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Energy & Sustainability Summit 2017 May 25th 7:30am-6pm

by Matt Z. // Student

2016 was officially the warmest year on record, with temperatures almost 2 degrees Fahrenheit higher than the pre-industrial level. The year also brought change to Washington, with many uncertain or f…

Filed under: California

California Green Building

Keywords: Climate Change,clean energy,Sustainability

0 replies | 582 views | Posted on: 05/23/2017 | Last updated: 05/23/2017

MA Carbon Pricing Summit & Lobby Day, June 13

by AbbieKnight

The Campaign for a Clean Energy Futureis having a first big lobby day of the year. This is a big opportunity to push carbon pricing in Massachusetts. We will meet at the CABA/CXC office at the Old Wes…

Filed under: Events

Massachusetts Green Builders

Keywords: Climate Change,clean energy

0 replies | 984 views | Posted on: 05/30/2017 | Last updated: 05/30/2017

Climate Week NYC 2017, September 18-24

by AbbieKnight

The Climate Week NYC 2017 Affiliate Events program is now open for registrations. Annually, businesses, NGOs, civil society groups, academic institutions and others are offered the opportunity to part…

Filed under: Events

New York Green Building Group

Keywords: Climate Change

0 replies | 602 views | Posted on: 05/31/2017 | Last updated: 05/31/2017

How Much Do You Know About Solving Global Warming? (Take the Quiz! via New York Times)

by AbbieKnight

Green entrepreneur, Paul Hawken recently edited a book called “Drawdown.” The new book analyzes one hundred potential climate change solutions and ranks them based on the measure of greenhouse gas…

Filed under: Environment

Keywords: Climate Change,Global Warming

0 replies | 1660 views | Posted on: 06/15/2017 | Last updated: 06/15/2017

Webinar: Best in the West Webinar Series: Risk Management in the Age of Climate Change, July 25

by AbbieKnight

Learn how the built environment can help mitigate climate change during this fourth installment of the Best in the West webinar series. LEED Fellow Scott Bowman and environmental change scientist J…

Filed under: Webinars

Related to: Other

Keywords: Climate Change

0 replies | 4415 views | Posted on: 06/27/2017 | Last updated: 07/18/2017

Support Senate Bill 2056 - To Create an Option for MA Residents to Donate a % of Tax Returns to the Least Developed Countries Fund

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

From the Institute for Sustainable Energy at Boston University: On October 31st, the Massachusetts Joint Revenue Committee will host a hearing on Senate Bill 2056 (S.2056) - a bill that would crea…

Filed under: Advocacy

Massachusetts Green Builders

Keywords: Climate Change

0 replies | 444 views | Posted on: 10/29/2017 | Last updated: 10/29/2017

Panel: Climate Change Impacts: Relocation to Safer Ground - December 5, 6:30-7:30pm, Columbia University, NY, NY

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

You are cordially invited to an upcoming panel hosted by Columbia University’s Earth Institute on ‘Climate Change Impacts: Relocation to Safer Ground.’ Join us for this exciting event on Tuesday…

Filed under: New York

New York Green Building Group

Keywords: Climate Change,Climate Refugees,Climate Adaptation

0 replies | 336 views | Posted on: 12/01/2017 | Last updated: 12/01/2017

Climate Adaptation Forum - Friday, January 12, Boston

by Amy

Risk Management Choices: Adaptation Strategies by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the Insurance Industry Friday, January 12, 2017 Registration - 7:15 AM Program - 8:00 AM - 11:30 AM Un…

Filed under: Events

Related to: Other Green Building - Other

Keywords: Climate Change

0 replies | 691 views | Posted on: 01/05/2018 | Last updated: 01/05/2018

USGBC MA - Residential Green Building Meeting with Guest Speaker Bill Womeldorf, Monday, February 12, 5:45pm, Boston

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

This month, Bill Womeldorf will be presenting on "Getting to Zero in MA: Single Family and Multifamily trends." Please note this is a speaker change, but an awesome new topic! Residential Green…

Filed under: Massachusetts

Massachusetts Green Builders

Keywords: Green Building,Climate Change,Joshua May

0 replies | 825 views | Posted on: 01/23/2018 | Last updated: 02/12/2018

Greenovate Boston, Climate Ready South Boston Open House, March 6, 6-8pm- Boston's Children's Museum

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

Climate Ready Boston is the Mayor's ongoing initiative to help the City grow and prosper in the face of climate change. Protecting South Boston from sea level rise and coastal flooding is a priority. …

Filed under: Massachusetts

Massachusetts Green Builders

Keywords: Climate Change,Climate Ready Boston

0 replies | 510 views | Posted on: 02/28/2018 | Last updated: 02/28/2018

Global Climate Action Summit, September 12 - 14, San Francisco, CA

by Eileen Flynn // Student

The Global Climate Action Summit will bring leaders and people together from around the world to “Take Ambition to the Next Level.” It will be a moment to celebrate the extraordinary achievements …

Filed under: Events

California Green Building

Keywords: Climate Change,Sustainability,Global Climate Action Summit

0 replies | 786 views | Posted on: 06/15/2018 | Last updated: 08/13/2018

World Summit on Climate Change & Global Warming, November 26-27, Tokyo, Japan

by Kevan

Meetings International Pte LTD Conferences welcomes every one of the members over the globe to participate in the International Conference i.e. World Summit on Climate Change & Global Warming (Climate…

Companies vs. Climate Change, The B2B Climate Solutions Event, October 9-10, Amsterdam

by Eileen Flynn // Student

Companies vs. Climate Change (CvCC) is a media and events company whose mission is to serve as a global forum for companies of all sizes to share best practices for solving climate change with wholly …

Filed under: Events

Keywords: Climate Change

0 replies | 634 views | Posted on: 07/17/2018 | Last updated: 09/24/2018

Companies vs. Climate Change, The B2B Climate Solutions Event, Nov 28-29, Miami, FL

by Eileen Flynn // Student

CvCC is dedicated to providing a forum for business leaders to connect around climate change solutions. They strive to be an open and straight-forward arena for companies to collaborate and share best…

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Florida Green Building Group

Keywords: Climate Change

0 replies | 503 views | Posted on: 07/17/2018 | Last updated: 07/17/2018

Webinar: Bipartisan Conversation on Pricing Carbon Emissions, Wednesday August 29, 1:15 pm EDT

by Eileen Flynn // Student

While federal progress on climate change may have stalled, Senator Sheldon Whitehouse and others on the right and left have reinvigorated efforts to use market incentives to reduce U.S. greenhouse gas…

Filed under: Webinars

Keywords: Climate Change,Webinar

0 replies | 3183 views | Posted on: 08/01/2018 | Last updated: 08/02/2018

2018 Iowa Environmental Council Annual Conference - Environmental Justice: An Iowa Value, September 27, Des Moines, Iowa

by Aditya

Join fellow Iowans interested in a sustainable future for Iowa on September 27, 2018, at the Holiday Inn Des Moines Airport for IEC's annual conference. Environmental threats to land, water, and c…

Filed under: Environmental Activism

Keywords: Climate Change,clean energy,Sustainability,Energy Policy,Environmental Justice

0 replies | 583 views | Posted on: 08/17/2018 | Last updated: 08/17/2018

Designing Climate Resilience Forum, October 5, 2018, Boston, MA

by Aditya

In the first of two forums exploring resiliency and adaptation, the Boston Society of Architects/AIA (BSA) and the Boston Green Ribbon Commission (GRC) are partnering to explore the importance of desi

Filed under: Resilience

Massachusetts Green Builders

Keywords: Climate Change,Urban Resilience,Urban Planning

0 replies | 949 views | Posted on: 09/25/2018 | Last updated: 09/25/2018

Climate Change, Part 1: It’s All About the Straws, Isn’t It?

by GreenCE Sustainable Design and Construction

Climate change is happening, despite the differing opinions and facts surrounding it. It’s become quite the divisive topic, eliciting passionate debates. It’s easy to understand why those

Filed under: Other Green Building - Other

Keywords: Climate Change,Manufacturing,Sustainable Building

0 replies | 3230 views | Posted on: 11/02/2018 | Last updated: 02/04/2019

Climate Change, Part 2: It’s All About the Straws, Isn’t It?

by GreenCE Sustainable Design and Construction

Wouldn’t it be great if saving the world was as easy as ditching straws or riding our bikes to work? Sustainable living is definitely affected by our personal best practices, but it’s obvi

Filed under: Other Green Building - Other

Keywords: Climate Change,Sustainability,Agriculture

0 replies | 2318 views | Posted on: 11/26/2018 | Last updated: 11/26/2018

Climate Change, Part 3: It’s All About the Straws, Isn’t It?

by GreenCE Sustainable Design and Construction

I used to love reading dystopian fiction, particularly when the fall of humanity could be attributed mostly to climate change or a weather catastrophe. I think this was because of all the possibilitie

Filed under: Other Green Building - Other

Keywords: Climate Change,Electricity,sustainabliity

0 replies | 5047 views | Posted on: 12/03/2018 | Last updated: 11/20/2019

4th World Summit on Climate Change & Global Warming, June 17-18, Osaka, Japan

by Kevan Lavinson

Climate Change 2019 warmly welcomes each one of the individuals and supporters from worldwide to attend 4th World Summit on Climate Change and Global Warming amid June 17-18, 2019 in Osaka,

Cook County Sustainability Version 2.0, February 6, Chicago, IL

by ella.nielsen44 // Student

“In 2010, President Toni Preckwinkle took office as President of Cook County. She convened an advisory council of industry professionals to set forth goals and objectives to make Cook County a w

Filed under: Illinois

Illinois Green Building Group

Keywords: Climate Change,Sustainability

0 replies | 672 views | Posted on: 01/25/2019 | Last updated: 01/26/2019

Climate Change, Part 4: It’s All About the Straws, Isn’t It?

by GreenCE Sustainable Design and Construction

I have been writing off and on about Bill Gates’ October 2018 post regarding climate change. Initially, I was interested in what he had to say because I was surprised to find out how much of an

Filed under: Other Green Building - Other

Keywords: Climate Change,Greenhouse Gas Emissions,Green Transportation

0 replies | 1708 views | Posted on: 02/04/2019 | Last updated: 02/04/2019

Climate Change, Part 5: It’s All About the Straws, Isn’t It?

by GreenCE Sustainable Design and Construction

This is this the final installment to the Climate Change series I’ve been writing for the last month or so, based on Bill Gates’s blog post. Since I’m wrapping it up, it seems timely

Filed under: Other Green Building - Other

Keywords: Green Building,Climate Change,Greenhouse Gas Emissions

0 replies | 1759 views | Posted on: 02/04/2019 | Last updated: 02/04/2019

Grey to Green Conference, April 4-5, Toronto

by AbbieKnight

Grey to Green is taking place in Toronto on April 4 & 5 and will highlight new policy, design practices, and innovative products in the green infrastructure sector. Our goal is to help inform

Filed under: Events

Keywords: Climate Change,Flooding,Urban Heat Island Effect

0 replies | 782 views | Posted on: 03/04/2019 | Last updated: 03/04/2019