Tag: climate change

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Beach reading for a hot planet

Just in time for summer, a slew of new books about climate change are hot off the press.  These new works by some of the leading climate change reporters and thinkers are not what you’d call beach reading–if the worst...

/ July 1, 2010
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USA still number 1!

Tomorrow is World Environment Day, as good a day as any for the release of the National Geographic Society’s Greendex 2010. The Greendex ranks the consumption habits of people in 17 countries.  For the third straight year, US consumers have defended their title as the most...

/ June 4, 2010

The Fierce Urgency of Now

One of the reasons many Americans are not particularly freaked out about climate change is that they tend to believe that the impacts will occur far in the future in distant lands.  The EPA’s Climate Change Indicators in the U.S....

/ May 3, 2010
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Keep your Earth Day resolutions

Many of us in the Sungevity community made Earth Day resolutions to reduce our carbon footprints.  But will our green resolutions go the way of our New Year’s resolutions, with a few false starts and then a slow fade to oblivion? ...

/ April 27, 2010
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Killing Green Jobs

Remember that blog post last week about how great AB32 will be for California’s economy, especially consumers and small businesses?  Well get this:  Petitions are circulating to put an initiative on the November ballot that would suspend AB32 as long...

/ April 12, 2010

AB32=Smart Growth

Though its title is one only a bureaucrat could love, the new Economic Analysis of California’s Climate Change Scoping Plan is chock full of reassuring conclusions about how implementation of AB32 (California’s Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006) will affect...

/ April 8, 2010