Month: December 2012

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We Are All Connected: To a New Year – 2013

We look at our current point in time and place in the universe on this New Year’s Eve with a remix from melodysheep: We Are All Connected. 2013 dawns with many daunting challenges facing humanity. Perhaps with a greater awareness of our connectedness to each other and the universe in which we live we can begin […]Read More

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Video Friday: Looking Forward to 2013 – Climate Perspectives from

Earlier this month the annual meeting of the American Geophysical Union wrapped in San Francisco. Peter Sinclair, videographer and publisher of Climate Denial Crock of the Week, put together this short video for Yale Climate Forum highlighting the perspectives of eight scientist on the state of the climate and their concerns for its future trajectory.Read More

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Crises Erupt as Glacial Retreat Threatens Water Resources

Receding glaciers are threatening water supplies across the Andes region from Colombia to Chile, posing threats to lives and livelihoods.A Japan Fund project is helping regional authorities and residents cope with changes and the fundamental challenges.Read More

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EarthTalk: Clean Energy Victory Bonds

Dear EarthTalk: What are “Clean Energy Victory Bonds?”  — Max Blanchard, Wilmington, DE EarthTalk® is a weekly environmental column made available to our readers from the editors of E/The Environmental Magazine Green America, a non-profit membership organization that promotes ethical consumerism, created the “Clean Energy Victory Bonds” concept as a way to give everyday Americans […]Read More

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The Water-Energy Nexus in a Climate-Changed World

Editor’s note: This post is a finalist in Masdar’s Engage blogging contest as part of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week. Special thanks to Tim Hurst and Nick Aster.  The water-energy nexus – the fundamental connection between water and energy – may not seem an overly complex concept to initially grasp – and yet its implications are not fully understood in our industrial, […]Read More