Posts Tagged Global Warming

Climate Change News Roundup

December 3, 2010
Climate Change News Roundup

The next round of community conversations for the update of PlaNYC was announced. For more on the update process see my post on PlaNYC 2.0. The schedule for upcoming meetings is: Upper Manhattan Monday, December 6th, 2010 7:00PM – 9:00PM State Office Building 2nd Flr. Gallery 163 West 125th Street, (enter on 126th) A, B, […]

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New York State Climate Action Plan Interim Report Released

November 15, 2010
New York State Climate Action Plan Interim Report Released

Last year New York governor Paterson announced an ambitious goal to reduce carbon emissions for the state to 80% below 1990 levels by the year 2050. Last week, the New York Climate Action Council, the committee formed to prepare a plan to achieve this goal, released their first interim report. There will be a 6 […]

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PlaNYC 2.0 is seeking your input

October 22, 2010
PlaNYC 2.0 is seeking your input

PlaNYC was officially unveiled on Earth Day 2007 as a constellation of objectives to make a “Greaner, Greater New York,” including steps to reduce the city’s total carbon footprint by 30% by 2030. Community organizations and environmental groups were consulted in the creation of the plan and many organized around the goals of the plan. […]

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Waiting for Copenhagen, ‘Climate File’ Controversy Clouds Skies

December 2, 2009
Waiting for Copenhagen, 'Climate File' Controversy Clouds Skies

Like so many other people around the world, folks here at the Institute are waiting anxiously for next week’s talks in Copenhagen.  There has been all sorts of analysis flying around the web and loads of it has been positive and upbeat (we have found the Guide offered over at Grist to be especially helpful […]

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UK Maps the Potential Effects of Global Warming

November 4, 2009
UK Maps the Potential Effects of Global Warming

The British Government recently released a map that forecasts the disastrous scenarios that could play out with a 4 degree (C) rise in temperature across the globe.  It features nine categories of effects (including drought, sea-level rise, and permafrost) which can be toggled on and off.  The selected category tab displays a “hot spot” on […]

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