“How the Paris climate accord is becoming reality at UC”

“Universities across the United States have set ambitious goals to shrink their carbon footprints, including the University of California, which launched its Carbon Neutrality Initiative in 2013, aiming for carbon neutrality by 2025. But amid broad support for… Read More

“73 Percent of Millennials are Willing to Spend More Money on This 1 Type of Product”

“”Despite the fact that Millennials are coming of age in one of the most difficult economic climates in the past 100 years, they continue to be most willing to pay extra for sustainable offerings–almost three-out-of-four respondents,” says Nielsen.”… Read More

“143 Million People May Soon Become Climate Migrants”

“Climate change will transform more than 143 million people into “climate migrants” escaping crop failure, water scarcity, and sea-level rise, a new World Bank report concludes. Most of this population shift will take place in Sub-Saharan Africa, South… Read More

“Climate Change Threatens Bird Migrations, Habitats In San Diego County”

“On a recent, bright and early morning at Lake Murray, a dozen birding enthusiasts gazed through binoculars, seeking a glimpse of the feathered species singing in the brush- and tree-covered landscape. “I have a California thrasher in my… Read More

“Ski Resorts Fight Climate Change with Snow Guns and Buses”

AFTER A WIMPY winter, spring break has arrived, and skiers and snowboarders from Maine to Mammoth Lakes are stoked. More than 18 feet of snow has dropped at Squaw Valley, Calif., in March; Utah’s famed powder resorts have finally… Read More

“Did Project Drawdown miss a crucial climate solution?”

Most discussions on solutions to climate change are too centered on renewable energy and electric vehicles. That is why Paul Hawken, in his recent book “Drawdown: The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed To Reverse Global Warming,” measured and… Read More

“Can 1.5 million college students address climate change?”

https://www.universityofcalifornia.edu/news/can-15-million-college-students-address-climate-change

Penn State and United Nations Partner for Sustainable Building

“Penn State University and the United Nations are partnering in the Global Building Network program, a system of professional organizations and research institutions that intends to document and suggest frameworks for healthier and more sustainable buildings.” https://www.constructiondive.com/news/penn-state-united-nations-partner-to-increase-sustainable-building-worldwi/519543/

“Melting Swiss glaciers get unusual protection as weather warms: white blankets”

Earth is getting warmer, and glaciers around the world are retreating and shrinking. As previously reported, humans appear to have caused 69 percent of glacial melting between 1991 and 2010 — and warming has only accelerated since then…. Read More

“A “New Ocean” Is Emerging at the Top of the World”

“As the planet warms, the Arctic is warming more than twice as fast. As ice cover is disappearing, average summer sea ice has declined by more than a third since 1979. That’s roughly equal to the entire area… Read More