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Earth911 Podcast: Oceanographer John Englander on Adapting to Sea Level Rise

AGreenLiving

Earth911 talks with oceanographer John Englander, author of the new book Moving to Higher Ground:… The post Earth911 Podcast: Oceanographer John Englander on Adapting to Sea Level Rise appeared first on Earth911. Read more from the original source: Earth911 Podcast: Oceanographer John Englander on Adapting to Sea Level Rise.

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Earth911 Podcast: Discover The Atlas of Disappearing Places With Christina Conklin

AGreenLiving

The Atlas of Disappearing Places, a new book by Christina Conklin and Marina Psaros, is… The post Earth911 Podcast: Discover The Atlas of Disappearing Places With Christina Conklin appeared first on Earth911. Eco christina christina-conklin discover earth911 first-on-earth911 inspire & motivate new-book sea level rise

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Immersive, dystopian exhibit shows what life could be like post-climate change

AGreenLiving

As a wake up call to the possible effects of global warming, London-based multidisciplinary design studio Superflux has created “Mitigation of Shock, Singapore,” an immersive exhibition that explores the possible consequences of sea level rise for city dwellers in coastal areas. Central to the exhibition is the theme of food insecurity, which is hinted to by the placement of a ration card alongside books titled Pets As Proteins and How to Cook in a Time of Scarcity.

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50 Books on Climate Change and Sustainbility

Green Market Oracle

Here are fifty recently published books on the subjects of global warming, climate mitigation and social change. This is a companion piece to the the 25 books in The Green Market Oracle's well informed readers list. These books are organized in the following six categories: 1.

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Indigenous Peoples’ Day and Sustainability: Becoming Active Allies of Indigenous Communities and the Planet

Green Business Bureau

For example, warming sea temperatures have been linked to disease and higher mercury levels in shellfish , negatively impacting the food systems of Alaskan Natives and tribes on the West and Gulf coasts. Learn from Indigenous Books and Films. Books.

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Seven ways to inform better decisions with TCFD reporting

GreenBiz

A global energy company wanted to undertake a physical risk assessment to understand the firm’s potential exposure to climate hazards, such as heatwaves, wildfires, droughts and sea-level rise that could lead to supply chain disruptions and increased operating costs for the business.

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Glaciers are more than ‘frozen, sterile wastelands’

Grist

The University of Bristol professor decided to break that unspoken rule in her first book, Ice Rivers: A Story of Glaciers, Wilderness, and Humanity. “I In the book, which comes out in the United States this week, Wadham recounts three decades of her research expeditions all around the world.

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‘Don’t Look Up’: Hollywood’s Primer on Climate Denial Illustrates 5 Myths That Fuel Rejection of Science

DeSmogBlog

Rising global temperatures , worsening storms and sea level rise will affect everyone in harm’s way, regardless of the person’s social group. By Gale Sinatra , University of Southern California and Barbara K. Hofer , Middlebury.

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Webinar: An Adaptation Blueprint for Communities

Green Market Oracle

Three panelists will talk about new examples of cities approaching the challenge of climate change in creative and innovative ways including transportation, to greening city buildings, to protecting against sea-level rise, to vulnerability assessments that help each community to identify their greatest risks and opportunities. This is the most comprehensive book on the state of the art, science, and practice of local climate action planning.

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What makes Al Gore hopeful: Tech innovation, science-based targets and the racial 'awakening'

GreenBiz

The consequences of that imbalance are felt in water cycle disruptions, sea-level rises, far stronger storms and the spread of tropical diseases northward, he noted. "It’s Every night on the TV news is like a nature hike through the Book of Revelation, practically.

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Not so moral money?

Business Green

This week the World Meteorological Organisation published a report detailing how four key climate change indicators - greenhouse gas concentrations, sea level rise, ocean heat, and ocean acidification - all set new records in 2021.

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Climate change is an infrastructure problem – map of electric vehicle chargers shows one reason why

Renewable Energy World

It’s also a clear example of how climate change is an infrastructure problem – my specialty as a historian of climate science at Stanford University and editor of the book series “ Infrastructures.”. Paul N. Edwards , Stanford University.

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Corporate Action on Climate Change Has to Include Lobbying

Andrew Winston

Using a full-page ad in The New York Times , the group is calling for business to advocate for policies, at all levels of government, that are consistent with what climate science is telling us we need to do — what they’re calling a “science-based climate policy agenda.” (Hi all.

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In Their Own Words: The Dirty Dozen Documents of Big Oil’s Secret Climate Knowledge

DeSmogBlog

At a Columbia University symposium, physicist Edward Teller warns oil executives about rising levels of carbon dioxide and the likelihood of global warming and sea level rise by the end of the century. C rise in temperatures with major economic consequences.

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The 101 on Climate Change

Christopher Kemper

CLIMATE CHANGE MITIGATION I have a deep love for the environment at all levels?—?not At a conceptual level, I believe that the ecosystem must be balanced and that among the largest issues facing the world?—?poverty educational books, film production and charitable activities?—?to

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'Climate breakdown has already begun': Green figures react to IPCC's landmark climate warning

Business Green

Today the world's leading climate scientists delivered the clearest picture yet of the scale of the climate crisis that is already unfolding, as well as the likely impacts of further temperature rises over the course of century. degrees and rising.

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When Extreme Weather Reigns, Disinformation Pours

DeSmogBlog

Fossil fuel companies have recognized the threat of climate change and extreme weather enough to raise their platforms because of sea level rise, build seawalls and floating gates, and publish climate resiliency reports — but not enough to stop fossil fuel expansion and start decarbonization.

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The World in 2030: Nine Megatrends to Watch

Andrew Winston

Countervailing forces will include a rising cost of living in the most desirable cities. But that’s not likely to happen with current levels of commitment in global governments: The important Paris climate accord of 2015, in theory, agrees to hold warming to 2 degrees Celsius. Many highly populated coastal areas will be in consistent trouble, as sea levels rise. Between seas, heat, and shifts in water availability, mass migrations will likely have begun.

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The World in 2030: Nine Megatrends to Watch

Andrew Winston

Countervailing forces will include a rising cost of living in the most desirable cities. But that’s not likely to happen with current levels of commitment in global governments: The important Paris climate accord of 2015, in theory, agrees to hold warming to 2 degrees Celsius. Many highly populated coastal areas will be in consistent trouble, as sea levels rise. Between seas, heat, and shifts in water availability, mass migrations will likely have begun.

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After the Hurricanes: Asking the Hard Questions to Ensure a Stronger & Healthier Tomorrow.

Earth Gratitude

The Hard Questions How will rising sea levels and intensifying storms affect my area in the years to come? The map below, which has been assembled by the Union of Concerned Scientists , shows the cities along the Gulf of Mexico and the Eastern Seaboard that are most at risk from sea level rise. cities most vulnerable to sea level rise. © He has written many books, including Harmony and The Elements of Organic Farming.

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A decidedly impartial review of Mark Jacobson’s 100% Clean, Renewable Energy and Storage for Everything

Renewable Energy World

To get to the heart of his story, I did what I always do—I read the last chapter of his book first. Chapter 9 of Jacobson’s latest book reveals the story that I already partially knew, but in the kind of detail that renders me even more in awe of his achievements. Happy Earth Day 2021!

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Seven ways to inform better decisions with TCFD reporting

AGreenLiving

Risk officer: Assessing exposure to climate-linked credit risk A large commercial bank wanted to estimate the impact of a carbon tax on the credit risk of companies in their loan book.

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Seven ways to inform better decisions with TCFD reporting

AGreenLiving

Purchasing manager: Minimizing supply chain disruption by identifying suppliers vulnerable to physical risks A global energy company wanted to undertake a physical risk assessment to understand the firm’s potential exposure to climate hazards, such as heatwaves, wildfires, droughts and sea-level rise that could lead to supply chain disruptions and increased operating costs for the business.

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The Story of Sustainability in 2018: “We Have About 12 Years Left”

Andrew Winston

To avoid some of the most devastating impacts of climate change, the world must slash carbon emissions by 45% by 2030, and completely decarbonize by 2050 (while, in the meantime, emissions are still rising ). Other studies tell us that sea level rise is going to be worse than we thought, Antarctica is melting three times faster than a decade ago, and Greenland is losing ice quickly as well. 2) Corporate buying of clean energy keeps rising.

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How Big Oil Rigs the System to Keep Winning

DeSmogBlog

In 19 articles that became a widely read book, History of the Standard Oil Company , published in 1904, she exposed its unsavory practices. That didn’t come until the 1962 publication of Rachel Carson’s book Silent Spring.

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How Climate-Friendly is Liz Truss’s Cabinet?

DeSmogBlog

Add to that a huge round of new licences for North Sea oil and gas extraction – and no further windfall taxes on energy companies making bumper profits – and it’s clear the former Shell manager has few qualms about going all-out for fossil fuels.

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28 Posts Commemorating the Seminal Efforts of Female Environmentalists

Green Market Oracle

after releasing the famed book Silent Spring, which celebrated its 50th anniversary last year. While women represent roughly half of the population, they have yet to assume their rightful role at the highest levels of decision making.