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Mahowald to Congress: Act now to arrest climate change - Cornell Chronicle

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 22:14
Mahowald to Congress: Act now to arrest climate change  Cornell Chronicle

Cornell professor Natalie Mahowald offered straightforward and hopeful testimony on Earth's warming atmosphere Feb. 13 in a three-hour hearing on climate ...

Ozias says soil erosion is major concern | Agriculture - The Daily Star-Journal

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 22:00
Ozias says soil erosion is major concern | Agriculture  The Daily Star-Journal

WARRENSBURG – After rains, the water in Post Oak Creek “is the same color as the dirt in the bottoms,” Art Ozias said Tuesday, Feb. 12.

Congressional Hearing Considers Paths Forward on Climate Change - Eos

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 20:55
Congressional Hearing Considers Paths Forward on Climate Change  Eos

The House of Representatives' Science, Space, and Technology Committee turned over a new leaf on climate change at a hearing Wednesday when Rep.

Green New Deal starts climate conversation - Fence Post

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 18:02
Green New Deal starts climate conversation  Fence Post

Last week, Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass., and Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., released a long-anticipated framework for their Green New Deal.

Forests Ontario awards highlight forestry leaders - Wood Business - Canadian Forest Industries

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 17:48
Forests Ontario awards highlight forestry leaders - Wood Business  Canadian Forest Industries

Forests Ontario's Annual Conference took place on Feb. 8 at the Nottawasaga Inn in Alliston, Ont. Ontario's largest forestry conference, the event brought.

Energy transition: Carbon capture is clean energy, too - Utility Dive

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 15:00
Energy transition: Carbon capture is clean energy, too  Utility Dive

Politicians, academics and energy experts globally are debating the paradigms of the energy transition. Which sources of energy qualify as clean energy?

At 25 years, Straus dairy still pioneering - Point Reyes Light

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 13:56
At 25 years, Straus dairy still pioneering  Point Reyes Light

The vision that Albert Straus, C.E.O. of Straus Family Creamery and a native of Marshall, has for agriculture is uncompromising. Mr. Straus—who last week ...

Green Infrastructure: Can a Green New Deal Save Us? - ENGINEERING.com

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 13:29
Green Infrastructure: Can a Green New Deal Save Us?  ENGINEERING.com

We ask renewable energy engineer Saul Griffith if it's technologically possible to roll out a massive green infrastructure plan.

Opinion: Pursuit of perfection will slow down the energy transition - Cosmos

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 13:03
Opinion: Pursuit of perfection will slow down the energy transition  Cosmos

An imperfect but practical mix of renewable and conventional power sources is essential if the world is to reduce carbon dioxide emissions in a timely manner,

The Carbon Brief Interview: Prof Jonathan Bamber - Carbon Brief

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 12:06
The Carbon Brief Interview: Prof Jonathan Bamber  Carbon Brief

Prof Jonathan Bamber is a professor of glaciology at the University of Bristol and the current president of the European Geosciences Union (EGU). He was the ...

Q&A: What of the Carbon Neutral Countries? - Inter Press Service

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 11:58
Q&A: What of the Carbon Neutral Countries?  Inter Press Service

IPS Correspondent Desmond Brown interviews DR. ARMSTRONG ALEXIS, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) resident representative for ...

Cap and trade: Oregon lawmakers work to adopt carbon pricing policy - Capital Press

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 11:00
Cap and trade: Oregon lawmakers work to adopt carbon pricing policy  Capital Press

The Oregon Legislature is considering a bill that would create a cap and trade program for statewide greenhouse gas emissions to combat the effects of climate ...

The Green New Deal: What It Does And (Mostly) Doesn't Do - Environment - United States - Mondaq News Alerts

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 10:04
The Green New Deal: What It Does And (Mostly) Doesn't Do - Environment - United States  Mondaq News Alerts

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) and Sen. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) on Feb 7, 2019, released companion resolutions that provide a framework ... United ...

India's Domestic Climate Policy is Fragmented and Lacks Clarity - Economic and Political Weekly

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 09:27
India's Domestic Climate Policy is Fragmented and Lacks Clarity  Economic and Political Weekly

India's domestic climate policy is outdated and relies on a disjointed institutional architecture, without having clarity on foundational values. There is a pressing ...

Global and regional Carbon Capture and Sequestration Market Report to Describe Major Companies and Their Strategies - The Spring Times

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 04:48
Global and regional Carbon Capture and Sequestration Market Report to Describe Major Companies and Their Strategies  The Spring Times

The Carbon Capture and Sequestration market report recently incorporated in the massive research report database of Pioneer Reports which provides detailed ...

New Report Warns Geoengineering the Climate Is a 'Risky Distraction' - DeSmog

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 01:10
New Report Warns Geoengineering the Climate Is a 'Risky Distraction'  DeSmog

A new report makes the case that the fossil fuel industry prefers geoengineering as an approach for addressing climate change because it allows the industry to ...

Study yields new clues to predict tipping points for marsh survival - Phys.Org

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 16:18
Study yields new clues to predict tipping points for marsh survival  Phys.Org

Sea-level rise, sediment starvation and other environmental woes pose increasing threats to coastal wetlands worldwide. But a massive new Duke University ...

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