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  • Forest alert
    Challenge can be met to save Rocky Mountain forests, scientists find
    Scientists speaking at a forum Tuesday of prominent research organizations presented details of how climate change is already impacting forests in Colorado and throughout the Rocky Mountain Region. The report by the Union of Concerned Scientists...
  • ClimateStore Launches New Blog - ClimateAction
    ClimateStore Launches New Blog - ClimateAction
    Launched on Earth Day, 2014, ClimateStore.com's mission is to help people learn about climate change and take tangible steps to reduce their carbon footprint. In addition to top-of-the-line educational content, ClimateStore also sells over 300...
  • Warming Disaster?
    Cli-Fi: New climate fear genre
    Hollywood and Broadway have made millions exploiting fearful science fiction (sci-fi) themes where we and our planet are threatened with annihilation – earthquakes, tsunamis, wildfires, nuclear disaster, disease epidemics, super villains,...
  • WPB e4 Climate Leadership Training back by popular demand
    WPB e4 Climate Leadership Training back by popular demand
    If you missed your chance to participate in e4 Climate Leadership Training earlier in the year, here’s another opportunity.Due to popular demand, The CLEO Institute and West Palm Beach Office of Sustainability are holding another workshop on...
  • Broward County continues its process of updating its Comprehensive and Land Use Plans.
    Packed room for second focus meetings for #BrowardNext
    On Wednesday, October 22, 2014, room 302 in the Broward County Governmental Center was packed. Filled to capacity with interested people who are actively participating in the process as Broward County continues its initiative to update its current...
  • Rick Scott
    Florida and South Florida
    The lower half of the Sunshine State wants to split off from the top part and form its own state. South Florida would be the 51st state.Prepare to update all flags.This column knows what you’re thinking: Two Floridas? This country can barely...
  • September 2014 global temperatures reach new record
    NOAA reports global temperatures rise to new September record
    On Monday the NOAA’s National Climatic Data Center in Asheville, N.C. reported that at 1.30 degrees Fahrenheit above the 20th century average baseline temperature, the September 2014 average global surface temperature was the highest on...
  • Ten sports cars rated by smog and greenhouse gas performance
    Ten sports cars rated by smog and greenhouse gas performance
    Some of the more pressing environmental problems facing cities and the world include photochemical smog and climate change. The former is caused in part by a chemical reaction between sunlight and air pollution emissions from such sources as...
  • Tiny, fast, and feisty, Archilochus colubris is on the rise
    Tiny, fast, and feisty, Archilochus colubris is on the rise
    No one is ever too blasé not to be thrilled by the sight of Archilochus colubris, the ruby-throated hummingbird. A few inches long and weighing a fraction of an ounce, with wings in perpetual motion, the bird seems about as substantial as a gust...
  • ALEC blames Unitarian Universalists, other progressives for its woes
    ALEC blames Unitarian Universalists, other progressives for its woes
    The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) has fallen on hard times. Google, Facebook, Microsoft, and Yahoo have severed their ties with the organization. The withdrawal of large financial backers has forced ALEC to "sublet their swank...
  • Katherine Foster
    Katherine Foster inspires innovation in Switzerland
    Katherine Foster's journey to becoming an Innovation Lead for Europe's official Climate Knowledge and Innovation Community (KIC) has been equally rewarding and challenging. Katherine is a member of the Climate-KIC organization with her...
  • #BrowardNext - net steps
    #BrowardNext - next steps
    Today, Thursday October 16, 2014, was the beginning of Focus Areas meetings for #BrowardNext that are an integral part of Broward County's process of updating their comprehensive and land use plan. Henry Sniezek, Director and Maribel Feliciano...
  • Carbon sequestration
    Scientists find carbon dioxide can be buried for a million years
    Too much carbon dioxide pollution spewing out of coal-powered plants?The solution may be to bury the problem.Carbon capture and storage (CCS) was suggested in reports from the UN’s International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) this year as a...
  • Tropical fish in a school
    Study: Many fish species heading to poles for colder water
    A study published recently in the ICES Journal of Marine Science found that warm-water fish are getting too warm and are being driven to colder waters by climate change. Scientists at the University of British Columbia, who studied over 800...
  • New federal task force to deal with climate change's effects on fisheries
    New federal task force to deal with climate change's effects on fisheries
    A new federal task force will advise the U.S. Department of Commerce about fishery policies concerning climate change. The Department's National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration is announcing in the Federal Register of Thursday, Aug....