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Enviro News Wrap: Carbon Tax Bill Proposed; Drought Continues; DOD Releases Climate Adaptation Roadmap, and more…

GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up and comments on the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: The “urban heat bubble” theory¬†explains why urban areas are hotter than their neighboring natural environments. More heat is absorbed when we cover the land in asphalt roads, cement sidewalks and tar roofs and get rid of vegetation and water features. A new…

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The Carbon Disclosure Project helps cities report and reduce carbon emissions.

Carbon Disclosure Project Launches Program for Cities to Report Carbon Emisssions

Over the past decade the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) has built the largest database in the world of primary corporate greenhouse gas emissions information reported by 3000 organizations from 60 countries. The information is gathered on behalf of 534 institutional investors managing a total of more than $64 trillion in assets. Through this program of voluntary information gathering and disclosure,…

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