Month: April 2010

Climate Change and Civil Society Environmental News Environmental Resources Global Warming News

What’s Up With the Rainforest: More Hope, Less Blame –

Celebrations of Earth Day last week garnered some more of the world’s attention to the environmental crisis threatening the health of the global community and our planet, but we must not forget that working towards a sustainable future is a responsibility that will require dedication all 365 days of the year. And while some corporations […]Read More

Efficiency Environmental Environmental News Global Warming News Renewable Energy Sustainable Economy

New York Universities Receive “Gold Star”: Government Nods to Universities’

Two universities in New York, Ithaca College and Hamilton College, have received the federal government’s version of a “gold star.”  Ithaca College has been awarded two Energy Star certifications for residence halls Clarke and Hood and a platinum LEED award (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) established by the U.S. Green Building Council, for a […]Read More

Climate Change and Politics Global Warming News United Nations

Brazil, South Africa, India and China want Legally Binding Outcome

Ministers from four of the major emerging economies – Brazil, South Africa, India, and China (the “BASIC” group) – met over the weekend and through Monday to discuss the next steps in international efforts to address global warming.  These four countries played a critical role in Copenhagen and collectively account for around 30% of the […]Read More