Climate Change

Climate-Smart Cities Could Save the World $22 Trillion, Say Economists

"Putting cities on a course of smart growth – with expanded public transit, energy-saving buildings, and better waste management - could save as much as $22 trillion and avoid the equivalent in carbon pollution of India’s entire annual output of greenhouse gasses, according to leading economists."

Source: Guardian, 09/09/2015

"Warming Oceans Putting Marine Life ‘In a Blender’"

"Up in Maine, lobsters are thriving. The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission reported last month that stocks there have reached a record high. Down the coast, however, the story is different. In southern New England, lobster stocks have plummeted to the lowest levels ever recorded, putting many lobstermen out of business."

Source: NY Times, 09/04/2015


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