President Obama sets sustainability goals for federal agencies

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Oct 6 2009 - 11:27am

Yesterday President Obama signed an executive order "to establish an integrated strategy towards sustainability in the Federal Government and to make reduction of greenhouse gas emissions a...

Responding to Climate Change in New York City and Around the World

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Sep 21 2009 - 11:49am

Gail Karlsson, New York City Coordinator for the Citizens Network for Sustainable Development, organized and moderated a September 23 panel discussion on  "Responding to Climate Change in New York...

Will Climate Risks Change the Map of NYC?

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Sep 18 2009 - 12:01pm

For Climate Week NYC (September 21-25), which was marked by events showing support for the United Nations September 22 Summit Meeting on Climate Change, the Citizens Network, Nancy Owens Studio,...

Europe's action on climate change trailing behind its rhetoric?

Sep 14 2009 - 6:46pm

According to a new study from Oxford's Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment, "Europe is failing its own climate change rhetoric. The European Union's 2020 emissions reduction target of...

California plans to adapt to climate change

Aug 19 2009 - 8:29am

To minimize the potential damage from climate change, a new report recommends...

Energy and Climate Change

In the United States, as in other parts of the world, citizens are increasingly concerned about the threats to our future posed by climate change and our addiction to fossil fuels. In turn, many US citizens recognize the need to take responsibility for ourselves and our country in transforming the ways we produce and consume energy -- in our households, communities, regions and nation.