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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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Australian Government Blames Climate Change for ‘Angry Summer’

Australian Government Blames Climate Change for ‘Angry Summer’ | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
A government report argues that the frequency and ferocity of recent extreme weather events demands action to prevent further changes to the environment.
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02/28/2013: EPA Recognizes Individuals, Organizations for Climate Change Leadership

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Sierra Club leads civil disobedience at White House, 48 arrested

Sierra Club leads civil disobedience at White House, 48 arrested | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
For the first time in its 120 year history, the Sierra Club is encouraging - and participating - in civil resistance to raise awareness about climate change.
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Business Weighs Climate-Change Response

Business Weighs Climate-Change Response | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Businesses are weighing how to prepare for potential new rules on climate change, after President Barack Obama has repeatedly promised to make the issue a priority in his second term.
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You Can Move Washington, D.C. Forward on Climate Change

You Can Move Washington, D.C. Forward on Climate Change | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
On February 17, tens of thousands are coming together in Washington, D.C. to ask the president to stand up for climate. This is the beginning. The beginning of a real battle, for America's future.
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U.S. coastal communities face more threats with climate change

U.S. coastal communities face more threats with climate change | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Climate change will continue to threaten the health and vitality of U.S. coastal communities' social, economic and natural systems, researchers say.
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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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9 CEOs and corporate execs leading the climate change fight

9 CEOs and corporate execs leading the climate change fight | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Whether big business can be a force for good is a perennial discussion among TreeHuggers. These corporate leaders are out to prove it can.
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Forecasting Climate With A Chance Of Backlash : NPR

Forecasting Climate With A Chance Of Backlash : NPR | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
A surprising number of TV weather presenters are vocal deniers of climate change, while others fear audience backlash if they talk about such a polarizing topic.
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Climate Change Cited as 'Financial Risk'

Climate Change Cited as 'Financial Risk' | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
A government agency that investigates federal spending has singled out climate change as an event that could pose a significant financial risk to the U.S. government.
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How is Climate Change Impacting the World's Food Supply?

How is Climate Change Impacting the World's Food Supply? | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Scientists may play a more important role in figuring out just how to keep crop yields up in the face of worldwide climate change.
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Officials Seek Protection For Wolverines Threatened By Climate Change

Officials Seek Protection For Wolverines Threatened By Climate Change | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
BILLINGS, Mont. -- The tenacious wolverine, a snow-loving carnivore sometimes called the "mountain devil," could soon join the list of species threatened by climate change – a dubious distinction putting it in the ranks of the polar bear and...
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