Month: September 2015

Climate Climate Change and Business Climate Change and Civil Society Green Building New Energy Economy Renewable Energy Solutions

$68 Billion: Northeast’s Untapped Solar Investment Potential

Some 274,637 commercial buildings across the Northeast are suitable sites for solar PV systems, Wiser Capital concludes in its ¨2015 Solar Economic Barometer.¨ Installing solar PV systems at these sites could produce some 94,733MW of clean, renewable electricity for on-site use and grid distribution.Read More

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The World We Want: A Conversation with Amina J. Mohammed

This post first appeared in TriplePundit This weekend world leaders met at the United Nations in New York City to define a sustainable development agenda through 2030, a process built on the successes, failures and lessons learned from the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) launched in 2000 and expiring at the end of this year. The new […]Read More

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Climate Migrants Will Add to the Refugee Crisis

Hundreds of thousands of migrants are fleeing to Europe to escape conflicts fueled in part by climate change. While this is the worst refugee crisis the world has faced since World War ll, it is nothing compared to the number of climate refugees we can expect as the world continues to warm. In the absence […]Read More

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Broken Records: 2015 Hottest Summer, Hottest August, Hottest First Eight

Saying that it sounds like a broken record has itself become a broken record. The latest State of the Climate report from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) shows August was the hottest on record, with the summer 2015 the hottest summer on record. The first eight months of 2015 surpassed all global heat […]Read More

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Advancing Green Schools and Clean Technologies in California: An Interview

Carl Smith is focused on the development of editorial and educational content relating to public sector sustainability goals in California. He is also focused on the strategies, best practices and technologies that contribute to the attainment of these goals. For the past decade, Carl has been the Editor in Chief of Green Technology, a non-profit […]Read More