Climate Change

"Obama, Hu Agree to Combat Climate Change, Urged to Do More"

"Presidents Barack Obama and Hu Jintao of China, who is in Washington on an official state visit, said in a joint statement this afternoon that they 'view climate change and energy security as two of the greatest challenges of our time.' In an open letter today, U.S. environmental leaders urged the presidents to adopt 'a wartime-like mobilization' to cut greenhouse gas emissions."

Source: ENS, 01/20/2011

Colorado River: "Running Toward Empty?"

Water managers, farmers, electric utilities, skiers and some 30 million water users breathed a sigh of relief in recent weeks with news that snowpack in the basin of the Colorado River was better. The relief may be temporary. The drought that has plagued the region for 11 years may become the new "normal."

Source: Climate Central, 01/19/2011

After Rough Start, Radio Story on Green Architecture Turns into Award Winner

Reporter Jason Margolis skillfully illustrates the relationship between built spaces and climate change issues by spotlighting two proactive architects and their environmentally friendly buildings in Toronto, Canada and Mexico City for Public Radio International's program "The World." SEJournal’s Bill Dawson has the Inside Story in the new Winter issue.

May 14, 2011 to May 18, 2011

2nd International Marine Conservation Congress

IMCC2 is a meeting of the Society for Conservation Biology's marine section that attracts ocean scientists, managers, policymakers, and communities from around the world. More than 1,200 people attended IMCC1 in May 2009 in Washington, DC. This year, the theme is "Making Marine Science Matter.”

"Texas Loses Third Try at Blocking EPA Greenhouse Gas Controls"

"A federal appeals court today denied the state of Texas' third attempt to block implementation of greenhouse gas control measures imposed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for the largest sources of emissions -- power plants and refineries. Texas has many of both types of facilities -- 27 refineries and 19 operating coal-fired power plants."

Source: ENS, 01/13/2011


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