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September 17, 2014 Electric Vehicles Are Cleaner, but Still Not a Magic Bullet
New York Times - The îUnion of Concerned Scientistsî said on Tuesday that in 60 percent of the United States, electric vehicles are now responsible for fewer heat-trapping global warming emissions per mile than even...
September 17, 2014 Vermonters to join thousands of countrymen at People's Climate MarchSource: Brattleboro Reformer
BRATTLEBORO -- More than a thousand Vermonters are expected to flock to New York City this month to add their voices to those who plan to walk the streets and demand the world's international governing bodies take a stronger...
September 17, 2014 Fight Against Climate Change Seen Driving Economic GrowthSource: Bloomberg
Countries can expand their economies through emissions reductions in cities, land use and energy, according to a report released today by the Global Commission on the Economy & Climate, a panel set up by seven nations including...
September 17, 2014 China Bans Use of Coal With High Ash or Sulfur to Fight SmogSource: Bloomberg
China will ban sales and imports of coal with high ash or sulfur in a move to promote cleaner types of the fuel and improve the nation’s air quality.
September 17, 2014 Climate Report Details Flood Risk to Sites in WashingtonSource: NY Times
WASHINGTON — The nation’s capital is likely to see record flooding by 2050, putting about $7 billion worth of property, three military bases and parts of the National Mall at risk as a result of climate change that is raising sea...
September 15, 2014 Climate Change Activists Organize New York March Ahead of UN SummitSource: ABC
Activists say they hope for "a world safe from the ravages of climate change," as they plan a New York City march to draw attention to changing global weather patterns two days before a United Nation summit meets to discuss the...
September 15, 2014 The UN has released its list of leaders attending climate summitSource: UPI
The UN has released a list of world leaders who will be attending their climate change summit. President Barack Obama will be in attendance, and it will take place in New York on September 23, which is during the Climate Week NYC...
September 15, 2014 DISRUPTION – A Film About the People’s Climate MarchSource: UK Progressive
The film Disruption http://watchdisruption.com produced and directed by Kelly Nyks and Jared P. Scott, executive producer, Jon Warnow is a prelude to the People’s Climate March, which, according to 350.org, will be the “largest...
September 15, 2014 Not One Drop: How Long Will California Survive Life Without Water?Source: NBC News
As the California drought approaches its fourth year, Seville’s well is one of hundreds of private water holes coughing up sand and spitting air in the Central Valley, according to Tulare County officials. As many as 100,000 more...
September 12, 2014 Ford Roundtable: Protecting Forests Benefit Climate, Bottom Line
Environmental Leader - The meeting will take place on Sept. 22, the eve of the îUnited Nationsî Climate Summit, and will include Unilever CEO Paul Polman, policy makers from Indonesia and Brazil, and other leaders....
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