind sustainable cities

by Stella Ng'oma // Green building enthusiast

Climate change remains one of the biggest global challenges likely to affect livelihoods of future generations. There are different forces behind climate change that need to be addressed, and one of t…

Filed under: Climate Change

Keywords: Green Building,Climate Change

0 replies | 405 views | Posted on: 09/07/2015 | Last updated: 09/07/2015

Susan Solomon - Climate Change and The Reasons for Climate Gridlock, Wednesday September 30, 5:45 pm

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

Susan Solomon - Climate Change and The Reasons for Climate Gridlock Wednesday, September 30, 2015, 5:45-8:45 pm Where: Cuisine En Locale, 156 Highland Ave, Somerville, MA 02143 This talk aims to…

Filed under: Massachusetts

Massachusetts Green Builders

Keywords: Climate Change,Greenhouse Gases

0 replies | 743 views | Posted on: 09/08/2015 | Last updated: 09/08/2015

MIT ClimateCoLab's Crowds & Climate Conference: Tuesday, October 6, 2015, 8:00 am - 7:30 pm

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

Tuesday, October 6, 2015, 8:00 am - 7:30 pm Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge, Massachusetts USA Along with the MIT Solve Opening Convocation Monday, October 5, 2015, 1-6:30 pm …

Filed under: Massachusetts

Massachusetts Green Builders

Keywords: Climate Change,MIT Climate CoLab

1 replies | 1169 views | Posted on: 09/09/2015 | Last updated: 09/21/2015

Massachusetts Residents: Send a Letter to Support the new Mass Power Forward program!

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

Send an email to Governor Baker and your State Representatives to support Mass Power Forward, a statewide coalition committed to securing energy policy that supports local renewable energy, keeps ener…

Filed under: Environmental Activism

Related to: Services

Keywords: Climate Change,Renewable Energy,Mass Power Forward

0 replies | 589 views | Posted on: 09/09/2015 | Last updated: 09/09/2015

TONIGHT 9/10 - Off and On: The Climate Movement and the Road Through Paris, Brooklyn Academy of Music, 7 pm

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

Off and On: The Climate Movement and the Road Through Paris Date: Thursday, September 10, 2015 - 7pm Location: Brooklyn Academy of Music Admission: Sliding Scale- Pay what you can Can't attend -…

Filed under: Climate Change

New York Green Building Group

Keywords: Climate Change,Environment,Renewable Energy,Bill McKibben,Naomi Klein

0 replies | 756 views | Posted on: 09/10/2015 | Last updated: 09/10/2015

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

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 ot…

Filed under: Climate Change

New York Green Building Group

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

0 replies | 489 views | Posted on: 10/12/2015 | Last updated: 10/12/2015

California's Clean Energy and Pollution Reduction Act - 50% of Consumer Energy to be from Renewable Sources

by Stella Ng'oma // Green building enthusiast

California has had the most severe droughts in recent years. In the wake of the continued drought, several stakeholders, including State and Federal officials are working diligently together to reduce…

Filed under: Energy

Keywords: Climate Change,clean energy,Pollution,California

0 replies | 418 views | Posted on: 10/13/2015 | Last updated: 10/13/2015

Election 2016: Who believes in Climate Change?

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% o…

Filed under: Climate Change

Keywords: Climate Change,US Presidential Race 2016

0 replies | 372 views | Posted on: 10/28/2015 | Last updated: 10/28/2015

Flux and Partners debut the Quartz Project Open Database to help Decisonmakers Select Lower-Impact and Lower Toxicity Materials

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

There continues to be exciting collaboration around health and green building. This week at Greenbiz' VERGE Conference Flux, the Healthy Building Network, Google and Thinkstep launched the Quartz Proj…

Filed under: Certifications/Labels and Transparency

Related to: Other Cleaning Products

Keywords: Green Building,Climate Change,Healthy Building Materials,The Quartz Common Product Database,Toxicity

0 replies | 504 views | Posted on: 10/28/2015 | Last updated: 10/28/2015

Petition: Tell the Department of Justice: We Need to Investigate ExxonMobil

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

Petition: Tell the Department of Justice: WE NEED TO INVESTIGATE EXXONMOBIL Over the course of nearly forty years, ExxonMobil contributed millions of dollars to think-tanks and politicians that h…

Filed under: Environmental Activism

Keywords: Climate Change,ExxonMobil,Justice

0 replies | 438 views | Posted on: 10/30/2015 | Last updated: 10/30/2015

Webcast, Survey Results: How are Businesses Reacting to Climate Change? December 1st, 1 pm EST

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

There is urgency for business to accept responsibility for improving their operations, their products and their supply chains. Whether these changes take the form of a commitment to increase efficienc…

Filed under: Webinars

Keywords: Climate Change,Economy

0 replies | 496 views | Posted on: 11/19/2015 | Last updated: 11/19/2015

Climate March in Support of Paris COP21 Talks - More important than Ever - Nov 28-29

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

On the eve of the biggest U.N summit of the decade in Paris, the climate movement is taking to the streets. With climate change in the global spotlight, this is our chance to help set an ambitious age…

Filed under: Environmental Activism

Keywords: Climate Change,350.org,Climate March

0 replies | 341 views | Posted on: 11/22/2015 | Last updated: 11/22/2015

Climate Marches are planned November 29 everywhere - Join a March in Massachusetts:

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

Starting the weekend of November 28th, people everywhere are coming together for two weeks of action calling for climate justice and an end to carbon pollution. There are going to be thousands of even…

Massachusetts Green Builders

Keywords: Climate Change,Environment,350.org,COP21

0 replies | 253 views | Posted on: 11/22/2015 | Last updated: 11/22/2015

Tell Congress to Support a Strong Climate Agreement in Paris!

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

Tell Congress to Support a Strong Climate Agreement in Paris! From November 30 through December 11, delegations from 195 nations will gather in Paris to negotiate an agreement to reduce greenhouse …

Filed under: Environmental Activism

Keywords: Climate Change,COP21,Paris,American Sustainable Business Council

0 replies | 599 views | Posted on: 11/23/2015 | Last updated: 11/23/2015

Dear World Leaders: Sign an Open Letter from the Climate Reality Project

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

Sign an Open Letter from the Climate Reality Project Man-made climate change is a reality. Unless we act now, temperatures will rise beyond our control. -WE NEED TO ACT ON CLIMATE CHANGE -SCIE…

Filed under: Environmental Activism

Keywords: Climate Change,COP21,Climate Reality

0 replies | 473 views | Posted on: 11/23/2015 | Last updated: 11/23/2015

PARIS 2015: World Leaders Must #ActOnClimate - Virtual March on Paris by Care2Petitions

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

Join a virtual March on Paris, and send your message to world leaders at the COP21 Climate Change Conference. http://www.thepetitionsite.com/tell-a-friend/18318318 Due to recent tragic events, p…

Filed under: Environmental Activism

Keywords: Climate Change,COP21,Care2 Petitions

0 replies | 655 views | Posted on: 11/24/2015 | Last updated: 11/24/2015