Climate Change

"'Warming Hole' Delayed Climate Change Over Eastern United States"

"Climate scientists at the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) have discovered that particulate pollution in the late 20th century created a "warming hole" over the eastern United States-that is, a cold patch where the effects of global warming were temporarily obscured."

Source: SPX, 04/30/2012

Study Sees Heat Hitting Hard in Iowa, Other Corn Belt States in Future

"Get ready for the heat. Scientists at Stanford University in California and Purdue University in Indiana say global warming is going to hit hard in Corn Belt states where it most matters -- the corn market. The study, financed by the U.S. Department of Energy, says that the corn market will be walloped in the coming years by climate change."

Source: Cedar Rapids Gazette, 04/30/2012
May 1, 2012

Two CAMEL (Climate, Adaptation, Mitigation, E-Learning) Webinars

NASA Time Machine Visualization on May 1st will introduce you to exciting resources for teaching about climate change science and solutions that are located on the CAMEL web portal.

"Activists Urge Discovery To Acknowledge Climate Change Science"

"Forecast the Facts, the activist group that first confronted GM about its support of climate change doubters the Heartland Institute, now plans to muster a public campaign targeting the Discovery Channel. The purpose: to get Discovery to acknowledge the scientific consensus on man-made climate change in its programming."

Source: LA Times, 04/26/2012

"President Obama: Climate Change Will Be a Campaign Issue"

"President Barack Obama says the amount of money poured into fighting the scientific consensus on climate change will push the issue into the presidential campaign."

"In an interview with Rolling Stone published Wednesday, Obama also says he's worried about the lack of international progress to address global warming and believes that is tied to frustration with the Keystone XL pipeline.

Source: Politico, 04/26/2012
May 30, 2012

Implications of a Data-Driven Built Environment

The intention of this event, hosted by the New York Academy of Sciences, is to look at the potential data pool for the entire real estate industry and draw out the value between data sets and determine what data should be collected in order achieve sustainability and market transformation goals.

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