Month: July 2010

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10 Ways Geolocation is Changing the World

This post was written by Rob Reed. He is the founder of MomentFeed, a location-based marketing, strategy, and technology firm. GlobalWarmingisReal is participating in a simultaneous publication of this post with many other like-minded online publishers. Location technologies are transforming how we experience, navigate, and ultimately better our world. From the global to the local, […]Read More

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Weekly Environmental News Wrap: July 20-27: Oceans and Arctic Ice

GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: Canada’s CBC news covers the melting of the arctic ice cap. Some scientists originally thought that the melting of the ice cap would create vast areas of water that would absorb CO2, slowing atmospheric global warming. Now, some scientists think […]Read More

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The Weekly Mulch from the Media Consortium: Has Harry Reid’s

By Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium blogger (reposted with permission) Yesterday, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) introduced a limited energy bill that responds to the oil spill and promotes energy efficiency. Reid’s action is a signal that the Senate will not pass climate legislation before November, although Sen. John Kerry (D-MA) said that a climate […]Read More

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News Break: Cap and Trade Dead in the Senate

Senate majority leader Harry Reid, along Massachusetts Senator John Kerry, announced  today they are abandoning attempts to bring a comprehensive energy and climate legislation to the Senate floor for debate. Cap and trade, at least for now, is dead in Congress. Given the political climate in Washington, where extending unemployment benefits warrants a filibuster, proponents of […]Read More

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UNFCCC Status Report on Negotiations from Incoming Executive Secretary Christiana

Christians Figueres, the new Executive Secretary for the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) addresses the press on the status of international climate   negotiations and offers a five-step outline of actions governments should take at the COP16 climate conference in Cancun later this year.Read More

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U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Considers Whitebark Pine for Inclusion

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service agreed yesterday to review the status of the Whitebark Pine for possible inclusion on the endangered species list. Whitebark Pine is found in the mountains of the Pacific Coast, from Washington State south to central California  and in the Rocky Mountains from Idaho to Nevada. As we wrote in […]Read More

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Leading Climate Scientist Stephen Schneider Dies at 65 – The

Stanford University climate scientist Dr. Stephen Schneider died unexpectedly of an apparent heart attack while traveling yesterday while on a plane bound for London after attending a meeting in Stockholm. Schneider was Professor of Environmental Biology and Climate Change at Stanford, Co-Director at the Center for Environmental Policy of the Freeman Spogli Institute for International […]Read More