Month: May 2013

Climate Change and Business Green Economy Sustainability Sustainable Economy

Best Practices in Sustainability: Employee Engagement and Reporting

It is widely understood that adopting best practices in sustainability can offer a significant competitive advantage. There is ample incentive to get on board. In 2012, sales of sustainable goods and services reached $1 trillion globally and in 2013, it may double to reach $2 trillion. As early as 2017, the sustainable economy could be […]Read More

Climate Change and Business Green Building Green Economy Solutions Sustainability Sustainable Economy

Autodesk Walks Its Talk: Reduces Emissions 34 Percent Since 2009

Autodesk opened its doors 31 years ago with the now ubiquitous AutoCAD software, starting a revolution in computer-aided design and modeling. Since that time the company has changed the face of building and industrial design, infrastructure modeling, media production and more. There is likely not a movie you’ve seen lately that has not utilized Autodesk software, or some […]Read More

Arctic Biodiversity Climate Change and Business Climate Change and Civil Society Climate Change and Human Rights Climate Change and Politics Climate Science Environmental News Environmental Resources Fossil Fuels Glaciers Green Economy Habitats Human Rights International Oceans Rising Sea Levels Solutions Sustainability Sustainable Economy United Nations Wildlife

Climate Change Makes Arctic Region a Crucible for New Global

With temperatures warming and summer sea ice melting even faster than climate scientists’ forecasts, the Arctic region has become a flashpoint and center of debate for international, as well as national and regional frameworks for environmental governance and development and use of energy and natural resources. The opening of Northeast and Northwest Passages between the […]Read More

Climate Change and Politics Energy Energy Policy Environmental News Fossil Fuels Global Warming News Natural Gas Renewable Energy

Enviro News Wrap: US Military Adopts Renewable Energy Target; Looking

GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up and comments on the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: The US Military has set a target of using 25 percent renewable energy by 2025. This is great for the renewable energy industry, many everyday products are brought to the American public by way of large scale […]Read More

Climate Change Deniers Climate Science Editorial Rants Op-Ed

Shocking New NASA Report Shows CO2 Cools the Atmosphere: Anatomy

Science is so hard… A recent post on our Facebook page claims there is a “new study” showing that carbon dioxide acts as a coolant in the atmosphere. Our Facebook poster, we’ll call him “Adam” (because that’s his name), is confident he’s unearthed this new pearl of knowledge that blows centuries of science on CO2 aside. […]Read More