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Nicholas Stern: Climate Situation 'Far Worse' Than Previously Thought

Nicholas Stern: Climate Situation 'Far Worse' Than Previously Thought | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Nicholas Stern, the British economist who made a big splash worldwide with his government-commissioned Stern Review on the Economics of Climate Change in 2006, is now saying that things are even worse than he let on in his famous report.
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Obama Urged To Use Broad Powers To Act On Climate Change

Obama Urged To Use Broad Powers To Act On Climate Change | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
By Valerie Volcovici WASHINGTON, Jan 24 (Reuters) - Several Democratic lawmakers on Thursday urged President Barack Obama to use his broad powers to curb carbon emissions through federal agencies, saying Congress may be unable to...
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UN Chief's 'Number One Priority'

UN Chief's 'Number One Priority' | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says his top hopes for 2013 are to reach a new agreement on climate change and to urgently end the increasingly deadly and divisive war in Syria.
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How Ford, Adidas are making climate change work in their favor

How Ford, Adidas are making climate change work in their favor | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Addressing long-term climate change risks offers companies a profitable path forward.
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MIT to Obama: Get Serious About Climate Change

MIT to Obama: Get Serious About Climate Change | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Arguing that any climate change initiatives need to be for the long haul, MIT Technology Review's editors urge the Obama Administration to tackle the issue.
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World's Largest Mining Company Admits Climate Change is Real

World's Largest Mining Company Admits Climate Change is Real | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Australian BHP Billiton, the world's largest mining company, admits that climate change is real.
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New Climate Change Study Contains More Bad News

New Climate Change Study Contains More Bad News | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON -- The amount of heat-trapping pollution the world spewed rose again last year by 3 percent. So scientists say it's now unlikely that global warming can be limited to a couple of degrees, which is an international goal.
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Climate Change Strains Nation's Transportation Lifelines

Climate Change Strains Nation's Transportation Lifelines | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON (AP) — Wild weather is taking a toll on roads, airports, railways and transit systems across the country.
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World Bank Head: Climate Change 'One Of The Single Biggest Challenges'

World Bank Head: Climate Change 'One Of The Single Biggest Challenges' | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
* Poorest regions hit hardest * World Bank focuses on climate change under new chief * Must balance climate change with energy needs of poor By Anna Yukhananov WASHINGTON, Nov 18 (Reuters)...
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Virtual energy storage: Using buildings as batteries

Virtual energy storage: Using buildings as batteries | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
How to save tens of billions of dollars, create a catalyst for the renewable energy industry, improve utility profitability, strengthen security and slow global climate change.
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Climate Change Shifting US Plant Zones, Will Shift Pacific Ecosystems Hundreds of Miles

Climate Change Shifting US Plant Zones, Will Shift Pacific Ecosystems Hundreds of Miles | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
In the past 20 years, 20% of places in the US have shifted one zone in the USDA plant hardiness map, with one-third shifting half a zone.
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Eight out of 10 companies concerned about climate change

Eight out of 10 companies concerned about climate change, Environment.
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Will Obama Approve Keystone XL? Tracking the Latest Speculation

Will Obama Approve Keystone XL? Tracking the Latest Speculation | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Like many of you, we were pleased to hear President Obama make such a strong statement in his inaugural address about the need to address climate change.
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Hawaii's Gorgeous Plants Could Be Harbinger of Climate Change Doom

Hawaii's Gorgeous Plants Could Be Harbinger of Climate Change Doom | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
A beautiful and unique plant appears to be vanishing before our very eyes, thanks to climate change. Can we save the Haleakala Silversword?
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Obama and the National Climate Assessment: Hot Enough for Ya?

Obama and the National Climate Assessment: Hot Enough for Ya? | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
President Obama says it's time to respond to the climate change threat.
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How American Cities Are Adapting To Climate Change

How American Cities Are Adapting To Climate Change | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
A new report by the International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives highlights twenty local government across the country that are taking the initiative to combat global warming.
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Top Five Reasons 2012 Made Us Pay Attention to Climate Change

Top Five Reasons 2012 Made Us Pay Attention to Climate Change | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
It's that time of year when we look back and reflect on the past year and make silly lists.  Well this list is far from silly - it is quite sobering news for
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Unilever, UPS, Nike lead efforts to address climate change

Unilever, UPS, Nike lead efforts to address climate change | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
According to a new Climate Counts report ranking corporate efforts to manage carbon emissions, more companies are taking action as a way to mitigate the risks of extreme weather.
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Post-Sandy, Dems push for climate change action

Post-Sandy, Dems push for climate change action | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
After the storm, lawmakers assess the damage and push for reforms to prevent repeats in the future -- including tougher climate change laws...
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Global CO2 Levels Hit New Record

Global CO2 Levels Hit New Record | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
GENEVA, Nov 20 (Reuters) - Atmospheric volumes of greenhouse gases blamed for climate change hit a new record in 2011, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said in its annual Greenhouse Gas Bulletin on Tuesday.
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Another Reason to Hate Global Warming: Lousy Coffee

Another Reason to Hate Global Warming: Lousy Coffee | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
A new study shows that climate change may wipe out most wild Arabica coffee by 2080...
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Superstorm Sandy’s climate change connection

Superstorm Sandy’s climate change connection | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Frankenstorm Sandy is a freak of our decidedly human-damaged nature. Scientists mostly agree that climate change had a hand in crafting it. But how, exactly?
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Is business our last great hope on climate change?

Is business our last great hope on climate change? | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Can companies help change public perception on climate change enough to create a political shift? It may be our only chance.
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Why Is Climate Change So Easy to Ignore?

Why Is Climate Change So Easy to Ignore? | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
The climate we depend on for survival is changing rapidly. So why aren't we more worried?
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