People & Population

Groups Recommend Measures for "Environmental Right-to-Know"

More access was urged for records on oil and gas leasing, government-issued permits and leases related to metal mining, grazing livestock on public lands, harvesting ocean fish, operating chemical plants, drilling for oil, logging, building roads or strip malls, coal mining, filling wetlands, and more.

June 26, 2011 to June 30, 2011

The World Conference of Science Journalists

Primarily focused on science journalism and journalists, the conference will be held in the Arab world for the first time in its history, as a unique partnership between the Arab Science Journalists’ Assocation and the USA’s National Association of Science Writers.

50 Communities Win Fed Money To Tackle Climate Change

Last year's grant winners have efforts under way, so reporting can focus on progress that is being made, or not. Reporting on the new winners, announced in mid-April 2011, can inform the community about what is in the works, who is in charge, and what future benchmarks can be used to see if the money is being well spent.

May 8, 2011 to May 10, 2011

International Sustainable Development Research Conference

The 17th annual conference of the International Sustainable Development Research Society will be hosted by the Earth Institute, Columbia University, in partnership with the United Nations Division of Sustainable Development and the Asian Development Bank Institute. The conference will explore the fundamental question of how global society's aspiration to continued growth can be harmonized with the existing limits imposed by Earth’s resources.

May 5, 2011 to May 6, 2011

The City: 2nd International Conference

Part of Interdisciplinary Themes Conferences, The City: 2nd International Conference will focus on culture, society and technology in the urban environment.

"EPA Wears Many Hats in Sprawling Environmental Justice Initiative"

EPA and Justice Department officials in the Obama administration are putting more emphasis on environmental justice  -- an effort to reduce the greater hazards faced by poor and minority communities. But that job is not easy, especially in the face of industry resistance.

Source: Greenwire, 04/15/2011
June 22, 2012 to June 25, 2012

Aspen Environment Forum

The 2012 Aspen Environment Forum in Colorado, presented by the Aspen Institute in partnership with National Geographic, will focus on Living in the New Normal: how the planet is adapting, how we are adapting, and how adapting does not mean accepting.

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