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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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Climate Change: Various Adaptation Efforts Are Under Way at Key Natural Resource Management Agencies

Climate Change: Various Adaptation Efforts Are Under Way at Key Natural Resource Management Agencies | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
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New U.S. climate strategy coming within weeks: Obama adviser

New U.S. climate strategy coming within weeks: Obama adviser | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama will target carbon emissions from power plants as part of a second-term climate change agenda expected to be rolled out in the next few weeks, his top energy...
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Energy Efficiency Can Make Billions While Fighting Climate Change - Triple Pundit: People, Planet, Profit

Energy Efficiency Can Make Billions While Fighting Climate Change - Triple Pundit: People, Planet, Profit | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Energy efficiency could be a huge investment opportunity in the U.S., but better policies are needed to unlock financing, according to a new Ceres study.
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Keep climate change out of Keystone decision, GOP warns in letter to Obama - The Hill's E2-Wire

Keep climate change out of Keystone decision, GOP warns in letter to Obama - The Hill's E2-Wire | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Two-dozen Senate Republicans are warning President Obama not link “wholly unrelated” climate change policies to approval of the proposed Keystone XL oil sands pipeline.
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Scientists Agree (Again): Climate Change Is Real

Scientists Agree (Again): Climate Change Is Real | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
If you count yourself among the 49 percent of Americans who believe that climate change is happening, and that we're playing a key role in it, give yourself a gold star. The planet's best and brightest scientific minds agree with you.
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Five Reasons We Need a New Global Agreement on Climate Change by 2015

Five Reasons We Need a New Global Agreement on Climate Change by 2015 | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Climate change is starting to wreak damages across the world, showing us vividly that our failure to act has consequences. This damage will only get worse if we fail to do even more to reduce climate pollution.
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Climate Change is Finally Real for the American People

Climate Change is Finally Real for the American People | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Recent months have seen a long list of institutions and individuals—many rather unexpected, some powerful—speaking out in favor of action on climate change.
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The Fossil Fuel Resistance | Politics News | Rolling Stone

The Fossil Fuel Resistance | Politics News | Rolling Stone | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
As the world burns, a new movement to reverse climate change is emerging - fiercely, loudly and right next door
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Is there a business case for building green?

Is there a business case for building green? | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
A new report argues that green building can play a key role in tackling climate change and resource conservation issues.
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New York: First State to Caution Investors About Climate Change

New York: First State to Caution Investors About Climate Change | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
New York wants you to know that “climate change poses a long-term risk to the state’s finances.” But rating agencies say otherwise.
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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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Will Climate Change Destroy New York City?

Will Climate Change Destroy New York City? | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Climate change could wreck parts of NYC, and some people are more vulnerable than others.
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What Can Anyone Do About Climate Change?

What Can Anyone Do About Climate Change? | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Real hope for global action now rests with the private sector. To save the planet, we need to create a global movement of ordinary people demanding action now.
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Climate Change Could Endanger More Animals Than We Thought

Climate Change Could Endanger More Animals Than We Thought | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
A new study suggests rapid climate change may threaten many more species of plants and animals than previously thought.
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Climate Change-Related Deaths Are on the Rise in NYC, Says New Report | Inhabitat New York City

Climate Change-Related Deaths Are on the Rise in NYC, Says New Report | Inhabitat New York City | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
A new study released this week shows that heat-related deaths in NYC are on the rise.
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CBO: Carbon tax an option to avoid 'catastrophic' outcomes - The Hill's E2-Wire

CBO: Carbon tax an option to avoid 'catastrophic' outcomes - The Hill's E2-Wire | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) noted Wednesday that a carbon tax could generate “significant” revenues for the United States and avert “catastrophic” effects of climate change.
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Zipcar’s Co-Founder: Carsharing Is An Exponential Solution To Climate Change

Zipcar’s Co-Founder: Carsharing Is An Exponential Solution To Climate Change | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
The latest climate change statistics are beyond depressing--so upsetting that you might want to take a Xanax or two before reading the World Bank’s 2012 report on all the nasty things that await us in a warming world that is nearly inevitable...
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Canadian Lawyer Wants Climate Change Warning Labels On Gas Pumps

Canadian Lawyer Wants Climate Change Warning Labels On Gas Pumps | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
A Canadian lawyer named Robert Shirkey wants all Canadians who pump gasoline to understand the threat of climate change.
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Climate Change in the San Joaquin Valley and Our Future Food Supply

Climate Change in the San Joaquin Valley and Our Future Food Supply | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Climate change could have hugely disruptive impacts on the San Joaquin Valley, North America’s most valuable agricultural region.
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Climate Change Could Equal Teeth-Rattling Flights : NPR

Climate Change Could Equal Teeth-Rattling Flights : NPR | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Two British scientists say that increased levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere could mean more unpredictable turbulence on trans-Atlantic flights.
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IMF Recommends Ending Energy Subsidies to Fight Climate Change

IMF Recommends Ending Energy Subsidies to Fight Climate Change | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
A new report from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) claims ending the $1.9 trillion in global energy subsidies could reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 4.2 billion tons
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