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INTERVIEW: Daniel Zarrilli, New York’s Director of Resiliency, on Future-Proofing the City – Next City

INTERVIEW: Daniel Zarrilli, New York’s Director of Resiliency, on Future-Proofing the City – Next City | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
The Bloomberg administration has put forth hundreds of ideas for helping New York City deal with climate change and natural disasters. We spoke with the city’s director of sustainability about a few.
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Dede's Green Scene: Ten Days of Climate Action - EcoPlum!

Dede's Green Scene: Ten Days of Climate Action - EcoPlum! | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
How do we creatively engage the public in positive action around issues of climate change?
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Amazon, Apple Among Companies Ignoring SEC Climate Change Risk Disclosure Rules

Amazon, Apple Among Companies Ignoring SEC Climate Change Risk Disclosure Rules | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Apple and Amazon are among SEC filers that ignore a 3 ½ year old rule requiring them to inform their investors about risk related to climate change.
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Hannaford supermarket eliminates HFCs; Whole Foods to follow

Hannaford supermarket eliminates HFCs; Whole Foods to follow | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Using carbon dioxide to chill and freeze food replaces other refrigerants that vastly accelerate climate change.
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08/26/2013: EPA Releases New Climate Change Video Series / The series supports President Obama’s Climate Action Plan and highlights benefits of reducing energy consumption

08/26/2013: EPA Releases New Climate Change Video Series / The series supports President Obama’s Climate Action Plan and highlights benefits of reducing energy consumption | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
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Europe's Forests Maxing Out in Terms of Carbon Absorption

Europe's Forests Maxing Out in Terms of Carbon Absorption | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Europe's forests appear to be hitting their limit in terms of absorption of atmospheric carbon dioxide, a study published in the journal Nature Climate Change reports.
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Breakthrough Study Reveals Terrifying Cause Of Human Violence

Breakthrough Study Reveals Terrifying Cause Of Human Violence | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Shifts in climate change are strongly linked to human violence around the world, according to a comprehensive new study released Thursday by the University of California, Berkeley and Princeton University.
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Arctic Methane Release Could Cost Economy $60 Trillion, Study Shows

Arctic Methane Release Could Cost Economy $60 Trillion, Study Shows | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
By Nina Chestney LONDON, July 24 (Reuters) - A release of methane in the Arctic could speed the melting of sea ice and climate change with a cost to the global economy of up to $60 trillion over coming decades, according to a...
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The Weather Company Confronts Climate Change Denial Head On

The Weather Company Confronts Climate Change Denial Head On | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
The Weather Company is confronting climate change denial by endorsing the BICEP climate declaration and serving as a platform for climate information.
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"You won't find climate change deniers on the fire line in the American west"

"You won't find climate change deniers on the fire line in the American west" | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Recently on 60 Minutes, Scott Pelley reported on the connection between climate change and wildfires.
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Yes, wildfires are connected to climate change. Here's how.

Yes, wildfires are connected to climate change. Here's how. | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
The American West is currently suffering from record-setting heat wave and deadly wildfires. Is it connected to global warming? Of course, but it's important to understand how.
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Adaptation Services: A Brand New Industry Thanks to Climate Change

Adaptation Services: A Brand New Industry Thanks to Climate Change | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
The market is growing 12-20 percent a year to $2 billion globally by 2020.
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President Obama’s ‘Climate Action Plan’

President Obama’s ‘Climate Action Plan’ | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
President Barack Obama’s sweeping plan to address climate change that sets ambitious goals and timetables for a series of executive actions to reduce greenhouse gas pollution.
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Weekend Gardener: 'Crowdsourcing' comes to the garden

Weekend Gardener: 'Crowdsourcing' comes to the garden | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
A simple smartphone app allows people to send details about leaves turning color to scientists exploring climate change; joining the world of 'citizen science.'
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Melting ice and rising seas will make Alaskan villagers America's first climate refugees

Melting ice and rising seas will make Alaskan villagers America's first climate refugees | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Adapting to climate change is going to affect the lives of every human on Earth. But for some those impacts are hitting a little sooner and a little harder than they are for others.
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Sierra Club Climate Change Report Flunks Keystone XL

Sierra Club Climate Change Report Flunks Keystone XL | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Sierra Club's report shows the ways that TransCanada’s south-bound pipeline would worsen climate change and the risks inherent in supporting the project.
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How Big Business Can Save the Climate

How Big Business Can Save the Climate | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
To stop climate change, the international community should shift focus from setting targets countries can’t meet to compelling multinational corporations to act.
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Hurricane Sandy Rebuilding Task Force Releases National Strategy to Prepare for Future Storms | Inhabitat New York City

Hurricane Sandy Rebuilding Task Force Releases National Strategy to Prepare for Future Storms | Inhabitat New York City | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Hurricane Sandy Rebuilding Task Force releases a national rebuilding strategy model to prepare coastal areas against extreme, climate-change fueled flooding.
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Remember the hole in the ozone layer? We slowed that. We can slow climate change, too.

Remember the hole in the ozone layer? We slowed that. We can slow climate change, too. | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Ben Richmond at Motherboard highlights a climate change success story.
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Gina McCarthy: Climate change poses economic threat - Erica Martinson

Gina McCarthy: Climate change poses economic threat - Erica Martinson | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Climate change isn’t an environmental problem — it’s an economic problem, EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy said Tuesday.
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Two Female CEOs Revamp for Climate Change | Womens eNews

Two Female CEOs Revamp for Climate Change | Womens eNews | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
These businesswomen don't have environmental backgrounds, but they know it's time to tailor their business practices to extreme global weather patterns.
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We're losing Malibu and Nantucket. This is why we can't wait to address climate change.

We're losing Malibu and Nantucket. This is why we can't wait to address climate change. | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
If you wait for a crisis to reach your doorstep, it'll be too late to act. The story of beach homes threatened by the encroaching sea is an example of why we need to act now to slow climate change.
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Tar balls from wildfires worsening global warming

Tar balls from wildfires worsening global warming | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
We already knew that climate change is aggravating wildfires. Now comes news that wildfires are aggravating climate change. Talk about a vicious cycle.
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Sports world teams up against climate change

Sports world teams up against climate change | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Pro sports leaders are backing President Obama's climate plan. Some teams are already powering games with solar energy and aggressively cutting emissions.
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Map of climate change deniers in Congress

Map of climate change deniers in Congress | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
If you're wondering why Congress has yet to tackle this global crisis despite overwhelming scientific consensus and ballooning costs of inaction, Think Progress maps which members of Congress deny the realities of global warming.
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