Climate Change

"Climate Talks Face Time Crunch as Kyoto Deadline Looms"

"Delegates from 183 countries got down to business at a United Nations preparatory climate change conference in Bonn today. For the next 11 days they will work towards a draft agreement on limiting greenhouse gas emissions that can serve as the basis of negotiations at the annual UN Climate Summit set to start November 28 in Durban, South Africa."

Source: ENS, 06/08/2011
July 12, 2011 to July 14, 2011

5th International Conference on Sustainable Development and Planning

The Fifth International Conference on Sustainable Development and Planning in the UK builds upon a series that started in 2003 in Skiathos (Greece) and evolved to another three conferences in Bologna (2005), the Algarve (2007) and Cyprus (2009). The conference addresses the subject of regional development in an integrated way as well as in accordance with the principles of sustainability.

June 21, 2011 to June 23, 2011

First International Conference on Food and Environment - The Quest for a Sustainable Future

The First International Conference on Food and the Environment in the UK will focus on a variety of issues affecting food production and distribution including those related to natural and anthropogenic causes. The conference will emphasise the effects of modern food production processes and how they can affect human health.

"Charting a Planet's Changing Rhythms, Through a Physician's Eyes"

Paul Epstein started his career as a physician caring for the poor in Mozambique and Boston. In a new book, the Associate director of Harvard Medical School's Center for Health and Global Environment connects the dots between climate change and its global impacts. They range from cholera outbreaks in Africa and plankton blooms in the Caribbean ... to parasites devastating East Coast oysters.

Source: Daily Climate, 06/07/2011

Univ. of Virginia Bows to Denier Group on Climate Science FOIA

In a court agreement filed May 22, 2011, University of Virginia agreed to release documents of former U.Va. researcher/climate scientist Michael Mann. The plaintiff is American Tradition Institute, which raises funds with the slogan "Crush Gang Green and their anti-business allies."

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