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A new report examines the major forces and underlying trends likely to shape the environment of North America in 2030 and outlines nine areas where decisions today will affect our environmental future in varying degrees.
January 10, 2011 America's Greenest UniversitiesSource: International Business Times
In December 2010, the University of Indonesia published the UI Green Metric Ranking of World Universities for the year, based on the information provided by universities around the world on their commitment towards 'going green'...
January 10, 2011 Climate Change May Continue for a Millennium, Researchers SaySource: Bloomberg
Climate change may be unstoppable for the next millennium, researchers said. Rising carbon-dioxide levels in the atmosphere will affect the climate for at least another 1,000 years, based on a simulation by researchers at...
January 7, 2011 CES 2011: Greenpeace says electronics firms getting greenerSource: Guardian Environmental Network
Greenpeace's latest report into the environmental friendliness of electronics manufacturers has shown promising progress, but some companies are refusing to take part. The organisation sent out questionnaires to 20 companies...
January 5, 2011 Small Companies Could Face Big Risks From Climate ChangeSource: NASDAQ
telling investors about climate risks and opportunities that affect their businesses? A new study examined 364 companies to find out.Pax World Investments and Clean Air-Cool Planet collaborated on the report, Risk and Opportunity...
Source: Gerson Lehrman Group
Prices are not sufficient to elicit the necessary investment and behavioral responses required for the transition to a low-carbon society because there exist: Financial and “hidden” costs; multiple objectives, conflicting...
January 4, 2011 Study urges better farm productivity to improve food security, offset climate changeSource: Western Farm Press
•Addressing poverty today is the single best way to help poor people in developing countries achieve food security and adapt to climate change, according to a new report by researchers at the International Food Policy Research...
December 31, 2010 CNN Poll: Americans more optimistic about the world in 2011Source: CNN
Washington (CNN) -- Americans are looking forward to the new year with much more optimism about the state of the world than they did a year ago, according to a new national poll. But a CNN/Opinion Research Corporation poll...
December 22, 2010 Some Scientists Skeptical Of Chromium In Drinking Water ReportSource: National Public Radio
Putting the words "hexavalent chromium" and "drinking water" in the same sentence sounds like a recipe for people to worry. And a report released Monday by the Environmental Working Group sounded the alarm on chromium lurking in...
December 22, 2010 New study to examine effects and threats of climate change on plants and animals in AndesSource: Missouri Botanical Garden
(ST. LOUIS): Plant scientists from the Missouri Botanical Garden will join the Inter-American Institute for Global Change Research (IAI) and other partners to study the impacts of climate change on biodiversity in the tropical...
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