Ecology, Energy, Economy

Island States At Risk From Rising Seas

United Nations, New York, NY — Small Island States Warn Ecosystems Already Threatened by Climate Change Effects,
Urge Drastic Reduction in Greenhouse Gases, as Assembly Continues Debate
Say Impact – Sea Level Rise, Dying Marine Life – Shock Wave to Fragile Economies;
Major Emitters Must Ensure Resources in Place to Meet Adaptation, Mitigation Goals
Still reeling in the aftermath [...]

American Clean Energy and Security Act of 2009

The Energy Information Administration has released a report analyzing H.R. 2454 energy legislation. The major impact of the bill is “cap and trade”. Under the plan, greenhouse gases will be capped and reduced through 2050.
Read The American Clean Energy Report

Warming Threat

MIT Finds Increased Warming Threat if Greenhouse Gases Stay Unchecked
In the absence of new policies to limit greenhouse gas emissions, calamitous global warming appears much more likely now than it did six years ago, according to comprehensive climate modeling by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). The MIT Joint Program on the Science and Policy [...]

Increase In Renewable Fuels

EPA Lays out a Plan for the Nation’s Increase in Renewable fuels
(Washington, D.C. – May 5, 2009) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is proposing its strategy for increasing the supply of renewable fuels, poised to reach 36 billion gallons by 2022, as mandated by the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007.
“As we work towards [...]

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