Archive for January, 2008

Focus the Nation: Global Warming Teach-In

January 30, 2008
Focus the Nation: Global Warming Teach-In

You Don’t Want To Miss This

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Congestion Pricing and Free Subways

January 29, 2008
Congestion Pricing and Free Subways

Sounds like a Win-Win for Car-less Urbanites The Kheel Report, sponsored by Ted Kheel- who the New York Times named “the most influential peacemaker in New York City in the last half-century,” came out just a few days ago. It is a bold- surely to be controversial and scoffed at- plan that will increase the […]

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We love Maps

January 28, 2008

Because they Give us Perspective And with climate change it is no different. Here are some of the best illustrations of what our world, country (and city) might look like if the worst (or best) case scenarios regarding sea level rise occur. What does this map show? Use your imagination. NPR Climate Connections: Regional Maps […]

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Tuna Sushi: Not your Best Option for a Power Lunch or Family Dinner

January 24, 2008
Tuna Sushi: Not your Best Option for a Power Lunch or Family Dinner

But what about other fish? For years the EPA has been warning us about high levels of mercury in certain types of fish, tuna being just one of them. Beginning in 1996, the New York State Department of Health warned New Yorkers to limit their consumption of certain fish from 15 waters because of the […]

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The Battle of Climate Change

January 22, 2008
The Battle of Climate Change

It sounds like a Reality TV Show, Doesn’t It? While the initiative is important, I couldn’t help but see a Xena like warrior combating climate change when I read this in The Times earlier today. “The venture is being coordinated by the Carbon Disclosure Project, a British nonprofit organization that helps companies and investors to […]

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