Thursday September 29th 2016, 10:00 AMNear-real-time system can help authorities respond more quickly to threats, assess damage and manage risks. [News Source]
India’s most flood-prone state aided by new satellite mapping.
Money and sand: Will there be enough for New Jersey’s beaches?
Thursday September 29th 2016, 10:00 AMBeach replenishment is costly and exacts a heavy toll on the environment, depleting underwater ridges that are home to a broad variety of sea life. [News Source]
NC senator who champions fossil fuels happened to get industry money for 20 years.
Thursday September 29th 2016, 10:00 AMIn votes over most of his nearly 22 years in Congress, Burr has stood by the companies that mine and burn fossil fuels and in turn, they have rewarded him with nearly $1.7 million in campaign donations. [News Source]
I watched the Trudeau government at the Paris climate talks. I’m heartbroken by their LNG decision.
Thursday September 29th 2016, 10:00 AMI am used to seeing good governments make bad decisions - yet this decision really shook me. [News Source]
King’s College London diverts fossil fuel endowments to clean energy.
Thursday September 29th 2016, 10:00 AMKing’s College London has endorsed a plan that would sink millions of its £179m endowment into clean energy, and drop investments in the most polluting fossil fuels. [News Source]
The latest attacks on the EPA’s plan for clean power make no sense.
Thursday September 29th 2016, 10:00 AMA D.C. court should affirm Obama’s signature climate policy. [News Source]
Oslo’s radical climate budget aims to halve carbon emissions in four years.
Thursday September 29th 2016, 10:00 AMOslo's leftist city government issued its first "climate budget" on Wednesday aiming to halve greenhouse gas emission within four years in one of the world's most radical experiments to slow global warming. [News Source]
As Norway’s Arctic draws visitors, more polar bears get shot.
Thursday September 29th 2016, 10:00 AMMore polar bears are being shot dead on Norway's remote Arctic islands, where dangerous encounters with humans are getting more frequent as visitors increase and global warming melts the sea ice on which the creatures roam. [News Source]
Changing climate is raising Canada’s forest fire risk, says report.
Thursday September 29th 2016, 10:00 AMA new government report says that by the end of this century, a changing climate is expected to at least double the area burned each year by forest fires in Canada. [News Source]
The Donald Trump environmental scorecard.
Thursday September 29th 2016, 10:00 AMWhat does the GOP's big orange machine think about issues like climate change, energy development, and federal control of public lands? We rounded up Trump's surprising (and sometimes shocking) set of views. [News Source]
New York City accelerates emissions efforts in face of daunting sea level rise.
Thursday September 29th 2016, 10:00 AMCity to expand renewable energy generation, improve efficiency of buildings, transition to electric vehicles and improve waste management to cut emissions. [News Source]