Month: April 2016

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Citizen Journalism and Popular Media’s Climate Fail

The popular media has failed to communicate the science behind climate change. The public does not understand the science of anthropogenic global warming and the urgent need for climate action. We cannot expect people to support mitigation and adaptation efforts if they do not have access to accurate information. Shoddy climate reporting has been an issue for a […]Read More

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How the Green Datacenter Revolution Affects Your Website

What increasingly energy efficient datacenter design can mean for you When you hire a company to host your website, you’re basically paying that company to arrange for the code to your website to made available to computers around the world, 24/7/365.  That company may store and run that code on its own computer or rent […]Read More

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Earth Day: The Paris Agreement and the Initiative for Climate

Today is Earth Day. What more fitting moment could there be for the official signing ceremony of the Paris Agreement, adopted by 195 nations at the COP21 climate talks in Paris last December, representing 93 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions. The opening plenary of the conference on November 30 marked a record for the most […]Read More

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World Bank Group Climate Action Plan: Helping Set the Path

Arguably one of the most important things to come out of the COP21 climate talks in Paris last December, aside from the Paris Agreement itself, is the signal sent solidifying the growing shift in the global consciousness. We seek a transformative path forward into the new century. But any desired transformational change requires both the vision for a […]Read More

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Green Finance Comes of Age in 2016

After years of volatility, green finance is emerging as a central part of our efforts to address climate change and transform our energy infrastructure. Green finance is preoccupied with adapting to the impacts of climate change and/or reducing greenhouse gas emissions.  It is the means by which we can stream tremendous amounts of needed capital into emissions free sources of power. Although a precise […]Read More